• Renault Kwid and Datsun Redi GO face recall over a faulty fuel hose.
• Around 50K units of Renault Kwid and 932 units of Redi GO affected.
• Both cars will get a free inspection of the fuel system and a new hose clip added to it.
• Kwid manufactured between September 2015 and May 2016 and Redi GO manufactured until May 2016 will be inspected.
Renault India and its sister concern Nissan Indian Motors, which shares the same manufacturing plant in Chennai announced a recall on theirpopular cars, Kwid and Redi-GO on detection of a faulty fuel system. Around 50,000 units of Kwid that were manufactured between September 2015 and May 2016 are being recalled for inspection, while 932 units of Redi-GOwill be recalled as the latter was only launched in June 2016.
Renault India announced that they were conducting a pre-emptive and voluntary check on select 800cc variants and would add a new fuel hose clip to alleviate any further possible disruption of fuel supply. Both companies added that the inspection and the new hose clip will be added absolutely free of cost to the customers. Customers will be contacted by the company in the coming days to bring their vehicles for the inspection and replacement.
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• Addressed as a premium urban crossover, Ignis comes with a lot of unique features for the Indian specific model
• Available in both Petrol and Diesel trims and expected to be priced around Rs.5-7 lakh approximately
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Honda WR-V (Winsome Runabout Vehicle), the sub compact crossover was unveiled at the 2016 Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil. Now, Honda is about to launch the same here in the country on March 16th, 2017. As WR-V rolls here, India will earn the name for being the first country to produce and launch it in the world. Previously named as the Jazz Twist, this crossover is based on the company’s best seller Honda Jazz but is slightly longer and taller than the latter.