Honda recalls Jazz or Fit

Honda Recalls Jazz-Fit

List of car withdrawn from circulation, especially in the United States (U.S.) and Europe, grew last week. After Toyota pulled back (recall) 2.3 million units of cars in the U.S., Honda's turn now to do a similar move.

Honda Motor Co. (HMC) 646,000 units withdrew Honda Jazz, which in some countries known as the Honda Fit, due to defects in the window. Defects that could cause a short circuit, thus potentially causing a fire. HMC spokesman yesterday said the withdrawal was included output of 140,000 units in 2001 car-2008di U.S.. "Inijugabisaberpengaruh of models sold in North America, South America, Europe, South Africa, and Asia, but not in Japan," he said.

In September 2009, Cape Town, South Africa, a two-year-old son, Vanilla Nurse, died while sleeping in the Honda Jazz car suddenly caught fire. Friday (29 / 1) and then, a number of media, describing the cause of the burning Honda Jazz in Cape Town. According to, Honda recognizes the event is triggered on key issues at the window pane mobil.Masalah on this panel buttons vulnerable cause a short circuit, particularly if the troubled parts exposed to water.

Honda Jazz news recall that happened just moments after announcing the withdrawal of millions of Toyota cars in the U.S. and European markets. Last week, Toyota pulled 2.3 million units of cars from various models in AS.Toyota also pulled 1.8 million units of cars which spread in Europe and China. "We apologize for making the customer feel comfortable and with condition dipersulitkan This (withdrawal of the car), "said President of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Akio Toyoda told NHK the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Friday (29 / 1), local time.

Toyoda promised to immediately give an official explanation of the large-scale withdrawal of their cars. Some car models are drawn, including Camry, Corolla and RAV4 sport-utility vehicles. Thursday (28 / 1), Toyota will reveal RAV4 attract 75,552 units spread over a number of cities in China starting next February 28. "We realize that this situation raises a very big disappointment and we are very sorry for this," says Toyota executive Motor Europe, Tadashi Arashima.

Withdrawal of millions of products this time clearly influenced the public perception of this Toyota.Selama Toyota holds title as the record holder for the largest sales of automotive products in the world. Throughout 2009, Toyota can only sell 7.8 million units worldwide. Although the official explanation yet put forward, the public has a different perception about this recall. As the holder of the first rank in the world of automotive product sales, product quality output are now joined Toyota in question.

"Currently, we are trying to gather facts and prepare a formal explanation to the customer that we will pull the car," says Toyoda. Before Europe, Toyoda has announced the withdrawal of 2.3 million his automotive products in the United States (U.S.). News circulating mention, the withdrawal is done because there are problems on the gas pedal functions Toyota cars.

Huge withdrawals made by Honda and Toyota in the U.S. light a crucial impact on the New York stock exchanges. Friday (29 / 1) and then, Toyota's stock price fell 2%. When combined with the decline happened last week, Toyota's stock price has corrected 17%. The same thing happened at Honda's stock price.

(AFP / BBC / Reuters / anastasia f / masirom)