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And the Kuga reputation once more goes up in flames...

NEWSWATCH: The N3 south, near the London Road off-ramp near Sandton, saw some fireworks yesterday, Monday, 18 June 2018, as another Ford Kuga burst into flames.
It is reported that one of the employees at Ford took the car for a test drive when the incident occurred.

Since Reshall Jimmy's death in his Kuga in George in December 2015‚ more than 80 Kugas have spontaneously burst into flame across SA. The car manufacturer has conducted three safety recalls (more than 4,500 Kugas were recalled in total).

Jimmy's family, frustrated by the lack of justice and by suspected stonewalling‚ has turned to private prosecutor Gerrie Nel to take up their case.

More details about the incident and specific car are sure to follow.

How ironic that just about the same time the story appeared on major news sites, a Ford dealer tweeted the following:

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About Ilse van den Berg

Ilse is a freelance journalist and editor who loves all things related to travel, wine, cars, and entrepreneurship. She is also the editor of Go & Travel, a platform connecting all the stakeholders in the travel & tourism industry. From 2010-2014, her beat was Marketing & Media at Then she had a 2-year adventure in Italy after which she returned to Bizcommunity as the Motoring, ICT, and Logistics editor. She decided to try the freelance thing as of August 2018 and she is still a contributing writer for Bizcommunity. You can check out her work here, here, and here. In her spare time, she's probably surfing, hiking, or travelling. Contact Ilse if you require any writing or editing services on (note .co NOT .com) or or find her on Twitter.