A fine of R35 million is no real deterrent
This is what is wrong with the Ford settlement
Most Kuga consumers have been sold down the river, and don’t count on the National Consumer Commission to back you up
The National Consumer Commission (NCC) announced last week that it had reached a settlement with Ford after investigating the combustion of Ford Kuga vehicles.
It states that Ford acknowledged contravening the Consumer Protection Act (CPA). A fine of R35m was imposed on Ford and the manufacturer undertook to pay consumers whose cars burnt out an amount of R50,000...