Aston Martin will lose about 1.5 million pounds
Aston Martin will lose about 1.5 million pounds because of recall.
Recently, the Aston Martin manufacturer has announced its recall connected with a defect of accelerator pedals. This recall will cause more 17,500 vehicles and loss of about 2.5 million dollars.
The auto manufacturer started recalling in May last year, then it was necessary to continue recalling until October. And today the recall has been prolonged this year. The Aston Martin cars, built since the end of 2007 are recalled.
The carmaker made decision to expand recalling when discovered that the sub-supplier in China used plastic material for pedals. This material may be broken and cause to an accident as well.
The cost of this recall was determined by the carmaker in November last year. Now the Aston Martin Company plans shifting pedals production from the Chinese factory to the United Kingdom. As the brand’s representative said, it should be done as soon as possible.
According to the official statement of the carmaker, the manufacturer worried the recalling cost because the carmaker supposed it might have an influence on future development of brand. What may prevent meet the normal competition with such important rivals as BMW, Rolls-Royce, Volkswagen Group and Bentley.
The Aston Martin vehicles, which are affected in this recalling, are 7,271 cars in Europe and about 5,001 vehicles in the U.S. By the way, currently, the manufacturer sells its cars in 41 countries in the world.
According to the information of the National highway traffic safety of the U.S., cars launched during the period from 2008 to 2014 have to be recalled.
Fortunately, there had not been registered any reports concerning injuries or even accident caused by this defect.
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