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Vauxhall Zafira fires: new recall issued for 'fixed' models

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall is again recalling hundreds of thousands of Zafiras over a long-running fire risk issue, despite a previous two-stage recall to fix the problem. Just under 235,000 examples of the Zafira B, including models built between 2005 and 2014, are being recalled to UK dealers once more after a number of cars experienced what Vauxhall describes as “melting to the plug that connects to the resistor fuse” in the cars’ heating and ventilation systems.

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer and GTC axed due to rise of SUVs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall has ended production of its Zafira Tourer and Astra GTC models following low sales, driven by growing demand for SUV alternatives. A brand spokesman told Autocar that the seven-seat Zafira Tourer, which has been on sale since 2011, was hit by “a significant move away from MPVs and the growing popularity of SUVs”.

Vauxhall "reckless" over Zafira fires, say MPs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall showed a “reckless disregard for safety” over the Zafira fires in allowing owners to continue driving their cars after a fire risk was identified, according to a damning government report. Parliament's Transport Select Committee described Vauxhall’s failure not to warn customers sooner as “morally reprehensible”.

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer review: MPV is on active service

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - There is much to commend the Vauxhall Zafira Tourer for families who are always on the go. Here, we look at the spec, performance and pricing of the SE 1.6 CDTi ecoFLEX Blue Injection model.

Vauxhall calls for vehicle fire database following Zafira fire issue

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall has called for the creation of a national vehicle fire database in order to help the automotive industry gain access to information on vehicle fires held by insurers. Talking at a meeting with the Transport Select Committee yesterday, where Vauxhall was questioned on the Zafira fire issue that resulted in a recall of more than 220,000 vehicles last year, Vauxhall said it believes that "by accessing information from insurers, manufacturers may be able to identify potential issues earlier than at present".

Vauxhall Zafira fire issue scrutinised by Government

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Vauxhall Zafira fire issue that resulted in a recall of more than 220,000 vehicles last year is the subject of question in a Transport Select Committee meeting taking place today. Vauxhall chiefs are being accused of responding too slowly to the issue, which is thought to have been known about since 2009 and resulted in at least 120 Mk2 Zafiras, officially named Zafira Bs, catching fire in Britain.

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer review – MPV is very well connected

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The facelifted Vauxhall Zafira Tourer seven-seater is now an even more relaxing place in which to spend a long journey – in part due to the top-class technology it features. You can find out about the technology, engine options and performances and price range here.

Vauxhall Crossland X heads five new models confirmed for 2017

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Crossland X will sit above the Mokka XThe Crossland X small SUV will fill the void left by the departing Meriva in Vauxhall’s 2017 line-up; it'll be joined by another new, larger SUV and three Insignia variantsThe Vauxhall Crossland X has been confirmed as a new SUV due to sit above the Mokka X in Vauxhall's 2017 line-up, and is one of five new models to be added. The Crossland X is described as a family-friendly urban vehicle “with enough comfort and performance to cover long distances at the drop of a hat”, suggesting it will fill the gap left by the soon to be discontinued Meriva MPV a