GM Brazil Suspends Delivery, Recalls Onix Plus Because of Fires

Manufacturer concedes for the first time that fire cases already recorded in the country are linked to faulty engine management software.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - GM has decided to suspend deliveries of the Chevrolet Onix Plus as of last Tuesday night, November 5th. The measure was taken after QUATRO RODAS magazine had published, on Monday, the report of two cases of sedan fires in Brazil.

In an internal announcement issued to dealers and obtained by the magazine, the manufacturer internally announced the suspension and conceded for the first time that the fire could be caused by a design flaw.

In addition, it reported having taken the "initiative to announce a recall".

The statement does not specify which would be the "very . . .

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