Ford remains mum while Kugas still catch fire

According to reports over the weekend, two more Ford Kugas have caught fire in the past week.

Dr David Klatzow, Independent Forensic consultant, says the problems with these vehicles and the reasons they caught fire are not unknown to Ford, "in fact Ford has known about these things for quite some time".

Klatzow is investigating an incident where Reshall Jimmy burnt to death after his Ford Kuga caught fire.

Ford is playing their cards very close to chest. They are hiding things they don't need to hide and one wonders their reason for doing so.

Dr David Klatzow, Independent Forensic consultant

They have been uncooperative and unhelpful and concealing of information.

Dr David Klatzow, Independent Forensic consultant

Klatzow says Ford's behaviour will cause reputational damage as over 40 vehicles have caught alight.

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