Vauxhall first knew of Zafira fire risk in 2009, MPs hear

Vauxhall first knew of Zafira fire risk in 2009, MPs hear

Transport select committee questions carmaker over decision to wait until 2014 to investigate potentially fatal fault

Vauxhall has revealed it first recorded a Zafira car bursting into flames due to a problem with its heating and ventilation system in 2009, several years before owners were contacted over the issue.

Campaigners claim more than 300 Zafiras have caught fire in recent years, leaving their occupants with just a few seconds to escape without harm.

Related: Vauxhall recalls more than 220,000 Zafira B cars over fire risk

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Source: Guardian Transport

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