Tata Daewoo ordered to recall 3,000 trucks in SKorea

Tata Daewoo ordered to recall 3,000 trucks in SKorea
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First Published: Sun, Oct 18 2009. 12 04 PM IST
Updated: Sun, Oct 18 2009. 12 04 PM IST
Seoul: South Korean authorities have ordered Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle, an Indian-controlled joint venture here, to recall around 3,000 trucks for safety reasons, officials said Sunday.
The recall was due to a problem discovered in the auxiliary part of the steering system in Tata Daewoo trucks made from 16 August, 2004 to the end of 2007, the transportation ministry said in a statement.
The recall affects 3,276 vehicles, the ministry said.
Free maintenance and repair services should be available to correct the safety defect at Tata Daewoo shops nationwide starting Monday, it said.
Tata Daewoo was launched in 2004 when India’s top automaker, Tata Motors, purchased South Korean truck maker Daewoo Commercial Vehicle.
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