04 Aug '17, 5am

Safety concerns over recalled Uber cars in Singapore

Safety concerns over recalled Uber cars in Singapore

Uber has said it could have done more to pull unsafe cars off the road in Singapore, amid allegations it rented out faulty vehicles to drivers. The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that Uber was aware of a Honda Vezel recall when it purchased more than 1,000 Vezels that were then leased to drivers. One of these cars caught fire in January, according to the report. Uber has faced a string of controversies in recent months. 'Robust protocols' Honda recalled the Vezel model in April 2016 due to a faulty component that could cause overheating. According to the Wall Street Journal, Uber subsequently bought 1,000 of the models and leased them to drivers in Singapore through its affiliate car-leasing company, Lion City Rental. The leasing arrangement is designed to meet strong demand in the country where the cost of owning a vehicle is extremely high. In a statement to th...

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