04 Aug '17, 8am

Uber bought and rented over 1,000 defective cars in Singapore - CNET

Uber has had a growing public image problem for most of the year. Now, one of its cars has literally gone up in flames. Uber Singapore bought more than 1,000 Honda Vezels to rent to its drivers in the country -- after Honda recalled the car in 2016 due to an electrical component fault that was a fire hazard, reports The Wall Street Journal . At least one driver, Koh Seng Tian, had a fire breakout in his car. Thankfully, The Journal reports, he walked away from the January incident without injury. "As soon as we learned of a Honda Vezel from the Lion City Rental fleet catching fire, we took swift action to fix the problem, in close coordination with Singapore's Land Transport Authority as well as technical experts," Uber said to CNET in a statement. "But we acknowledge we could have done more -- and we have done so." Uber has established "robust protocols" and hired three e...

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