GM withdraws 53,000 of its various models from Kingdom’s markets

August 14, 2014 10:00 am

General Motors (GM) will withdraw 53,000 of its various models from the Kingdom’s markets after the cars were found to contain manufacturing defects. The move was made in coordination with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Arab News reported. The ministry will publish details of the defects, in addition to the chassis numbers of defective vehicles and how to contact local dealers to get them fixed. The GMC Arcadia and Chevrolet Traverse 2009 – 2014 models have been recalled for defective airbags, while the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savanna 2009 – 2014 models have also recalled for not adhering to safety specifications in the headrest components. The GM Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado 2014, meanwhile, have been recalled for oil transmission problems, while the Cadillac XTS 2013 and 2014 models and the Cadillac CTS 2014 models have also recalled. The Chevrolet Corvette 2014, which has an “optional competition sports seat,” has also been shown to have manufacturing defects.