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Vauxhall vehicle fires one-off session


Vauxhall was too slow to begin a full investigation into fires affecting Zafira B models and too quick to attribute them to improper and unauthorised repair, say MPs on the Transport Committee.

Government response

The Transport Committee questions representatives of Vauxhall and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) about Vauxhall Zafira and Corsa fires and safety recalls, and how the automotive industry can best deal with vehicle fires.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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10th Report - Vauxhall Zafira fires
Inquiry Vauxhall vehicle fires one-off session
HC 962

Oral evidence transcripts

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6 February 2017
Inquiry Vauxhall vehicle fires one-off session
Witnesses Elvira Toelkes, Vice President GM Quality Europe, Thomas Berenz, Director Global Safety and field investigations, and Helen Foord, Head of Government Relations and Public Policy, General Motors; Gareth Llewellyn, Chief Executive, Peter Hearn, Director of Operations, and Andy King, Head of Enforcement, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (at 4.50pm).
Oral Evidence
Gareth Llewellyn regarding Vauxhall vehicle fires, 2 March 2017 (VVF0003)
Michael Figge (VVF0001)
Dan Hunt (VVF0002)

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