Columns 21.1.2017 05:10 am

Ford fiasco: Hooray for the NCC

Nemeth’s belated decision to recall the Kuga was not prompted by altruism or ethics. He did so after a threat from the National Consumer Commission.

In 1908, Henry Ford invented the motorcar with the laconic assurance that buyers could have it in “any colour as long as it is black”.

Ford fiasco: Hooray for the NCC
Ford fiasco: Hooray for the NCC

Ford fiasco: Hooray for the NCC

Nemeth’s belated decision to recall the Kuga was not prompted by altruism or ethics. He did so after a threat from the National Consumer Commission.

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