Over 74,000 Range Rovers sold in the USA between 2006 and 2012 are being recalled over a serious potential braking problem.
US safety inspectors have found the vehicles’ flexible front brake hoses may rupture and spray out fluid, increasing the stopping distance for the affected vehicle.
The recall is beginning in March and Land Rover is contacting those with models made since April 2005 and before October 2012.
Another 24,679 Jaguar cars will be recalled due to similar braking concerns: Vehicles built from Aug. 16, 2012 to Jan. 8, 2014, and sport models made from May 7, 2013 to Jan. 8, 2014.
A further 4,787 Jaguar XK models built from March 4, 2011 to March 20, 2014 need updated software for their parking lamps.
Braking modifications are being made to the about-to-be-launched Suzuki Celerio, which failed independent safety tests on the eve of its UK introduction.
The factory has produced a new braking pedal release mechanism and its being retro-fitted to UK cars in dealerships or returned from customers since the beginning of February.