General Motors India Recalls 114000 Cars

General Motors India Recalls 114,000 Cars

Recall due to emissions issue in Chevrolet Tavera.

NEW DELHI -- General Motors (IW 500/4) India announced Wednesday it was recalling 114,000 models of its Chevrolet Tavera compact car in one of the country's biggest such operations.

The vehicles, sold between 2005 and 2013, have been recalled due to "an emissions issue involving the Tavera BS3 and an issue with the Tavera BS4 meeting certain specifications,, a statement said without elaborating.

"The issues are not safety-related," the company said.

The company has stopped producing and selling both models, but will resume production once it gets regulatory approval for its proposed solution to the issues troubling them.

GM said it would repair the vehicles free of charge at any of its 280 dealerships across India.

The Tavera BS3 and BS4 models are both diesel-powered vehicles, with a starting price of 689,553 rupees (US$11,665).

Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2013

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