Khaled rambles technology, tea/coffee, consumer rights and other interest from Saudi Arabia

May 3, 2010

Saudi Toyota and Lexus dealer finally recall some cars

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Khaled A. @ 12:01 pm

Abdul Latif Jameel Co. Ltd., Toyota and Lexus’ dealer in Saudi Arabia, has finally announced a recall for the following cars:

  1. Toyota Prado VX manufactured between August 2009 and April 2010.
  2. Lexus GX manufactured between November 2009 and April 2010.

As advertised on today’s newspapers.

Thanks Bander for taking that picture.

April 18, 2010

UAE suspend Lexus GX 460 sales, what about the Saudi distributor?

Filed under: News — Tags: , , , , — Khaled A. @ 8:28 pm

Apparently there is an issue with the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) in the 2010 Lexus GX 460. The distributor of Lexus and Toyota in the UAE, Al Futtaim Motors has suspended sales of this SUV and are contacting all of their customers. As reported by Arabian Business.

The Lexus distributor in Saudi Arabia, Abdul Latif Jameel Co, hasn’t announced or did anything regarding these issues with the car until now.

What consumer rights? Why am I not surprised.

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