Ford has stopped sales of its Kuga PHEV (named Escape in the USA) due to concerns about overheating of the batteries, the company has now confirmed. Estimates indicate that up to 27,000 cars worldwide are affected.
Ford confirmed it was to be a temporary suspension of sales and warned owners not to charge until further notice. This affects all Kuga/Explorer PHEVs sold before 26 June 2020.
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