Aston Martin has announced a major recall which will affect 75 percent of all cars manufactured since 2007.

Aston Martin has announced a major recall which will affect 75 percent of all cars manufactured since 2007.

This huge recall affects no less than 17,590 cars made by Aston Martin and involves all left-hand drive cars manufactured since November 2007 and all right-hand drive models produced since May 2012 which according to a company spokesman represent approximately 75 percent of all cars built since 2007. Out of a total of 17,590 cars, 5,001 units are from North America while the other 12,589 units were sold worldwide and none of the recalled cars is a Vanquish model.

This massive recall has to do with a Chinese sub-supplier who was using counterfeit plastic material for a component which they supplied to Aston Martin. Company spokeswoman Sarah Calam says 22 failed parts have been reported so far and luckily no accidents or injuries were related to this problem.

As a result of this recall, Aston Martin is now being supplied directly by a DuPont distributor.

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