Kawasaki responds to CSPC ruling

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., has released a statement, following the news that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has fined the company $5.2 million for failing "to immediately report to CPSC that its 2012-2016 model year Teryx4 750, Teryx4 800, and Teryx 800 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) contained a defect that could create a substantial product hazard or that the ROVs created an unreasonable risk of serious injury or death," according to the CPSC. 

To read the report from the CPSC, click here.

The following is the statement from Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.:

Kawasaki has agreed to settle claims by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) related to the recent recalls of the Teryx 750 and 800. Kawasaki complied with all applicable requirements and furnished all requested information to CPSC accurately and in a timely manner.

Yoshi Tamura, president of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., stated: “Kawasaki is dedicated to the safety of our customers and the quality of our products. We agreed to this settlement solely in order to avoid the time and expense of a lengthy dispute, and to be able to focus on our commitment to consumer satisfaction and safety.”

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