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China Halts Jeep Wrangler Imports on Safety Concern, Xinhua Says

China has suspended imports of Jeep Wrangler vehicles because of a potential safety hazard, Xinhua News Agency said, citing a General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine statement.

Consumers have reported several incidents of imported Jeep Wranglers catching fire, with investigators tracing the problem to the vehicles’ automatic transmissions and related systems, China’s official news agency reported.