GERMANY: BMW to recall 38,700 Minis; 56,000 X5 SUVs
BMW yesterday announced a recall of 56,000 US-built X5 sport-utility vehicles and 38,700 UK-built Minis worldwide to fix transmission and brake problems it claimed had not yet caused any accidents or injuries, Associated Press (AP) reported. BMW said the Mini and Mini Cooper, which went into production last year, have a problem with a cable connecting the gearshift to the gearbox, which could result in the car getting stuck in one gear, AP said.
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