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Tesla Unintended Acceleration Petition Is False, Automaker Says
Tesla responds to unintended acceleration petition and claims vehicles aren't defective.
Tesla Unintended Acceleration Complaints Lead To Petition
Petitioner says Tesla Model X, Model 3 and Model S vehicles suddenly accelerate out of nowhere.
Takata Non-Azide Airbag Inflators Investigated by Government
Takata airbags equipped with NADIs may explode upon deployment, or fail to inflate properly.
Fatal Tesla Model 3 Crash Into a Firetruck Investigated
Feds seek to determine if a Tesla Model 3 crash in Indiana involved Autopilot.
Ram 4500 and 5500 Trucks Under Federal Investigation
Ambulance drivers complain about busted driveshafts, broken transfer cases and engine fires.
Barrett Riley and Edgar Martinez Fatal Tesla Crash Caused By Speed
Model S was traveling 116 mph in a 30 mph zone when the car crashed and caught fire.
Jeep Wrangler Right-Hand-Drive Investigation Closed
Government closes investigation into right-hand-drive Wranglers for seat belt buckle failures.
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Brake Vacuum Pump Investigation Closed
Safety regulators close investigation following 3 recalls due to i-MiEV vacuum pump failures.
Ford Truck Tailgate Recall Satisfies Federal Investigators
Ford truck electric tailgate recall will allegedly prevent tailgates from unintentionally opening.
Cadillac XLR Retractable Roof Investigation Closes
No recall necessary for Cadillac XLR cars after roof panels detach from the vehicles.
Tesla Crash in Gardena, California, Investigated By Feds
Federal investigators head to Gardena following Tesla Model S crash that killed two.
Ford Door Latch Recall Investigated As Doors Keep Opening
Government says Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ owners complain the door latch repairs didn't work.
South Korea Finds 6 BMW Fires Were Unrelated to EGR Systems
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport finds all sorts of problems that caused car fires.
GM Windshield Wiper Recall Investigation: 1,900 Complaints
Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain windshield wiper failures cause feds to upgrade investigation.
Connecticut Tesla Model 3 Crash Investigated By Feds
Federal investigators will determine if Tesla's Autopilot was engaged when Model 3 hit police car.