Latest Investigation News
Investigations news & other fine automotive happenings.
Nissan LEAF Occupancy Sensor Causes Defect Petition
Nissan LEAF owner petitions government to open investigation into alleged occupancy sensor failures.
Subaru Forester 'Passenger Airbag Off' Investigation Begins
Feds investigate 554,000 Subaru Foresters after failures of passenger airbags and sensors.
Nissan Altima Lower Control Arm Investigation Expanded
Nissan Altima drivers complain the rear lower control arms separate due to corrosion from road salt.
Jeep Wrangler Right-Hand-Drive SUVs Under Investigation
Drivers of 2015-2016 Wranglers claim the seat belts separated from the brackets.
Las Vegas Autonomous Shuttle Collision Investigation Closed
Autonomous Navya shuttle and tractor-trailer involved in collision in downtown Las Vegas.
2010-2012 Jaguar XF Gas Smell Recall Investigated
Government keeps receiving complaints about 2010-2012 XF cars that were allegedly already repaired.
Mercedes-Benz Metris Fuel Hose Investigation Closed
Government closes fuel leak investigation after Mercedes agrees to recall the Metris vans.
GM Hard Brake Pedals Investigated in Canada and U.S.
Canadian regulators looking at 250,000 GM vehicles for brake vacuum pump problems.
General Motors Seat Belt Recall Under Investigation
Feds look at 2014 GM seat belt recall of 1.4 million vehicles to determine if repairs were accurate.
Ford Emissions Processes Under Criminal Investigation
Justice Department looking at possible emissions irregularities in how Ford tested vehicles.
Tesla Model 3 Crash in Florida Involved Autopilot
Investigators determine Model 3 had Autopilot engaged when the car slammed into a semi-trailer.
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Brake Vacuum Pump Recalls Investigated
Government opens investigation after owners complain about recalled Mitsubishi i-MiEVs.
2015 Chevrolet Colorados and GMC Canyons Losing Power Steering
Federal investigation opened into Colorado and Canyon trucks after 50 power steering complaints.
Mazda CX-9 Side Curtain Airbags Deploying For No Good Reason
Government opens Mazda CX-9 investigation after side curtain airbags allegedly injure 4 occupants.
Investigation: 12.3 Million Vehicles For Airbag Failures
ZF-TRW airbag control units linked to airbag failures that caused deaths and injuries.