Latest Investigation News
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Investigation: 2018 VW Tiguan Seat Belts Are Breaking
Feds upgrade seat belt webbing investigation to determine why the belts are separating.
Range Rover Door Latches Cause Upgraded Investigation
Feds say 2015 recall of Land Rover Range Rovers and Range Rover Sports may not have worked.
Hyundai and Kia Theta II Engine Fires Under Investigation
Feds say ongoing investigation will now include reports of fires that occurred without collisions.
Fort Lauderdale Tesla Crash: 116 MPH in a 30 MPH Zone
NTSB says Tesla Model S battery fire kept reigniting after high-speed Fort Lauderdale crash.
NHTSA Denies Petition to Investigate Ford and Mercury SUVs
Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner power steering problems won't be investigated.
Hyundai and Kia Engine Fires Should Be Investigated
Kia Sorento, Optima, Hyundai Santa Fe and Sonata non-collision fires cause for concern.
Tesla Model X Battery Fire Reignited 5 Days After Crash
NTSB says Model X data shows the SUV veered left and sped up seconds before crash.
Isuzu Rodeo, Axiom and Honda Passport Gas Tanks Detaching
Isuzu customer petitions government to investigate alleged corrosion problems in the SUVs.
Mazda6 Subframe Corrosion Investigated By Feds
NHTSA says complaints are coming in about 2009-2010 Mazda6 subframes failing while driving.
NTSB Investigates Tesla Model S Post-Crash Fire
Investigators want to know how first responders handled crash and fire that killed two Florida teens
Toyota Highlander Steering Wheels Are Falling Off
Feds investigate why telescoping steering wheels detach in Highlanders and Highlander Hybrids.
2009 Nissan Murano ABS Problems Blamed For 14 Crashes
Feds upgrade Nissan Murano investigation into anti-lock braking systems that cause soft brake pedals
Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan Soft Brake Pedals Investigated
Feds investigate braking problems in 1 million Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln MKZ vehicles.
VW Clock Spring Recall May Have Failed
Feds investigate 1.2 million VW vehicles after owners continue to complain about clock springs.
BMW X5 xDrive35d Idler Pulley Bolt Recall Investigated
Safety regulators want to know why BMW drivers keep complaining about losing power steering.