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Investigation: 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Gas Leaks
Government investigates why gas odors and leaks are occurring in 2016 Mercedes Metris vans.
Hyundai and Kia Airbag Failures Kill 4, Injure 6
Feds open investigation into deadly airbag failures in Hyundai Sonata and Kia Forte cars.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Recall Makes Petition Moot
Feds say there is no need to investigate stalling engines after 2017 Chrysler Pacifica recall.
Continental Fuel Pump Flange Investigation Closed
Regulators say recalls of Audi, Porsche and VW vehicles took care of fuel pump flange problems.
NTSB Investigates Alleged Tesla Model S Autopilot Crash
Driver says his Tesla Model S was on 'Autopilot' when it crashed into a California firetruck.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Under Federal Investigation
Government says seat belt problems were discovered during crash tests conducted on 2018 Tiguans.
Goodyear G159 Tire Blowouts Under Investigation
Goodyear G159 tires used on motorhomes may be too dangerous for highway driving.
2012 Jeep Liberty ORC Module Investigation Closed
Investigation closed following 2012 Jeep Liberty occupant restraint controller module recall.
Ford Transmissions That Suddenly Downshift Under Investigation
Feds open investigation into 1.4 million Ford F-150, Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles.
Federal smart fortwo Fire Investigation Continues
smart fortwo minicar owners say engines fires turn their cars into ashes.
2010 Ford Fusion Power Steering Assist Faults Investigated
Feds investigate why 2010 Ford Fusion drivers receive power steering assist fault warnings.
Volkswagen Clock Spring Recall Investigated by Feds
NHTSA says VW clock spring recall may not have worked because owners keep complaining.
Investigation Closed Into Hyundai Sonata Seat Belt Problems
Feds close investigation after Hyundai recalls Sonatas twice to fix passenger seat belts.
Ford Fusion Loose Steering Wheel Bolts Investigated
Ford Fusion steering wheels that loosen and detach investigated by safety regulators.
Feds Close Investigation Into BMW's Recall Failures
Investigation closed after BMW pays $40 million consent order and answers for recall failures.