Latest Investigation News
Investigations news & other fine automotive happenings.
Ford EcoSport Engine and Oil Pump Problems Investigated
Owners of 2018-2021 Ford EcoSport SUVs complained oil pumps caused engine failures.
Ford Focus Recall Investigated For Canister Purge Valves
After 2 Ford Focus recalls, car owners continue to complain about vehicles that lose power.
Kia Soul EV Parking Brake Recall May Need to be Expanded
Kia Soul EVs were recalled in 2020 for rollaway dangers. Feds want to know if recall was good enough
Toyota Yaris Electrical Problems Cause Defect Petition
Petition filed with government alleges 2019 Toyota Yaris was hacked externally.
Investigation Closed Into GM Airbag Warning Lights
Regulators find a 'rare' condition that could cause driver's side airbags to fail.
Regulators Close Honda Accord Steering Investigation
2013-2015 Honda Accord owners claim the steering wheels suddenly pull to the side.
Chevrolet Cobalt and HHR Fuel Line Investigation Closed
More than 200 complaints alleged the metal fuel lines rusted and leaked fuel.
Ford Mustang Mach-E Recall Investigated
Even after recall repairs, Mustang Mach-E owners complain their vehicles lose power.
Petitioner Withdraws NHTSA Pedestrian Alert Petition
Petition claimed more than 9 million electric and hybrid vehicles were defective.
Ram 1500 Power Steering Recall May Be Expanded
Investigation opened into Ram 1500 power steering complaints and failures following 2016 recall.
Tesla Model 3 and Model Y Steering Complaints Investigated
Government receives complaints about drivers losing steering control or power steering.
Mercedes-Benz GLC300 Vehicles Allegedly Won't Start
Government receives petition to investigate 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 vehicles.
Ford Escape Door Problems Investigated
About 118 complaints have been filed about 2020-2021 Ford Escape door problems.
Kia EV6 ICCU Failures Investigated
2022 Kia EV6 owners say the integrated charging control units cause stalled vehicles.
Tesla Sudden Acceleration Should Be Investigated, Alleges Petition
Safety regulators asked for a second time to look into unintended acceleration in Tesla vehicles.