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NHTSA Closes Safety Probe Of Model S After Tesla Adds Upgrades

NHTSA Closes Safety Probe Of Model S After Tesla Adds Upgrades

Last week, Tesla announced a series of safety upgrades to existing and future Model S vehicles. Apparently, those improvements were enough to assuage investigators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, who've pulled the plug on a probe of the Model S. The investigation began last... read more

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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2011-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Investigated For Fire Risk

Two popular Chrysler models -- the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Dodge Durango -- are being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after more than... read more February 6, 2014 by 


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

NHTSA Ramps Up Investigation Of Mercedes C-Class Taillight Failures & Fires

Back in July, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began a preliminary investigation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. At the time, the agency had received 21... read more December 26, 2013 by 


 
2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring

NHTSA May Launch Investigation Of 2009-2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring

In May of 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation of the 2012 Hyundai Elantra Sedan. The agency had received a complaint from an... read more December 11, 2013 by 


 
Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_

NHTSA Launches Formal Investigation Of Tesla Model S Fires

The last few weeks haven't been good for Tesla. There was that disappointing earnings call that caused the company's stock price to fall (further). Workers were injured in an... read more November 19, 2013 by 


 
2013 Nissan Pathfinder

2013 Nissan Pathfinder, 2013 Infiniti JX Investigated For Transmission Flaw

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a formal investigation into problems associated with the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder and 2013 Infiniti JX... read more September 4, 2013 by 


 
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

NHTSA Launches Investigation Of 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. According to a summary report posted to the agency's website... read more July 11, 2013 by  1


 
2011 Suzuki SX4 SportBack

2006-2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara, 2007-2011 Suzuki SX4 Under Investigation

Suzuki may have left the building, but thousands of its automobiles still litter America's roadways. According to AutoNews, 205,000 of those vehicles are now being... read more June 19, 2013 by 


 
Ford F-150 EcoBoost Engine Teardown

In Wake Of Lawsuits, NHTSA Investigates Ford EcoBoost Engine

Earlier this month, we told you about three Ohio motorists who are suing Ford over its six-cylinder EcoBoost engine. As with a similar lawsuit filed in Louisiana, the drivers... read more May 28, 2013 by 


 
2005 Lincoln Aviator

NHTSA Nixes Probe Of Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator

In August of 2009, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation of the 2002-2005 Ford Explorer, the 2003-2005 Lincoln Aviator, and the... read more March 12, 2013 by 


 
2011 Ford Fusion Sport

2009-2011 Ford Escape, Fusion & Mercury Mariner, Milan Probed For 'Stalling'

After receiving over 180 complaints about engines stalling and surging in the Ford Escape, Ford Fusion, Mercury Mariner, and Mercury Milan, the National Highway Traffic... read more February 26, 2013 by 


 
2003 Ford Taurus SES Standard

NHTSA Studies 2000-2003 Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable For Stuck Throttles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a preliminary investigation into reports of unintended acceleration in 2000-2003 Ford Taurus and Mercury... read more November 2, 2012 by 


 
2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan

2012 Hyundai Elantra Probe Widens To 2011, 2013 Models

Earlier this year, we told you that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had launched an investigation of the 2012 Hyundai Elantra. According to the Detroit... read more September 20, 2012 by 


 
2011 Chrysler 200 Convertible

NHTSA Investigates 2011 Chrysler 200 & 2011 Ford Explorer

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun "Preliminary Evaluations" of two popular 2011 models: the 2011 Chrysler 200 and the 2011 Ford Explorer. The... read more June 25, 2012 by 


 
2009 Toyota Camry

1.4 Million Toyota Models Now Included In Door-Fire Probe

Yesterday, we told you about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's beefed-up investigation of door fires in General Motors SUVs from the 2006 and 2007 model... read more June 19, 2012 by 


 
2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS

2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer & Others Investigated For Door Fires

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ramped up an investigation into reports of fires sparked by electrical systems in driver's-side doors, mostly on... read more June 18, 2012 by  1


 
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