NHTSA Investigating Jeep Grand Cherokee for Roll Away Risk

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating about 408,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees over a concern the vehicle could roll away.

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NHTSA Investigating Ford Recall Fix

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating the effectiveness of a Ford recall. 

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VW Passat Electrical Issue Prompts NHTSA Investigation

About 30,000 Volkswagen sedans are under federal investigation over an electrical issue. 

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NHTSA Closes 3 Chrysler Defect Investigations

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed three Chrysler defect investigations which all resulted in recalls. 

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NHTSA Launches Fisker Karma Fire Probe

Following a Texas garage fire that burned a Fisker Karma, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is now conducting an official investigation into the matter. 

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NHTSA To Hold Safety Meeting On Electric Vehicle Lithium-Ion Batteries

A series of very public Li-ion defect related incidents have caused the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) decision to hold a meeting with automakers and battery suppliers with regards to the safety of the new technology.

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2009 Honda Odyssey Investigated By NHTSA For Liftgate Malfunction

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the 2009 Honda Odyssey for a possible liftgate malfunction.

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Lotus Elise Being Investigated For Leaking Oil Cooler

In response to complaints from a number of Lotus Elise owners, who say that their tires have become coated in oil, causing handling problems, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun an investigation into the root cause of the problem.

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2.7 Million Ford F-150 Trucks Under Investigation for Fuel Tank Issues

In response to a growing number of complaints, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded a probe regarding a staggering 2.7 million 1997-01 Ford F-150 Pickups, where fuel tank straps have rusted, failed and in some cases caused vehicle fires. This follows on from another NHTSA investigation, that became a recall, regarding faulty airbags on Ford’s best selling pickup truck, that ultimately included 1.2 million vehicles, albeit from the 2004-06 model years.

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Toyota Highlander Hybrid Under Investigation for Stalling Issues

Toyota might have been vindicated in it’s unintended acceleration investigation but now the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has the automaker under the spotlight once again, this time regarding stalling engines on some of its Hybrid SUVs.

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