NHTSA to Investigate Hyundai-Kia Engine Failures

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June 28, 2018—Federal safety investigators have expanded investigation into Hyundai and Kia engine failures to include complaints about the vehicle fires, reported USA Today.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a letter to Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida that is has 402 fire complaints with and without collisions, according to the report.

Deputy Administrator for NHTSA told Nelson that the agency has included non-collision fires in the engine failure probes, according to the report. The Center for Auto Safety found 120 fire complaints that didn't involve crashes.


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