NHTSA to Investigate Hyundai-Kia Engine Failures

Order Reprints

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.


Recommended Products

2018 Industry Survey: KPI

2016 Ratchet+Wrench Shop Performance Survey: Complete Report

2016 Ratchet+Wrench Shop Technology Survey: Complete Report

Related Articles

NHTSA Investigates Timing of Kia, Hyundai Recalls

US Probes Air Bag Failures in Deadly Hyundai, Kia Car Crashes

Hyundai, Kia Models Suffer Alarming Number of Fires

You must login or register in order to post a comment.