Vehicle and Battery Fires

The last thing any driver wants is a vehicle that has an engine at risk of fire. Scroll down for more information about vehicle fires and specific manufacturer issues.
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Vehicle Fires



Kia, Hyundai Recall Cars Due to Possibility of Catching Fire. News 12 The Bronx. January 2, 2021. 

After Being Fined by US, Hyundai Recalls More Vehicles. Associated Press. December 4, 2020.

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying US Engine Failure Recalls. Associated Press. November 27, 2020.

Electric Battery Fires



Federal safety officials probe alleged Tesla battery defects. The Washington Post. November 1, 2019. 

NTSB says vehicle battery fires pose risk to 1st responders. ABC News. January 13, 2021. 

Electric Car Era Threatens Firefighters with New Risks. The Detroit News. May 15, 2018.