Vehicle Fires

2 Investigates: Kia models left off recall list also prone to dangerous engine fires

The Center for Auto Safety was the first to petition NHTSA about Kia fire safety dangers. Its…

Kias and Hyundais continue to burn after 5.8 million cars and SUVs recalled

Michael Brooks, with the Center for Auto Safety, said the recalls and repairs did not go far…

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric
NHTSA investigates LG batteries behind EV recalls for GM, Hyundai, others

This follow-up to already-underway recalls is appropriate, Michael Brooks, acting executive director for the Center for Auto…

LG Faces Tougher U.S. Scrutiny After EV Battery-Fire Recalls

“Performing this evaluation now helps ensure that Americans won’t end up in a situation like Takata, with…

Recall issued for hundreds of thousands of Kias, Hyundais over fire risk

“It’s hard to ignore if you have that vehicle and you know that you might be putting…

Hyundai, Kia recall nearly 485,000 more vehicles over fire risk

Michael Brooks, the Acting Executive Director with the Center for Auto Safety, said the companies should have…

Hyundai and Kia Engine Fire Investigation Updated

NHTSA granted the Center for Auto Safety’s petition to investigate the engine fires and opened two formal…

Electric vehicle owners frustrated by GM’s recall of Chevy Bolt after more than a dozen fires

“Jason Levine, Executive Director of the Center for Auto Safety, said any time cars spontaneously catch on…

Tesla car battery likely caused devastating house fire in San Ramon, investigators say

Jason Levine of the Center for Auto Safety said “Tesla seems to put itself on a different…