Ford Recalls 2,456 of their Focus Electric vehicles due to Power Loss Problems

Ford is recalling 2,456 2012-2014 Focus Electric vehicles due to a defect in the Powertrain Control Module software.  Due to the software problem, the vehicle can stall out and lose power while driving.  The sudden loss of motive power while driving can increase the likelihood of a crash.  These vehicles were manufactured between September 15, [...]

December 2nd, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 2,456 of their Focus Electric vehicles due to Power Loss Problems

NHTSA Begins Investigation into Tesla Model S Fires

NHTSA will begin a federal safety investigation into the Tesla Model S after three fires occurred involving the vehicles.  The Tesla Model S is a full-sized electric five-door hatchback that runs on a lithium battery.  The first fire occurred in Kent, WA when the vehicle struck a metal object on a highway on October 1, [...]

November 20th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on NHTSA Begins Investigation into Tesla Model S Fires