NHTSA Probing 1.4M Ford, Toyota, Honda Vehicles

Law360, New York (February 25, 2013, 3:31 PM EST) -- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration last week announced the investigation of more than a million Toyota, Ford and Honda vehicles over safety issues, including potential steering defects in Toyota’s Prius hybrid and stalling issues in various Ford models.

In a trio of investigations announced Thursday, the federal agency said it will probe approximately 725,000 Ford Escape, Fusion, Mariner and Milan model vehicles over reported incidents of electronic throttle failure resulting in sudden reduction of engine power, as well as an estimated 561,000 Priuses over...
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