Ford, Chrysler Safety Probes Halted Following Recalls

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 9:11 PM EDT) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said this week it has closed two investigations into the safety of certain automobiles from the Ford Motor Co. and Fiat SpA unit Chrysler Group LLC, after the carmakers agreed to recall potentially affected vehicles.

According to documents posted on the NHTSA website, the agency closed its investigation of defective stowable seating in Ford's 2004-07 models of the Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey on May 2. The next day, it terminated its investigation of faulty fuel delivery systems in the...
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