NHTSA Won't Probe Tesla Car's Battery Fire

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 6:08 PM EDT) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it will not investigate a fire that damaged a Tesla Motors Inc. electric car near Seattle earlier this month, according to a Thursday news report.

The NHTSA said it found no indication that the fire was caused by a safety defect or that there was any violation of federal vehicle safety standards, the Associated Press reported. The NHTSA said it had reviewed all the information related to the crash and will continue to check consumer complaints and other information,...
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