U.S. Transport Safety Regulators Investigate 1.7 Million Honda Vehicles Overcoming Unexpected Braking Complaints

On April 26, 2013, I saw a Honda Motor Co., Ltd. car exhibited outside the showroom in Tokyo. (Yuya Shino / Reuters)

San Francisco — US transport safety regulators said Thursday that they had begun investigating 1,732,000 Honda cars for unexpected braking.

The Department of Road Safety said it received a total of 278 complaints claiming that the braking accident “occurred without anything obstructing the vehicle’s path.”

According to NHTSA, the 2018-2019 model Honda Accord and the 2017-2019 model Honda CR-V will be affected by the probe.



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