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Police pull Fords from service over carbon monoxide fears

Police pull Fords from service over carbon monoxide fears

Austin, Texas, police pull 37 SUVs from fleet

- CNN
Some police say their Ford Motor SUV police cars are leaking exhaust fumes into their vehicles, causing officers to suffer from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Federal safety officials are looking into the allegations surrounding the Ford Police Interceptor, a version of the Ford Explorer modified for police use. They have yet to open a formal investigation.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has already investigated more than 150 complaints from Ford Explorer owners...

Exploding e-cigs will soon be subject to regulatory oversight

Exploding e-cigs will soon be subject to regulatory oversight

The booming e-cig market has been largely unregulated

- Local 10 WPLG News
As the e-cigarette market grew in popularity, so did calls for oversight and regulation following reports from across the country of e-cigs exploding or catching fire.
From January 2015 to January 2016, scientists from the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products have identified 66 reports of e-cigs overheating, catching fire or exploding.
Dr. Carl Schulman of the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Burn Center said those numbers are probably only scratching the surface of what has become...

Federal regulators considering safety changes to keyless ignition vehicles

Federal regulators considering safety changes to keyless ignition vehicles

Carbon monoxide poisoning survivor says incidents could have been prevented

- Local 10 WPLG News
Federal regulators are considering safety changes to a popular car feature that has proven deadly in several Florida cases.
Keyless ignition vehicles are increasingly popular and don't require a key to turn off the engine. Critics say drivers often forget to push a button to turn off the vehicle, leading carbon monoxide to flood into the home and kill those inside without warning.
"For many, many years people take their key, they go into their house and they know their car is off,"...

Man Left in Coma After E-Cigarette Explosion Warns: 'These Things Are Deadly'

Man Left in Coma After E-Cigarette Explosion Warns: 'These Things Are Deadly'

- Inside Edition
“These things are deadly,” Evan Spahlinger told INSIDE EDITION. “I thought I was gonna die.”
The 21-year-old, from Naples, Florida, turned to e-cigarettes last year to help him quit smoking. But one day in October, he was struggling to power up the device when it suddenly exploded.
“It went like a pipe bomb,” he said. “My skin was charred. Eyebrows burned off. Eyelashes burned off.”
His sister Eva dialed...

2011-2014 Ford Explorers may be leaking carbon monoxide inside vehicle, NHTSA probes

2011-2014 Ford Explorers may be leaking carbon monoxide inside vehicle, NHTSA probes

- Tech Times
Angela Knutson is suing Ford after discovering that their 2013 Explorer was leaking unsafe levels of carbon monoxide into the cabin. The couple is attempting to force the manufacturer to issue a recall on all 2011-2013 Ford Explorers.
Knutson's husband, a firefighter with the Sheriff's Office, measured the level of carbon monoxide in the passenger area after a 30 minute drive. The levels registered at 132 parts per million, far above the 100 parts per million considered to be hazardous to...

Coral Springs Family Says Ford Explorer Made Them Sick, Files Lawsuit

Coral Springs Family Says Ford Explorer Made Them Sick, Files Lawsuit

- CBS Miami
A Coral Springs family says their Ford Explorer made them sick.
Angela Sanchez-Knutson and her husband Tim Knutson are suing the Ford Motor Company trying to force the carmaker to recall hundreds of thousands of Explorers.
The Knutson’s bought their 2013 Ford Explorer Limited Edition in 2012.
Immediately they said that they began smelling exhaust every time they accelerated.
“So when you pushed on the accelerator, the exhaust comes right in through the...

Famed GM Busters, Attorneys Bob Kelley and John Uustal, Declare: “Detroit Keeps Lying and People Keep Dying"

Famed GM Busters, Attorneys Bob Kelley and John Uustal, Declare: “Detroit Keeps Lying and People Keep Dying"

- Market Wired
"Detroit is lying, and people are dying," said Robert Kelley, a Florida attorney who has battled car companies in court, and who championed the largest settlement ever won against a car company.
In the past week alone:
A SAFE Research* report revealed that Ford knowingly sold Explorers
that did not meet government rollover standards A jury in Florida awarded $61 million to the family of a Miami boy
killed when an Explorer rolled over on Alligator Alley Ford says its...