NHTSA Awards $24.3M to Whistleblower, First in History

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced it will be paying out a whistleblower award to a former Hyundai safety engineer who reported an engine defect in 2016, which Hyundai failed to address, that was causing vehicles to seize up and even catch fire. NHTSA found that Korean car manufacturer Hyundai and its