NBC 5's Samantha Chatman has been investigating Kia vehicle fires for more than a year. Now, we're learning that a Dallas man is the latest victim of a horrific saga.
The CEOs of both Kia and Hyundai were asked to explain to lawmakers in person why its cars have been catching fire. But those same car executives decided not to show up.
Another driver has come forward about her Kia going up in flames.
The woman says her Kia engine exploded, leaving her with no car and no help from the carmaker.
NBC 5 Responds first told you about reports of non-collision Kia and Hyundai fires. Our nation's lawmakers are now asking the automakers to explain why cars are going up in flames.
A man in Tampa saw our stories on non-collision Kia fires and said the same thing happened to him, with his two daughters in the backseat of his Hyundai.
Back in June, we heard from a woman in Denton who said her Kia went up in flames. After a vehicle inspection, she said Kia is not taking responsibility for the fire.
NBC 5 has heard from another North Texas driver who says her car went up in flames. She believes Kia is not moving quick enough to address the problem.
A woman in Denton said she was driving to work when out of nowhere her Kia burst into flames.
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