The National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. is upgrading its investigation into possible airbag defects on Ford Motor Co.’s Focus small car. NHTSA says it has received 130 complaints of people being burned from the vehicle’s airbags and 18 reports that when the airbags deployed other parts of the vehicle caught on fire. The investigation includes 576,000 ’00- and ’01-model Focuses. NHTSA says it will subject the vehicles to an engineering analysis, which usually comes before a formal ...

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