U.S. Regulators

U.S. Agency Closes Probe into Kia Small Cars Without Recall

DETROIT (AP) – U.S. auto safety regulators have closed an investigation into air bag problems in some Kia small cars without seeking a recall. In September, investigators began looking into problems in about 186,000 Spectra cars from 2007 through 2009. The agency and Kia received 163 complaints about failure of mats in the front passenger seats that detect whether a…