The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that it is looking into problems reported on two Saab and Toyota vehicles. The Saab investigation involves 49,932 9-3 Aero sedans equipped with the 2.8L turbocharged engine.
Although no recalls have been issued, the NHTSA is investigating five complaints of a loss of braking power involving 9-3 Aero sedans. No injuries have been linked to the problem, although one accident has been reported.
The NHSTA has also announced that it is investigating complaints involving 2006-2007 Toyota Tacoma pickup trucks for unintentional acceleration. That investigation could impact 362,000 vehicles.