Traffic Safety Expert To Testify Re: Chevy Volt Fire Risks

General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson will testify this week regarding the investigation into fire risks in the Chevrolet Volt. Traffic safety expert David Strickland, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will also testify before a panel of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

Mr. Strickland oversees the broad range of vehicle safety and policymaking programs under NHTSA’s jurisdiction – including setting vehicle safety standards, investigating possible safety defects, and tracking safety-related recalls; establishing and enforcing regulations on fuel economy; investigating odometer fraud and publishing vehicle theft data.

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