© 2024 WGLT
A public service of Illinois State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Hyundai, Kia vehicles without theft protections at risk of recall

A Kia optima's steering wheel. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
A Kia optima's steering wheel. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)

Attorneys General in 17 states want the federal government to require a recall of Hyundai and Kia vehicles without theft protections. Thefts of the vehicles have grown because people can easily start the engines without a key.

Here & Now‘s Celeste Headlee speaks with Michael Regan, senior editor at Bloomberg News.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2023 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.