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Tesla under scrutiny for suspension breakdowns

COURTING CONTROVERSY: A Model S charges at a Tesla Supercharger station in Cabazon, California. Since October, the safety regulator has received 33 complaints of the car's suspension parts breaking.

New York

TESLA Motors, the maverick electric-car maker, is under scrutiny from federal regulators over suspension failures attributed to its biggest-selling model - along with reports that it had asked owners not to disclose the problem.

The nation's top car safety regulator, the