2013

Rent A Tesla Model S At Hertz
Rent A Tesla Model S At Hertz

Visiting San Francisco or Los Angeles and want to appear a tech trend-setter? If you don't mind shelling out a higher premium, you now have the opportunity to rent a Tesla S from Hertz. The all-electric luxury sedan is only available at the San Francisco (SFO) and Los Angeles (LAX) airports. The...Read More»

2013 BMW 3-Series  -  First U.S. Drive, February 2012
NHTSA Investigates 2013 BMW 328i For Potential Braking Flaw

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into the 2013 BMW 328i. According to a summary report posted to the NHTSA website (PDF), the agency has received four complaints about the model. All four of the complaints cite issues with the braking system in the...Read More»

2013 Honda Odyssey
2013 Honda Odyssey, Pilot Recalled Due To Stalling

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 Honda Odyssey minivans and Pilot SUVs for a piston problem that may cause the engine to stall. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles affected by the recall at 270...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder
2013 Nissan Pathfinder, 2013 Infiniti JX Investigated For Transmission Flaw

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a formal investigation into problems associated with the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder and 2013 Infiniti JX. According to the New York Times, those vehicles may suffer from a transmission flaw that could lead to an accident. NHTSA was tipped...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Recalled For Front Axle Failure

Hyundai is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 model year Santa Fe Sport crossover SUVs to correct an issue that may cause front axle fracture and failure. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Ford To Lower 2013 C-Max Hybrid Fuel Economy Ratings, Compensate Drivers

For one of the first times in recent history, lowering the mileage numbers on a new vehicle might have a positive affect on how shoppers and owners feel about a vehicle. In this case, the vehicle we're talking about is the 2013 (and 2014) Ford C-Max Hybrid. Ford Motor Company plans to soon...Read More»

2013 Ford Focus Electric
2012-2013 Ford Focus Electric, 2013 Focus ST Recalled For Lighting Defect

Ford is recalling certain 2012 and 2013 model year Focus Electric and 2013 Focus ST compact cars for a problem with malfunctioning headlights. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 6,308...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Recalled For Roof Safety Issue

Ford is conducting a voluntary compliance recall of certain 2013 model year C-Max Hybrid vehicles because they may not adequately protect occupants’ heads in a crash. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially...Read More»

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Recalled Over Potential Suspension Issue

Mitsubishi is recalling certain 2013 model year Outlander Sport crossovers for a potential suspension issue that may lead to difficulty steering or braking. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Sport sedan
2013 Honda Accord Recalled For Fuel Tank Defect

Honda says it will recall some 2013 Honda Accord sedans in the U.S. to fix a potentially defective fuel tank. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 1,659. Affected vehicles were built from...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500
2013 Ram 1500 Recalled For Stability Control Software Glitch

Chrysler is recalling certain 2013 Ram 1500 pickup trucks to fix a software glitch that may disable the stability control system. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 45,961. The NHTSA...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Ford C-Max, Fusion, Lincoln MKZ Hybrids Get More MPGs Via Software Update

Remember those AT&T commercials from the mid-1990s -- the ones that asked, "Have you ever sent someone a fax...from the beach?" They envisioned a future of instant gratification, and many of their predictions have come true. (Except no one sends faxes anymore. Thankfully.) But one thing those...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima Coupe
Nissan Altima Coupe Discontinued For 2014, No Surprise

The 2013 Nissan Altima Coupe missed the update train when the Altima sedan pulled out of the station for the 2013 model year, and now it has been left behind entirely. Nissan announced its 2014 lineup today, and the Altima Coupe isn't included. While the death of the Altima Coupe might come as a...Read More»

2013 Toyota RAV4
2013 Toyota RAV4: What The 'Poor' Small Overlap Rating Means

In some kinds of frontal crashes, the 2013 Toyota RAV4 might not provide nearly the level of occupant protection as a Honda CR-V or Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. New Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) test results for the RAV4 suggest that although this crossover performs well in other...Read More»

'Body Paint' ad for the Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio
Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio Recreated By Nude Women, Because Everyone Is Out Of Ideas

If you don't keep tabs on the advertising world, we have some very cool news: Fiat has unveiled a new ad for the 500 Abarth Cabrio in which the car itself is represented by nude, body-painted, female models! Stop reading here, watch the video clip above, and enjoy your day. On the other hand, if...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
NHTSA Launches Investigation Of 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. According to a summary report posted to the agency's website, NHTSA has been contacted by two Santa Fe owners who say that the right-front axle shafts on their vehicles have failed. Why...Read More»

2013 Lincoln MKS
2013 Lincoln MKS, Ford Taurus, Explorer Recalled For Defective Child Safety Locks

Ford is recalling certain 2013 model year Lincoln MKS sedans, Ford Taurus sedans and Ford Explorer crossovers to fix a problem with child safety locks. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at...Read More»

2013 Chrysler 200 Sedan
Chrysler Recalls 442,481 Vehicles To Fix Active Head Restraints

Chrysler is recalling certain 2011 through 2013 model year vehicles to fix a problem with active head restraints. Affected models include the Chrysler Sebring, 200 and Dodge Avenger mid-size cars, and Dodge Nitro and Jeep Liberty SUVs. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Read More»

2013 Chrysler Town & Country
2013 Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan Recalled For Airbag Software Issue

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 model year Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans to fix an airbag software error. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles in the United States...Read More»