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Expanded Recall Of Takata Airbags Crashes NHTSA Website, Heavier Traffic To Come Next Week

Expanded Recall Of Takata Airbags Crashes NHTSA Website, Heavier Traffic To Come Next Week

The Takata airbag recall isn't just the largest recall in automotive history. As we mentioned earlier this week, it's one of the largest recalls, period. That's because, after months of dragging its feet and racking up $14,000-a-day fines for failure to cooperate with regulators, Takata has finally... read more

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Pro Trailer Backup Assist  -  in 2016 Ford F-150

2016 Ford F-150 Adds Fuss-Free Auto-Steering For Trailer Backup

If you’ve ever had to back a vehicle and trailer up into a tight space like a driveway, loading dock, or boat launch, you know that it really isn’t as easy as it... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
2010 Nissan Versa

2008-2010 Nissan Versa Probed For Suspension Problem Leading To Tire Punctures, Failed Brakes

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched another investigation of the Nissan Versa* -- this time, focused on model-years 2008 to 2010. According to a... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
New Ford GT supercar

2016 Honda Pilot, Takata Airbag Recall, New Ford GT Spied: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Honda Pilot First Drive Video We’ve been fans of the Honda Pilot since it was brand-new, back in 2003. The first one was a big... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
Otocycles' retro electric bicycle

How Do You Get To Work? In A Major City, You Probably Drive Alone For 25.8 Minutes

Centuries from now, our descendants may look back in wonder and amusement at the automobile. (Assuming humanity hasn't destroyed itself, of course.) Cultural anthropologists... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk  -  at Northwest Automotive Press Association 'Mudfest'

2015 Jeep Renegade Video Road Test

The new wave of small SUVs is here. Even if you haven't seen the new Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, or Fiat 500X yet, you've probably seen the toughest-looking baby ute of them... read more May 20, 2015 by 


 
Category F5 tornado in Manitoba, Canada, 2007 (photo byJustin Hobson)

Better Than Guns: Oklahoma Dealer Gives Away Tornado Shelters With New Cars In May

Given America's booming auto market, you might think that dealers are having an easy time of it these days. All they need to do is open the doors and wait for sales to come... read more May 19, 2015 by 


 
2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback

2016 Audi A3, 2016 Cadillac ELR, Google Autonomous Car: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Audi A3 Review The 2016 Audi A3 is Audi's main weapon in the growing market of small luxury cars. Though part of a small-car segment, it's far... read more May 19, 2015 by 


 
Google autonomous car prototype

Autonomous Car Update: Google Hits The Streets In CA, Nissan Offering Self-Driving Cars By 2020

For doubters, naysayers, and other haters of autonomous vehicles, the past few days have been depressing. Everyone knows that self-driving cars are coming, but these latest... read more May 18, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Camaro, Belle Isle reveal

2016 Chevy Camaro, 2015 Mercedes C-Class, Car Ownership Costs: What’s new @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Preview Muscle-car fans have feasted on the new 707-horsepower Hellcat and are palavering for the upcoming 500-hp Shelby GT350... read more May 18, 2015 by 


 
Gas pump

Annual Cost Of Car Ownership Falls To $8,698

Owning a car isn't cheap. First, there's the price of the vehicle, which now hovers north of $30,000, on average. Then there's the cost of maintenance, which can be a real... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race car

2015 Audi Q5, Accord Vs. Altima, Nissan GT-R LM NISMO: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Audi Q5 Review The 2015 Audi Q5 delivers essentially what every compact luxury crossover shopper seeks—great acceleration, good handling... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
Inflated airbag

Takata's Tough Week: Honda, Lexus, Nissan, Pontiac, Toyota Add 11.5 Million Cars To Airbag Recalls

The tale of Takata and its deadly airbags has all the hallmarks of an epic saga: chaos (among automakers, the public, and regulatory agencies), hubris, and a stubborn... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

2015 Ford F-150 Recall, 2016 Audi A4, VW Golf GTE Sport: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Subaru BRZ Vs. Scion FR-S: Compare Cars Simple, affordable sports cars are a rare breed nowadays. If you don't want to go around striking muscle-car... read more May 14, 2015 by 


 
Teaser for BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage concept debuting at 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

2015 VW Tiguan, Selling On Craigslist, BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan Review The Tiguan is Volkswagen's smaller SUV, slotting in below the Touareg. It's a right-size two-row crossover that... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
State map showing where Tesla Motors can (blue) and can't (red) sell cars [Mojo Motors, Apr 2015]

Can The FTC Persuade Michigan & Other States To Open Their Doors To Tesla?

Tesla Motors recently won major victories in Maryland and New Jersey, with both states passing laws that allow the automaker to skirt franchise laws and sell its... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 

 
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