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2015 Audi Q5, Volkswagen Tiguan Recalled

2015 Audi Q5, Volkswagen Tiguan Recalled

Some of you may have seen the headline above and thought, "Oh, Volkswagen must've finally figured out how to fix some of its 3.0-liter diesels". But no, those plans were only submitted to the California Air Resources Board on Tuesday, and it'll be a while before they're approved (or possibly... read more

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2013 Ford Focus

2012-2013 Ford Focus Front & Center In NHTSA Door-Latch Probe

The past 12 months haven't been kind to Ford's door latches. In March of 2015, the automaker recalled about 212,000 Explorer SUVs from 2011-2013 to replace latches that could... read more January 21, 2016 by


 
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2011-2013 Dodge Durango, Jeep Cherokee Recalled For Fire Risk (Again)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for nearly 389,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years. According to the... read more January 19, 2016 by


 
2015 Hyundai Genesis

2015 Hyundai Genesis, 2011-2012 Hyundai Elantra Recalled

Hyundai has issued two recalls in recent days that cover more than 166,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. Select 2015 Hyundai Genesis models are being recalled to replace... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
Honda Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system demo  -  Japan, 11/2012

Feds Have A Three-Point Plan To Accelerate Rollout Of New Technology In Cars

If you're one of the many folks who's criticized federal agencies for being behind the times on auto issues, we've got good news. The feds have heard you, and they've got a... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
Chrysler's DriveUconnect website for Uconnect owners

Feds Say Fiat Chrysler Uconnect Radios Were The Only Ones Vulnerable To Hackers (This Time)

Last summer, two good-guy hackers wrote some very clever code that allowed them to take control of a Jeep Cherokee. After an extensive investigation, the National Highway... read more January 11, 2016 by


 
2008 Mazda MAZDA6 i Sport VE

Mazda Updates Takata Airbag Recall Again: 375,000 Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, RX-8 Vehicles Affected

In November, the long, frustrating Takata recall reached a turning point. After months of stonewalling and foot-dragging, after numerous deaths and injuries had been linked... read more January 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Buick Enclave Tuscan Edition

2016 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Recalled For Seat Problems

General Motors has issued a recall for select 2016 models of the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
NHTSA Tesla Model S crash test (Image: crashnet1 Youtube screen grab)

How Will Auto Safety Ratings Change In The Future?

Car safety has evolved at a rapid pace—a pace that likely wouldn’t be what it is if it weren’t so carefully monitored by two major safety agencies in the... read more December 31, 2015 by


 
2013 Audi A7 TDI

2012-2013 Audi A6, A7 Recalled To Fix Airbag Problem

Volkswagen Group of America has announced a recall of more than 21,000 Audi A6 and A7 vehicles from the 2012 and 2013 model years. According the National Highway Traffic... read more December 31, 2015 by


 
Carl the Dummy from Chrysler's 'What's My AQ?' trivia game

New Tests, New Crash Dummies, And More Changes In Store At NHTSA

The past couple of years have not been kind to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, but it appears NHTSA has learned from its mistakes and is making a... read more December 31, 2015 by


 
2013 Ford Escape

2013 Ford Escape, 2013-2014 Focus ST Recalled To Fix Electrical Glitch Linked To Stalling

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for more than 9,000 Ford Escape and Ford Focus ST models. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of... read more December 30, 2015 by


 
Ulrich Hackenberg

The Year In Reverse: The 10 Biggest Car News Stories Of 2015

Dieselgate--the VW empire takes an incalculable risk, and a devastating hit It was unusual when, at their home-court auto show in Frankfurt in September, the world's biggest... read more December 28, 2015 by


 
2015 Mitsubishi Mirage

2014-2015 Mitsubishi Mirage Recalled For Corrosion & Potential Airbag Problem

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for more than 25,000 Mirage vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that corrosion... read more December 21, 2015 by


 
2016 Jeep Cherokee

2015-2016 Jeep Cherokee Recalled For Water Leak & Fire Risk

In June, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled over 164,000 Jeep Cherokees from 2014 and 2015 to prevent water from coming in contact with the SUVs' electrical elements and... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
2016 Subaru Outback

2016 Subaru Legacy, Outback Recalled To Fix Drivetrain Problem & Fire Risk

Subaru has announced a recall of more than 3,200 Legacy and Outback vehicles from the 2016 model year. The recall stems from a manufacturing flaw that could allow the... read more December 14, 2015 by


 

 
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