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2015-2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport recalled to fix exterior lighting

2015-2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport recalled to fix exterior lighting

A day after Jaguar Land Rover recalled more than 50,000 cars and SUVs to replace fatally flawed Takata airbags, the automaker has issued a recall of the 2015-2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport. In this case, however, the vehicle's problem is its exterior lighting system. The National Highway Traffic...

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Electric-car rally in Geiranger, Norway [Image: Norsk elbilforening via Flickr]

Norway may ban all gas & diesel cars, starting in 2025

The days of gas and diesel vehicles are numbered in Norway. According to several reports, politicians have agreed to bring sales of such cars and trucks to a screeching halt... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
2011 Land Rover Range Rover

Even more Takata recalls: 563,000 Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz vehicles affected

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted a barrage of new recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Over the weekend, the agency did so... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon

Faraday Future, 2016 Honda Accord, 2017 Mercedes E-Class Wagon: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Faraday Future hasn't produced its first car but already wants a second plant--in California In April, start-up automaker Faraday Future broke ground... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
Faraday Future FFZERO1 concept

Faraday Future hasn't produced its first car but already wants a second plant--in California

In April, start-up automaker Faraday Future broke ground on a $1 billion production facility outside Las Vegas, Nevada. Though that plant won't be completed until 2018 at the... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
2013 Nissan Pathfinder

2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder recalled for brake light problem

Nissan is recalling select 2013 and 2014 Nissan Pathfinder crossovers to fix a problem with the models' brake lights. Nearly 80,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. are... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

Takata still producing ammonium nitrate airbags for Audi, Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota, VW

Last November, Takata finally agreed to stop using ammonium nitrate in airbag inflators by 2018. In fact, the company went a step further and promised to declare that all of... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
2018 Audi A5 Coupe (Euro-spec)

Paris bans older cars, 2016 VW Passat, 2018 Audi A5: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Sacre vroom! Paris bans cars in the city center Air pollution is a major problem in many city centers. So, what's the solution? The powers-that-be in... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Passat SEL long-term test

2016 Volkswagen Passat: fitting the family

While many American families have moved to SUVs and crossovers, our long-term 2016 Volkswagen Passat is so far proving that there's no reason to steer away from sedans. We... read more June 2, 2016 by


 
Eiffel Tower in Paris, France (photo by Rijin, via Wikimedia Commons)

Sacre vroom! Paris bans cars in the city center

Air pollution is a major problem in many city centers. So, what's the solution? The powers-that-be in Paris, France think it's banning older cars. That ban goes into effect... read more June 2, 2016 by


 
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

GM issues Takata recall: Cadillac Escalade; Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban; GMC Sierra; more

Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted recalls affecting nearly 1.5 million U.S. vehicles equipped with Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Soon... read more June 2, 2016 by


 
May 2016 & May 2015 auto sales by segment (via Wall Street Journal)

Do ugly May car sales mean a recession is coming?

The numbers are in, and as expected, May's auto sales stats are nothing to write home about. Is this a sign that America's headed toward a recession repeat? For tl;dr types... read more June 2, 2016 by


 
2017 Genesis G80 (Korean spec)

More Takata recalls, 2017 Audi A4, 2017 Genesis G80: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: More Takata recalls: Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang, Ranger; Lincoln MKX, MKZ, Zephyr; Mercury Milan For the people who work at Takata, today is a... read more June 2, 2016 by


 
Ford Sync 3 infotainment system

Software to blame for an increasing portion of vehicle recalls?

Apps freezing or crashing, unexpected sluggishness, and sudden reboots are all, unfortunately, within the normal range of behavior of the software in our smartphones and... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi A4

2017 Audi A4 nails IIHS crash tests, gets Top Safety Pick+ nod

The new 2017 Audi A4 has aced the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's barrage of crash tests, representing a massive improvement over its predecessor. The A4 received... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
2017 Lincoln MKZ, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

2017 Lincoln MKZ priced from $35,935

Lincoln's updated 2017 MKZ will sticker from just shy of $36,000 when it goes on sale soon, but that number can climb quickly with the wide range of optional equipment the... read more June 1, 2016 by


 


 
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