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2016 Tesla Model X SUV recalled for seat problem, 2,700 vehicles affected

2016 Tesla Model X SUV recalled for seat problem, 2,700 vehicles affected

Tesla Motors has issued its first recall for the 2016 Model X SUV. According to our colleagues at Green Car Reports, the recall affects 2,700 vehicles, all of which are registered in the U.S. The recall stems from an issue involving the Model X's third-row seats. During tests, a third-row seat back...

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2007 Honda Accord

2004-2007 Honda Accord recalled for Takata airbag mix-up

Honda is recalling roughly 11,600 Honda Accord vehicles from the 2004 to 2007 model years. The automaker and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration both confirm... read more April 11, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche Macan GTS

Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Fix deadline may pass again, Mercedes sued for diesel cheating, too

It's tough to keep up with all the news about Volkswagen's 11 million illegally equipped diesels, so we've summed up some of the biggest Dieselgate stories of the past week... read more April 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder

2016 Toyota Prius, 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe, Hennessey Venom GT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Toyota Prius Crash-Tested, Earns Top Safety Ratings The fourth generation of the Toyota Prius has only been on sale for a few months. Yet with... read more April 11, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3: What we know so far about the production electric car

Just over a week ago Tesla Motors opened the reservation books for its Model 3 electric car, which is expected to be delivered in production form by late 2017. About 115,000... read more April 10, 2016 by


 
2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring

2016 Toyota Prius crash-tested, earns top safety ratings

The fourth generation of the Toyota Prius has only been on sale for a few months. Yet with the release this week of federal crash-test results, and of Insurance Institute for... read more April 9, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Frontier

2016 Nissan Frontier recalled for fire risk

Nissan has issued a recall for select 2016 Frontier pickups due to an electrical problem. Slightly more than 1,500 vehicles registered in the U.S. are affected. The National... read more April 8, 2016 by


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata

2011 Hyundai Sonata recalled for power steering problem: 173,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai Motor Company is recalling the 2011 Hyundai Sonata due to a problem with the car's power steering system. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that... read more April 8, 2016 by


 
Ed Welburn and Michael Simcoe

2016 Chrysler 200, 2016 Chevy Equinox, Henrik Fisker yacht: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Chrysler 200 review The Chrysler 200 made its debut last year, and is a dramatic improvement over the former model of the same name (and yes... read more April 8, 2016 by


 
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)

11th Takata airbag death confirmed

Another death has been conclusively linked to exploding airbags manufactured by Japanese supplier Takata. It's the eleventh fatality worldwide, the tenth in the U.S., and the... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

Peugeot Citroen in U.S., 2016 BMW X1, 2017 Shelby GT350: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Peugeot Citroen will begin its American campaign by taking on Uber & Zipcar Last month, we heard that French auto group PSA Peugeot Citroen was... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Hyundai Tucson

2016 Hyundai Tucson recalled for lighting glitch

Hyundai is recalling more than 2,200 Tucson crossovers from the 2016 model year to fix a problem with the vehicles' brake lights. The problem is linked to a trailer hitch... read more April 6, 2016 by


 
Peugeot 308 R Hybrid concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Peugeot Citroen will begin its American campaign by taking on Uber & Zipcar

Last month, we heard that French auto group PSA Peugeot Citroen was planning a return to the U.S. What we hadn't heard at the time was exactly how the company planned to take... read more April 6, 2016 by


 
Updated Audi A3 Sportback (European spec)

2017 Cadillac XT5, texting and walking, updated Audi A3: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Cadillac XT5 review It’s now been more than 15 years since Cadillac reinvented itself with Led Zeppelin-infused ads and an edgy Art &... read more April 6, 2016 by


 
2016 Subaru Forester

2015-2016 Subaru Forester, WRX recalled for stalling risk

Subaru has issued a recall for more than 18,000 Forester and WRX vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
New Jersey state flag

Texting and walking? Not in New Jersey, according to proposed law

Over the past several years, we've spilled a fair amount of virtual ink on the subject of distracted driving and its effect on the nation's traffic fatality rate. What we... read more April 5, 2016 by


 


 
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