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FCA stops using Takata airbags that are due to be recalled

FCA stops using Takata airbags that are due to be recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has some good news for consumers and bad news for Takata shareholders: by the end of next week, FCA will stop using Takata-brand airbags that are due to be recalled by 2019. Those airbags employ ammonium nitrate to inflate the devices during crashes. Unfortunately, that...

June 23, 2016 by -
 
2016 McLaren P1 LM prototype

2017 Fiat 124 Spider, Kia top in quality, McLaren P1 LM supercar: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Review Fiat expands its lineup for 2017 by adding the 124 Spider, a two-seat sports car based on the Mazda MX-5 Miata. While the... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
Saudi Arabian women driving bumper cars in Arwa Al Neami's documentary Never Never Land

Saudi women taste driving freedom behind the wheel of bumper cars: video

Everyone likes a carnival. Some people like the funnel cakes, some like the totally-not-rigged games, and Saudi Arabian women like the bumper cars. Scratch that: they love... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
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Yup, Saab's officially dead. Again

The zombie auto brand known as Saab is officially dead. Again. This may come as some surprise, because apart from one recall, we haven't reported on Saab since 2014. Even the... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
2016 Kogod Made In America Auto Index

Study: Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia 'most American' models on the road

When shopping for a new ride, many car-buyers fixate on one or two things--important things like fuel economy or reliability. But some go a step further and consider an... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato concept, 2016 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este

2017 Dodge Viper, BMW i3 batteries, Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Dodge Viper ends production after 2017 model year Earlier today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a press release celebrating the 25th anniversary of... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
2017 Dodge Viper 25th anniversary limited edition models

Dodge Viper ends production after 2017 model year

Earlier today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a press release celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dodge Viper. Unfortunately, part of the festivities involve killing... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
Battery storage system electrified by BMW i

BMW i3 batteries will become energy storage systems for the home

First, there was the Powerwall, the wall-mounted battery from Tesla Motors designed to store electricity generated by solar panels and help consumers escape the grid. Sensing... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Porsche engineer: Tesla's 'Ludicrous' mode is 'a facade'

Volkswagen's commitment to electric cars might be iffy, but according to Automobile, at least one engineer at its Porsche subsidiary is in it to win it--and by "it", we mean... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
2017 Bentley Mulsanne, Bavarian press drive 2016

LED street lights, 2016 Ford Taurus, 2017 Bentley Mulsanne: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Are LED street lights making drivers sleepy and fat? The AMA thinks they might If you've been to a hardware store lately, you know that the big thing... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
Drowsy drivers warning sign (photo by Flickr user Phil Robinson)

Are LED street lights making drivers sleepy and fat? The AMA thinks they might

If you've been to a hardware store lately, you know that the big thing in lighting is no longer compact fluorescents, but LEDs. America's cities have noticed, too, and... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen to axe 40 models in an effort to recover, refocus

As we reported on Friday, Volkswagen is crafting a new game plan dubbed “Together: Strategy 2025” to deal with the fines, repair fees, and sales slump associated... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Tony Dow & Jerry Mathers in 'Leave It To Beaver'

1962 Chevrolet Corvair reunited with original owner, Leave It To Beaver's Tony Dow

In 1982, the novelty girl-group Angel and the Reruns released "Beaver Cleaver Fever", a pop song about the magic of Leave It to Beaver. That TV show ended its run in 1963... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Production-spec Ford GT at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

VW Dieselgate update, 2016 Ram 1500, 2017 Ford GT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Fix deadline extended again, Muller promises 30+ electrics by 2025 Next Tuesday, June 21, is the big day: the day that... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

Chevrolet goes premium with 2017 Cruze Hatchback priced from $22,190

Chevrolet said that its new-for-2017 Cruze Hatchback will boast a surprisingly hefty sticker price when it goes on sale late this year: $22,190. That's several hundred... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
2016 Jeep Patriot 75th Anniversary edition

June 2016: Your Best New Car Deals

Don't sweat getting a good deal on a new car. (The scorching summer heat could be another story.) Our partners over at CarsDirect have a great rundown of what's hot on lots... read more June 20, 2016 by


 


 
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