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Mazda Updates Takata Recall List: Over 470,000 RX-8, Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, B-Series Trucks Affected

Mazda Updates Takata Recall List: Over 470,000 RX-8, Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, B-Series Trucks Affected

In late May, Takata Corporation finally agreed to replace potentially deadly airbags found in vehicles across the U.S. Under certain conditions, the ammonium nitrate propellant Takata used in those devices can become very unstable, exploding upon deployment. To date, the airbags have caused at... read more

June 5, 2015 by  -
Vince and Larry, the crash-test dummies

The 6 Things To Know About Star Safety Ratings

While you might be perfectly happy with a two-star hotel or restaurant choice, you shouldn't ever settle for anything but five stars in a vehicle. As before, you'll find... read more April 4, 2011 by  0

2010 Mazda RX-8

Rumor: Mazda To Re-Launch RX-7, Retire RX-8

Folks of a certain age will no doubt recall the snazzy Mazda RX-7. In the early 1980s, while Van Halen fans were cruising the strip in Trans-Ams and Firebirds, their equally... read more December 28, 2009 by  1

2009 Chevrolet Equinox LS

Chevrolet Equinox Fuel Cell Vehicle At NAIAS GM/SAE Conference

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and General Motors are teaming up to present a press conference about development of the fuel cell at the Detroit Auto Show... read more January 19, 2009 by  0

2009 Mazda RX-8

First Drive: 2009 Mazda RX-8 R3

“Wow! Is that the new electric sportscar?” That’s what the excited young driver of a big Ford F-150 with a biodiesel sticker ran up to ask just after I’d parked the... read more September 8, 2008 by  1

2009 Mazda RX-8

The 2009 Mazda RX-8 Is Nigh

While I'm updating you on world affairs and new-car intros, it wouldn't hurt to point out the 2009 Mazda RX-8 has arrived stateside, and soon you'll be able to see one in the... read more June 6, 2008 by  3


More Cars Turn to Costly Premium Fuel

There was a time, when gasoline was cheap, when motorists would often upgrade to premium fuel, hoping to “baby” their cars and trucks. In most cases, it was a waste... read more April 14, 2008 by  0


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