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2016-2017 MINI Clubman recalled for airbag problems

2016-2017 MINI Clubman recalled for airbag problems

MINI is recalling more than 7,800 MINI Clubman vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those vehicles contain side curtain airbags that may not deploy properly during collisions. As NHTSA documents explain, the Clubman's airbags...

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

Automatic crash braking systems aren't all the same, says AAA

As automakers race to make automatic emergency braking standard in more new cars, the nation's largest automobile owners club says not all systems are designed the same. In... read more 21 hours ago by


 
Teen driver

Chevrolet study reveals driving--not sex or drugs--worries parents most

Once upon a time, America's youth were in trouble--or so ABC wanted us to believe. From 1972 to 1997, the network's Afterschool Special series tackled a range of problems... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
Oil cap

How often do you change your oil?

Growing up, most of us were told to change the oil in our cars every 2,500 or 3,000 miles. We recently conducted a quick poll, though, and found that few of you still heed... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
2017 Ford Escape IIHS Small Overlap Crash Test

Crash fatalities up; Alpina B7, Opel electric car: What's New @ The Car Connection

More people are dying in car accidents, but why? It takes a while to gather data on auto fatalities. Typically, annual stats aren't available until late in the following... read more August 25, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan Pathfinder

Updated 2017 Nissan Pathfinder priced at $30,890

The refreshed 2017 Nissan Pathfinder is just now arriving in the automaker's dealership showrooms, where it carries a modest base price increase over the 2016... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
2017 Mazda MAZDA6

2017 Mazda 6 priced from $22,780

Mazda has released pricing for its updated 6 mid-size sedan, which sees a modest boost to $22,830—but also more features for 2017. That $22,780 figure includes a... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
Toy car accident

More people are dying in car accidents, but why?

It takes a while to gather data on auto fatalities. Typically, annual stats aren't available until late in the following year. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D

Tesla Model S can now do 0-60 in 2.5 seconds, Model X in 2.9 seconds

If you're the sort of person who's chronically late, Tesla has some amazing news. The automaker has unveiled a 100 kWh battery pack that could really speed up your morning... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
2012 SsangYong XIV-2 Concept live photos

Ssangyong in America? 911 Turbo driven, New Tesla, : What's New @ The Car Connection

Ssangyong mulls move to US as sales sink in UK following Brexit vote Back in 2014, South Korean automaker Ssangyong said that it was planning to bring its lineup of cars and... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
Kia Rio, 2016 Paris auto show

New Kia Rio headed to Paris Motor Show

Underscoring the global importance of small cars, Kia will show off the fourth-generation version of its subcompact Rio in just a few weeks at the annual Paris Motor Show... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
2017 Ford Escape

Recalls: 2017 Ford Escape; 2013-15 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKS, MKT; 2015-16 Ford Transit

This morning, Ford Motor Company issued three recalls affecting more than 113,000 vehicles registered in North America. RECALL #1: 2013-15 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
Ssangyong Tivoli

Ssangyong mulls move to US as sales sink in UK following Brexit vote

Back in 2014, South Korean automaker Ssangyong said that it was planning to bring its lineup of cars and crossovers to the U.S. in 2016. Those plans never panned out, but... read more August 23, 2016 by


 
American Customer Satisfaction Index (August 2016)

Lincoln, Honda, Toyota, BMW are tops in customer satisfaction (Acura, VW not so much)

Over the past few years, car owners have become increasingly dissatisfied with their vehicles. But a new study from the American Customer Satisfaction Index suggests that for... read more August 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

Amazon delivering Hyundais, Lambo Centenario, wireless Tesla charging: What's New @ The Car Connection

This weekend, Amazon Prime delivers the 2017 Hyundai Elantra When we hear the word "Hyundai", many of us still think "Sunday". Now, the South Korean automaker wants you to... read more August 23, 2016 by


 
2016 Jeep Renegade

2015-2016 Jeep Renegade recalled for trailer hitch glitch

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling select 2015 and 2016 Jeep Renegade crossovers to fix a problem with their trailer hitches. According to the National Highway Traffic... read more August 23, 2016 by


 


 
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