Last fall, South Korean automaker Hyundai recalled Genesis vehicles from the 2009-2012 model years. Unfortunately for Hyundai, the recall was long overdue, and now the company has been hit with a $17.35 million fine from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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Toyota has launched a customer-satisfaction service campaign on certain 2007-2011 Toyota Camry hybrid vehicles that could, without warning, lose power assist for their brakes.
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR
Land Rover’s high-performance Range Rover Sport has finally landed. The vehicle is the 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR, and it’s the first volume production model from Jaguar Land Rover’s new Special Vehicles Operations unit.
Chevrolet’s SS muscle sedan is heading into the 2015 model year with some worthwhile updates, the majority of them designed to bolster the car’s performance. While it’s been little secret that the 2015 Chevy SS will be available with a six-speed manual transmission and magnetic dampers, it’s been revealed that the car will also feature Brembo brakes at the rear.
NASCAR star Tony Stewart was involved in a tragic accident that led to the death of up-and-coming driver Kevin Ward Jr. Saturday night during a sprint car race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York. Stewart, a three-time Sprint Cup champion, and a regular in the rowdy dirt events, drove into Ward who had climbed out of his car and onto the track after an accident on a prior lap, killing him.
2014 Tesla Model S in China
Tesla Motors has existed for more than 10 years now, and it's built and sold more than 50,000 electric cars. It's become a genuine U.S. automaker, albeit a very small one, and it now sells all over the world--and garners more media coverage than its volume alone might warrant.
Mazda is set to field a competitor to cars like the Nissan Juke, Jeep Renegade and Buick Encore by 2016. Likely dubbed 'CX-3', the subcompact crossover would slot in under the CX-5 in Mazda's lineup.
Natural gas is very much in the public consciousness right now, if not for all the best reasons. Seen as a cleaner, more energy-independent fuel than fossil fuel oil, it nevertheless has its detractors, largely concerning the 'fracking' process through which it is extracted from the ground.