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Dodge, Chrysler recall cars over failure to illuminate dashboard driver warnings
Dodge, Chrysler recall cars over failure to illuminate dashboard driver warnings

About 8,000 new Dodge and Chrysler sedans and coupes have been recalled to address an electrical issue that may prevent their dashboard warning lights from being illuminated, according to documents filed with the NHTSA that were released Wednesday. Because of the defect, the 2019 Dodge Charger...Read More»

Marijuana
Study shows 60 percent of recreational marijuana users drive under the influence

Over half of legal recreational marijuana users who responded to a survey said that they have driven under the influence of the drug. The survey was conducted by insurance comparison website in March The Zebra and its findings released last week may underscore the lack of regulations and guidelines...Read More»

Volvo connected car safety
Volvo cars can alert each other to road hazards

New Volvos will harness cloud-based communication technology to alert each other about obstacles and road hazards ahead. Initially, the system launches across Europe for the 2020 model year. Volvo told The Car Connection that there are plans to introduce the feature to the U.S., but it was not...Read More»

2019 Audi A4
Audi expands new-car subscription service options

Audi's trial new-car subscription service now offers shoppers a less-expensive tier called Core Collection, the automaker said Tuesday. The trial program is only offered in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and now includes two tiers priced at $995 and $1,495 per month. Previously, Audi offered just one...Read More»

2020 Ford Escape, 2019 New York International Auto Show
NY auto show wrapup, VW pickup truck, 2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel: What's New @ The Car Connection

The 13 most important cars of the 2019 New York auto show From three-row crossover SUVs to shapely mid-size sedans, the 2019 New York International Auto Show had an important new-car introduction for just about every kind of buyer Wednesday. 2020 Subaru Outback unveiled: Crossover SUV laces up with...Read More»

2020 Toyota Highlander
2020 Toyota Highlander, 2020 Lincoln Corsair, Nio electric sedan: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Toyota Highlander unveiled: Crossover SUV juices up with thrifty, 34-mpg hybrid With the 2019 New York auto show debut Wednesday of its redesigned 2020 Highlander, Toyota hasn’t built the Prius of three-row crossover SUVs. 2019 Audi Q3 crossover loads tech and luxury for $35,695 The 2019...Read More»

2019 Tesla Model 3 Performance
Tesla to hike price for "Full Self-Driving" driver-assistance tech

Tesla's advanced driver-assistance technology, which isn't even fully operational yet, will cost a lot more next month. "Full Self-Driving," as Tesla calls tech that allows its vehicles to drive themselves from an on-ramp to an off-ramp on limited-access roads with no driver intervention, will cost...Read More»

2019 Audi Q3
2019 Audi Q3 crossover loads tech and luxury for $35,695

The 2019 Audi Q3 crossover will cost $35,695 to start when it goes on sale this summer, Audi said Monday. That price includes a mandatory destination fee and nets buyers a Q3 Premium, which comes equipped with standard heated seats, power driver's seat, a panoramic sunroof, and digital instrument...Read More»

2017 Nissan Rogue, 2016 Miami auto show
Nissan Rogue investigation, Lotus electric hypercar, Electric car sales drop: What's New @ The Car Connection

NHTSA investigating Nissan Rogue over automatic emergency braking The NHTSA has opened an investigation into 2017 and 2018 model year Nissan Rogue crossovers after 87 consumer complaints of erratic automatic emergency braking events. Ford F-Series models recalled again over engine block heater fire...Read More»

2017 Mazda 3
Mazda 3 recalled to fix faulty windshield wipers

Mazda will recall 187,789 compact cars to fix faulty windshield wipers that may stop operating, according to documents filed with the NHTSA. The recall covers 2016 through 2018 Mazda 3 sedans and hatchbacks. In documents filed and published earlier this month with the NHTSA, Mazda said the 3 could...Read More»

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