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Autos: News

Subaru Recalls 27,000 Vehicles Over Rollaway Risk

Monday  17:15,   15 october 2018
consumerreports.org

Subaru is recalling 27,000 of its 2010-2014 Legacy sedans and Outback SUVs with manual transmissions. That's because the electronic parking brake may not engage as intended, which would allow a v ehicle to roll away if it isn't left in gear when >>>

Recall: Ford GT Hydraulic Fluid Leak From Rear Wing Could Start a Fire

Monday  17:15,   15 october 2018
msn

One Ford GT supercar already caught on fire, and approximately 200 more could be affected.According to the Blue Oval, one spoiler-induced fire occurred in Germany with no known injuries, but no other incidents or injuries have been reported thus... >>>

Toyota recalls 2019 C-HR SUV because the wheels might fall off

Monday  17:12,   15 october 2018
cnet

Mercifully, only about 700 C-HRs are being recalled for this particular problem.Wheels: They're pretty good things to have attached to a car, and it's generally preferred that they stay, you know, attached to the car. When they don't, like in... >>>

Toyota Recalls 975,000 Cars for Stalling and Airbag Defects

Monday  17:12,   15 october 2018
caranddriver

The problem is (again) the Prius, but Tundra, Sequoia, and Avalon models are also involved. UPDATE 10/11/18: A Toyota spokesperson told Car and Driver that the current recall described in this story does not include the Prius Plug-In. Recall... >>>

Audi recalls almost 2,000 R8 supercars for increased fire risk

Monday  17:12,   15 october 2018
cnet

The issue can occur after high-speed maneuvers, which is what supercars are built for.Powered... >>>

48,000 Mazda6 Sedans Recalled Over Rust Problem

Monday  17:09,   15 october 2018
consumerreports.org

Mazda is recalling 48,814 of its 2009 and 2010 Mazda6 sedans because a suspension component may rust to the point that it breaks, and that could make drivers lose control of the vehicle. Because Mazda is recalling 48,814 of its 2009 and 2010 Mazda6... >>>

BMW to gain control of China venture in milestone deal for foreign carmakers

Monday  17:09,   15 october 2018
reuters

BMW to raise stake in Brilliance Auto to 75 pctThe luxury carmaker will lift its stake in its venture with Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd to 75 percent from 50 percent, with the deal closing in 2022 when rules capping foreign ownership for >>>

Hyundai Denies Most Of U.S. Access To Upcoming Kona Electric

Monday  17:09,   15 october 2018
insideevs

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Is Tesla Fabricating Data To Make Its Model 3 Appear Safest?

Monday  17:06,   15 october 2018
insideevs

Is Tesla Fabricating Data To Make Its Model 3 Appear Safest?Here’s the rub. The NHTSA is not a ranking agency. Never has the administration provided a list of cars with a list of scores and said that one particular five-star candidate exceeds... >>>

Report: Next Jaguar F-Type to Get BMW Power

Monday  17:06,   15 october 2018
motortrend

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Ford Loses $1B to Trump Tariffs, Announces Massive Layoffs

Monday  17:06,   15 october 2018
msn

Trump's trade war has been estimated to affect 12 percent of Ford employees.Powered... >>>

Tesla Buyers to Lose $7500 Tax Credit; Deadline Is October 15

Monday  17:04,   15 october 2018
caranddriver

Tesla has reached the beginning of the end of the $7500 federal tax credit for buyers of the automaker's electric vehicles.On Tesla's website, the automaker claims that all vehicle orders placed by that date will be delivered by December 31,... >>>

Photos show dealerships damaged by Hurricane Michael

Monday  17:03,   15 october 2018
autoblog

'The devastation is unreal'Automotive dealerships in Panama City and elsewhere appear to have sustained considerable damage, based on these images sent by an avid Autoblog reader, Jose Perez Jr. "I live only 20 minutes away from Panama City... >>>

Princess Eugenie's royal wedding car is James Bond's Aston Martin DB10

Monday  17:03,   15 october 2018
caranddriver

After their marriage this week, Princess Eugenie of York and her long-time partner Jack Brooksbank left Windsor Castle in extreme style: In James Bond's Aston Martin DB10.28-year-old Eugenie is Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter—her father is... >>>

The Buick Cascada Is Not Long for This World

Wednesday  16:50,   10 october 2018
caranddriver

The Buick Cascada convertible isn't likely to stick around much longer. Opel has announced that it will end production of its own version of the Cascada next year. The Buick version of the convertible that's sold in the United States is a... >>>