Autos: News

Takata Airbag Recall: Everything You Need to Know

Thursday  01:40,   19 july 2018
consumerreports.org

Vehicles made by 19 different automakers have been recalled to replace frontal airbags on the driver’s side or passenger’s side, or both in what NHTSA has called "the largest and most complex saf ety recall in U.S. history." The airbags, made[...]
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5-hour Energy to end NASCAR involvement at end of season

Thursday  00:15,   19 july 2018
nbcsports

Decision leaves Furniture Row Racing looking for sponsorship for next season for No. 78 car.5-hour Energy became the major co-primary sponsor this season on the No. 78 team with Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats for 30 Cup races. 5-hour Energy joined[...]

Renault 'impressed' by Ferrari power gains

Thursday  00:10,   19 july 2018
msn

Renault Sport F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul admits he's been "impressed" by the power unit gains made by the French manufacturer's rivals in recent weeks, and in particular Ferrari. Although Renault produced what it thought was a[...]

Ford Only Built 138 GTs In 2017, Promises To Make Up Difference

Wednesday  22:10,   18 july 2018
motor1

All 1,000 GT supercars will be built and delivered… it will just take a bit longer. Ford fans are still chomping at the bit to get their hands on a new GT supercar. The Blue Oval announced its revival in 2016, alongside a limited production run [...]

Ford Recalls 550,000 Fusions and Escapes Over Possible Rollaway Risk

Wednesday  21:30,   18 july 2018
jalopnik

Ford issued a recall on Wednesday for more than a half-million Fusion and Escape vehicles that have a potential rollaway risk due to faulty shifter cable bushings. How One Recalled SUV Destroyed $45 Million In Cars, Burned A Massive Ship, And[...]

Ford's Takata Airbag Settlement Promises Relief for Consumers

Wednesday  21:13,   18 july 2018
consumerreports.org

Ford’s class-action settlement agreement over Takata airbags promises to give consumers some relief as the massive recalls—affecting 37 million vehicles and 50 million airbags—drag into the fourt h year.It’s the seventh such deal cut by the[...]

James Bond's ‘GoldenEye’ Aston Martin DB5 sells for $2.6 million

Wednesday  19:27,   18 july 2018
autoblog

The cinematic Aston's buyer turned out to be NYC spy museum Spyscape.The cinematic Aston's buyer turned out to be the newly founded NYC spy museum Spyscape, which is already displaying the DB5 deal on its website. As a matter of fact, Spyscape[...]

Audi updates TT and TTS, introduces special TT 20 Years edition

Wednesday  18:33,   18 july 2018
autoblog

To commemorate the TT's two-decade run, there's a special TT 20 Years edition that brings back the original roadster's baseball leather style. The cabin is trimmed in that familiar shade of brown with contrasting stitching, and while the[...]

Dreaming of Driving a Peugeot in U.S.? Trump May Be a Roadblock

Wednesday  18:01,   18 july 2018
msn

Car buffs with a taste for Gallic style may have to wait a while longer for French cars to return to the U.S., thanks in part to President Donald Trump. Listings New Used New & Used Make Acura Alfa Romeo AMC Aston Martin Audi Avanti [...]

Chevrolet Cancels City Express, the Compact Van You Probably Forgot It Gets from Nissan

Wednesday  17:06,   18 july 2018
caranddriver

The Nissan-built compact van’s run is over.Automotive News reports Nissan stopped production of the Chevy version in February at its assembly plant in Cuernavaca, Mexico. About 1500 City Express vans remain in stock nationwide, so if you’re worried[...]

Ford agrees to $299M settlement as part of Takata airbag inflator scandal

Wednesday  02:11,   18 july 2018
cnet

Several other automakers have already agreed to similar economic-loss settlements.Even though experts figured out the hows and whys of the Takata airbag scandal months ago, the fallout continues to[...]

Attack Time: Subaru Makes a Record in Romania on ‘The Best Road in the World’

Tuesday  23:56,   17 july 2018
automobilemag

WRX STI RA piloted by Mark Higgins takes on the famed TransfăgărășanAs the old saying goes, records are made to be broken. But before you can break them, you gotta make[...]

Two teams issued lug-nut violations post-Kentucky

Tuesday  23:12,   17 july 2018
nascar

Two teams have been penalized for lug nut violations following last weekend’s tripleheader race weekend at Kentucky Speedway. In the Xfinity Series, the No. 22 Team Penske team was penalized per Sections 10.9.10.4 for lug nut(s) not properly[...]

Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus rank among great duos in sports history

Tuesday  23:11,   17 july 2018
nascar

Hendrick Motorsports announced this weekend at Kentucky Speedway that the pairing of Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus would remain intact through at least 2020, with Knaus signing a two-year contract extension. The move syncs up arguably[...]

2019 Audi TT Teaser Photos Suggest Reveal Is Imminent

Tuesday  22:26,   17 july 2018
motor1

We could see the refreshed model in days or even hours. Listings New Used New & Used Make Acura Alfa Romeo AMC Aston Martin Audi Avanti Bentley BMW Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Daewoo Daihatsu Datsun DeLorean Dodge Eagle[...]