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Mounting Toyota recalls show the automaker is under pressure


The Japanese automaker, the world’s largest auto company, is today in a shameful situation: federal regulators supervise its safety operations. The latest string of recalls is a sign that its problems are far from over. Four years have passed since the scandal about Toyota’s unintended acceleration issues made the worldwide headlines. In the mean time Chairman Akio Toyoda has vowed to ...
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Recall roundup: Chevrolet Spark in Europe
The Chevrolet Spark is the subject of a new recall on the Old Continent because of some problems with its hood, which can open unexpectedly creating a dangerous situation. After we ...
US: Research finds today’s smart infotainment systems might be more than drivers can handle
Distracted driving is one of the main causes for auto accidents around the world and automakers are increasingly turning to smarter, voice-activated infotainment systems to try and reduce the driver’s ...
Report – Tesla’s mysterious “D” could relate to automated driving features
Back on October 1, Tesla’s chief executive officer Elon Musk posted a mysterious Tweet saying the company would “unveil the D and something else” on October 9. Naturally, the automotive world ...
[VIDEO] Euro NCAP: 5 stars for the Mercedes-Benz V-Class and Nissan X-Trail
The new generation of the Nissan X-Trail, along with the Mercedes-Benz V-Class, have scored a total of 5 stars at the latest Euro NCAP crash tests. If you are looking into ...
[VIDEO] Euro NCAP: Citroen C4 Cactus scores 4 stars
The Citroen C4 Cactus, the newest edition to the European range of the company, has managed to score just four stars during the recent Euro NCAP crash tests. Citroen’s entry to ...
US: Senate hearing mulls vehicle safety law changes in GM crisis aftermath
General Motors executives, headed by CEO Mary Barra, have already been through Senate subcommittee hearings on the way the company mishandled a life threatening recall involving 2.6 million cars equipped ...
Aston Martin might lose its U.S. dealers
The U.S. Aston Martin dealers might be forced to shut down. They need an exemption to the safety rules in place from the federal regulators in order to keep selling ...
[VIDEO] See the new-gen Volvo XC90 get crash tested
Volvo has released a new video with the new generation of the XC90 in which the model in question is being crash tested. The 2015 Volvo XC90 is believed to be ...
[VIDEO] 2015 Subaru Legacy and Outback earn Top Safety Pick+
Two of the safest vehicles available for order are the 2015 Subaru Legacy and 2015 Outback, as they have been recently awarded with a Top Safety Pick+, by the IIHS. If ...

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