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Hyundai Recalls Elantra Touring Vehicles Due To Airbag Support Bracket Defects

Hyundai Motor Co. said that they will be recalling 35,000 2010-12 Elantra Touring vehicles in the U.S. and 23,600 vehicles in Canada due to faulty support brackets for airbags. According to them, the support bracket of the airbag can come …

Mercedes-Benz Recall Affects 284,000 Cars

Mercedes-Benz will recall approximately 284,000 C-class cars in the U.S. and Canada due to a problem with the rear tail lamps. The recall involves nearly 253,000 cars sold in the U.S., specifically the 2008-2011 C300, C300 4Matic, C350, and C63 …

General Motors Being Fined For Unanswered Questions

General Motors is now facing a crisis over its inaction with regards to important safety recalls over the past decade. Last week GM CEO Mary Barra testified before a U.S. congressional subcommittee hearing on the company’s ignition switch recall. The …

Texting and Driving Targeted in DoT’s First National Anti-Distracted Driving Ads Texting and Driving Targeted in DoT’s First National Anti-Distracted Driving Ads

Everyone can agree that any deaths that stem from distracted driving are tragic, but 3,328 in a single year? That’s just staggering. In light of these shocking numbers, the U.S. Department of Transportation is doing something they’ve never done before–run …

Graco Recall: Graco Children’s Products Expands Car Seat Recall to 4.2M Graco Recall: Graco Children’s Products Expands Car Seat Recall to 4.2M

Graco Children’s Products has expanded its recall list adding an additional 403,000 child car seats to its original recall. According to the Associated Press, the American baby products company originally recalled an estimated 3.8 million car safety seats last month due to …

2014 Acura RDX And MDX Earn “Best Car For The Money” 2014 Acura RDX And MDX Earn “Best Car For The Money”

One for the money, two for the road – two superior SUV crossovers, that is. With its sleek appearance and spacious interior, Acura’s 2014 RDX earned the “Best Luxury Compact SUV For The Money” award, while its equally appealing MDX …

Elon Musk Calls Media Coverage of Tesla Unreasonable Elon Musk Calls Media Coverage of Tesla Unreasonable
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In the past couple of months, several fires have broken out as a result of accidents involving Tesla Model S cars and multiple purchasers. As the company fought to repair the damage, their stock price zig-zagged as if it were …

Tesla Model S Gets the Highest Safety Rating…Ever Tesla Model S Gets the Highest Safety Rating…Ever

In terms of U.S. automobile safety testing, the Tesla Model S has just set a new record. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has just awarded Tesla’s full-sized luxury sedan a 5-star safety rating – both overall and across …

Hyundai Issues Recall for 260,000 Vehicles Hyundai Issues Recall for 260,000 Vehicles
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If you are the proud owner of a Hyundai Sonata or Azera manufactured between 2005 and 2011, or a 2013 Sante Fe, then you should pay very close attention to this story. The company announced a massive recall for the …

Google Snags a New Self-Driving Car Safety Chief Google Snags a New Self-Driving Car Safety Chief
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Google, who has been working very hard to get their self-driving cars on the road, has just made another leap forward for the initiative. Just a couple months after having driverless cars legalized in California, Google has made a significant …

Volvo Recall: Car Manufacturer Fined $1.5 Million Volvo Recall: Car Manufacturer Fined $1.5 Million
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Volvo recall: Although the car manufacturer is thought to produce some of the safest automobiles money can buy, apparently even they are prone to making mistakes. Between 2010 and 2012, the company recalled roughly 32,000 vehicles for a variety of …