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Takata’s Exploding Airbags Finally Explained (No Thanks To Takata)

Recalls related to Takata’s fatally flawed airbags have been underway for several years, though the scope of the problem only became apparent to many people in 2014. The supplier and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have been investigating the devices far longer — since at least 2008. Unfortunately, noneRead More

2016 Ford F-150, 2015-2016 Ford Transit Wagon Recalled For Airbag, Seatbelt Problems

Ford Motor Company has issued two recalls this morning that affect roughly 55,000 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2016 Ford F-150 UNITS AFFECTED: 3,683, including 2,894 registered in America, 286 in Canada, and 503 in Mexico This recall is related to the occupant classificationRead More

Renegade Vs. Soul, 2016 Nissan Sentra, 2017 Bentley Mulsanne: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Jeep Renegade Vs. Kia Soul: Compare Cars Believe it or not, the Jeep Renegade and the Kia Soul are frequently compared by buyers seeking a small, square-ish, carry-all utility vehicle. While they’re both upright five-door hatchback shapes, each has a distinct personality, and they could hardlyRead More

California DMV Driving Autonomous Car Developers Off The Road & Out Of State

If we learned nothing else in grade school, we learned that going first is a scary thing. You’re expected to wow everyone watching, and you set the tone for all the folks that follow. It’s a big risk, and a big responsibility. California is feeling those kinds of jitters rightRead More

2015 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Recalled To Fix Electrical Glitch

General Motors is recalling nearly 3,000 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups from the 2015 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical problem that could make them more difficult to steer, increasing the risk of accidents. The problemRead More

Jeep Renegade Vs. Kia Soul: Compare Cars

Believe it or not, the Jeep Renegade and the Kia Soul are frequently compared by buyers seeking a small, square-ish, carry-all utility vehicle. While they’re both upright five-door hatchback shapes, each has a distinct personality, and they could hardly be more different. The Renegade is Jeep’s littlest SUV, with exaggeratedRead More

Honda Civic Coupe, VW’s Geneva SUV, Radio Flyer’s Tesla : What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Honda Civic Coupe: First Drive Honda’s overcome the disastrous 2012 Civic with a new, award-winning design–but what makes the coupe version so special? We find out in our first drive. Ford Explorer Vs. Kia Sorento: Compare Cars The fight for the family dollar has splitRead More

Takata Airbag Troubles Continue: 90 Million More Vehicles May Be Recalled

At last count, the long, drawn-out Takata airbag recall affected roughly 29 million vehicles in the U.S. According to a new report, however, that figure could soar to 120 million in the near future. The reason, of course, is the ammonium nitrate that Takata has used in its airbag inflators.Read More

2016 Honda Civic: Stop-Sale Issued, Recall Looms, Engine Issue To Blame

The all-new Honda Civic raced into showrooms last October, but it’s already begun to hit speed bumps. According to Bloomberg, Honda is preparing to recall 2016 Civics registered in the U.S. due to engine problems. The Honda Civic is a hugely popular model. According to current stats, it’s the fifthRead More

2016 Honda Civic Coupe: First Drive

Once upon a time, the Honda Civic was a go-to recommendation for buyers shopping for a compact car. It was rarely the cheapest option, but a Civic offered good quality, economical operation, and a greater degree of sportiness than many rivals. In recent years, however—and particularly with a disastrous 2012Read More

Ford Explorer Vs. Kia Sorento: Compare Cars

The fight for the family dollar has split the mid-size SUV class into smaller segments. Buyers can opt for vehicles that are larger or smaller, offer two rows of seats or three, and come with engines ranging from naturally aspirated fours to turbocharged V-6s. The duo we’re pitting against eachRead More

Chevrolet Colorado Vs. Nissan Frontier: Compare Trucks

Sometimes a head-to-head battle between rival vehicles isn’t even a contest. Such is the case with the match-up between the Chevrolet Colorado and Nissan Frontier. We’d expect that. After all, the Frontier is an aging vehicle that saw its last redesign in 2005. The Colorado, on the other hand, isRead More