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2016 Hyundai Elantra GT, Toyota Recalls, Pagani Huayra BC: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Review This year, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT gets a few updates as it faces a brand-new Golf and the fierce upcoming Focus RS—not to mention the Mazda 3, Subaru Impreza, even the Kia Soul. 2006-2012 Toyota RAV4, 2012-2014 Toyota RAV4 EVRead More

Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Daimler Expand Takata Airbag Recalls: 2.5 Million U.S. Vehicles Affected

Another day, another massive series of recalls related to Takata’s fatally flawed airbags. The devices have caused more than 100 injuries and at least ten deaths when they exploded after deployment, spraying vehicle occupants with shrapnel. Most of those deaths have occurred in the U.S. Two weeks ago, the firstRead More

Mazda Recalls CX-5, Ford Races F-150 Raptor, Toyota Drops Scion: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2014-2016 Mazda CX-5 Recalled For Fuel Leak: 264,000 Vehicles Affected Mazda is issuing a recall and stop-sale for 2014, 2015, and 2016 models of the Mazda CX-5 crossover. Documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explain that a part on some of those vehiclesRead More

Airbag Recalls: Toyota 4Runner, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Tundra; Lexus GX, LX

Toyota is recalling roughly 320,000 Toyota and Lexus pickups and SUVs from model-years 2003 to 2006. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from problems with their airbag systems that could result in injuries to passengers. Toyota’s recall is not, however, related to the ongoing Takata fiasco,Read More

Suzuki Recalls 68,344 Motorcycles for Battery Charging Issue

Suzuki is recalling 68,344 motorcycles and scooters, affecting 11 different models from model years 2008 to 2012 because of a problem with their circuit boards that may prevent their batteries from charging properly. The recall supersedes a previous recall from 2011 that affected 73,426 motorcycles. The new recall affects theRead More

Honda Recalls 22,142 Shadow Cruisers

Honda is recalling a total of 22,142 units of its 745cc Shadow cruiser lineup because of a problem with the bank angle sensor. The recall affects 2011-2016 Shadow Aero models, 2012-2014 Shadow Spirit 750s and 2010-2016 Shadow Phantoms. According to documents from Honda released by the National Highway Traffic SafetyRead More

Ford Recalls 317,000 U.S. Vehicles: Ford F-150 SuperCrew, Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis

This morning, Ford Motor Company has issued four recalls affecting 317,474 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2003-2005 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis UNITS AFFECTED: 312,814, including 296,004 in the U.S., 14,714 in Canada, and 2,096 in Mexico Ford says that solder joints onRead More

Volkswagen To Begin Diesel Recalls In Germany With Nearly 2.5 Million Vehicles

Last week, news broke that Volkswagen had submitted plans to repair most of its illegally engineered diesels in Europe. Now, reports have emerged that indicate the automaker will begin those repairs on its home turf. Germany’s Die Welt says that around 2.5 million vehicles from model years 2009 to 2016Read More

VW emissions scandal: recalls, compensation & 3.0-litre TDI’s affected

News 23 Nov, 2015 Latest on the VW diesel emissions scandal: 3.0-litre diesels involved, UK bosses could face 10-year imprisonment, petrol cars now involved Latest

VW emissions scandal: recalls, compensation & is your car affected?

News 16 Nov, 2015 Latest on the VW diesel emissions scandal: 430,000 current models affected, petrol cars with wrong CO2 ratings and VW's UK 'loyalty bonus' Latest

Honda recalls up to 329,000 UK cars for Takata airbag fix

News 5 Nov, 2015 Honda UK confirms certain Jazz, Civic, Accord, Stream and CR-V models will be recalled for airbag fix Latest

Jeep Recalls, 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer, 2016 Hennessey Venom GT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer Review Now entering its ninth model year with the same basic vehicle, the 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer is the oldest compact sedan in the segment. It’s working hard to keep up, and it represents good value for money and offers relatively sporty driving manners–atRead More