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Monday, 30 July 2018 17:27

Good News: Your Tesla Model 3 Is Finally Ready. Bad News: It May Take Weeks To Get It Serviced

Written by Russ Mitchell, The San Diego Union-Tribune

As Tesla ramps up its Fremont, CA, factory to escape what Elon Musk called “production hell” with its new Model 3 electric sedan, some customers are enduring their own state of suffering trying to get Teslas serviced.

Monday, 23 July 2018 21:18

Ford Has To Pay Nearly $300 Million Because Of Fatal Takata Airbags

Written by Jay Traugott, CarBuzz

Although airbag supplier Takata has filed for bankruptcy, the after-effects of the fatal airbag recalls continue.

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 22:02

Nissan Recalls 105,000 Versas for Deadly Takata Airbags

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com

Nissan is recalling about 105,000 Nissan Versa cars to replace frontal passenger Takata airbag inflators at risk of exploding.

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 21:10

Volkswagen Adds Another 2,564 Vehicles to Takata Recall List

Written by Marc Stern, Torque News

Though it seems as if the Takata airbag recall has disappeared from the headlines, it certainly hasn't gone too far away. For instance, Volkswagen just added another 2,564 vehicles with potential exploding airbag housings.

 

According to a press release from The Center for Auto Safety, on July 2, the second anniversary of NHTSA’s opening an investigation into occupant exposure to exhaust and carbon monoxide in 1.3 million Ford Explorers, NHTSA failed to complete its investigation and Ford failed to fix the problem. 

Monday, 09 July 2018 19:39

VW Exploding Sunroof Class-Action Lawsuit Is Partially Dismissed

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com

A Volkswagen exploding sunroof class-action lawsuit is hanging on after the automaker filed a motion to dismiss the complaint.

Thursday, 21 June 2018 21:53

Subaru Customers Now Get Virtual Visibility While Car Is in for Collision Repairs

Written by Denis Flierl, Torque News

Subaru customers now have access to virtual visibility when they get their car repaired in a body shop. Here’s how Subaru's new program benefits consumers.

Friday, 18 May 2018 16:29

OEMs Share Their Views at Automotive Glazing Event

Written by Tara Taffera, glassBYTEs.com

 

Representatives of some OEMS shared their views on a variety of auto glass issues May 15 with attendees of Automotive Glazing USA, part of the 4th International CTI Conference.

Ford and AT&T are bringing high-speed connectivity to customers this year---with plans to connect more than 10 million customers to Ford SYNC® Connect within the next five years.

After more than a year of building test vehicles for development of its self-driving technology, General Motors recently announced it will build production versions of its Cruise AV at its Orion Township assembly plant in Michigan.

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