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VW Passat, Jetta, Beetle Sales Suspended Over Transmission Leaks

VW Passat, Jetta, Beetle Sales Suspended Over Transmission Leaks

Volkswagen has told dealerships across the country to halt the sale of some of its vehicles while it investigates transmission leaks. 2014 Volkswagen Passat, Jetta, Beetle and Beetle Convertible models built after February 1, with the 1.8-liter gasoline engine and automatic transmission are... read more

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2013 Tesla Model S

When Is A 'Recall' Not A Recall? When Tesla Updates Over The Air, Apparently

Elon Musk might have been taking a risk by challenging the NHTSA on its recall terminology, but he does seem to have people on his side on the issue. Not just our readers... read more January 29, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Did Elon Musk Make A Mistake In Calling Out The NHTSA On Tesla Recall?

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] had an up-and-down 2013, and 2014 looks to be no different on initial assessment. While 2013 was a year of rave reviews, high sales and the... read more January 20, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Motors stand at 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Recall: Over-The-Air Updates, NEMA Connectors, And More

Every carmaker puts its own interpretation on news, especially at Detroit Auto Show. So it's reasonable for Tesla Motors to cast an NHTSA recall yesterday as an example of... read more January 14, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

2014 Chevy, GMC Pickups Recalled For Cylinder-Deactivation Issue

General Motors' redesigned 2014 full-size pickup trucks have only been on the market for a few months, but now they're being called back to the dealer to fix a potential... read more January 13, 2014 by 


 
2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, New York City, June 2013

2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Recall: Transmission Sensor Issue

Slightly more than 7,000 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid sedans from the 2013 and 2014 model years are being recalled for a potential problem that could allow the car to be shifted into... read more January 1, 2014 by 


 
2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrids Recalled For Transmission Issue

Got a 2013 or 2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid? It may be one of the nearly 7,300 examples subject to a powertrain control module recall. Ford is recalling the vehicles to correct an... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
2013 Ford Focus Electric

Ford To Recall Focus Electrics For Potential Power Loss Issue

Ford has announced that it's to recall 2,600 Focus Electric models to rectify a fault that could lead to a loss of power while driving. According to The Detroit News, the... read more November 1, 2013 by 


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012

Ford C-Max Hybrids Recalled To Add Missing Door Chime

While hybrids and plug-in hybrids are known for silent running, in the case of the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid and Energi, a certain kind of quietness is a bad thing. Ford is... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
2013 Ford Focus Electric

Ford Focus Electric Drivers: Has Your Electric Car Suddenly Stalled?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating customer claims that the Ford Focus Electric can stall suddenly, completely shutting down while... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
2009 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Recall: 2006-2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrids, 2006-2008 Lexus RX 400h

Toyota announced yesterday that it would conduct a voluntary recall of 133,000 Highlander Hybrid and Lexus RX400h crossover utility vehicles. The affected vehicles cover... read more September 5, 2013 by 


 
2009 BMW X5

Recall: 2009-2010 BMW X5 Diesel Crossovers Fuel Heater Issue

BMW has announced the recall of more than 1,500 2009-2010 BMW X5 diesel models to correct a fuel filter heater issue. The xDrive35d models, manufactured from June 13, 2009... read more August 20, 2013 by 


 
2013 Fiat 500e electric car, Los Angeles drive event, April 2013

2013 Fiat 500e Recalled Over Potential Half-Shaft Failures

It hasn't been on sale for long, but the 2013 Fiat 500e is already subject to its first recall. Chrysler has announced it's to recall more than 270 examples of the... read more August 15, 2013 by 


 
2013 Zero Electric Motorcycle Lineup

2011-2012 Zero Electric Motorcycles Recalled For Corroding Brake Bolts

One of the most prominent manufacturers of electric motorcycles, Zero Motorcycles, is recalling a number of 2011-2012 motorcycles due to corroding brake bolts. Affected... read more August 12, 2013 by  4


 
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

Buick eAssist, Chevy Eco Hybrid Recall Questioned By NHTSA

Back in May, General Motors announced the recall of more than 38,000 Buick and Chevrolet mild hybrid sedans to check for a potentially defective electronic component. Now... read more July 10, 2013 by  2


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Chevrolet Volts--Just Four--Recalled For Brake Valve Glitch

It just may be the most minimal safety recall in history. General Motors said yesterday it would recall precisely four 2012 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric cars to fix... read more June 28, 2013 by  2


 
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