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2011 BMW 3-Series Coupe

Half A Million BMWs Affected By Wide-Ranging Recall

BMW has issued a wide-ranging recall on several of its model lines, ranging from the 1-Series to the Z4 sports car. In total, there are 504,545 vehicles affected by the latest recall in the U.S. alone. The recall affects: - 2007-2012 BMW 1-Series Coupes and 1-Series Convertibles built from December... read more

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2012 Lexus IS 250

2006-2012 Lexus IS Models Recalled For Faulty Windscreen Wipers

Lexus has issued a recall on its IS models because of a faulty windscreen wiper. The affected cars include those Lexus IS models from the 2006 to 2012 model years, which the... read more January 30, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes’ new safety technology has been upgraded to recognize more street signs

Mercedes’ New Safety Tech Aims To End Wrong-Way Driving

While it may seem like an unlikely occurrence, cars traveling in the wrong direction of traffic is becoming more and more prevalent. Just last year for example, even we... read more January 22, 2013 by 


 
Lexus Advanced Safety Research Vehicle

Lexus Advanced Safety Research Vehicle Debuts At CES

Safety tech might not be as sexy as big horsepower figures, track-ready traction control, or even the latest in infotainment capabilities, but the level of technology that's... read more January 7, 2013 by 


 
2013 Cadillac Escalade

2013 Cadillac Escalade, Other GM SUVs Recalled For Roll-Away Issue

General Motors has issued a recall on its 2013 Cadillac Escalade, plus several other of its top-selling SUVs and pickups. The cause of the recall is due to a potential fault... read more January 4, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz PRE-SAFE technology

Mercedes-Benz Celebrates 10 Years Of Its PRE-SAFE Technology

It’s been 10 years since Mercedes-Benz first introduced its PRE-SAFE technology, with the anticipatory occupant protection system initially debuting on the W220-series... read more January 3, 2013 by 


 
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Toyota Takes $1.1 Billion Hit In Unintended Acceleration Settlement

Toyota waited until boxing day to announce it had reached a tentative settlement in an ongoing class-action lawsuit representing owners claiming they were negatively impacted... read more December 27, 2012 by 


 
Toyota and Lexus autonomous car technology

Lexus To Outline Autonomous Car Strategy At 2013 CES

In the race to develop the world’s first self-driving car, Japanese firms have been lagging their European and North American counterparts. Google has already developed... read more December 21, 2012 by 


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

2012 Hyundai Veloster Models Recalled For Sunroof Flaw

Hyundai has announced the recall of certain 2012 model year Veloster hatchbacks, built between November 1, 2011 and April 17, 2012. At issue is a potential defect in the... read more December 19, 2012 by 


 
2013 Jaguar XF

2013 Jaguar XF Recalled Due To Faulty Fuel Pumps

Jaguar has issued a recall on certain versions of its 2013 XF sedan due to a problem that could see the affected cars’ fuel pumps shut down. The recall only affects... read more December 19, 2012 by 


 
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon checks out his armored Hyundai Equus - image: Hyundai

U.N. Secretary General Gets Bulletproof Hyundai Equus Limo

Ban Ki-moon, the current Secretary General of the United Nations, originally hails from South Korea. Now in his second term as Secretary General, it seems fitting that... read more December 18, 2012 by 


 
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class Wagon

Mercedes-Benz Highlights New E Class Features: Video

Want to learn more about the new Mercedes-Benz E Class models, but find yourself pressed for time? There’s no need to wade through an eighteen-page press release... read more December 18, 2012 by 


 
2010 Lexus RX 350

Toyota To Pay Record Fine Over Lexus Pedal Entrapment

Just two years after Toyota paid fines totaling $48.8 million, including a then-record single fine of $16.4 million, the automaker has been hit with a new $17.4 million fine... read more December 18, 2012 by 


 
New Mercedes Benz B Class Exterior

Mercedes-Benz Investigating Refrigerant That Caused 'Ball Of Fire'

As part of a routine test of a new refrigerant being used in the Mercedes-Benz B Class, engineers simulated a pinhole leak in a coolant line. When the refrigerant (now mixed... read more December 17, 2012 by 


 
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque  -  Off-Road First Drive

Land Rover Recalls LR2 And Range Rover Evoque For Faulty Brakes

Land Rover has issued a recall on two of its most popular models, the LR2 and Range Rover Evoque, albeit only a small sample of these. The recall affects only those 2012... read more December 17, 2012 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz Distronic Plus with Steering  Assist

Mercedes Explains Its 2014 S Class’ Autonomous System: Video

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class due out next year will be the first car in history to offer customers a fully autonomous system, whereby the car will be able to drive... read more December 16, 2012 by 


 
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