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Hyundai And Kia Will Reimburse Customers For A Mistaken Consumption Rating

The Korean Automakers Hyundai and Kia will offer a refund to ten thousands of Canadian drivers, after having noted that the sides of fuel consumption associated with many of their vehicles are erroneous. Some 172 000 vehicles sold between 2010 and 2012 are affected. Two manufacturers have explained, by way of joint communique, that procedural errors have occurred as part of joint testing conducted in Korea, which led to inaccurate fuel consumption ratings for some vehicle lines. Following these adjustments, combined average ratings of Hyundai/Kia fleet fuel consumption shall be…

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Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series Prototype Crashes And Burns

Not later than Tuesday, the photographers stationed at the Nurburgring immortalized a prototype of Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series new dynamic testing session. Not later than this afternoon, the prototype of Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series has ceased to exist. The same photographers who have shot the prototype of Mercedes SLS AMG extreme on Tuesday had the opportunity to witness the end of career of a prototype of the same type. Victim of a big crash in full straight line, the Mercedes coupe is glowing and almost completely burned. On…

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Honda and Chrysler Recall 300,000 Vehicles

Two major automakers, Honda and Chrysler have announced vehicle recalls on Saturday following defects. Chrysler was first reported that trucks Ram 1500 and Dodge Dakota production 2009 – 2010 suffered from a lack of adhesive on the rear axle, which could cause a loosening of an important nut. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Saturday if it happened, the axle may cease to rotate, causing loss of control and an accident. According to NHTSA officials and the company, there were 15 cases of failure of the rear…

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Honda Accord Recall 30,058 Vehicles In Canada

Honda recalls 30,058 cars in Canada due to a potential fire hazard. Recall Agreement target cars with a V6 engine built between 2003 and 2007. Honda reported a fire hazard, but there’s no reports of illness or injury, or accident. Honda says that due to prolonged exposure to heat from the engine, hose power steering system of these cars could deteriorate. The pipe could then crack and let the liquid escape, resulting in a fire or loss of power steering. Honda will replace the hose free, but warns that the…

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Lamborghini Gallardo Recalled 1491 Cars Due Risk of Fire

Lamborghini announced Thursday the recall of Lamborghini Gallardo due to a fire hazard. Lamborghini Gallardo recall affects the 2004 to 2006 productions or some 1500 cars Gallardo Coupe and Spyder models, according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. These cars have a base price of about US$ 200,000. Lamborghini says in documents handed over to American authorities that in some cases, pipes can escape of fluid management on the engine and cause a fire. The company said have discovered this problem in testing and says have informed fires…

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Mercedes-Benz S Class 2013 Equipped Inflatable Beltbag

Now Mercedes S Class 2013 series equipped with inflatable belts. These new belts will enable to give better distribute the pressure on the rib cage of the passenger during a frontal collision, thus reducing significantly the risk of serious injury. “Mercedes-Benz continues its initiative to improve safety for rear passengers” said Rodolfo Schoneburg, head of passive safety and the capabilities of the vehicle. After all, exceptional safety standards offered by Mercedes-Benz do apply not only to all models of the series, but also to all of its seats. Technology, inaugurated…

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Ford Recalls 11,000 Escape 4 x 4 For Risk of Gas Leakage

Ford urged on Thursday to stop driving and selling at least 11,500 Ford Escape 4×4 off-road version, which presents a potentially dangerous gas leak risk. “The recall is intended to replace a hose of gasoline in the engine which could flee, with a risk of fire under the hood, It is extremely important that the customers were aware this recall and immediately contact their dealership. Ford advised owners not to drive their car and contact their dealer immediately for the necessary repairs. Dealers take a vehicle and carrying the Ford…

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5.1 Million Jeep Under Investigation of NHTSA

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) survey on Jeep Grand Cherokee models that could take on fire, should a vehicle stampings from the rear, the investigation follows for two years. The gas tank is made of plastic and was placed between the rear axle and the bumper. Today, the investigation of The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration affects 5.1 million vehicles Jeep, since it has added two other models. The affected models are: Jeep Grand Cherokee from model years 1993 to 2004 Jeep Cherokee for the years…

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Ford Recalls 8,270 Cars, Problem With Carpet

Ford Escape has recalled nearly 8,270 copies to a problem of carpet that may impede the driver during braking. Recalls nearly 8,270 copies of Ford Escape latest version, said Sunday the national leadership of the U.S. National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA). The recall notice posted on the website of the NHTSA indicates that failing to fix the carpet of these off-road recreational model 2013 (leave the factory between March 8 and June 7) may interfere with the driver the time of braking. Ford intends to make the necessary repairs at…

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GM Recalls 475.000 Chevrolet Cruze in the USA, Canada and Israel

General Motors will recall over 475.000 Chevrolet Cruze in the U.S., Canada and Israel, or all sedans of this model launched in 2010, due to a technical problem that could cause an engine fire. “The most important thing for our clients is that they know that we are working actively so that they are assured that the Cruze is a safe and sustainable car,” a representative of the manufacturer, Alicia Boler-Davis, commented in a press release. “We are sorry for any inconvenience created by this recall, which asks drivers to…

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