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Recall Roundup: Ford to Fix Nearly 200K Explorer SUVs Due to Faulty Interior Door Handles; GM, Nissan Also Announce Large Recalls

Recall Roundup: Ford to Fix Nearly 200K Explorer SUVs Due to Faulty Interior Door Handles; GM, Nissan Also Announce Large Recalls

During the past week, more than 400,000 vehicles were recalled by their manufacturers, including more than 194,000 Ford Explorer SUVs with faulty door handles. GM and Nissan also announced large recalls.

  • Hyundai to replace tires on all 2015 Genesis sedans
    Hyundai to replace tires on all 2015 Genesis sedans

    Hyundai Genesis drivers are about to get a fresh set of tires, free of charge. Owners of the current-generation Korean luxury sedan—redesigned for the 2015 model year—will be receiving a service ...

    Hyundai to replace tires on all 2015 Genesis sedans

    Hyundai Genesis drivers are about to get a fresh set of tires, free of charge. Owners of the current-generation Korean luxury sedan—redesigned for the 2015 model year—will be receiving a service ...

  • Openbay Connect
    How your car could get mechanics bidding to fix it before you know it's broken

    A new service from Openbay vows to automate the hassle of finding a mechanic to fix your car — and do so in the moments after the "check engine" light comes on.

    Openbay Connect

    A new service from Openbay vows to automate the hassle of finding a mechanic to fix your car — and do so in the moments after the "check engine" light comes on.

  • Recall Roundup: Toyota Recalls Camry, Highlander, RAV4 Vehicles to Fix Electric Power Steering
    Recall Roundup: Toyota Recalls Camry, Highlander, RAV4 Vehicles to Fix Electric Power Steering

    During the past week, approximately 215,000 vehicles were recalled by various manufacturers. Toyota Motor accounted for more than half of this number, recalling vehicles from the 2012-2015 model years …

    Recall Roundup: Toyota Recalls Camry, Highlander, RAV4 Vehicles to Fix Electric Power Steering

    During the past week, approximately 215,000 vehicles were recalled by various manufacturers. Toyota Motor accounted for more than half of this number, recalling vehicles from the 2012-2015 model years.

  • 2015 Buick Encore, Chevrolet Trax Recalled To Fix Power Steering Flaw

    General Motors has issued a recall for Buck Encore and Chevrolet Trax vehicles from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles …

    2015 Buick Encore, Chevrolet Trax Recalled To Fix Power Steering Flaw

    General Motors has issued a recall for Buck Encore and Chevrolet Trax vehicles from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical flaw that could cause them to lose power steering suddenly, increasing the risk of …

  • 10 Most Annoying Car Features

    Every year, we test hundreds of new cars on all types of roads in all kinds of weather. During that time we develop some deep-seated animosity toward certain features, even those that you might not ex …

    Car annoying features

    Every year, we test hundreds of new cars on all types of roads in all kinds of weather. During that time we develop some deep-seated animosity toward certain features, even those that you might not expect.

  • Teen Distracted Driving Crashes "Even Worse Than We Thought," New Study Finds

    Crashes caused by distracted teen drivers may be a much more serious problem than previously thought, possibly even four times greater than earlier estimates.

    Teen distracted driving

    Crashes caused by distracted teen drivers may be a much more serious problem than previously thought, possibly even four times greater than earlier estimates.

  • 100-Year-Old Car Salesman Still Knows How to Close a Deal

    Derrell Alexander started selling Chevys when Harry Truman was president — and still comes to work six days a week.

    Derrell Alexander started selling Chevys when Harry Truman was president — and still comes to work six days a week.

  • Compared: Three American V-Twin Touring Baggers

    H-D Electra Glide Ultra Classic vs. Indian Roadmaster vs. Victory Cross Country Tour.

    THREE AMERICAN V-TWIN TOURING BAGGERS

    H-D Electra Glide Ultra Classic vs. Indian Roadmaster vs. Victory Cross Country Tour.

  • Make your car last 200,000 miles

    Not long ago, to keep a car running beyond the 200,000-mile mark would have seemed about as likely as driving it to the moon. But big improvements in powertrain technology, rust prevention, lubri...

    Make your car last 200,000 miles

    Not long ago, to keep a car running beyond the 200,000-mile mark would have seemed about as likely as driving it to the moon. But big improvements in powertrain technology, rust prevention, lubri...

  • How to Win America's Longest, Toughest Endurance Race

    They call it the world’s toughest car endurance race for a reason. Despite a performance advantage over those chasing us, our transmission seemed sure to fail. We were just nine hours into this 25-hour …

    25 Hours of Thunderhill

    They call it the world’s toughest car endurance race for a reason. Despite a performance advantage over those chasing us, our transmission seemed sure to fail. We were just nine hours into this 25-hour marathon and already we were limited to running just fourth and fifth gear.

  • 2015 Hyundai Genesis Recalled To Fix Leaky Lights

    Hyundai Motor America has announced a recall of the 2015 Genesis. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the model has a leak that could allow water into the taillight. ALSO SEE: …

    2015 Hyundai Genesis Recalled To Fix Leaky Lights

    Hyundai Motor America has announced a recall of the 2015 Genesis. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the model has a leak that could allow water into the taillight. ALSO SEE: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Video Road Test That in itself may not seem like a big deal. After all, most of us have had a leaky …

  • Watch live as a vintage Corvette turns into a 650-hp beast in 48 hours

    Taking a stock 1972 C3 Chevrolet Corvette and morphing it into a race-ready beast is no easy task. Doing so in 48 hours is all but impossible. Or is it? The team at Ridetech plan to prove that not only …

    48 Hour Corvette

    Taking a stock 1972 C3 Chevrolet Corvette and morphing it into a race-ready beast is no easy task. Doing so in 48 hours is all but impossible. Or is it? The team at Ridetech plan to prove that not only can it be done, but it can be done well enough to compete on a racetrack immediately after.