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First Drive: Audi Prologue

The designers and engineers in Ingolstadt, Germany, have cracked one of life’s mysteries: how to make something incredibly complex look simple. That something is the Prologue concept car, which Audi revealed at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. 109 more words

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What You Should Do About the Massive Airbag Recall

Takata produces about 300,000 airbag replacement kits per month, possibly increasing to 450,000 or so. At that rate, it will take from 2 to 3 years to recall and replace the defective airbags in the 16-million to potentially 30-million affected vehicles in the U.S. 620 more words

Takata: Evidence doesn't support national recall

WASHINGTON (AP) – A defiant Takata Corp. told a U.S. safety agency that its demand for a nationwide air bag recall isn’t supported by evidence, and the government doesn’t have authority to tell a parts maker to do a recall. 584 more words

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Ford Recalls 65,000 Fusion Vehicles

Ford has recalled 65,000 Fusion cars for noncompliance with a regulation on “theft protection and rollaway prevention.

The automaker announced Tuesday said that it is not aware of any accidents or injuries caused by the issue, but said that it would voluntarily fix the more than 56,000 affected vehicles in the United States, as well as 6,000 in Canada and 2,300 in Mexico. 36 more words

Toyota's 'Mirai' Fuel-Cell Car Gets 300 Miles to a Tank

Toyota unveiled its hydrogen-powered concept vehicle ‘Mirai’ on Monday, stealing thunder from a scheduled press conference on a hydrogen-powered vehicle from rival automaker Honda.

“The future has arrived, and it’s called, ‘Mirai,'” said Toyota chief executive Akio Toyoda in a video… 87 more words

APPARENTLY NOT AS GREEN AS CLAIMED: HYUNDAI AND KIA TO PAY $300 MILLION IN THE US

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Hyundai and Kia make fantastic automobiles, but apparently, they’re not as good when it comes to figuring gas mileage. According to the US Department of Justice and the US Environmental Protection Agency, the automakers overstated their cars’ average fuel economy. 78 more words

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