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Volkswaggen & Audi Recalling 850,000 Vehicles Over Takata Air Bags

Millions of cars have been recalled over air bag inflators made by Takata.

Now, more have been added to the list.

Volkswagen and Audi are recalling 850,000 vehicles in the United States. 113 more words

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Daimler recalling 840,000 vehicles in US for Takata air bags


Daimler AG is recalling 840,000 vehicles in the U.S. because they have potentially defective driver’s side air bags made by Takata Corp.

The recall affects Mercedes-Benz cars and SUVs from the 2005-2014 model years, including C-Class, E-Class, SLK and SLS sedans and M-Class, GL-Class and R-Class SUVS. 93 more words

UPDATE: VW, Audi & BMW Specify Vehicles Affected By Latest Takata Recall; Mercedes-Benz Recalls 840K Cars

UPDATE: Hours after announcing its first recall related to Takata’s shrapnel-shooting airbags, Volkswagen and Audi revealed just which cars were affected by the defect.  434 more words

New Airbag Recall Involves 5 Million Vehicles From Honda, Chrysler, Kia & Others

Another auto parts maker has kicked off a massive recall thanks to potentially defective airbags. This time, it’s Continental Automotive Systems, which has alerted federal regulators that some 5 million vehicles produced by a half-dozen car companies may contain airbags that could deploy inadvertently or fail to deploy in a crash. 333 more words

One Careful Lady Owner

Bunty’s second best Daimler had seen lots of action, but not so much as when she had hired the new chauffeur, Clarkson, who was whizzing around the treacherous bends on the coastal road leading from Gusset to Lola’s home Much Schlepping beyond lower Minge. 463 more words


You Won't Be Seeing a Self-Driving Porsche Anytime Soon

As more companies fight for pole position in developing self-driving vehicles, one high-performance automaker has elected to stay out of the race.

Porsche reportedly has no plans to come out with a self-driving sports car, believing its customers want full control behind the wheel. 144 more words


A Good Read Plus - Ulreich/Wehap Puch Cycle History

I was going to start this book review by saying “It´s a rare occasion”, but I´ll have to rethink this lead-in for two reasons: Firstly, the quality of cycling literature has vastly improved over the last few years, so it´s not a rare occasion any longer to find a well-researched and well-written cycle history book nowadays. 737 more words