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Honda Advises Owners of Vehicles Affected by Takata Airbag Inflator Recalls to Seek Repair Immediately

Honda Advises Owners of Vehicles Affected by Takata Airbag Inflator Recalls to Seek Repair Immediately

TORRANCE, Calif., March 27, 2017 -- Along with vehicles from multiple automakers, certain Honda and Acura vehicles require free recall repairs to replace defective Takata airbag inflators that could rupture during a crash, potentially injuring or killing vehicle occupants. Honda encourages owners of all affected Honda ... Continue reading

Serious Stuff! More Than One Million Defective Airbag Inflators Remain Unrepaired In Southern California

Serious Stuff! More Than One Million Defective Airbag Inflators Remain Unrepaired In Southern California

LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2017 -- Hundreds of thousands of Southern California residents are driving recalled vehicles with defective airbag inflators that could blast shrapnel into the passenger compartment upon deployment. In response, dozens of civic and community leaders have joined together in an urgent, region-wide ... Continue reading

ForeverCar Launches 1Quote For Extended Vehicle Service Protection

ForeverCar Launches 1Quote For Extended Vehicle Service Protection

CHICAGO, March 27, 2017 -- ForeverCar, a 2016 Chicago Innovation Award winner, continues its streak of innovation with the announcement of its most groundbreaking product yet. 1Quote provides a fully transparent online buying experience while empowering the shopper by enhancing the user experience. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: March 27, 2017: Nissan, BMW, Kia, Maserati, Ford, ATV's, RV's, Buses, Ducks

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: March 27, 2017: Nissan, BMW, Kia, Maserati, Ford, ATV's, RV's, Buses, Ducks

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: March 27, 2017: Nissan, BMW, Kia, Maserati, Ford, RV's, Buses, Ducks ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From NYC Saturday March 25, 2010 7-9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From NYC Saturday March 25, 2010 7-9AM

This Weeks Auto Lab Show : Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 ... Continue reading

2017 Honda CR-V Added To Honda Crash Test Award Lineup

2017 Honda CR-V Added To Honda Crash Test Award Lineup

Mar 23, 2017 - TORRANCE, Calif. Seven Honda vehicles have earned TSP+ or TSP from IIHS Honda is a top leader in safety ratings TORRANCE, Calif. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: March 20, 2017: Jaguar, Hyundai, Infiniti, Volkswagen, Audi, Range Rover, RV's Trailers

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: March 20, 2017: Jaguar, Hyundai, Infiniti, Volkswagen, Audi, Range Rover, RV's Trailers

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From NYC Saturday March 18, 2010 7-9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From NYC Saturday March 18, 2010 7-9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE, Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 ... Continue reading

Older Drivers Embrace Active Safety Features; Resist Autonomous Vehicles

Older Drivers Embrace Active Safety Features; Resist Autonomous Vehicles

Older drivers are increasingly comfortable with and recognize the benefits of active safety technology, but they are still reluctant to relinquish total control to an autonomous vehicle, according to a nationwide survey by Munich Re, US of drivers age 65 and older. Approximately two out of three (63 percent) drivers ov ... Continue reading

NHTSA March 6-13 2017 - Big Deal Recalls; Nissan, Porsche, Lincoln, Volvo, BMW, AEV, Others +VIDEO

NHTSA March 6-13 2017 - Big Deal Recalls; Nissan, Porsche, Lincoln, Volvo, BMW, AEV, Others +VIDEO

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest, March 6-12, 2017; GM Sells Europe Brands; Geneva; McQueen Stang, World Car Finalists, MB Recall; More

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest, March 6-12, 2017; GM Sells Europe Brands; Geneva; McQueen Stang, World Car Finalists, MB Recall; More

* By far the biggest news of this week is the sale of GM’s European brands - Vauxhall in the UK and Opel in Germany - to French automaker PSA, maker of Citroen and Peugeot automobiles. GM cited the need to focus on Asian and U.S. markets that show much more promise of growth along with Europe’s burdensome regulator ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From NYC Saturday March 11, 2010 7-9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk LIVE From NYC Saturday March 11, 2010 7-9AM

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: March 11, 2017 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio c ... Continue reading

Tire Rack Street Survival - 1000 Schools Visited By 2017

Tire Rack Street Survival - 1000 Schools Visited By 2017

National, nonprofit program is celebrating 15 years of educating teen drivers Greer, S.C. (March 9, 2017) – More than 2,800 teen drivers learned how to drive smarter and safer in 2016 thanks to Tire Rack Street Survival®, a national, nonprofit advanced teen driving program. In 2017, Tire Rack Street Survival will ce ... Continue reading

Scotty Kilmer Joining Digital Media Network TheMaven

Scotty Kilmer Joining Digital Media Network TheMaven

SEATTLE—Scotty Kilmer, the Emmy Award-winning car care expert so facile with both the wrench and spoken word that he turned The Scotty Kilmer Channel into a YouTube phenomenon, is bringing his wildly successful show to the new digital media network TheMaven (symbol MVEN). “I joined TheMaven because I saw an opportu ... Continue reading

Michelin Introduces New Defender Tire, The Longest-Lasting Tire Among Leading Competitors

Michelin Introduces New Defender Tire, The Longest-Lasting Tire Among Leading Competitors

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 8, 2017 -- Today, Michelin introduced the new MICHELIN DEFENDER for passenger vehicles, which features an 80,000-mile warranty. Following the release of the original Defender in 2012, the latest tire has been upgraded with an advanced generation tread compound that makes it the longest-lasting t ... Continue reading

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