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Posts from October, 2015

Porsche recalling Macan S and Turbo for fuel leak

Oct 31

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Porsche is recalling 58,881 examples of the Macan S and Turbo worldwide because of a potential fuel leak, and 21,835 of them are in the US. There are no reports of accidents or injuries.

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Porsche recalling Macan S and Turbo for fuel leak originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 20:02:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Scion styles up the FR-S with ‘Release Series 2.0’

Oct 31

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After taking a boy racer approach for the first Release Series, Scion’s second limited-edition FR-S is more mature.

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Scion styles up the FR-S with ‘Release Series 2.0’ originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 19:17:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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VW diesel emissions cheats could cause 59 early deaths

Oct 31

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A research team from Harvard and MIT estimates that in America alone, the additional emissions from VW’s 2.0-liter TDIs caused 60 premature deaths.

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VW diesel emissions cheats could cause 59 early deaths originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 18:33:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Autoblog Minute: VW Q3 financial woes, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Oct 31

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Consumer Reports pulls its Tesla recommendation, the U.S. Copyright Office offers a ruling affecting car owners, VW gets hit hard with third-quarter losses, and lots of exciting news from Tokyo. Autoblog senior editor Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute Weekly Recap.

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Autoblog Minute: VW Q3 financial woes, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 17:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Motor Trend says 2016 Nissan Titan XD gets 17.7 mpg

Oct 31

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Motor Trend puts the Nissan Titan VD with the 5.0-liter Cummins diesel through its Real MPG testing protocol, and the new truck returns 17.7 combined mpg.

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Motor Trend says 2016 Nissan Titan XD gets 17.7 mpg originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 17:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Michigan man gets jail time for Ferrari engine sale

Oct 31

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If you’re going to sell a Lampredi Ferrari engine for $610,000, be a dear and actually pay the taxes on it, lest you get sentenced to two years in the clink.

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Michigan man gets jail time for Ferrari engine sale originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 16:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Car Stories: Owning the SHO station wagon that could’ve been

Oct 31

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A Taurus SHO fanatic looks back on a year with the performance wagon the factory never built and explains why he’s glad someone did.

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Car Stories: Owning the SHO station wagon that could’ve been originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Honda recalls 304k Accords for sudden side-airbag deployment

Oct 31

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Honda is recalling 303,904 Accords in the US because the software calibration can make their side airbags deploy too easily. The company has 19 allegations of injuries from the issue.

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Honda recalls 304k Accords for sudden side-airbag deployment originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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FCA recalls 894k total vehicles worldwide in two campaigns

Oct 31

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FCA will recall 894,000 vehicles worldwide to fix problems with inadvertent airbag deployment, failure of the anti-lock brakes, and stability control systems in the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty, Dodge Journey, and Fiat Freemont.

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FCA recalls 894k total vehicles worldwide in two campaigns originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:16:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Hyundai hits milestone with 10 million cars sold in US

Oct 31

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It has taken Hyundai nearly 30 years, but the company has just celebrated a major milestone by selling its 10 millionth car in the US. Half of them were Sonatas and Elantras.

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Hyundai hits milestone with 10 million cars sold in US originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Oct 2015 13:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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