USA TODAYMichigan requires Tesla to sell cars through dealersUSA TODAYDETROIT -- Governor Rick Snyder today signed bipartisan legislation aimed at discouraging Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly through company stores. The bill also prohibits auto manufacturers from dictating fees franchised dealers can ...Michigan's governor signs law […]
Here And NowFederal Website to Look Up Recalled Cars CrashesNBCNews.comIf you were hoping to look up whether your car is one of the millions that have been recalled because of potentially deadly air bag problems, you're out of luck: The government search site crashed Tuesday morning and remained out of commission Tuesday ...Millions Of Cars Recalled For […]
Caterham F1 team face battle over carsReutersLONDON (Reuters) - The future of the struggling Caterham Formula One team was thrown into further doubt on Tuesday when an administrator laid claim to their race cars and warned they could not leave the factory without his agreement. Team sources ...and more »
15 Awesome Cars You Can't Buy In AmericaBusiness InsiderI grew up longing for the wonderfully odd and soulful cars sold overseas — cars like Nissan's fire-breathing Skyline GTR and Mitsubishi's Lancer Evolution (Japan only) or the Ford Escort Cosworth (sold in the UK). I still can't buy the Cosworth in the ...and more »
ComputerworldEthernet is coming to carsComputerworldBy 2020, many cars will have 50 to 60 Ethernet ports and even entry-level vehicles will have 10, according to a study by research firm Frost & Sullivan. (Premium vehicles will likely have more than 100 Ethernet nodes by then.) Other trends driving the ...and more »
Millennial attitudes about privacy may be changing how they feel about carsWashington Post (blog)Last week, I wrote about why Millennials might shun the cars that their parents loved and relied on. They simply have more alternatives, from bikeshare systems to better public transit to Uber and Lyft. They have less money to spend on car payments ...
WBURTop bid to build new MBTA subway cars is from ChinaBoston GlobeThe contract for 284 subway cars will include the construction of an assembly plant in Springfield, according to a person with knowledge of the contract. The MBTA said last year it expected to begin delivering Orange Line cars in the winter of 2018 ...Chinese Company Could Build New Red And O […]
CarMax U-Turn: Returns to AutoTrader and Cars.comAdAge.comOn Oct. 1, about 40% of CarMax's 141 stores nationally came back online with Cars.com, said Alex Vetter, Cars.com senior VP. Separately, a person who asked to not be identified said CarMax went back with AutoTrader.com on Oct. 8 in a similar number of ...and more »
Faulty Airbags Force Urgent Recall Of 4.7 Million Cars: Is Your Car On This ...The InquisitrThe list of recalled cars below includes various makes and models that are equipped with faulty Takata airbags. If you find your car on the list, enter the vehicle identification number (VIN) into a form on the NHTSA site — SaferCar.gov. In addition ...
JalopnikGet Your Airbags Fixed Now If You Own One Of These CarsJalopnikIt's been a banner year for recalls. We're now up to 52 million cars recalled so far in 2014 in the U.S., about one in five on the road. One of the scarier defects involves those exploding Takata airbags, so America's auto safety regulator today urged ...