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VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

By Cars.com staff on Fri Apr 21 11:59:04 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Researchers first raised concerns about Volkswagen diesel emissions in mid-2014, culminating in the disclosure of alleged "defeat devices" installed in nearly 600,000 Volkswagen diesel cars from the 2009-2016 model years. Below is a timeline of major events; we'll… Read More

VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

By Cars.com staff on Fri Apr 21 11:59:04 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Researchers first raised concerns about Volkswagen diesel emissions in mid-2014, culminating in the disclosure of alleged "defeat devices" installed in nearly 600,000 Volkswagen diesel cars from the 2009-2016 model years. Below is a timeline of major events; we'll… Read More

Is a Wagon Coming to Buick's Lineup?

By Fred Meier on Fri Mar 17 11:43:26 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — What's America coming to? Reports this week indicate that Buick will drop the sedan version of its best-selling car, the Regal mid-size, for (gulp) hatchback and all-wheel-drive wagon versions of the model. How European! Next thing we'll all… Read More

VW Will Buy Back or Fix 3.0-Liter Diesels

By Fred Meier on Wed Feb 01 12:34:02 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Volkswagen has agreed with regulators and the owners group to spend about $1.2 billion to buy back older 3.0-liter V-6 diesel vehicles that violate emissions rules and to fix the newer ones, plus give those owners a cash payment.… Read More

Recall Alert: 5,900 2016-2018 Audi, Volkswagen Cars

By Patrick Masterson on Mon Jan 30 11:31:10 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,900 model-year 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf electric hatchbacks, model-year 2017 Audi A4 and A6 sedans, A7 hatchbacks, Volkswagen Golf hatchbacks and Tiguan SUVs are being recalled for driver, passenger or head airbags that may not deploy properly.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2012-2017 Audi A4, A5, A6, Allroad and Q5

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jan 30 11:16:12 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 343,000 model-year 2013-17 Audi A5 coupes, A5 cabriolets and Q5 SUVs; model-year 2013-16 Audi Allroad wagons and A4 sedans; and model-year 2012-15 A6 sedans The Problem: The 2.0-liter turbocharged engines have an electric coolant pump that… Read More

Which 2016 Cars Offer In-Car Wi-Fi?

By Rick Popely on Fri Dec 02 06:30:31 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Bluetooth technology that allows hands-free use of a cellphone in a car now is almost universal, and the ability to operate smartphone apps through a vehicle's audio system with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay is rapidly heading in that… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Offer In-Car Wi-Fi?

By Rick Popely on Fri Dec 02 06:30:14 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The next frontier for in-car connectivity is Wi-Fi mobile hot spots that allow you to wirelessly connect multiple devices while the car is hurtling down the road. In these cars, SUVs and trucks, a tablet or laptop —… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:45 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which allow operation of… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:35 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which allow operation of… Read More

Recall Alert: 2012-2013 Audi A6, A7

By Patrick Masterson on Fri Oct 07 09:30:12 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 28,000 model-year 2012-13 Audi A6 sedans and A7 hatchbacks The Problem: A fuel hose in the engine compartment may degrade and leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire in the presence of an ignition source.… Read More