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Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz Still Selling Cars With Recalled Takata Airbag Inflators, Report Finds

By Kelsey Mays on July 22, 2016


CARS.COM — Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari join the list of automakers that have admitted they still use the most problematic Takata airbag inflators in new cars, according to a new U.S. Senate report. The report, issued July 20 by the Senate's… Read More

Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz Still Selling Cars With Recalled Takata Airbag Inflators, Report Finds

By Kelsey Mays on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari join the list of automakers that have admitted they still use the most problematic Takata airbag inflators in new cars, according to a new U.S. Senate report. The report, issued July 20 by the Senate's… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK300, SLK350, SL400, SL550; Mercedes-AMG SL63

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 100 model-year 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK300, SLK350, SL400, and SL550 roadsters, and Mercedes-AMG SL63 roadsters manufactured between June 29 and July 13, 2015 The Problem: The low-beam headlights may have been aimed incorrectly during production, reducing the… Read More

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Review

By Brian Wong on July 14, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider excels as a touring roadster, with a smooth manual transmission and a turbocharged engine that provides plenty of passing and climbing power. And when the road gets curvy, the 124 remains a willing and… Read More

Volkswagen Diesel Settlement: What Owners Could Get

By Kelsey Mays and Joe Bruzek on June 28, 2016

CARS.COM — More than nine months after it broke into the public eye, the Volkswagen Group's huge diesel scandal reached a $14.7 billion settlement that should, at long last, answer a lot of questions. Provided it meets court approval —… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK300

By Tom Torbjornsen on June 27, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 330 model-year 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 roadsters manufactured between Jan. 19 and April 19, 2016 The Problem: Improperly manufactured lock nuts may have been used on the rear wheel tie rod connection, possibly causing the rear wheel… Read More

2016 Buick Cascada: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on June 21, 2016

CARS.COM — All cars with a backseat must also have lower Latch anchors, but the federal government doesn't mandate that convertibles have top tether anchors. Some automakers include them voluntarily, like Buick in the Cascada. In the case of Buick's… Read More

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider: Pro on the Track, Pain on the Street

By Mike Hanley on June 20, 2016

CARS.COM — There are few cars that fit the description of "track toy" better than the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider convertible; the low-slung mid-engine sports car is purpose-built for attacking a challenging racetrack. So when we had the opportunity to… Read More

2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn Video

By Joe Wiesenfelder on June 15, 2016

CARS.COM — Because the ultra-uber billionaires who can afford to own a Rolls-Royce are likely early risers, the automaker's newest convertible is aptly named. The Rolls-Royce Dawn is a four-passenger droptop based on the Ghost and Wraith. Rolls-Royce says the… Read More

Video: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Autocross

By Brian Wong on June 14, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth gets a slew of upgrades over the other trim levels, including a rear limited-slip differential, sportier suspension and optional Brembo brakes. This makes it better suited to quick-handling maneuvers like the ones… Read More

Video: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider and 2016 Mazda Miata Go Head to Head

By Brian Wong on June 13, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider has a lot in common with the Mazda MX-5 Miata, but there are enough differences between the two when it comes to style and driving dynamics to separate them. The 124 Spider finds… Read More