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Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Audi SQ5

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,625 model-year 2014-15 Audi SQ5 SUVs manufactured between May 22, 2013, and April 14, 2015 The Problem: The electric power-steering assist system may shut down in cold temperatures due to a steering motor sensor fault; if this… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Audi SQ5

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,625 model-year 2014-15 Audi SQ5 SUVs manufactured between May 22, 2013, and April 14, 2015 The Problem: The electric power-steering assist system may shut down in cold temperatures due to a steering motor sensor fault; if this… Read More

FCA Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Over Hacking

By Matt Schmitz on July 24, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a voluntary recall today that addresses concerns over remote hacking of some of its vehicles. The company says the network itself has been repaired as of July 23, so the specific hack can't occur. Related: Hackers… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2015 Dodge Journey

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 144,000 model-year 2011-15 Dodge Journey SUVs equipped with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine The Problem: The plastic engine cover may become dislodged and, if it comes into contact with exhaust components, pose a fire risk. The problem was… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Ford and Lincoln SUVs, 2015 Sedans

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,000 model-year 2015-16 Ford Explorer SUVs manufactured at the automaker's Chicago Assembly Plant between May 4 and May 23, 2015; model-year 2015 Taurus sedans manufactured at the Chicago Assembly Plant between May 4 and May 23, 2015;… Read More

2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring Trim Adds Beefier Engine

By Rick Popely on July 22, 2015

Small SUVs have become big business for the auto industry as more buyers ditch cars and join the crossover trend. The Encore, a subcompact crossover, is the smallest vehicle in Buick's lineup, but it has made a large footprint by… Read More

2016 Nissan Rogue: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on July 22, 2015

Most significant changes: Foot-activated power liftgate, additional Nissan Connect telematics services and Siri Eyes Free now standard onĀ  SL trim. Price change: TBA On sale: Fall Which should you buy, 2015 or 2016? 2015 Nissan's Rogue is riding the popularity… Read More

Google Cites Human Error in Driverless-Car Collision

By Matt Schmitz on July 20, 2015

Many of us have had our computers crash while browsing Google, but it's far less common to hear of someone crashing into Google. But that's exactly what happened on July 1, according to a blog post by Chris Urmson, the… Read More

2016 Honda Pilot: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Patrick Olsen on July 20, 2015

As the longtime owner of a first-generation Pilot, and having tested the second-generation Pilot extensively over 1,000 miles, I was more than ready to give the newly redesigned 2016 Pilot its interstate exam. My wife and I drove from Chicago… Read More

Redesigned 2016 Hyundai Tucson Starts At $23,595, Goes On Sale Late July

By Joe Bruzek on July 15, 2015

The all-new 2016 Hyundai Tucson will starts at $23,595, including an $895 destination charge, when it goes on sale later this month. Hyundai's compact SUV is thoroughly redesigned for 2016 with larger exterior proportions freeing up passenger and cargo room,… Read More

Ford Issues Stop Sale on Fast-Selling 2015 Edge

By Matt Schmitz on July 15, 2015

Ford has issued a stop-sale order on model-year 2015 Ford Edge SUVs manufactured before April 28, 2015, due to a possible water-leakage problem, a spokeswoman for the automaker confirmed. About 19,000 of the potentially affected vehicles have already been sold… Read More