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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: 2016 Toyota Camry, Highlander; 2015-2016 Toyota Tundra and Scion FR-S, tC

By Matt Schmitz on June 20, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,500 model-year 2016 Toyota Camry sedans and Highlander SUVs, and model-year 2015-16 Tundra pickup trucks and Scion FR-S and tC coupes, all carrying accessories installed by Southeast Toyota Distributors The Problem: The load carrying capacity modification… Read More

Toyota Names 2016 Models With Problematic Takata Airbag Inflators

By Kelsey Mays and Fred Meier on June 10, 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota said Thursday that two 2016 SUVs, the Toyota 4Runner and Lexus GX 460, still have the most concerning group of Takata airbag inflators. Of cars still potentially in dealer inventory, Toyota says any 2015 versions of those… Read More

After Japan Earthquakes, Toyota to Resume Full Production by May 14

By Kelsey Mays on May 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota says full production at its Japan plants will resume by May 14, a month after earthquakes in the country hampered production at its largest automaker. After a scheduled holiday from April 29 to May 5, production at… Read More

How Japan's Earthquakes Could Disrupt U.S. New-Car Availability

By Kelsey Mays on April 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Recent earthquakes in southern Japan have killed dozens and left more than 1,000 injured; they've also hampered automotive production in the country. Toyota says it will conduct "at least a partial suspension" of operations at a number of… Read More

Used, Pre-Owned Leases Grow as Off-Lease Cars Flood Market

By Matt Schmitz on April 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Cars returned after their lease term expires are getting a new lease on life. As leasing occupies a rapidly increasing share of new-car transactions, automakers' captive lenders are having to figure out what to do with the commensurately… Read More

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Concept Car Features

By Matt Schmitz on April 11, 2016

CARS.COM — Auto show season is to car manufacturers what Fashion Week is to clothing designers, and concept cars are the over-the-top runway looks of the automotive industry. Outrageous, even absurd, designs are trotted out in front of the cameras… Read More

2017 Toyota 86 Video

By Matt Schmitz on March 28, 2016

CARS.COM — With the untimely demise of its youth-oriented Scion brand, Toyota had to bring a few former Scions onboard. One of them — formerly the Scion FR-S — now adopts a historic nameplate with the return of the Toyota… Read More

2016 New York Auto Show What You Missed: Day One

By Matt Schmitz on March 23, 2016

CARS.COM — So that's where all those exciting debuts were hiding during the 2016 Chicago Auto Show — in New York! On just the first day of the 2016 New York International Auto Show our car cup runneth over already.… Read More

2017 Toyota 86: First Impressions

By Joe Bruzek on March 23, 2016

CARS.COM — Stepping into the 2017 Toyota 86 brings back fond memories of when we picked the then-named Scion FR-S Cars.com's Best of 2013. Now a proper Toyota instead of offshoot Scion, the lightweight, rear-wheel-drive coupe has mildly tweaked styling, suspension… Read More