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Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 07:30 AM EDT

Cadillac Recalls CTS Sedans Due to Heated-Seat Fire Risk

Cadillac Recalls CTS Sedans Due to Heated-Seat Fire Risk

The company is recalling more than 53,000 2014-2016 CTS sedans. The NHTSA says damaged seat heaters that can turn on via remote start can overheat and cause a fire.

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 08:21 PM EDT

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Ends Threat of Major Tariffs on Imported Vehicles

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Ends Threat of Major Tariffs on Imported Vehicles

The agreement is expected to be signed by Nov. 30 before being ratified in 2019. Once ratified, it would take effect in 2020.

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 07:47 PM EDT

Musk Steps Down as Chair, Stays CEO as Tesla Settles Lawsuit

Musk Steps Down as Chair, Stays CEO as Tesla Settles Lawsuit

The company also agreed to pay $40 million and make a series of concessions to settle the lawsuit.

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 10:04 AM EDT

New Technology to Add Emergency-Vehicle Detection to Cars’ Safety Systems

New Technology to Add Emergency-Vehicle Detection to Cars’ Safety Systems

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 04:00 PM EDT

Number of Maine Car-Moose Collisions Declining

Number of Maine Car-Moose Collisions Declining

A Portland Press Herald report finds collisions are at a 32 percent decline from 2012.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 03:55 PM EDT

Japan’s Government Banking on Flying Cars

Japan’s Government Banking on Flying Cars

The Japanese government’s “flying car” project is underway and a road map is expected by year’s end.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 03:51 PM EDT

A New Look for the 2019 Honda Civic

A New Look for the 2019 Honda Civic

Honda is rolling out new updates and features to its 2019 Civic sedan and coupe.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 03:49 PM EDT

World’s Top Selling Automaker to Power Dashboards with Google Android OS

World’s Top Selling Automaker to Power Dashboards with Google Android OS

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, plans to rollout the features in 2021.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 07:08 PM EDT

Nissan Recalling More than 200K Cars and SUVs Due to Fire Risk

Nissan Recalling More than 200K Cars and SUVs Due to Fire Risk

Company officials say an anti-lock brake pump can leak brake fluid onto a circuit board, causing an electrical short and increasing the risk of fire.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 07:06 PM EDT

IKEA Takes Autonomous Car Design to the Next Level

IKEA Takes Autonomous Car Design to the Next Level

The company’s R&D division recently revealed seven autonomous car concepts designed to serve as extensions of our existing living spaces.

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