Love them or hate them, diesels, turbocharging, and electric cars will be the new norm for the automotive industry, Read writes. The shift toward smaller, tech-heavy engines has played out in family cars, luxury rides, and even performance models.
Toyota recall involves 880,584 RAV4 SUVs and Lexus HS 250h sedans because a recall announced last year may not have fixed a safety issue. At least nine crashes related to issue leading to the Toyota recall have been reported.
The Tesla Model S attained the highest-ever safety rating from the NHTSA. It's an impressive achievement, but we won't know whether the Tesla Model S is actually the safest car on the road until its closest competitors are tested as well.
Tesla crash test for Model S gives upstart car company something to rave about. The Tesla crash test by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration showed it to be among the safest cars ever.
Tesla crash test: The Tesla Model S was given the highest-ever safety score by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, meaning the electric car is not only eco-friendly but also sturdy in a crash. The Tesla Model S scored top marks in all safety categories.
Hyundai recall of 260,000 vehicles involves two separate issues with corrosion and axle alignment. So far, no accidents or injuries have been reported as a result of the Hyundai recall.
Jeep recall of 2.7 million vehicles at risk for catching fire during collisions was finally agreed to by Chrysler. The company intially refused when the NHTSA requested the Jeep recall, even though the issue has been linked to 51 deaths.