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Subaru Solterra rises as brand's first electric SUV

Teaser for Subaru Solterra electric crossover due in mid-2022The sun and the earth meet in the naming of Subaru's much-anticipated first electric vehicle, the Subaru Solterra, the brand announced Tuesday. The Latin words converge on an all-wheel-drive SUV powered by batteries and furthering Subaru's earth-friendly image. Subaru revealed little else about the Solterra except that it will arrive in 2022 and...

Hyundai issues 3 recalls for Elantra, Kona, Santa Fe Sport

2020 Hyundai ElantraHyundai issued three recalls of varying magnitude and model lines, the NHTSA announced Monday. 2013-2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport The largest recall encompasses 151,205 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport from the 2013-2015 model years and represents an expansion of a recall initiated last August in the U.S. A brake fluid leak inside the antilock brake system...

NHTSA investigates more than 1.1 million Honda Accords for sudden loss of steering

2013 Honda Accord Sport sedanThe NHTSA expanded a safety probe into more than 1.1 million Honda Accord mid-size sedans for a sudden loss of steering, according to a Reuters report published on Monday. A safety probe, or open investigation, often precedes a recall as the safety agency gathers evidence and assesses complaints from vehicle owners and legal petitions. The first...

Honda Accord steering investigated, 2021 Lexus IS driven, Silverado EV targets fleets: What's New @ The Car Connection

2013 Honda Accord EX-LNHTSA expands sudden loss of steering investigation to more than 1.1 million Honda Accords In what could lead to an official recall, the NHTSA will study the 2013-2015 Honda Accord for power steering problems. Ford recalls more than 650,000 Explorers for faulty roof rail covers Ford is recalling 661,162 2016-2019 Explorer SUVs in the U.S. and...

Ford recalls more than 650,000 Explorers for faulty roof rail covers

2019 Ford ExplorerFord on Monday announced the recall of certain trims of the 2016-2019 Ford Explorer three-row SUV for a roof rail cover that can detach while driving and create a hazard for other vehicles. Roof rail covers on base, XLT, Police, and Sport models might not be properly seated or the retention pins might not hold down the covers as designed...


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