Tag Archives: 2012

Recalls: Jaguar and NHTSA recall 2011-2014 XK convertibles and 2013 XF diesel over unrelated issues

Jaguar and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have issued two separate recalls for unrelated issues surrounding 2011-2014 Jaguar XK convertibles and 2013 XF 2.0L GTDi turbodiesel sedans in the North American market. Firstly, the XJ is being recalled for an improperly designed switch involving the automatic actions of the windows when the roof is […]

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Recalls: Hyundai and NHTSA recall 2012-2013 Azeras for an issue with the passenger airbag

Hyundai Motor Company and the National Highway Traffic Administration have issued a recall for 2012-2013 Azeras due to a fault with the supplemental restraint system, or SRS. For models made in between May 22, 2012 through November 23, 2012, the problem lies within the occupant detection system, which may incorrectly detect whether the occupant is […]

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Report: Volkswagen retrofitting recent and future TDI models with new fuel fillers to prevent misfueling

Considering the fact that diesel propulsion is just beginning to truly kick-off here in the US of A (as if we’re already several decades late), one of the tensions still inhibiting the diesel passenger market from growing are concerns over misfueling, or putting gasoline in a diesel-running engine. Now, to most of us petrolheads, this […]

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Recalls: GM recalls 38,197 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, Buick LaCrosse and Regal eAssists for faulty generator module

General Motors issued a recall for 38,197 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, Buick LaCrosse and Regal sedans made in the 2012 and 2013 year with eAssist due to a potential malfunction with the generator control module. The result is a gradual loss of battery charge and illumination of the fault light. Resultantly, the engine may stall or […]

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Recalls: Toyota and NHTSA recalling 2007-2013 FJ Cruisers over excessively bright headlights

Toyota Motor Corporation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have just issued a recall for 2007-2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser SUVs for “excessively bright headlights,” particularly with ones equipped with Toyota’s factory Auxiliary Driving Lamp kits—the ones that sit on the ram guard in front of the grill. The lamps are 55 watt bulbs from […]

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Mercedes-Benz M-Class Popemobile Front 7/8 View

New Mercedes-Benz M-Class Popemobile delivered to Pope Benedict XVI

Mercedes-Benz has dropped the official images of the new M-Class Popemobile, which it unveiled during a special-ceremony at Vatican City. The model was personally delivered to Pope Benedict XVI by Daimler CEO and Chairman Dr Dieter Zetsche. The model has been completely revamped and is based on the new-generation M-Class. If you look at it […]

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Report: US will see Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive, will be only B-Class sold in USDM

CARandDRIVER happily reports that the US will be seeing Mercedes-Benz’s latest forte in the EV world: the B-Class Electric Drive Concept. This confirmation comes from Mercedes-Benz when C/D spoke to them at last week’s Paris Auto Show. It will be the only B-Class sold here in America and will also be the only Mercedes-Benz branded […]

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2012 Nissan Frontier

Recalls: Nissan and NHTSA recall 2012 Nissan Frontiers, Pathfinders, Xterras over front wheel hubs

Nissan of North America and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have just issued a recall for a mixture of 2,417 2012 Nissan Frontiers, Pathfinders, and Xterras, over faulty front wheel hubs. The campaign’s press release states that the vehicles equipped with front wheel hubs may not meet “design hardness specifications.” As a result, premature […]

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2012 Paris BMW M Performance 3-Series

2012 Paris Report: BMW unveils M Performance packages for Europe’s 1-, 3-, and 5-Series

Following some earlier reports, BMW unveiled their latest M Performance packages for the latest BMW 1-Series (F20), 3-Series (F30), and the 5-Series (F10) at this year’s 2012 Paris Auto Show. According to the Munich-brand’s report, the BMW M Performance accessory line allows any of the aforementioned cars to have various upgrades, all backed by BMW’s […]

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2012 Paris Report: BMW confirms bringing three-cylinder engines to US

AutomotiveNews reports after speaking with Ian Robertson, a member of BMW AG’s board, at the 2012 Paris Auto Show that BMW’s latest three-cylinder engines will be coming stateside. “Hybrids with a three-cylinder engine are coming rapidly,” Robertson told AN during the show. “It behaves like a six-cylinder, it is half of a six-cylinder engine and […]

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5pc Xenon White LED Lights Interior Package Deal for 2009-2012 Dodge Ram 1500 picture
5pc Xenon White LED Lights Interior Package Deal for 2009-2012 Dodge Ram 1500
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CHEVY TRAVERSE TURN SIGNAL LH OEM NICE 2009 2010 2011 2012
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Brand New Radiator for Scion XB 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2.4 L4 AT MT
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Ducati Monster 1100 EVO 2012 ECU ECM Computer Brainbox ABS Module 286.4.185.2A
2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Muscle Car Engine Sport Watch picture
2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Muscle Car Engine Sport Watch