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BMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce cars recalled to replace faulty seat belts

2016 MINI Cooper S ConvertibleBMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce will recall about 15,500 cars to fix faulty rear seat belts that may not retract correctly, according to documents released by the NHTSA last week. All three automakers are owned by the BMW Group. In total, the recall covers five models: the 2016 BMW 5-Series, 2016-2017 BMW X1, 2016-2017 Mini Cooper and Cooper S, and the...

Nearly 200K Chrysler Pacifica minivans recalled over power steering loss risk

2019 Chrysler PacificaFiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Friday that it will recall almost 200,000 2017-2019 Chrysler Pacifica minivans to remedy an electrical wiring fault that may affect the vehicles' power steering system. A loss of electric power steering assist may occur if a wiring harness and an electrical contact point were contaminated with sealer during the...

Window stickers explained, 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe driven, Electric car adoption in Norway: What's New @ The Car Connection

2016 Honda Pilot (Touring)What's a Monroney window sticker for, and what does it do? What is the one thing you’ll find on every showroom floor aside from four wheels and the fear of a bum deal? The window sticker. Mercedes-Benz to scale back models, options in US After years of adding new nameplates to its portfolio, Mercedes-Benz is ready to prune some vehicles from...

The $20,370 2019 Honda Civic LX is the best $20,000* new car you can buy

2019 Honda CivicThe rule in our household is simple: New cars cost less than $20,000. Nevermind that the average new-car transaction price tops $37,000 now, made easy by 72-month financing. We’re cheapskates who hate debt. Twenty grand’s the limit. If we were to buy a new car today, the choices for $20,000 that score well across The Car...

Mercedes-Benz to scale back models, options in US

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLS 53 coupeAfter years of adding new nameplates to its portfolio, Mercedes-Benz is ready to prune some vehicles from its lineup. The German luxury brand will reportedly cull some models, variants, and options from its U.S. portfolio, Automotive News (subscription required) reported on Sunday. The brand delivered the news at a May 8 dealer meeting in Las...