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KickingTiresMaserati is recalling 485 model-year 2012 versions of the GranTurismo and Quattroporte due to problems with the tire pressure monitoring system, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In the affected vehicles, a software error...
KickingTiresVolvo is recalling 300 model-year 2013 versions of the S80 sedan and XC70 wagon because of problems with the tire pressure monitoring system, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A software error may prevent the tire pressure...
Fall is often associated with such pleasantries as back to school, beautiful foliage, a spooky Halloween and Thanksgiving feasts. What is often lost and forgotten are the safety hazards associated with the season while out on the roads. Fifty-six...
Q: I drive a 2010 Mazda 3 that has 47,000 miles. When I fill up I always reset the trip odometer and have typically gotten 300 +/- miles per tank and usually refill when the light comes on. The last 30 days without any other observable difference I am...
KickingTiresBesides being stylish, fuel-efficient and agile, the new 2013 Nissan Altima sedan also has plenty of clever features. One innovation, called "Easy-Fill Tire Alert," aims to maintain proper tire pressure in the Altima, Cars.com Editor Mike Hanley explains....
The push for tire pressure monitoring systems, required on all new cars and light trucks since 2008, can be traced to the Ford Firestone tire controversy in 2000. That's when the failures of the Explorer's Firestone tires first came to the public's...
We're not even halfway through 2012 but automakers are already introducing and selling 2013 models. Some interesting trends are emerging, as well as some clever new ideas, including several on the 2013 Nissan Altima. Start with the Easy-Fill tire...
If someone told you your car wasn’t safe to drive, you wouldn’t keep driving it, would you? Yet one in four cars has a significantly underinflated tire—a serious safety risk. Underinflated tires contribute to thousands of crash-related...
KickingTiresDodge is recalling certain versions of its performance-oriented SRT8 sedans because of a glitch in the tire pressure monitoring system, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The systems in 303 SRT8 versions of the 2012...
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Cars.comTeen drivers face a four times greater risk for accidents than older adults, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Chalk it up to a number of factors, among them inexperience dealing with emergency situations, distracted driving and the...
Cars.comThis story contains corrected material. Active head restraints, adaptive cruise control, antilock brakes, backover warning devices, breathalyzer ignition locks, daytime running lights, fatigue warning methods, lane departure warning systems, roof...
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