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  • Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Ford Fusion, Escape, C-Max, Lincoln MKZ

     
    Vehicles Affected: About 42,972 model-year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans, and Ford Escape SUVs and C-Max Energi and Hybrid vehicles The Problem:The vehicles' seatback frames do not comply with National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • Recall Alert: 2010-2012 BMW Vehicles

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 156,137 BMW vehicles from the 2010-2012 model years. The recalled models are the 2010-11 128i coupe and convertible; 328i xDrive sedan; 328i sedan, coupe, convertible and sports wagon; and Z4 sDrive 30i. Affected model-...
  • App Helps Urban Drivers Avoid Street-Sweeping Tickets

     
    You thought to yourself, "This is too good to be true," last night when you pulled into that parking space right in front of your building. After all, you live on a crowded street in a crowded neighborhood in a......
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Mazda6

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,000 model-year 2014 Mazd6 sedans manufactured from Oct. 25, 2012, through May 9, 2013 The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that it is possible to fill the fuel tanks in the...
  • Transportation Secretary Wants to Raise Recall Penalties

     
    The Obama administration's latest transportation bill aims to sharpen federal penalties for automakers that drag their feet on recalls, increasing fines to nearly nine times the current amount. That could change the way automakers issue recalls, as well...
  • Feds Say New Cars Must Have Backup Cameras By Model-Year 2019

     
    After years of delays and lawsuits, the government's proposed backup camera mandate is finally a reality, according to reports from The Detroit News. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ruled that all vehicles less than 10,000 pounds must...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Honda Civic

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 9,816 model-year 2014 versions of the Honda Civic LX sedan and coupe; only vehicles manufactured from Nov. 26, 2013, through Jan. 21, 2014, are affected. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is...
  • GM CEO Testifies Before Congressional Panel on Ignition Switch Recalls

     
    GM CEO Mary Barra testified this afternoon before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee investigating the automaker's recall of more than 2.5 million vehicles worldwide for faulty ignition switches that have been blamed in at least 31 crashes and...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 69 model-year 2014 versions of the GL350 Bluetec 4Matic, GL450 4Matic, GL550 4Matic and GL63 AMG SUVs; only vehicles manufactured Nov. 4 through Nov. 15, 2013, are affected. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Put the Phone Down

     
    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This topic is particularly meaningful to my family this year, as someone close to us was involved in a distracted driving tragedy just weeks ago. While it always seems like something that happens to......
  • Living large: Henry Flagler's mansion, Whitehall

    Living large: Henry Flagler's mansion, Whitehall
    Palm Beach is filled with high-priced, chi-chi, Mediterranean-style mansions that go for a million dollars a pop. But the first of these mansions, the granddaddy of them all, was Whitehall -- a 55-room, 60,000 square foot vacation house that belonged...