Recalls recap: Manufacturers on this week’s list include Land Rover, Mini and Volkswagen

Published: November 21, 2014

In case you missed it: Recalls on vehicles from Nov. 15 through Nov. 21, 2014. Materials for this recap are copied directly from the www.nhtsa.gov website.

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Legislators want nationwide recall of Takata airbags, introduce new whistleblower protections - Published: November 21, 2014

By almost any metric, the long, drawn-out, still-evolving Takata airbag recall has been a disaster. But a push to simplify the patchwork of recalls and protect auto industry employees who expose internal problems could alleviate confusion now and prevent similar troubles in the future.

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2016 Chevy Volt: Front styling teaser photos, charging details released - Published: November 21, 2014

A bit more of the styling of the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt has been revealed, in photos that Chevy released from a sneak preview of the car this week for current Volt owners in Los Angeles.

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Infiniti Q60 Concept to debut at 2015 Detroit Auto Show? - Published: November 21, 2014

New models on the horizon for Infiniti include an entry-level Q30 hatch and a QX30 crossover spinoff, but before these arrive we’ll see a new Q60.

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2014 LA Auto Show: SUVs and sporty cars take the day - Published: November 20, 2014

For a show that made a name for itself introducing green technology, the LA Auto Show sure is showing a lot of SUVs and high-powered sports cars.

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Minivans get crushed in latest IIHS small-overlap tests - Published: November 20, 2014

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has finally put some of the most popular minivans through its newest small-overlap crash test--and for a trio of vans, the scores are not good.

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VW Beetle, Jetta recalled for suspension problems: 442K vehicles affected - Published: November 20, 2014

According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall stems from a flaw in the vehicles' suspension, which could dramatically increase the risk of a crash.

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Honda quietly agrees to replace airbags on all recalled cars, no matter where they're registered - Published: November 19, 2014

The recall has been limited to southern states because initial investigations suggests that high, persistent humidity like the kind found along the U.S. Gulf Coast can wreak havoc on the ammonium nitrate used to inflate Takata's airbags.

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Mercedes-Benz shows how autonomous cars will revolutionize interiors - Published: November 19, 2014

Mercedes recently unveiled a virtual interior concept for the autonomous car of the future. The goal, it said, was to turn a car into a "private area of retreat" in urban traffic.

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Toyota, Land Rover outlast the competition in ALG's Residual Value Awards - Published: November 18, 2014

ventually, you're going to want to sell or trade in your new ride for another one. Wouldn't you rather have a vehicle that retains at least some of the cash you've invested in it?

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Jaguar registers ‘EV-Type’ trademark - Published: November 18, 2014

Jaguar hasn’t confirmed plans for an electrified vehicle, such as a plug-in hybrid, extended-range electric or full battery-powered electric, however, the company did come close to launching a plug-in hybrid supercar based on its C-X75 supercar concept from 2010.

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