February 27th 2015 Issue # 764

   The Baileyblog:

A brave new world.
Why am I less than impressed?

Picture of the week

Why a battery car will blow a huge hole in your bank account!



Chrysler reliability:
An oxymoron if ever there was one!

For those tired of winter, you’re not alone.
Electric cars hate the cold, too.

Apple should stick to what it does well
and stay out of the car business.


Electric car benefits? Nothing but myths

Why the Car of the Future Will Be Powered by … Gasoline.

THE WEEK BEFORE..............

015 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE -  Boredom sells - big time!

Ford Mustang GT 2015 much more George than Arnold.

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited leads a worst-value list
of thirteen.

10 cars that will be gone by the end of 2015.


Tesla is not a Toyota in the making:
it is a Wall Street scam in plain sight.

The Wall Street casino is now festooned with giant deadweight losses waiting to happen. But perhaps none is more egregious than Tesla—a crony capitalist con job that has long been insolvent and has survived only by dint of prodigious taxpayer subsidies and billions of free money from the Fed’s Wall Street casino.


(Who screwed up and when.)

Hyundai Elantra power steering systems.
Chrysler transmissions.
Mercedes: Engine fires due to loose rubber gasket.
GM: Power steering failures.
Jaguar/LandRover: Brake hose problems.
Nissan: Under carpet wiring defects.
KIA: Cooling fan fires.
VW: Fuel leaks causing fires.
Dodge Ram pick ups: Seized rear axles, wheels locking up.
Nissan SUV fuel leaks.
Hyundai Genesis brake lights.
GM: Low beam headlight failures.
Lexus fuel leaks.
VW rear supension failures.
Ford fuel leaks.
VW Beetles and Jettas-rear supnsion arms.
Chrysler Corp: Serious alternator problems.  Rear view mirros setting on fire.
Nissan Altima hoods flying open without warning.
GM: Wiring problms and overheating fuel pumps.
GM: Hoods that fly open on their own.
Ford: Turbochargers.
Ford: Broken axles.

Recalls & TSBs updated as of March 2015


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