November 21st 2014 Issue # 754

 The Baileyblog:
Why we shouldn't even try to compete with Volcanos.

Picture of the week.

Those daring men (and women) in their vintage machines.

hat Was The Week That Was

Is your new car making you look stupid? Don't worry, it'll all be over soon.

Cadillac fighting an uphill battle to be recognised as a performance brand.
Love is lovelier the second time around. - Not so much with cars.

Who makes the better hot hatch, Ford Focus ST, or MINI Cooper S?


Tesla is panicking to sell its excess inventory.


(Who screwed up and when.)

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.
Sonata a joke - it's a  shifter cable.
Incomplete welds on seat brackets, turn signal failures,
power steering failures, loose suspension bolts
and faulty roof rack bolts.
Kia Soul steering, Sonata wiring, Mercedes air bags.
Fords burning oil and a whole host of other TSBs.
Chrysler: Vanity comes before a fire.
Ford: Fiesta fuel leaks and multiple drive shaft problems.
Subaru: Rusting brake and fuel lines.
Ford F150 power steering problem.
Chrysler: The cruise control that goes on and on and on.
Ford: Floor mats and rusty licence paltes.
Chevrolet Aveo: Never good, now worse.

Recalls & TSBs updated as of November 2014


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