May 20th 2016 Issue # 815



The Baileyblog:
The Tesla shell game.



Picture of the week
A warning!


 
THAT WAS THE WEEK THAT WAS

The car guy Bob Lutz on the state of the auto industry.

10 Italian losers.

LAST WEEK

TTAC's Ten Worst Automobiles of 2016.


The 10 Cars Most Favored By Women.

THE WEEK BEFORE

The monstrous new utility that will force Ontarians
to drive, live and work ‘green’.


Germany offers a billion euro bribe for electric cars
- and here's why it won't work.


Cheap gas saves Chrysler - for the moment.



THE TESLA FILE

Tesla is about to repeat a huge mistake
— and this time it could be even worse
.



RECALLS & SECRET WARRANTIES.

(Who screwed up and when.)


Subaru steering column failures.
Ford: Problems with transmissions
and rear suspension.
Chrysler (FCA) vehicles in P or D running away.
Hyundai Sonata power steering.
Dodge Chargers: Falling off the jacks.
More hood latch problems for Nissan.
More big problems for Chrysler SUVs.
Ford Crown Vic headlights.
Weepy Jeeps!
Dodge Darts: Pop! Goes the weasel.
Ford Fusion: Leaking gas tank.
Hyundai: Brake lights staying on.
Kia SOUL: Steering problems.
VW: Camshaft /power steering failures.
Many MINI power steering failures.
Jeep: A-C setting on fire & wheels coming off.
GM: More oil leakscausing fires.

Recalls & TSBs updated as of April 2016



Autobiography.



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