April 29th 2016 Issue # 813



The Baileyblog:
What's driving all this so-called cheating?



Picture of the week
An electronic rear view mirror.

 
THAT WAS THE WEEK THAT WAS

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.

LAST WEEK

Why is Fiat Chrysler Automobile
be
gging to be merged - again?

THE WEEK BEFORE

Battery powered car sales keep dropping.


Five clever car designs that unfortunately failed.

Expensive sports cars are caught in a downdraft.



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.)


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.



Questions? E-Mail me.
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