September 30th 2016 Issue # 834



The Baileyblog:
The big problem with car sharing - human nature.



Pictures of the week
Shoe cars.


 
THAT WAS THE WEEK THAT WAS

Why the EU is completely wrong about
 the overall effect of electric cars on emissions.

The Hidden Costs of New Car 'Infotainment'

LAST WEEK.


Solar shingles - an interesting, but expensive, development.

THE WEEK BEFORE

12 cars you don't want to buy brand new.




THE TESLA FILE



Tesla and SolarCity now owe a combined 20 BILLION dollars.



RECALLS & SECRET WARRANTIES.

(Who screwed up and when.)


Nissan: Brake fluid leaks leading to fires.
Ford: Defective fuel pumps.
Chrysler/Fiat products: "Loss of forward propulsion".
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 June 2016



Autobiography.



Questions? E-Mail me.
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