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​Bombardier Recreational Products is recalling 5,165 examples of the 2013 Can-Am Spyder RT. It's possible that if the trikes idle for low periods or there is prolonged low-speed riding, excessive heat can build up. This can cause to burns to riders or fires.

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Kia is recalling over 12,000 examples of the 2016 Sorento because of the possibility of a faulty accelerator pedal. A bad solder on a capacitor could cause the crossover to enter Limp Home Mode or Forced Idle Mode.

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GM is announcing two recalls to align its vehicles with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. One covers the moonroof controls for the Cadillac ATS, and the other controls the electronic parking brake for the Chevy Impala.

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The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee gave its full support to a bill that would encourage whistleblowers in the auto industry. Under the legislation someone that speaks out could get 30 percent of any federal fines against automakers for safety lapses.

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Chrysler is recalling 26,000 Chrysler 200 models equipped with V6 engines after reports that some vehicles wouldn't shift into park.

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A story on FiveThirtyEight suggests that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's bid for a second term could be derailed by the controversial red-light camera program there, with particularly short yellow-light times showering drivers with $100 citations.

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A police dashcam in New Jersey captured the explosion of a home under renovation because of a gas leak. Fifteen people were harmed in the blast.

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Ben Woolf, a star of American Horror Story: Freak Show, died this week in Los Angeles after being struck by an SUV. His death highlighted efforts by regulators and automakers to ramp up pedestrian safety efforts, though fatalities remain high.

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It's very easy to ignore, but drivers need to consider their exposure to the sun's UVA and UVB rays when behind the wheel. Studies indicate that skin cancer is more prevalent on the left side because it's the one the radiation hits most when coming through the window.

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A group of more than 500 body shops in 36 states have filed a lawsuit against the nation's top insurers over a practice called "steering", which is when insurers use various tactics to lead a policyholder to one of the company's preferred repair shops after an accident. The insurance industry says it doesn't happen, a CNN investigation and at least two attorneys general say otherwise.

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General Motors received 33 more claims to its ignition-switch claim facility this week, which pushed the total to 4,345. The number of accepted cases increased by eight, including one fatality and seven injuries.

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Xcar wants to know whether all-wheel drive is really the best choice when the road gets slippery in a test of it against front- and rear-wheel-drive vehicles in a trio of challenges.

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NASCAR driver Kyle Busch suffered a fractured leg yesterday at Daytona during the 112th lap of the Alert Today Florida 300, the season-opening race of the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series. Busch will miss the Daytona 500.

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If things go poorly for Takata financially in the wake of its airbag recall, there's a small possibility that the company might need financial assistance from the affected automakers. After all of the trouble, though, Honda has little desire to support the supplier.

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The new 2016 Kia Sorento earns Top Safety Pick status from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety by scoring a 'good' mark on the small overlap crash test.

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Transportation Secretary: Airbag Supplier's Conduct Is 'Unacceptable'

Global automotive supplier Takata has not cooperated with an investigation into exploding airbags responsible for killing at least five motorists and injuring dozens more, federal authorities said Friday.

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General Motors received 75 more claims from people about the automaker's faulty ignition switches. The number of eligible claims jumped up by 12, including four more for deaths and eight more for injuries.

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The Yaris And The Tacoma TRD Pro Are Affected

Toyota is announcing two, tiny recalls covering a total of 250 vehicles. One covers loose bolts on the 2015 Yaris, and the other is for a missing tire placard on the 2015 Tacoma TRD Pro.

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In a bid to get back quality control back on track, Honda is dropping its global forecast of six million vehicles for 2017. Last year, the company was plagued by the huge Takata airbag recall in the US and several problems in Japan.

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General Motors is recalling 69,633 Chevy Malibu, Malibu Maxx and Pontiac G6 models from 2006 and 2007 in order to replace the torque sensor in the power steering system.

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FiveThirtyEight takes a look at how speed limits are set, and wonders whether a better system of setting speed limits and shepherding traffic safety could lead to fewer road deaths.

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