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33Mazda rolls out unlimited mileage warranty in Canada

Cold weather might be starting to grip parts of Canada, but our neighbors to the north are going to be able to drive their 2015 Mazda cars and utilities from Vancouver to Montreal with a little more peace of mind. That's because Mazda Canada is instituting an unlimited mileage warranty for its new models.

75Tesla announces 'infinite mile warranty' for Model S EV drive unit

Tesla Motors has a way with words. From Superchargers to 'auto pilot,' Tesla likes to set itself apart by calling things other things. What, fast charging and autonomous drive not good enough for ya? The same thing just happened with the announcement of a new 'infinite mile warranty' for the drive unit. That's infinite, not unlimited, but whatever it's called, the new policy lifts the warranty mileage cap on the 85-kWh version of the Model S that had previously been set at four years and 50,000

5Nissan announces 5-year/100,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty for commercial vehicles

Nissan is a relative new-kid when it comes to the commercial van market in the US, with its commercial vehicles division only introducing the first NV vans in February 2011. But Nissan isn't letting its newcomer status keep it from challenging the established players in the segment. The company's latest shot over competitors' bows is announcing that, starting for the 2014 model year, its NV Cargo, NV Passenger and NV200 Compact Cargo vans carry a best-in-class, five-year/100,000-mile bumper-to-b

4Nissan Leaf EV ready for certified pre-owned program

Consider this week a cosmic passing of the torch. As legendary Southern California auto dealer Cal Worthington (sans his dog Spot) left this world for that great dealership in the sky, Nissan was making preparations for its all-electric Leaf to make its debut in the realm where good 'ol Cal reigned supreme: the used car lot.

125How To Spot A 'Staged' Car Accident

Staged car accidents are on the rise

The number of staged accident insurance claims has been on the rise in recent years, but they are often quite easy to spot. The video above shows some telltale signs that you might be the victim of a staged crash.

30Audi Canada surprises out-of-warranty owners in a good way

One of the worst parts about going to a dealership is sitting around waiting for the courtesy shuttle to show up and transport a group of strangers to their places of work or homes. Well, Audi of Canada found a nice way to surprise customers who brought their out-of-warranty vehicles in for a scheduled Health Check by replacing dealer's normal shuttle with a 2014 Audi R8 V10.

AddTesla announces 'World's Best Service and Warranty Program,' hints at future 500-mile battery

Tesla Motors has just revealed the latest edition of it 5-part announcement trilogy. Whereas the previous first installment had to do with the company's new leasing program, this episode is all about service and warranty, comes gift-wrapped in the glittery descriptor of "World's Best," and is accompanied by hints of a future battery upgrade.

498How The Fiscal Cliff Bill Might Void Your Car's Warranty

Legislation could widen use of E15 fuel blend, which automakers say can corrode your engine

Thanks to the fiscal cliff bill signed into law last week, a blend of fuel that contains more ethanol could soon reach more consumers than ever. That's bad news, AAA tells car owners.

93Nissan Leaf battery warranty upgraded in US, first to cover capacity loss

Nissan has announced that it is going to offer a bit more security to Leaf owners than soothing words and lemon buybacks when it comes to degrading battery capacity. In a note published on My Nissan Leaf (and available below), Andy Palmer, Nissan's executive vice president, writes about a new enhancement to the "warranty coverage of the battery system that powers the Nissan Leaf."

180Tesla Model S requires $600 annual service plan to keep warranty active

It appears that Tesla's new $600-per-year service program for its Model S is not going over well with some of the owners and wait-listers. David Noland, a Model S reservation holder and freelance writer, has dug into it the details and clarified the one he's finding most annoying. And as it turns out, he's not the only one taking issue with the program.

AddThe Car Coach: Do I Void Warranty If I Don't Use Dealer?

The Car Coach answers your questions about car buying and car service

Lauren Fix is the Car Coach, and answers your questions about buying your new or used vehicle, as well as car care.

6The Car Coach Tackles Your Questions

Today, she doles advice on buying warranties, fixing leaky roofs and who should pay for a premature bushing problem

Dear Car Coach, We bought a Madza Tribute in 2005. Recently, we took the car into the dealer for an oil change and tire rotation, fluid-level check and general upkeep. We are a retired couple that drives moderately. The car has recorded 29,700.

22FTC shuts down auto warranty robocaller

If you have a phone, you've probably been offered a (last, final, only, etc.) chance to extend your car's warranty. Hopefully you realized an anonymous caller from an unknown number had no idea what kind of car you drive much less when your warranty expired and promptly ended the call.

35Hyundai offers 'lifetime battery replacement guarantee' for Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai is complementing its standard 10-year, 100,000-mile warranty by adding a "lifetime battery replacement guarantee" for the Sonata Hybrid, the only hybrid the South Korean automaker sells.

43UK survey says Honda models most "pothole-proof"

A new study by Warranty Direct in the UK claims Honda makes vehicles that are the least-susceptible to damage from potholes. According to the company, only 1.4 percent of Honda owners submit a warranty claim for repair due to pothole damage. Compare that figure with the 12.2 percent of Chrysler owners who submit claims – the American automaker found itself the least resilient to pothole damage alongside luxury makes like Land Rover, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Surprisingly enough, Smart

65If Ford Mustang Boss 302 owners use TracKey, will their warranty be shortened?

Word has it that the Ford TracKey feature available on the Mustang Boss 302 will come with some interesting fine print. According to Mustangs Daily, owners who opt to have TracKey installed at their local Ford dealer will have to endure a three-year, 36,000-mile powertrain warranty. That's noticeably shorter than the five-year, 60,000-mile warranty that comes standard on the Mustang Boss 302. In addition, owners who decide to bolt on any extra performance modifications in conjunction with TracKe

16Cadillac announces comprehensive warranty, scheduled maintenance program for 2011

Cadillac is stepping up its customer service game. The General Motors luxury nameplate has announced the introduction of Cadillac Shield – an extensive warranty service scheduled to hit the ground this month. Buyers can now look forward to Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance, which includes oil changes and tire rotations for the first four years or 50,000 miles, as well as the company's five-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty and four-year/50,000-mile bumper-to-bumper coverage. Pile on fi

1195 Dumb Things That Can Void Your Car Warranty

Follow Your Carmaker's Instructions

Nobody in their right mind would want to void their car warranty. Yet, there are thousands (perhaps millions) who worry that one small thing will crumple their precious warranty up and throw it into the waste basket. A portion of those people have written to me lamenting the fact that they did something that voided it. So what are the most common actions that result in a voided car warranty?

3What's In A Car Warranty?

Understand The Carmaker's Guarantee Before You Buy

New car warranties have come a long way in the past couple of decades. As the quality of Japanese cars began trumping the style and flash of Detroit, the local guys had to step up. Quality has been improving, but to give customers confidence in their cars, warranty coverage was also increased. Soon enough, the warranty became a significant part of the marketing and a major selling point for some c

AddGridPoint rep: How battery leases can help increase electric vehicle ownership

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