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Buyback would only affect older Q7s; newer TDIs could be repaired.

Der Spiegel's report is sure to irk the Volkswagen Group's German critics, who have fired on the company's decision to only offer buybacks in the US.

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Another, smaller recall focuses on fleets.

There are no injuries/fatalities associated with the Jeep recall, and just one "potentially related injury" in the truck/police car recall.

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Exploding smartphones have forced the $3B purchase on the back burner.

Samsung's well-publicized woes with its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone are stalling Sergio Marchionne's quest to eradicate FCA's debt.

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There are actually three separate recalls.

No injuries or deaths have been reported.

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The fix is only for cars in Europe.

European diesel owners are finally get their cars fixed.

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A defect in a module that controls airbags and pretensioners may prevent those features from activating in a crash.

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Mazda will address earlier models registered in snowy northern states first.

Mazda will replace both front lower control arms at no cost to owners. It's unknown if there are any crashes, injuries, or deaths related to the issue.

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A fluid leak could lead to a dangerous fire underhood.

Only 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sports with the base 2.0-liter engine and a continuously variable transmission are affected by this latest recall.

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Meanwhile, Volkswagen and CARB continue testing in the US.

Three-cylinder TDI engines were never sold in the United States.

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Ram is recalling some of its 3500, 4500, and 5500 heavy-duty pickups. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that certain Rams were manufactured with a misshapen main output shaft.

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A recap of the week in automotive news, including a look at a two-door Maybach coupe, FCA's Ram heavy-duty truck recall, and spy shots of POTUS' new car.

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The majority of affected trucks are still sitting at dealerships.

According to Ram, the issue only reveals itself in two-wheel drive. Driving in four-wheel-drive mode should still be safe.

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The 9HP transmission can unexpectedly shift into neutral.

ZF's 9HP transmission can be found in a number of makes and models, though currently only FCA is issuing a recall.

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First phase of recall targets high-humidity areas.

The Takata airbag curse has spread to the Jaguar XF and Land Rover Range Rover.

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ARC Automotive's airbags are blamed for two injuries and one death.

Hopefully we aren't looking at the start of the Takata saga's sequel.

Corey Burdick lost an eye after an airbag in his Honda exploded during a low speed collision.

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Roughly 323,000 vehicles will be recalled for an insufficient crimp in a wire harness that could lead to a loss of power.

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Affected vehicles have locks that work too well.

British automaker Aston Martin is recalling 6,076 vehicles for locks that work a little too well.

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A wiring harness connector in the 2016 Nissan Leaf and Sentra may disconnect the passenger airbag, which may cause the airbag to not deploy in the case of an accident.

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Federal appeals court reverses bankruptcy judge's decision.

The decision allows drivers injured before 2009's bankruptcy and owners who claim their cars lost value due to the ignition switch scandal to sue New GM.