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Chevrolet issues Trax recall due to detaching control arms

It affects more than 112,000 cars

It affects more than 112,000 cars.

Driver barely avoids being crushed by tractor trailer

A driver in New York barely avoided being flattened on a bridge last week when a semi lost its load and flopped over in front of him.

Recalls
Mazda recalls 193k CX-9 crossovers over corroded suspension

Mazda is recalling 193,484 examples of the 2007-14 CX-9 over corroded suspension ball joints, starting in the northeastern quadrant of the country.

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NHTSA opens investigation into 130k Nissan Versas for breaking springs

The 2008-2010 Nissan Versa is under investigation by NHTSA after 93 complaints of front coil springs that can break while driving. The problem can reportedly happen at any speed and without warning.

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Jaguar confirms XE reveal for September 8

Jaguar has a whole raft of new products in the pipeline, from the long-awaited replacement for the XF mid-size sedan and a likely XJ-based replacement for the XK coupe and convertible to the production version of its C-X17 crossover concept. But

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Your next car could feature Softwheels

Can you imagine how uncomfortable it would be to drive a car without a suspension? Now, think about being stuck like that everyday. That is the situation for many people in wheelchairs. A company from Israel has come up with an ingenious solution that goes on sale later this year, though. The Softwheel combines a suspension and wheel into a single unit.

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Toyota Prius gets higher clearance, better suspension in Pakistan

It's been 16 years since the Toyota Prius launched in Japan. Finally, the world's most popular hybrid is becoming the first hybrid car to show up in Pakistan. This version of the Prius has been customized by Indus Motor Company (IMC) in order to deal with, well, let's just say some challenging road conditions.

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Cadillac emphasizes sportiness, 'engaging driving dynamics' of upcoming ELR

Cadillac is mounting big-old 20-inch wheels on its 2014 ELR extended-range plug-in that is debuting early next year, but the General Motors division is doing a lot more than that to make sure the 4,000-pound car stays steady on the road.

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Tesla Model S suspension getting potential upgrade

You can't say those Tesla Motors guys take any challenges sitting down.

Recalls
Toyota recalling 778,000 RAV4, HS 250h units for loose suspension fasteners

Toyota has announced that it will recall a total of 778,000 units that may have been manufactured with improperly-tightened nuts on the rear suspension. The manufacturer says around 760,000 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4 models and 18,000 2010 Lexus HS 250h units may have fasteners that were not torqued to the correct specification during alignment.

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Lotus boss Dany Bahar suspended by Malaysian owners

DRB-Hicom has suspended Lotus CEO Dany Bahar pending an investigation into the executive's conduct. While the sports car manufacturer's parent company has declined to comment on exactly which facet of Bahar's conduct is in question, The Telegraph reports the inquiry may be related to expenses. DRB-Hicom is said to have confiscated Bahar's laptop and mobile phone as part of the inve

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Nissan Project 370Z: You choose the suspension [w/video]

Nissan has turned to Autoblog for help picking one of the vehicle's most important systems: the suspension.

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Watch the crash that got Kyle Busch banned from racing this weekend

We know there's lots of drama in NASCAR, and for some reason, Kyle Busch often finds himself in the middle of it. Back in June, Busch found himself in a headlock after a race courtesy of a fellow driver who felt the 26-year-old driver had intentionally bumped him during a cool down lap. Busch also recently John Neff

Toyota drastically cuts North American production through May

Toyota will continue its three-days-a-week schedule at North American plants for the rest of April and May, due to continued parts shortages as a result of the March 11 Japan earthquake. Toyota's original production suspension halted lines on Mondays and Fridays from April 15 to April 25, but will be extended to include April 26 to June 3

Taming the Beast: Brabus gives Mercedes-Benz G-Class electronically adjustable ride control

Brabus Smooth-Ride Suspension – Click above for high-res image gallery

Nissan recalling 26,000+ 2009-2010 Altima and Maxima sedans over faulty struts

2009 Nissan Maxima – Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORTS: Massa recovering but may never race again, Renault suspended for safety infraction [UPDATE]

In a development mirroring countless racing movies, Felipe Massa's doctors say that the injured driver is showing progress in his recovery, but that he may never race again. The Brazilian pilot, who narrowly missed winning the title last year, was knocked unconscious on Saturday by a loose component off the car of fellow countryman Rubens Barrichello – who coincidentally used t

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