MG has debuted its new all-electric concept vehicle, the Dynamo, to gauge the market demand for such a small electric car in Europe. The car is now up on display at the Society of Motor Manufacturers, more commonly called the SMMT, alongside a couple of the auto maker's other models.
This week at the New York International Auto Show, Chevy announced that they’ll be bringing the Trax to their collection of small vehicles. This new Small SUV will be a global vehicle, arriving here in New York for the first time today. This is Chevrolet’s seventh small-vehicle launch in less than four years - if you’re counting.
One of the biggest problems with conventional child car seat is its weight. You can expect them to weigh close to the 25-pound range and besides being bulky; they are highly inefficient as travel luggage. Parents of toddlers can heave a sigh of relief as an inflatable and lighter version is being worked upon by Volvo. Called the Inflatable Child Seat Concept, this rear-facing child car seat is a little over 10 pounds and fits into your travel bag with ease.
BMW has initiated a voluntary recall, reports Reuters, covering in excess of 156,000 cars in the United States. The recall is said to be over defective bolts that would potentially damage the engine by either loosening or breaking. The NHTSA has been informed of the issue and recall.
In January, Toyota took the wraps off its FT-1 sports car concept, a monster of a vehicle that wasn't slated for production. A single model of the FT-1 concept was constructed, however, and Jay Leno managed to get up close and personal with it, talking with some of its head designers and giving enthusiasts a solid look into the beast.
The 2015 Audi A3 was announced in March of last year, and we recently took it out on a first-drive experience. Following this, the full roster of details on pricing and features have been revealed, with the auto maker smoothing out the details for those looking to get their hands on the upcoming model.
If you feel a sense of Deja vu, then don’t worry too much about it. The company is the same, the car model is the same and the problem is also the same. In 2011, Mazda recalled almost 52,000 Mazda 6 sedans because they were infested with yellow sac spiders. This year the number of cars to be recalled is 42,000 (US only); and this is despite Mazda putting covers on vent lines to keep the spiders at bay.
More good news comes Tesla’s way as the Government ends its investigations regarding the Model S fires. Earlier, we reported about the dealership tussle that the electric car company is embroiled in and how New York’s Governor took a softer stand on them. Presently, the NHTSA has closed its inquiries into the fires that broke out in the Model S, in three separate incidents.