Tesla Model S Gets Over-The-Air Software Update, With Traffic Navigation, Remote Start, And More


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Last week, the internet was abuzz over a software update -- namely, Apple's release of iOS8. But on Friday, electric car company Tesla announced a substantial software update of its own, and some of the new bells and whistles are even more interesting than those found on iPhones. The new operating system, dubbed Softw...Read more

2013-2015 Cadillac XTS, 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala Recalled For Fire Risk


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General Motors has issued a recall for select Cadillac XTS vehicles from the 2013-2015 model years and select Chevrolet Impalas from 2014-2015. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles could suffer from a software glitch in the electronic parking brake syst...Read more

2014 Toyota Avalon, Camry, Highlander, Sienna; 2015 Lexus RX Recalled


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Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. is recalling 2014 models of the Toyota Avalon, Camry, Highlander, Sienna and 2015 models of the Lexus RX.  READ: 2015 Toyota Camry: First Drive According to a press release from the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from a fuel leak, which could increase the risk of fire. The...Read more

Feds Ramp Up Efforts To End Racial Discrimination Among Auto Lenders, NADA Balks


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Racial discrimination is illegal in the U.S., but we see instances of it all the time. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is worried about the effect that discrimination if having on car shoppers, and according to the Washington Post, the federal agency is now taking steps to end it. RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN...Read more

Uh-Oh: Police Radar Guns Could Soon Tell If You're Texting, Too


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Privacy is taking a real beating. Every few weeks, another group of hackers nicks our beloved credit card numbers, or a legion of crafty young gentlemen burrow into the online storage accounts of certain female celebrities, proving that iCloud isn't the Fort Knox of data we were promised. And as if all that weren't bad...Read more