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Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats
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Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

Feb 16
Mazda is recalling about 174,000 small cars in the U.S. because the seats can change angles suddenly, making the vehicles hard to drive.

Drivers Fear Ford Explorer Leaks Exhaust Fumes

Drivers Fear Ford Explorer Leaks Exhaust Fumes

Feb 15
The Ford Explorer is the best-selling midsize SUV in the country, with around one million on the road. But hundreds of customers have been complaining about exhaust, which contains carbon monoxide, leaking into the cabin.

Ford Bets $1B on Startup Founded by Waymo, Uber Vets

Ford Bets $1B on Startup Founded by Waymo, Uber Vets

By Michael Liedtke | Feb 14
Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a budding robotics startup to acquire more expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021.

'Harmony Engineners' Make Your Car Sound Musical

'Harmony Engineners' Make Your Car Sound Musical

Feb 13
A decade ago, cars only needed a handful of noises, like a turn signal. Now, as vehicles get smarter, the beeps, ticks, tocks and warnings need to be carefully tuned.

Corolla Turns 50, Gets New Styling and Safety Features

Corolla Turns 50, Gets New Styling and Safety Features

By Ann M. Job | Feb 12
Toyota has marked 50 years of its stalwart and economical Corolla by giving it new styling and features and a nicer interior while keeping it under $20,000.