10 octobre 2012

Attention aux sacs gonflables illégaux! (CPA et vidéo)

NHTSA Alerting Consumers to Dangers of Counterfeit Air Bags NHTSA 42-12 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Traffic safety agency urges vehicle owners and repair professionals to use only certified, original equipment replacement parts WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a consumer safety advisory to alert vehicle owners and repair professionals to the dangers of counterfeit air bags. NHTSA has become aware of a problem involving the sale of counterfeit air... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2012

Encore un autre gros rappel pour Toyota qui vise plus de 2,5 millions de véhicules (CPA)

Toyota Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Vehicles For The Driver's Side Power Window Master Switch TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS), today announced that it will conduct a safety recall involving approximately 2.5 million vehicles to inspect and apply special fluorine grease to the driver's side Power Window Master Switch (PWMS). The vehicles involved include:• 2007 to 2008 Yaris (approx. 110,300)• 2007 to 2009 RAV4 (approx. 336,400)• 2007 to 2009 Tundra (approx. 337,100)• 2007 to 2009... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2012

Brabus met la main sur la Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake 2013 (CPA)

BRABUS refines the new Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake: 455 kW / 619 hp, 1,000 Nm of torque and 320 km/h The new Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake has arrived! And like the first CLS that created a market for four-door coupes, the new five-door model redefines the sporty-elegant wagon. The exclusive final touch in the form of a sophisticated refinement program is now available from BRABUS (Brabus-Allee, 46240 Bottrop, phone + 49 / (0) 2041 / 777-0, fax + 49 / (0) 2041 / 777 111, internet www.brabus.com). The extensive product lineup starts... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2012

2013 sera la dernière année de fabrication du Acura ZDX (CPA)

2013 Acura ZDX Luxury Crossover To Get Numerous Enhancements in its Final Model Year Equipped with new features and safety technologies; priced at $50,920* 10/10/2012 - TORRANCE, Calif. The innovative and stylish Acura ZDX crossover vehicle, introduced in 2009, will receive numerous styling and technology enhancements for the 2013 model year, which will be the final year on the market for ZDX as the Acura brand sharpens its focus on new models and core products, the company announced today. The 2013 ZDX will receive several new... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2012

Édition spéciale pour les 45 ans de la Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 2013 (CPA)

Limited-edition customer sport racing car to mark the 45th birthday: Exclusive collector's item – The new SLS AMG GT3 "45th ANNIVERSARY" Affalterbach, Oct 08, 2012 With the new SLS AMG GT3 "45th ANNIVERSARY", Mercedes-AMG is presenting an exclusively appointed special series which is aimed at car collectors with a particular penchant for motor racing. The customer sport racing car is being built by hand in a limited edition of no more than five vehicles in Affalterbach. Record DTM champion and AMG brand ambassador Bernd Schneider is... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2012

Encore un record pour la Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid à Bonneville (CPA)

10.08.2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA HYBRID SETS PRODUCTION CAR LAND SPEED RECORD AT BONNEVILLE WORLD FINALS Turbocharged Jetta Hybrid sets SCTA H/PS production car record, averaging 186.313 mph over two runs-on 1.4 liters! Car sets another fastest hybrid time, passing 300 km/h with a run at 187.147 mph Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah - After becoming the world's fastest hybrid at Bonneville in August, the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid LSR returned to the Salt Flats on October 5th to break the Southern California Timing Association's (SCTA)... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2012

Rappel de près de 270,000 Honda CR-V 2002 à 2006 (CPA)

Vehicle Make / Model: HONDA / CR-VModel Year(s): 2002-2006Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)Report Receipt Date: OCT 05, 2012NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V486000NHTSA Action Number: EA11004Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEMPotential Number of Units Affected: 268,655Summary Honda is recalling certain model year 2002-2006 CR-V passenger vehicles, manufactured from February 19, 2002, through July 28, 2006. The driver-side power window switch may fail or melt.Consequence If the switch fails, it could overheat, smoke, and cause a... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2012

Rappel de Dodge Dakota et Ram 2009 et 2010 (CPA)

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): DODGE / DAKOTA 2009-2010 DODGE / RAM 1500 2009-2010Manufacturer: CHRYSLER GROUP LLCReport Receipt Date: SEP 28, 2012NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V474000NHTSA Action Number: PE12021Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNITPotential Number of Units Affected: 44,300Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2010, Ram 1500 and Dodge Dakota trucks, manufactured from July 1, 2009, through November 30, 2009, because a rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to a lack of... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2012

La Honda CR-Z Mugen RZ 2013 (CPA)

Announcement of "Honda CR-Z MUGEN RZ" On September 27th MUGEN (M-TEC Co., Ltd.) (Hereinafter called MUGEN) announced to release the complete car "Honda CR-Z MUGEN RZ", which is based on the Honda CR-Z. Exclusively developed suspension, brake system, and wheels, exterior parts designed considering aerodynamics, and the centrifugal supercharger as well are installed to improve performance. MUGEN will install the parts on their own on the CR-Z (6MT) provided by Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and start to sell 300 complete cars from November... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2012

Rappels chez BMW et Mini (CPA)

Report Date : October 5, 2012 at 12:16 PMNHTSA Campaign ID number : 12V475000Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): BMW / M5 2013 BMW / M6 2013 Manufacturer: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC Report Receipt Date: SEP 28, 2012 NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V475000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE Potential Number of Units Affected: 696Summary: BMW is recalling certain model year 2013 M5, M6 Coupe, and M6 Convertible vehicles, manufactured from July 19, 2012, through September 11, 2012. Due to a manufacturing... [Lire la suite]
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