Mercedes-Benz has added the 2012 C-Class to the ever-expanding Takata recall, with a campaign involving 11,629 vehicles.
As with all vehicles caught in the Takata recall, a combination of heat and humidity can make the airbag propellant degrade over time. If an affected vehicle is involved in a crash triggering the airbags, the metal inflator housing can rupture under pressure, sending metal fragments shooting into the cabin.
There's a serious risk of injury or death if this happens.
People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews.
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Faraday Future appears to be in some strife because of conflict with its main investor, cutting salaries and laying off employees to stay afloat, according to a new report.
The Verge says an email was sent to staff over the weekend, detailing a 20 per cent decrease in wages for employees effective next week, with some losing their jobs entirely.
Jaguar Land Rover production stoppage caused by perfect storm of global issues
British-based carmaker Jaguar Land Rover will this month stop the production lines at its plant in Solihull for two weeks, in response to weakening demand for their vehicles in China.
Like most prestige carmakers operating in China, Jaguar Land Rover last month suffered a 46.2 per cent sales dive in its single largest market, and where it owns a major factory used to produce cars with Chery.
Tesla have commenced sales of its mid-range Model 3, priced from US$45,000 ($63,400).
The previously-unannounced Model 3 will sit between the current Long Range and Performance models, and the yet-to-be-released entry-level model.
The new variant comes in at US$9,000 ($12,650) cheaper than the Long Range, and will only be available with rear-wheel drive.