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Nissan recalls more than 120,000 vehicles after fluid leaks cause fires
Nissan is recalling more than 120,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because brake fluid could leak and cause fires.  The company says that in some cases, owners should park their vehicles outside until they are repaired.  The recall covers certain 2015-17 Murano SUVs and 2016-17 Maxima large cars that...
36 points by Los Angeles Times | Automobile Vehicle Brake Plumbing Serial number United States Number
Nissan recalls 120K vehicles for fluid leaks
Nissan is recalling over 120,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because brake fluid could leak and cause fires        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Copyright Automobile 2016 Associated Press All rights reserved Vehicle Brake
Nissan recalls 120K vehicles; fluid leaks can cause fires
DETROIT (AP) - Nissan is recalling over 120,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because brake fluid could leak and cause fires. In some cases owners should park their vehicles outside until they are fixed. The recall covers certain 2015 to 2017 Murano SUVs and 2016 to 2017 Maxima large ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Automobile 2016 Vehicle Brake Plumbing United States Electrical engineering
Volvo exec plays chicken with world’s first self-driving truck in underground mine
Swedish manufacturing company Volvo released a video of an autonomous truck driving by itself through an underground mine to highlight its ability to control itself in rough conditions and what’s more, it features an executive from the company playing chicken with the driverless vehicle. Read Full Article at RT.com
171 points by Russia Today | Automobile Chief Technology Officer of the United States Internal combustion engine Mack Trucks Vehicle Sweden Brake Volvo Trucks
The Latest: Officer convicted of manslaughter in boy's death
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — The Latest on murder trial of a law enforcement officer charged in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy (all times local):
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police Constable Automobile Vehicle Walking Brazil Los Angeles Brake
Cop cheats death in last-minute leap as car hurtles toward him (VIDEO)
Dramatic footage shows a Spanish police officer narrowly escaping death by jumping over a barrier as an out-of-control car speeds towards him on a busy Madrid motorway. Read Full Article at RT.com
303 points by Russia Today | Transport Vehicle Automobile Walking Vehicles Road Internal combustion engine Brake
Baltimore police say officer fatally shot man who pulled gun
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a man who pulled a gun on an officer was fatally shot by the officer after a foot chase.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | English-language films Black-and-white films Automobile American films Transport Vehicle Walking Brake
Defective axle blamed for 2013 fiery North Dakota derailment
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A defective axle broke and caused a 2013 train derailment that led to a series of explosions in North Dakota, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | National Transportation Safety Board North Dakota Tram accident Rail tracks Rail transport Brake Oil tanker Wheel
Unsafe taxis are a growing problem as industry struggles
Unsafe taxis have become a chronic problem in the city as some ferry passengers around with blown brakes and broken doors, The Post has learned. The potential death traps are springing up because some garages are unwilling to spend the money to fix broken parts—and things will only get worse if the industry continues to...
37 points by New York Post | Automobile Taxicab Brake English-language films American films Vehicle Wheel Tire
Kelly Elementary on lockdown while Las Vegas police search for car thieves
Kelly Elementary School is on lockdown while the Metropolitan Police Department searches for three people who stole a car in the area.
3 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Automobile Criminal Investigation Department Iranian Embassy Siege Vehicle London American films Walking Brake
Tesla Model X P100D: Yes, it is ludicrous
Tesla’s Model X P100D is the safest, quickest and most sophisticated SUV ever built. It’s equipped with an Autopilot system that allows the car to drive itself. It features an air-filtration system that will protect the occupants in the event of a bio-chemical attack. And it’s quick enough off...
165 points by Los Angeles Times | Automobile Elon Musk Tesla Motors Bucket seat Disc brake Brake Vehicle Das Model
Police investigate theft of 3 BMWs from Evanston dealership
Three luxury vehicles were stolen early Friday from a car dealership in Evanston, authorities said.
2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Lake Shore Drive Automobile Lake Michigan Walking Chicago Vehicle Vehicles Brake
Man attempts to ride outside subway train
A daredevil’s attempt to ride the outside of a #1 train like he was Spiderman on Friday evening ended abruptly when the operator saw the stunt and pulled the brake, said MTA officials. The man jumped onto the side of the train as it was pulling out of the Christopher Street station at about 5:49...
3 points by New York Post | Automobile Brake Vehicle Transport Train station Suicide
2018 cars and trucks
NEW VEHICLES TO SEE AT THE AUTO SHOW: From all-new 2018 performance crossovers like the Alfa Romeo Stelvio to the first-ever Volkswagen Atlas seven-seat family SUV, not to mention a few sports cars and off-road trucks in between, the auto show season will feature plenty of new vehicles. 
1 points by Chicago Tribune | Truck Automobile Alfa Romeo 6C Vehicle Vehicles Trans-Am Series Brake Walking
Lexus has the 'hottest' car of the L.A. Auto Show: The Sriracha IS
L.A. Auto Show 2016 live updates: The Chevy Bolt EV wins Green Car of the Year Nov. 17, 2016, 11:36 a.m. The Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public Friday and ends Nov. 27. Take a look through our coverage from the four days of press previews and keynotes, known as AutoMobility L.A., to see...
78 points by Los Angeles Times | Sriracha sauce Automobile Steering Key California Los Angeles Brake Wheel
Police release video surveillance of triple shooting last week in West Baltimore
Police released surveillance video Tuesday of a triple shooting last week that left one man dead and two others wounded in West Baltimore. The video shows a car enter the 800 block of W. Lexington St. in Poppleton with the shooter hanging from the passenger-side window. The car stopped and gunman...
15 points by Baltimore Sun | Automobile English-language films Transport American films Vehicle Surveillance Brake Walking
Feds offer national guidelines for self-driving vehicles
As Pittsburgh sees growing numbers of self-driving vehicles hit the roads, the federal government is stepping in to offer national guidelines on how automated vehicles should operate. Among the priorities that regulators have set: protections for car occupants and systems for tracking what companies learn as they cross this new frontier.
3 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Automobile Vehicle Transport Rocket Federal government of the United States Vehicles Walking Brake
What next for self-driving vehicles? Here are some clues
To bring it all in perspective, we first present what we DO know about the need for self-driving vehicles, and what challenges remain.        
44 points by Detroit Free Press | Automobile Driverless car Autonomous robot Brake Tesla Motors Vehicle National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Transport
Tesla CEO says Autopilot improvements would have prevented deadly crash
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car company is making major improvements to the Autopilot system used by its vehicles, which will dramatically reduce the number and severity of crashes in which they are involved.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Tesla Motors Tesla Roadster Electric car Tesla Model S Automobile Crash Crashing Brake
Months after fatal smash, Tesla’s autopilot switches to radar sensor
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed plans to upgrade the company’s autopilot software to focus on radar signals, in a move Musk claims could have prevented the first known fatality involving one of its self-driven vehicle last May. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Brake Tesla Motors Vehicle Automobile Tesla Model S Tesla Roadster Radar Tesla BlueStar
Tesla CEO Musk: Autopilot upgrades will cut crashes
The news comes in the wake of a May fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S in the semi-autonomous mode       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Tesla Motors Tesla Roadster Electric car Tesla Model S Automobile Crash Brake Crashing