Recalls recap: Manufacturers on this week’s list include Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Nissan, Volkswagen

Published: April 28, 2015

In case you missed it: Vehicle recalls that came across our desk this week.

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More informed car buyers don't need salesmen, but 'facilitators' - Published: April 28, 2015

Rather than salespeople viewing customers as targets, dealers have to adopt a softer approach by making their dealership experience pleasant enough so the informed buyer chooses to purchase there.

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Mazdaspeed 3 concept coming to 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show [Report] - Published: April 28, 2015

One of the stars of this September’s 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show could turn out to be a concept previewing an all-new Mazdaspeed 3 hot hatch to rival the Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf R.

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Will Americans buy cars made in China? Geely is about to find out with the Volvo S60 Inscription - Published: April 28, 2015

As The Detroit News reports, Chinese automaker Geely is anxious to see how Americans react to "Made in China" labels on cars when it ships over the Chinese-made Volvo S60 Inscription later this year.

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Auto Peeves: When too much is too much - Published: April 27, 2015

I have to admit that this week’s rant falls under the heading of #FirstWorldProblems because all the vehicles I’m looking at are luxury-level, and the features I’m looking at aren’t necessarily make-it-or-break-it for the vehicles in question.

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Tesla website, Twitter account, Musk Twitter briefly hacked - Published: April 27, 2015

For a brief period Saturday afternoon, hackers appear to have taken over the Tesla Motors website and Twitter account.

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Subaru to strengthen STI’s presence in U.S., launch more tuned cars - Published: April 27, 2015

Right now only STI’s WRX STI is sold in the U.S. but the head of the in-house tuner plans to change that.

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Highest MPG of any sports car - Published: April 27, 2015

Mazda has released full details for the redesigned 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata lineup; and while pricing and features have been updated incrementally, far and away some of the biggest surprises in this model’s specification panel are its EPA fuel economy ratings.

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2015 Porsche Panamera S: Sporty sedan gives new perspective on driving [First Look] - Published: April 24, 2015

The Porsche Panamera S may appear under the guise of a sedan, but in truth, it has more in common with a sports car.

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2016 Acura NSX tech secrets revealed - Published: April 24, 2015

When it finally launches on the market, the 2016 Acura NSX will be one of the most advanced performance cars in production, a feat made all the more impressive when you factor in that you won’t need to be a millionaire to afford one.

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Getting more electric cars on roads faster: Recommendations from NRC - Published: April 24, 2015

Government incentives and support programs have been helpful to the proliferation of electric cars, but a new report says there remains more to be done.

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