Automotive News

Tesla opens ‘gallery’ in Nordstrom store

June 16, 2016—Want a car to go with those new shoes? Tesla Motors, which doesn’t use typical dealerships to sell its vehicles, is testing a marketing relationship with department-store chain Nordstrom.

Tesla brings back Model S 60 to lineup

June 9, 2016—A little more than a year after Tesla discontinued its Model S 60 for a base model that delivered more power, the automaker reversed course.

Latest Takata recall not likely to be trendsetter

May 5, 2016—National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) decision to recall all of a particular type of air-bag inflator that’s made by Takata is unusual. However, it isn’t likely to have much of an effect on NHTSA’s recall process, one expert tells us.

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Related Department Briefs

Predictive-maintenance predictions

As many know, numerous General Motors vehicles include technology that works through the OnStar system to notify owners of possible emerging vehicular problems.

Pothole detection to expand

Ford Motor’s system that reduces the impact on a vehicle wheel when it strikes a pothole is the latest marvel of advanced automotive technology. Two experts whom Consumers Digest consulted believe that the technology is apt to expand.

Sphere of influence

A concept tire that was developed by Goodyear is spherical. The company says it considers the needs of self-driving vehicles.

In a cloud of dust

A bit of a trend is happening within the automobile sector of more vehicles that are being designed and constructed to handle the rigors of off-roading.

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Automotive Recalls

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