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Volkswagen stops the sale of Golf and GTI

Today Volkswagen sent out notice to dealer to stop the sale of approximately 800 of its GTI hatchback and new Golf in the U.S. and Canada for a mistake in assembly that could cause problems with the steering. According to a stop sale order that was sent out to dealers today from Volkswagen the front stabilizer links were installed with too little torque.

According to notice over time the stabilizer links can come loose and make “considerable noise”. If the links were to detach completely the car would become more difficult to steer and could lead to a crash.

The total number of cars affected in the U.S. is 2,001 and 108 in Canada. No customers have reported any problems.
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173 new inventions by women for cars were reported in 1923. Amongst the inventions were an electric starter and a carburetor 
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Baker Motor Vehicle Company

In 1906 the largest maker of electric vehicles was Baker Motor Vehicle Company out of Cleveland Ohio they made 800 cars. They claimed in their advertisements that their factory was the largest in the world. In 1903 the King of Siam purchased a Baker Electric trimmed with ivory and gold.
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Another Recall From GM

Can you believe it another recall from GM. General Motors is yet again recalling another 8.4 million cars globally model years 1997 to 2014 most of the cars (7.6 million) are being recalled for inadvertent ignition key rotation that is linked to 7 crashes, 8 injuries and 3 deaths. The models linked to the 3 deaths were 2003 and 2004 Impalas.
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