Day: February 11, 2021

Car recalls for February 4-11

Cars

Cars

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued recalls for February 4 through 11, including a Cadillac recall involving 2,641,272 units and a Mercedes-Benz recall involving 24,550 units. See the list of this week’s car recalls involving ten or more units below, or search USA TODAY’s automotive recalls database for more:

BMW

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020-2021 530i xDrive, 540i xDrive and 2021 740Li xDrive vehicles. The output shafts (left/right) which transfer power from the driveshaft to the rear wheels may break due to a heat treatment error during supplier production. 28 units are affected. Read more

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5M, X5 xDrive45e, X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, X7 xDrive40i, X7 M50i vehicles. The steering column shaft’s universal joint connection may not have been tightened to specifications, and can become loose. 21 units

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Remembering Dale, The “Car of the Future” That Suddenly Disappeared

Elizabeth Carmichael and the Dale car

Elizabeth Carmichael and the Dale car

It was the early ‘90s in Santa Paula, California. On the auction block sat a rare car, a three-wheeled mythical beast the color of Juicy Fruit. In the audience sat Leslie Kendall, hoping to score a showpiece for the newly opened Petersen Automotive Museum. He convinced the museum’s curator that if they drove out to the sale, they may be able to score it with the little money they had for acquisitions at the time. When they arrived, they were dismayed to find others had the same idea.

“I remember the bidding got to about $6,000 and people started dropping out,” recalls Kendall, who is now chief historian at the Petersen. By the time it got to $7,000, there were only two bidding parties left, them and one other man. They started going back and forth in increments of $100 until they hit $7,500,

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