The data has been used to create our What Car? reliability rating, which is the score you see beside each model. Over the following pages, we reveal the best and worst contenders in 10 classes.
It sounds simple, and it is. The days are shorter and the weather is worse during the winter months, so maintenance of your exterior lights an important aspect of any winter car checklist.
Opel will stop importing cars into Europe from GM's South Korean plants, which adds to currency risks and ties up working capital, Lohscheller said. The move will improve production capacity in its European factories where the PACE plan targets 100 percent utilization by 2020.
If your car regularly breaks down and leaves you stranded, or even if it just suffers from a plague of minor faults that require regular trips to the garage, you’re far less likely to pick the same brand again.
There's also no formal name for the SUV yet. Seat has been holding a vote, with the public able to choose their favourite. The current finalists are Talboran, Taranda, Avila and Tarraco. Of those, our money is on the Seat Avila, given that it fits in well with the current line-up of Ateca and Arona. Seat was due to make a formal announcement of the name this month, but that has been delayed due to events taking place in Catalonia.
The setting can be particularly useful in the Model S 100D, which in Ludicrous Mode, can accelerate from 0-60mph in 2.5 seconds. This makes it faster than almost any vehicle currently on sale. In Chill Mode, that 2.5-second figure will not be possible, nor can the driver utilise the full electric jolt of 603bhp and 967Nm of torque from its 100kWh battery pack.
With PSA platforms and engines, Opel is now is a position to benefit from PSA's global production. PSA has factories in China and South America, a joint plant with Mitsubishi in Russia, and kit assembly production in Iran. Lohscheller said Opel will be able to utilize PSA's global production network.
You can then read the freezing point of the antifreeze using the scale inside the tester. Replace the antifreeze in the car’s system and replace the cap.
When Congress began pressing Detroit automakers to do more to prevent automobile accidents, Miller and Ford acknowledged that the auto industry was slow to embrace safety and pledged to support federal efforts to enhance occupant protection.
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The best way is to take some time out to check your car over and make sure everything is in order. But where do you start? Simple: take our checklist below and give every part of your car the attention it needs to survive until the spring.
After he was named vice president for finance in January 1961, Miller once complained about the cost of operating Ford's executive dining room, where senior management paid $2 each for lunch.