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GM Recall

General Motors earlier this week announced a recall for repair (recall) for an additional 8.4 million vehicles.

As many as 7.6 million of them were in the United States.

As reported by AFP, the recall came after six collisions that resulted in three deaths.

GM previously has undergone a massive recall due to defects in the ignition.

On Monday, GM announced the recall to mempebaiki problem "ignition rotating own".

The latest recall for 1997-2005 Chevrolet Malibu, Oldsmobile Alero 1999-2004, and 2000-2005 Chevrolet Impala.

Most new model vehicles are subject to a recall for ignition problem itself is rotating Cadillac CTS 2014.

Other vehicles were recalled had a problem on the cabin heater plugs, joint fasteners, as well as electricity.

GM argues that the latest recall would cost $ 1.2 billion.

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2015 VW Golf R Photos Price and Release

2015 VW Golf R Photos Price and Release date

2015 VW Golf R Photos Price and Release - German manufacturer Volkswagen divulge variants of the Golf R exclusively for the American market.

VW Golf R carries platforms 7th generation Golf, VW Golf R R models equipped with the 2.0-liter TSI variations 4 cylinder like the Audi S3.

The transmission of 6-speed manual and a dual-clutch 6-speed automatic became optional VW Golf R in America. Where both these engines will be mated with the system - 4MOTION all-wheel drive Volkswagen.

So for engine 6 speed manual only takes 5.3 seconds to be able to run from 0-100 km / h, while for the automatic transmission under 4.9 seconds.

And for the 6-speed manual transmission, the VW Golf is more efficient than the previous generation with a fuel consumption of 31 miles per U.S. gallon.

Speaking of the interior, comfort is also upgraded with the use of the Kappa leather, carbon trim, with aluminum models that make the interior look more luxurious. Furthermore, a 5.8-inch touchscreen display that can provide all the information also given VW.

And subsequent difference, if in Europe VW has a choice of 3 doors, reportedly in the United VW Golf R will only have 5 doors. However, this new car will be marketed in the early half of 2015 tomorrow.

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DVLA: why they do not pay road tax

Almost all drivers pay to tax their vehicles or declare that it has been taken off road.

But the DVLA today released some of the silliest excuses given by people caught out for not paying their road tax.

It includes admissions that the money has been spent on betting on a horse race instead or that the person could not tax their vehicle because they had ‘man flu’ or had fallen out of a tree while picking plums.

Others suggested that they did not have to tax their car because it would have cost more than the vehicle was worth or their were owed more in a rebate from the taxman.

The age old school favourite – that a dog had eaten the papers – also featured on the list.

Carolyn Williams, DVLA’s head of digital services, said: ‘The vast majority of people tax their car on time but it amazes me to see the excuses people come up with.

‘It’s easier than ever before for people to tax their car and our digital services are designed to be used any time of day or night to fit in with people’s lifestyles - so there really is no need for silly excuses.’

Latest figures show that 99 per cent of vehicles are properly taxed or declared off road.

If a vehicle is not taxed or declared ‘SORN’ the owner could face a penalty fine.

If the vehicle is seen parked on a public road it could be clamped, impounded and ultimately crushed.


  1. My accountant told me I’m due a tax rebate so I didn’t think I needed to pay again this year.
  2. I was on my way to the Post Office to tax the car and called into the betting shop - there was a horse running at Doncaster called ‘Don’t Do It’ so I bet on that with my car tax money instead – it lost.
  3. My mate said that if the cost of the tax is more than what the car is worth you haven’t got to pay it – it’s not, so I didn’t.
  4. I fell out of a tree picking plums and broke both my arms.
  5. I took too much Viagra and couldn’t leave the house.
  6. I’d forgotten the motorbike was in my garage – it was hidden behind the BBQ so it’s not my fault.
  7. I had man flu and couldn’t go to the Post Office.
  8. I’ve been out of the country for four months and I forgot where I parked my car.
  9. My dog ate the reminder.
  10. My reminder on my phone didn’t work so it’s not my fault.

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