Saturday, March 29, 2014

Let's Do The News! (March 29, 2014)

The big scoop today...

- STILL MORE BAD CASE ON GM'S MASS RECALL: General Motors added 971,000 more cars in the cataclysmic mass recall regarding the highly fatal ignition switch problems, bringing it a total of almost 2.6 million units recalled by this fatal problem.

- A report states that Opel, the troubled European marque of General Motors, will be exiting the Chinese market next year but plans to produce a Buick model in their plant in Germany.

- Top Gear's on hot water...yet once again as an Indian actress sue the hit motoring show over the "slope" remark as seen at the show's Myanmar special, where the boys build a bridge in the River Kwai.

- BMW will build a brand new SUV at their newly established Spartanburg plant.

- Stability Control problems prompted Cadillac to recall their brand-new ELR PHEV coupe.

- Ferrari is in hot water right now over the legal battle of some 21-year-old's Facebook page.

- To prevent fires, Tesla arms the Model S electric saloon with some complementary titanium underbody shields.

- A voluntary safety recall was announced by Toyota for 119,000 units of the Toyota Pronard saloon over their airbag problems.

Toyota Pronard

- The latest update for Forza Motorsport 5 lets players keep their new DLC cars at no additional costs once they purchased any DLC Car Packs for the first time. When you purchased a DLC Car Pack for the first time, you’ll be given one-time-only access to each car in a pack, which you can add to your garage at no additional charge. This applies to current and upcoming FM5 DLC Packs as well as the recently announced Top Gear Car Pack, coming this Tuesday, which features 10 new rides to the game such as;

1966 Chaparral #66 Chaparral Cars 2E
2013 Holden #10 Xbox Racing Team Commodore VF
2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STi
2013 Audi RS4 Avant
1980 Renault 5 Turbo
1999 Lotus Elise Series 1 Sport 190
2011 Ford Transit SuperSportVan
1998 Nissan R390
2006 Hummer H1 Alpha
2013 Lexus GS 350 F-Sport

-  A Chinese report states that a Chinese aircraft have spotted three suspicious objects in the Malaysia jet search area.

- First gay marriages to take place in England and Wales.

- The popular boyband One Direction will perform the theme song for the Say I Love You live-action movie.


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