Tag: steering

Tesla recalls 15,000 Model X SUVs to fix a power steering problem

Tesla’s innovative over-the-air software updating system allows it to upgrade (and, sometimes, repair) its cars wirelessly, but some problems will always require tools and a trained mechanic. It encountered one recently, so it’s voluntarily recalling 15,000 early examples of the Model X to fix a problem with the power steering system. Documents published by the…

Quentin Tarantino ‘steering away’ from R-rated ‘Star Trek’ movie

Quentin Tarantino has cast doubt on plans to make an R-rated Star Trek movie. The revered director has been linked to a new instalment in the longrunning sci-fi film franchise for months, after reportedly making a successful pitch for an edgier story to studio executives at Paramount Pictures. Previous reports suggested a screenplay is in…

Jaguar Land Rover tests sensory steering wheel to combat distracted driving

Modern cars have lots of built-in distractions. Elaborate touchscreen infotainment systems, digital gauge clusters, and head-up displays all try to give the driver information, but they also require drivers to take their eyes off the road. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is trying to combat the problem with what it calls a “sensory steering wheel.” By…

Chevrolet Orlandos minivans recalled for power steering issues

THE CANADIAN PRESS Feb 6, 2017 , Last Updated: 11:09 AM ET OTTAWA — Transport Canada has issued a recall for 12,035 Chevrolet Orlandos, saying some of them could lose their power-steering assist due to corrosion caused by road salt. The recall affects vehicles from the 2012, 2013 and 2014 model years. General Motors, which…