Top 10 New Car Blunders, Tesla Extends Warranty & Kia Soul EV Girl Hamster Ad (Video)

Blog - Kia Brings Back Hamsters for Soul EV Ad Campaign (Video)

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Blog - Top 10 New Car Technology BlundersTop 10 New Car Technology Blunders

We’ve come a long way from the seat-belt-interlock system of 1974. That system required every occupied seat to have the belt fastened before a car would start, and as you can guess this short-lived example of safety technology was an overbearing intrusion consumers didn’t like. As a former 1974 Pontiac Firebird owner I can confirm how annoying this particular…

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Blog - Tesla Extends Drivetrain WarrantyTesla Extends Drivetrain Warranty

Tesla Motors has extended the warranty covering its drive unit to match the warranty offered for the battery pack on its Model S, the company announced. Tesla will now offer an infinite mile or eight year warranty for the drive unit. The drive unit in the Model S previously came with a four year, 50,000-mile warranty. Tesla offered owners the option to extend the warranty to an eight-year warranty for an additional $4,000. This extended drive unit warranty comes a week after…

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Blog - Kia Brings Back Hamsters for Soul EV Ad Campaign (Video)Kia Brings Back Hamsters for Soul EV Ad Campaign (Video)

The Kia hamsters are back, and this time they brought ladies. Kia Motors Corp. rolled out the new “fully charged” ad campaign for the Soul EV today, featuring Adam Levine’s falsetto on the new Maroon 5 track “Animals” and, of course, the Kia hamsters. The Korean automaker is offering 200,000 free…

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