March

Car recalls for March 11-18

U.S. National Highway Traffic & Safety Administration

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued recalls for March 11 through 18, including a Ford recall involving 2,602,668 units and a Mitsubishi recall involving 15,347 units. See the list of this week’s car recalls involving ten or more units below, or search USA TODAY’s automotive recalls database for more:

Audi

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2021 Audi RS6 Avant, RS7, 2020-2021 A6 Allroad, S6 Sedan, S7, 2019-2021 A6 Sedan, and A7 vehicles. The score line on the passenger air bag may not have been manufactured correctly. 3,388 units are affected. Read more

Ford

Life Line Emergency Vehicles (Life Line) is recalling one 2020 Ford F450 vehicle and one 2017 Navistar Durastar vehicle, equipped with 7×9 combination LED Stop-Tail-Turn reverse lights. The lights may be too bright, exceeding the maximum light output allowed which may adversely affect

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Coolest Cars For Sale As March Rolls On

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Spring is almost here, but there’s still some coolness in the air, thanks to these cars!

The classic and collector car market is a fantastically diverse tapestry of vehicles from every breed and era. Delving into the classifieds reveals some real gems waiting to find a new home with both enthusiasts and serious collectors alike. Every week we’ll be highlighting the top cars in need of a new home that caught our eye.

1970 Plymouth Road Runner Signed By Richard Petty

Thanks to GAA, enthusiasts have an incredible opportunity to bid on an example of the model that helped Petty get behind the wheel of the famous number 43 blue Superbird and the best part is that it is signed by the man himself. This Loud Mouth Lime 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner Superbird features a 440-cid V8 engine with a version of Chrysler’s 6-pack

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New car orders struggle ahead of March plate change



a car parked in a parking lot: Empty new car showroom


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Empty new car showroom

Retailers are reporting new car orders for the new March 21-series registration plate are down by as much as half as a 39.5 percent sales decline in January 2021 looks set to continue.

There are early signs of a similar decline in February 2021.

Automotive service company Cox Automotive surveyed car retailers and 3 in 4 reported a downturn in forward orders for March 2021 of between 10 percent and 50 percent, compared to 2020.

“Q1 is a critical period” said Cox Automotive strategy director Philip Nothard, “and it’s vital that showrooms are able to re-open as soon as possible.”

However, lockdown isn’t the only challenge faced by car dealers – and may actually be masking some of the other issues.

There are issues with new car supply related to the Brexit deal, said Mr Nothard, “with border frictions continuing and

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