AutoComplete: Ford recalls 50,000 EV charging cables
AutoComplete: Ford recalls 50,000 EV charging cables
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AutoComplete: Ford recalls 50,000 EV charging cables

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Here's what's making news on Road Show. Ford issued a recall for 50,000 charging cables that it sold with electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles from September of 2011 through March of 2015. The cables are being recalled because they could cause a 120 volt household outlet to overheat and catch fire. These cables came with the Focus electric, Fusion energy, and C-Max energy, and affected owners should start seeing recall notices in their mailbox soon Hyundai has debuted the new Elantra, and its aggressive new appearance is a radical departure from Elantras of days past. It's almost as if Hyundai heard somebody snickering about how boring the old car looked, turned to its friend, said, hold my beer, watch this, and started going triangle crazy. We're not sure if we love it or we hate it, but we're definitely talking about it, and that's a step in the right direction. Opel getting sold by GM was big news. And now that deal is done, Opel is getting serious about its looks post divorce. And just came out this looker of a concept, the GTX Experimental. It's a decidedly Gallic little SUV concept with big doors, the rear which are suicide doors. It's an electric car and its grill is meant to look like a motorcycle helmet. That's really dang lovable. We want it and we're glad to see Opel getting its groove back. Find more on these stories over at theroadshow.com. We'll talk to you tomorrow.

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