AutoComplete: Mazda recalls 190,000 CX-7 crossovers for suspension failureHyundai creates the Voltron of connected-car apps, and Nissan offers free SiriusXM services for three years.
Today is Friday August 26th, and here's what's making the news on Road Show. Is there anything salt can't **** up? Mazda is recalling 190,000 examples of the 2007 to 2012 CX Crossover. Because salt can corrode the ball joints in the front suspension. If that happens the lower control arms could separate resulting in loss of steering control. Mazda doesn't have replacement parts available yet but when it does it will prioritize its recall in states where salt use in winter is common. Why try to maintain two different apps when one will do? Well that's exactly what Hyundai did, merging its Blue Link and Car Care apps into a single behemoth called My Hyundai with Blue Link. If you are paying for a Blue Link subscription, the app will let you remote start the vehicle, lock, and unlock it, and even set the climate control. The app also includes Care Care's compliments of how to videos, and other maintenance related features. It's available now for both IOS and android devices. Everybody likes free stuff right. Nissan giving out free two years subscription to SiriusXm Travel Link and SiriusXm Traffic with the purchase of qualifying 2017 model new Nissan vehicles. If you have a Nap System. Sirius XM Traffic will add accident and construction information along with color coated lines denoting average traffic speed. Travelling provides auxiliary services like local fuel prices, stock prices, and movie listings. As well as weather forecasts and radar maps. Find out more on these stories over at theroadshow.com and we'll speak to you again on Monday.