Sick Drifts, Bro: Regenerative brakes may increase chance of aquaplaning

A Norwegian YouTuber demonstrating the challenge of driving on frosty roads with regenerative brakes. (Bjørn Nyland/YouTube) Toronto, Ontario — A complaint posted to Facebook by a Tesla Model Y owner reveals a design flaw that likely affects vehicles beyond Tesla’s model range—regenerative braking systems that may unintentionally kick in, drifting the vehicle when the driver […]

Sinking Feeling: NHTSA recalls 17 years of Ferraris for hydraulic leakage

Toronto, Ontario – A brake failure has been identified in Ferrari vehicles built since 2005, leading to over 23,000 Ferraris being recalled by the NHTSA. “These vehicles are equipped with a braking system that could potentially leak brake fluid, which may lead to partial or total loss of braking capability,” details the NHTSA recall. “Upon […]

We Were on a Brake: Mercedes recalls more than 30,000 cars for brake corrosion issue

Toronto, Ontario — Mercedes-Benz announced on Thursday that it will be recalling 31,577 vehicles from Canadian roads for a corrosion issue in the brake systems of multiple model years and classes. The German automaker’s U.S. headquarters confirmed that ML, GL, and R-Class vehicles from 2006 through 2012 model years are prone to the corrosion of […]