VEHICLES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VEHICLES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pro-Russian forces take Ukrainian soldiers’ armored vehicles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57829405-68/ukraine-russian-russia-ukrainian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57829405-68/ukraine-russian-russia-ukrainian.html.csp">Pro-Russian forces take Ukrainian soldiers’ armored vehicles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURAS KARMANAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T21:01:55.741-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Slovyansk, Ukraine • The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through two cities to a hero’s welcome. Responding to what it sees as Russia’s aggression, NATO announced it was increasing its military presence along its eastern border, closest to Russia and Ukraine. And the Obama administration moved to ratchet up its response, preparing new sanct...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578294052014-04-16T21:01:55.741-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T21:01:55.741-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57829405@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:01:55 MDT Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57795836-79/toyota-vehicles-million-recall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57795836-79/toyota-vehicles-million-recall.html.csp">Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURI KAGEYAMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T08:31:30.079-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. No injuries or crashes have been reported related to the recalls announced Wednesday. But two reports of fires are linked to one of the problems, a defective engine starter that can keep the motor running. Some vehicles were recalled for more than one problem. The recall cases total 6.76 million vehicles for 27 Toyota models, the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577958362014-04-09T08:31:30.079-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T08:31:30.079-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57795836@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:31:30 MDT All new cars and trucks must have rearview cameras http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57755877-68/rule-percent-rearview-accidents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57755877-68/rule-percent-rearview-accidents.html.csp">All new cars and trucks must have rearview cameras</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STACY A. ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T20:43:51.947-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 08:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Years late, the Transportation Department issued a rule Monday that will require rearview technology in all new cars and many light trucks — an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by backup accidents. The final rule issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds and built beginning May 1, 2018, to meet the new rear-visibility standards. The rule includes buses and trucks; motorcycles and trailers are ex...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577558772014-03-31T20:43:51.947-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T20:43:51.947-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57755877@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:43:51 MDT GM recalls 1.5 million cars for steering defect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57755262-79/million-recall-steering-vehicles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57755262-79/million-recall-steering-vehicles.html.csp">GM recalls 1.5 million cars for steering defect</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T16:37:01.743-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • General Motors is recalling 1.5 million vehicles in the U.S. because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working. Included in the recall are the Chevrolet Malibu, Malibu Maxx, Chevrolet HHR, Saturn Aura, Saturn Ion and Pontiac G6. Model years vary, but all of the vehicles are from the 2010 model year or earlier. The new recall brings to 6.3 million the number of vehicles GM has recalled since February. The initial recall — now at 2.6 million small cars for an igniti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577552622014-03-31T16:37:01.743-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T16:37:01.743-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57755262@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:37:01 MDT Total of GM vehicle recalls in 2014 hits 4.8 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57747813-68/vehicles-million-automaker-recalled.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57747813-68/vehicles-million-automaker-recalled.html.csp">Total of GM vehicle recalls in 2014 hits 4.8 million</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T19:31:47.64-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 07:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">General Motors Co. announced Saturday morning that it was recalling about 490,000 trucks and 172,000 small cars, meaning the automaker has now recalled about 4.8 million vehicles in the United States during the first three months of the year. That is about six times the number of recalls it made in all of 2013. The trucks being recalled are the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups, as well as the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe and the GMC Yukon and Yukon XL with six-spee...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57747813@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 19:31:47 MDT Utah’s Coral Pink Sand Dunes offer variety of recreational experiences http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57574119-117/dunes-sand-park-pink.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57574119-117/dunes-sand-park-pink.html.csp">Utah’s Coral Pink Sand Dunes offer variety of recreational experiences</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T20:58:36.023-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 08:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Coral Pink Sand Dunes • Karen Boe of Salt Lake City and Kayte Lathouwers of Houston probably have never met. But the two women traveled 22 miles west of Kanab to search out this unique environment of shifting pink sand dunes, towering Ponderosa pines and strange insects for similar reasons. Boe came to hike and celebrate Valentine’s weekend with her husband Rob Godfrey. The couple sought something different from the big national parks. “We were impressed with the beauty of the dunes with their ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57574119@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:58:36 MDT Clean-air bill goes to governor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57625713-90/fuel-bill-cars-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57625713-90/fuel-bill-cars-state.html.csp">Clean-air bill goes to governor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T20:53:55.674-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 08:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Senate gave final passage Monday to a bill requiring at least 50 percent of passenger cars purchased by the state government be high-efficiency or alternative-fuel vehicles. It voted 25-2 to pass SB99 after amendments by a conference committee and sent it to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. Among the alternate-fuel vehicles allowed would be hybrids and those powered by electricity, natural gas, hydrogen and biodiesel. “The state should set an example” to help reduce air pollution, said t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57625713@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:53:55 MDT Kanter: Get ready for Big Data to take the wheel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57607514-82/parking-roads-technology-cars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57607514-82/parking-roads-technology-cars.html.csp">Kanter: Get ready for Big Data to take the wheel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rosabeth Moss Kanter</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T11:45:02.337-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 11:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-DRIVING-DATA-COMMENT,0806 Get ready for Big Data to take the wheel (bbg) (ATTN: Editorial Page editors) Rosabeth Moss Kanter (c) 2014, Bloomberg News The development of the Interstate Highway System in the 1950s made the car the preferred individual mode of ground transportation. This upended residential patterns, creating suburbs and exurbs, and relegated rail to the background. Sixty years later, however, America has changed. City centers have been revitalized and are once again desirable r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607514@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:45:02 MDT Letter: Trebling fees for alternative-fuel vehicles bad idea http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57593167-82/vehicles-fees-fuel-harper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57593167-82/vehicles-fees-fuel-harper.html.csp">Letter: Trebling fees for alternative-fuel vehicles bad idea</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T01:01:03.902-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After watching Sen. Wayne Harper’s explanation for SB139 posted on The Tribune’s “In Their Own Words” feature, I can only conclude that the senator’s logic is greatly flawed, and that this bill should be killed (“In Their Own Words: Fee hike for clean-fuel vehicles,” Tribune, Feb. 24). Alternative fuel vehicles make up a minuscule percentage of vehicles on Utah’s roads. A trebling of registration fees will only serve to weaken buyer consideration of purchasing an environmental friendly car or tr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57593167@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 01:01:03 MDT In Their Own Words: Fee hike for clean-fuel vehicles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57567403-90/clean-fuel-vehicles-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57567403-90/clean-fuel-vehicles-bill.html.csp">In Their Own Words: Fee hike for clean-fuel vehicles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T08:08:44.687-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 08:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SB139 would raise registration fees for alternative fuel vehicles, including natural gas, electric and hybrids cars and trucks. Registering a hybrid electric car now costs $43, but if the bill passes, it would cost $138. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Wayne Harper, R-Taylorsville, says new roads and road maintenance are paid for by gas taxes, but because these clean-fuel vehicles use much less gasoline or none at all, owners aren’t paying their fair share for road upkeep. jnpearce@sltrib.com Twitter:...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57567403@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:08:44 MDT House OKs plan for state fleet to convert to clean fuel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57568949-90/2018-able-alternative-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57568949-90/2018-able-alternative-bill.html.csp">House OKs plan for state fleet to convert to clean fuel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Topher Webb</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T21:42:25.446-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The House unanimously passed legislation requiring 50 percent of state-owned passenger vehicles to be high efficiency or alternative fuel powered by the end of August 2018. “It just is a bill that attempts to recognize that alternative fuels will become the way of the future, that cleaner-operating vehicles are good for all of us and it ensures that the state is a willing and able participant in making sure we have cleaner vehicles,” said sponsor Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville. SB99 was amended...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57568949@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:42:25 MDT