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Mitsubishi"s Recalling Another 227k Vehicles In The US

We thought it was a pretty big deal for Mitsubishi, relatively speaking, when it issued a recall for over 140,000 vehicles. But now the same manufacturer has issued another two recalls that amount to another 226,995 units.

The larger of the two affects certain Outlander and Outlander Sport crossovers. The problem here comes down to the actuator shaft for the parking brake, which could be prone to corrosion due to water leaking into the rear brake calipers. That could render the parking brake inoperable, leaving the vehicle to roll away unexpectedly.
To address the problem, Mitsubishi is asking the owners of certain 2014-16 Outlanders and 2013-16 Outlander Sports to bring their vehicles in to their local dealers. There technicians will inspect the rear brakes and replace certain components if necessary. That already amounts to an estimated 170,354 vehicles across the United States… but there’s more.
At the same time, the Japanese automaker is notifying the owners of various models to brin…

22 Of 99 Lister Thunder Models Sold In Just 24 Hours!

British sports car maker Lister has received over £3 million worth of orders for the 200+mph Thunder withing the first 24 hours of its announcement.

The exact figure earned for the 22 models ordered is £3.1 million ($4.4 million), with each car priced from £139,950. The bespoke Thunder is now the fastest-selling new Lister in the company’s 65-year history.
“I am delighted, overwhelmed and gratified by the huge level of interest and excitement the Thunder has already generated. Following the release of the Thunder prototype, the number of phone calls and email inquiries have been bonkers,” stated Lister CEO, Lawrence Whittaker.
“Securing over £3 million-worth of orders within the first 24 hours is a company record, and I am now even more thrilled to be revealing the Thunder to the world at ExCel on Thursday 15th February, as the car looks even better in the metal, carbon fiber and Nappa leather than it does in the photographs!”. said Whittaker. “I’d like to thank Tiff Needell for his epic…