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Ford recalls model year 2020 Mustangs with automatic transmissions

The brake pedal bracket may fracture

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Ford Motor Company is recalling 38,005 model year 2020 Mustangs with automatic transmissions.

The brake pedal bracket may fracture during sudden stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake pedal bracket assembly free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin November 16, 2020.

Owners may contact Ford customer service at (866) 436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 20S52.

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Video: Tesla Model 3 plows dummy pedestrian in automatic brake test

  • A widely shared clip on Twitter appears to show a Tesla Model 3 dramatically failing an automatic braking test in China.
  • In the clip, originally posted to the social media site Weibo, a simulated pedestrian on a controlled path is mowed down by the car.
  • In the US, AAA has found major flaws with many automakers’ emergency braking software, including Tesla. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

 

Tesla’s automatic braking apparently wasn’t enough to save a simulated pedestrian in China.

Video from social media site Weibo, posted to Twitter this month, shows a stuffed dummy on a track walking in front of a quickly accelerating Model 3. It doesn’t end well for the inanimate walker.

 

Jalopnik first spotted the video. Tesla didn’t respond to questions about it. 

It’s not clear who organized the event where the clip was taken, but it appears to be

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Florida man laid off during pandemic invents automatic shopping cart sanitizer

TAMPA, Florida — Shopping carts are one of the most touched items in a supermarket, often leaving its handles covered in bacteria. Now, a man is speaking with national supermarket chains after inventing a device to sanitize the carts.

“There’s been a lot of studies that have shown it’s almost one of the dirtiest things in a grocery store,” Adam Labadie told WFTS.

SEE ALSO: What to look out for when holiday shopping in a pandemic

Since then, he has spent his days working in his garage, making changes and tweaks to his invention, which is something he said would eliminate grocery store wipes with just the touch of a button.

His invention is designed to clean shopping carts and it’s known as “The Arch Cart Sanitizer.”

“So we’ll be sending out demos, free demos to grocers. Some in the northeast and some in south in about three weeks,” Labadie

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