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2014 Jeep Cherokee

FCA Responds To Hackers' Scary Breach Of 2014 Jeep Cherokee: Video

On Tuesday, Wired posted an account of writer Andy Greenberg's ongoing experiment to demonstrate the potential of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee to be remotely hacked. During this round, partners Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek were able to access the vehicle's climate control, entertainment... read more

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New Mercedes-Benz Crash-Test Facility

Mercedes-Benz Hits Milepost In Construction Of Mammoth New Crash Test Facility

Mercedes-Benz has been crash testing all its models for over half a century, and along the way, the company has developed plenty of groundbreaking tech. From seatbelts that... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
Texas A&M causeway bridge barrier

Truck Lovers Beware: Texas A&M Back With A New Truck-Killing Barrier

Remember Texas A&M’s previous truck-decapitating barrier? Well, the university’s Transportation Institute has developed a new barrier, but rather than stop a... read more May 12, 2015 by 


 
MINI Augmented Vision concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

MINI Hints At Future Tech With Augmented Vision Concept: Video

Augmented Reality, where your normal view is ‘augmented’ by computer-generated sensory input, typically via a headset- or glasses-type device, hasn’t quite... read more April 10, 2015 by 


 
Lexus Safety System+ and Toyota Safety Sense

Lexus Safety System+ To Debut On 2016 RX Crossover, Toyota Safety Sense On 2016 RAV4 Hybrid

When it debuts at the 2015 New York Auto Show, the 2016 Lexus RX will launch a new safety system for the luxury brand. Called "Lexus Safety System+", it bundles several... read more March 31, 2015 by 


 
AAA teen distracted driving video screencap

Video Shows Just How Distracted Teen Drivers Can Get

The fact that teenage drivers are statistically more likely to crash their cars is not news, but thanks to modern technology we can now gawk at the conditions that cause... read more March 27, 2015 by 


 
Ford's Intelligent Speed Limiter

Ford’s New Road Sign Detection Tech Helps You Dodge Speeding Tickets

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is introducing a semi-autonomous feature that will help you avoid copping a speed ticket. The technology is called the “Intelligent... read more March 24, 2015 by 


 
Teaser for 2016 Chevrolet Malibu debuting at 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Coming With Nanny System To Watch Over Teen Drivers

Chevrolet is set to unveil an all-new Malibu at next month’s 2015 New York Auto Show, and in the lead up to the car’s arrival the bowtie brand has been dropping a... read more March 20, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Elon Musk: Autonomous Cars May Lead To Driving Being Outlawed

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk has come out and stated what many opponents of autonomous cars may be secretly fearing: driving becoming outlawed. Musk made the... read more March 18, 2015 by 


 
Eye-tracking headlight technology from Opel

GM Working On Headlights That Track Your Eye Movements

General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] European subsidiary Opel is developing a new type of headlight that actually tracks the movement of your eyes and then shines in the... read more March 17, 2015 by 


 
Jaguar Land Rover Bike Sense bicycle and motorcycle detection system

Jaguar Land Rover Previews Bicycle And Motorcycle Detection System: Video

Jaguar Land Rover has been showing off some of its upcoming safety technology in recent months, with previous highlights including an innovative transparent hood system and a... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
Audi Matrix LED headlight technology

Audi Demonstrates Effects Of Matrix LED Headlights: Video

Audi has developed high-beam headlights that can detect other vehicles on the road and dim part of the light beam so that they don’t blind other drivers while at the... read more January 18, 2015 by 


 
Chevrolet's new OnStar services, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Chevy Previews Tech That Can Warn Of Car Trouble Before It Happens

Chevrolet is using this week’s 2015 Consumer Electronics Show to preview a new connected car service that can predict and notify you when certain components of your car... read more January 5, 2015 by 


 
2015 Dodge Challenger  -  First Drive, Portland OR, July 2014

2015 Dodge Challenger Not Quite As Safe As Before?

Dodge is pretty damn proud of its all-new 2015 Challenger, and they should be because it's a great car. The interior refinements are a nice step forward, while every engine... read more December 23, 2014 by 


 
Streaming video rearview mirror from the 2016 Cadillac CT6

2016 Cadillac CT6 To Feature Video-Streaming Rearview Mirror

Cadillac is set to unveil a new flagship sedan at the 2015 New York Auto Show in April, and today we learned of one of the cooler features that will appear on the car. The... read more December 19, 2014 by 


 
2015 Jaguar XJ 4-door Sedan XJL Supercharged RWD Side Exterior View

2015 Jaguar F-Type, XF, XJ Recalled For Steering Failure, Fire Risk

Like a modern update on a classic horror movie, it appears that the ghost of Lucas Electrical may have just returned to haunt the modern brand: Jaguar is recalling some of... read more December 15, 2014 by 


 
 

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