Car Safety

BMW 5-Series brakes for target in IIHS test

Automatic braking could be standard by 2022

The inevitable march toward the driverless car continues. It's still off in the distance, a speck on the horizon, but that speck is getting larger with each flip of your calendar's pages. There are some aspects of the autonomous driving realm that are already a part of the automotive landscape. One... read more

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BMW M2 official safety car for the 2016 MotoGP season

BMW M2 transformed into safety car for 2016 MotoGP season

Following in the footsteps of the M6 and M4 coupes, BMW’s new M2 will serve as official safety car for the 2016 MotoGP season. But before it could be supplied to Dorna... read more February 10, 2016 by

Ford autonomous car technology

DOT Unveils 10-Year, $4-Billion Plan for Development Of Autonomous Vehicles

New car announcements weren't the only news made at the Detroit Auto Show. In a press conference at the show, the United States Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx revealed... read more January 18, 2016 by

2016 Dodge Viper ACR

Dodge Viper Production Ending Due To Airbag Regulations?

If you didn’t already know, production of the Dodge Viper is scheduled to end in 2017 and there are no plans at present for a successor—although that may change... read more January 14, 2016 by

McLaren P1

McLaren P1 Hit With NHTSA Recall, Dozens Of People Affected!

The McLaren P1 is a marvel of modern engineering. Still, not everything out there is perfect and the P1 is proof of this. A batch of the cars were just hit with a recall... read more January 8, 2016 by

Ferrari 488 GTB

Ferrari Issues Stop Sale On 488 GTB Due To Fire Risk

After issuing a recall on the 2016 California T, Ferrari [NYSE:F] has ordered a stop-sale on the 2016 488 GTB due to a potential fire risk. A recall wasn't necessary because... read more December 30, 2015 by

2016 Ferrari California T

2016 Ferrari California T Recalled Over Fire Risk

Ferrari [NYSE:F] is recalling the 2016 California T because a manufacturing flaw in a fuel-system component could lead to an engine-compartment fire—and, potentially... read more December 28, 2015 by

Google autonomous car prototype

California Looks To Tighten Rules For Autonomous Cars

California has become one of the top states for autonomous car research, primarily due to the number of tech firms based there including Google which is already testing... read more December 18, 2015 by

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coming With Automatic Lane Changing

Mercedes-Benz continues to drop more information about its next-generation E-Class ahead of the car’s world debut at next month’s 2016 Detroit Auto Show... read more December 9, 2015 by

Tune It! Safe! Chevrolet Corvette Stingray by TIKT Performance, 2015 Essen Motor Show

Tune It! Safe! Chevy Corvette Impresses At Essen Motor Show

No, German police aren’t about to enlist a Chevrolet Corvette among their fleet of patrol cars. Rather, this particular Corvette, dressed in police livery, has been... read more December 1, 2015 by

Tesla Model S owner tests Autopilot system from back seat

Don’t Be This Idiot: Tesla Model S Owner Tests Autopilot System From Back Seat

In the same week Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk announced the company will be implementing some constraints on its Autopilot autonomous system to prevent some of the... read more November 10, 2015 by

Replica wheel showing major damage after pothole test

New Video Highlights Potential Danger Of Replica Wheels: Video

As an auto enthusiast, it’s easy to be tempted by deals for OEM-style wheels that cost a fraction what the dealer or authorized reseller may be asking. But there are... read more October 26, 2015 by

Volvo Drive Me autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

New Video Shows What It Will Be Like Owning A Volvo Autonomous Car

Continuing its reputation for stellar safety, Swedish automaker Volvo is committed to developing cars that that are crash-proof in an attempt to completely eliminate... read more October 6, 2015 by

Volvo Drive Me autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Automotive Safety Giant Autoliv To Help Develop Autonomous Systems With Volvo

Automotive safety systems giant Autoliv has joined Volvo in the Swedish automaker’s Drive Me autonomous car research project. The two companies will share their... read more September 30, 2015 by

Volvo safety systems

Automatic Emergency Braking To Become Standard?

There's no question about it; modern cars are incredibly safe, and there's new technology being released that has them becoming safer still. Since it was mandated that we all... read more September 15, 2015 by

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sentinel

Jaguar Land Rover SVO Division Cooks Up Range Rover Sentinel Armored SUV: Video

Already responsible for developing more luxurious and higher performing vehicles from Jaguar Land Rover, the Special Vehicles Operations division has now been tasked with... read more September 8, 2015 by


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