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2015 Volkswagen Golf family

2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI Score Top Safety Pick+ Rating From IIHS: Video

The all-new 2015 Volkswagen Golf and its high-performance GTI variant have proven to be among the safest compact cars on the market, with the entire range scoring the coveted Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) after acing the institute’s latest... read more

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2005 Chevrolet Corvette

Chevy Corvette And Cadillac CTS Involved In Latest GM Recall

General Motors has issued a series of recalls that affect about 2.7 million vehicle owners in the U.S. alone. Included in the latest recalls is the previous-generation... read more May 16, 2014 by 


 
Continental tires

Continental Boosts Safety With Tire Tread Depth Monitor

Tires, oil, lights. Three easy checks that any driver can make on their vehicle in a matter of minutes, but all vital to ensure your car is always ready for the road. Tires... read more May 12, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Genesis safety systems tested

2015 Hyundai Genesis Safety Systems Tested With A Trusting Rhys Millen

Driving a car you can't see out of is not recommended. But put stunt driver Rhys Millen behind the wheel and give him the latest safety systems, and it's certainly feasible... read more May 6, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru WRX IIHS crash test

Watch The IIHS Crash Test The 2015 Subaru WRX: Video

Subaru’s all-new 2015 WRX and its more extreme STI variant are fun behind the wheel, but they’re incredibly safe as well. The cars have just been rated Top Safety... read more May 6, 2014 by 


 
2013 Cadillac SRX

2013 Cadillac SRX Recalled Due To Potential Power Lag

General Motors has announced that it will be issuing a recall of its Cadillac SRX crossover due to an issue that could cause some of the vehicles to have a three to four... read more May 2, 2014 by 


 
Volvo ‘Drive Me’ autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo ‘Drive Me’ Autonomous Car Pilot Project Gets Underway In Sweden: Video

While in the U.S. Google is making strides in the development of autonomous cars, overseas major automakers such as Mercedes-Benz, Nissan and Volvo are also at an advanced... read more April 30, 2014 by 


 
2013 Jaguar XJ

Popular Jaguar Models Recalled Because Of Detaching Toe Links

Jaguar has issued a recall on three of its models--the XF, XJ and XK--because of a toe link that could end up separating from the rear sub-frame. Toe links are used to... read more April 29, 2014 by 


 
Google self-driving car demonstration screencap

Google's Self-Driving Car Gets Smarter: Video

Google's self-driving cars have racked up considerable mileage on public roads, and each mile yields data that can make them more capable. While the tech giant has already... read more April 28, 2014 by 


 
2014 Lincoln MKZ

2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Recalled Due To Faulty Seat Welds

The latest Lincoln MKZ and a handful of other Ford products are involved in a new recall. The reason is due to sub-standard weld joints that may cause the front seats to... read more April 23, 2014 by 


 
2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is

Numerous 2010-12 BMW Models Recalled To Fix Loose Bolts

BMW has issued a wide-ranging recall for several 2010-2012 model-year vehicles equipped with its inline six-cylinder engines. The recall--which affects 156,137 vehicles... read more April 14, 2014 by 


 
Cadillac's Rear Vision Camera with Dynamic Guidelines - image: GM Corp

NHTSA Requires New Cars To Have Backup Cameras, Automakers Push For Cameras To Replace Side Mirrors

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Monday proposed a rule requiring rear visibility camera technology in all new vehicles weighing less than 10,000... read more March 31, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla's Fire Fix: Model S To Get Titanium Battery Shield

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has announced a fix for the Model S electric sedan to prevent future debris-related fire incidents, of the kind reported towards the end of last... read more March 28, 2014 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR test car in New York's Hudson Valley, March 2014

2014 Cadillac ELR Recalled For Faulty Stability Control Software

The Cadillac ELR extended-range electric car has received its first recall. The software for the car’s electronic stability control (ESC) system may inhibit certain ESC... read more March 28, 2014 by 


 
Volvo car-to-car slippery road detection

Volvo's Car-To-Car Tech Pilot Begins In Scandinavia

It's a familiar sight in motor racing: The engine in a car ahead lets go in spectacular fashion, dropping a slick of oil for as long as it takes to get off the circuit. Cars... read more March 20, 2014 by 


 
2014 Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche Fires: Every 2014 911 GT3 Engine Will Be Replaced

No carmaker is infallible, and Porsche has found that out the hard way with a series of fires in its 2014 911 GT3. Now, the German sports car manufacturer has announced how... read more March 19, 2014 by 


 
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