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2015 Ford Mustang passenger knee airbag

2015 Ford Mustang Offers Glovebox Knee Airbag, Seven Others: Video

People crashing their brand-new muscle cars is as much a universal constant as the arrow of time and the speed of light. At least when the inevitable happens, and photos of said crash end up all over the internet, the owner will take solace that their new 2015 Ford Mustang is the safest the company... read more

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2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible

GM Identifies Problem With Supercharger On Certain Cadillac CTS-V And Camaro ZL1 Models

General Motors has discovered a problem with the supercharged 6.2-liter LSA V-8s fitted to certain versions of the Cadillac CTS-V and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. The affected... read more June 4, 2014 by 


 
Ford Adaptive Steering system

Ford Introducing Adaptive Steering: Video

Ford already offers electronic power steering, which helps to conserve fuel by using an electric motor to assist the steering instead of a hydraulic system drawing energy... read more May 30, 2014 by 


 
Bloodhound SSC 1,000 mph land speed record car

The World's Strongest Brakes Stop The 1,000 MPH Bloodhound SSC: Video

It's like stopping a bus from 160 mph on a wet road. That's how the engineers behind the Bloodhound SSC—the British land-speed record car designed to break the... read more May 20, 2014 by 


 
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 


 
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