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2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla Model S Hacked In Chinese Contest

As cars become increasingly computerized, it's hard to ignore that, like your home computer, it's a target for hackers all around the world. Chinese computer security conference SyScan recently promised a $10,000 reward to anyone who had the skills to hack into Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S... read more

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2014 BMW M235i first drive, Las Vegas Motor Speedway

BMW 2-Series Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating: Video

The BMW 2-Series coupe earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), making it the first BMW to win an IIHS safety award in 2014... read more June 27, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang GT

2015 Ford Mustang Will Be First With Upgraded SYNC 911 Assist

Among the many notable features of the 2015 Ford Mustang will be a new expansion of the SYNC connectivity system. The new Mustang will be the first Ford Motor Company... read more June 26, 2014 by 


 
Ford Project Mobil

Ford And Intel Use Facial Recognition To Improve In-Car Tech, Safety

In order to expand the capabilities of in-car tech, Ford is working with Intel to bring facial recognition to the dashboard. The joint research project, called Project Mobil... read more June 26, 2014 by 


 
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... read more June 23, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Coupe

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray And All Fifth-Gen Camaros Involved In Recall

The latest in a recent series of General Motors recalls involves all fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaros and a small number of 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray models. The... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen anti-texting ad is simple, brilliant

Volkswagen Anti-Texting Ad Is Brilliantly Simple, Incredibly Frightening: Video

Sometimes it’s the simplest message that communicates most forcefully. That’s exactly the case with this Volkswagen safety message, delivered to moviegoers in... read more June 9, 2014 by 


 
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... read more June 4, 2014 by 


 
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 


 
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