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Volvo's driver-sensing technology

Volvo Gets Serious On Driver Sensing Tech

Volvo has always been known for its stance on car safety. Whether that's through headrests, airbags or seatbelts, or simply building cars tougher than the objects they're likely to smash into, it's given Volvo one of the safest reputations in the industry. MUST SEE: 1969 Mustang Shelby GT500 Cobra... read more

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Nissan smart rear view mirror.

Nissan Smart Rear-View Mirror Makes The Human Neck Obsolete

Technology is changing many aspects of driving, even small things that are easy to take for granted. Like turning your head while backing up. At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show... read more March 3, 2014 by 


 
Nokian Tyres' retractable-stud winter tire concept

Nokian Tyres Shows Winter Tire With Retractable Studs: Video

Modern technology can make some of James Bond's gadgets from just a decade ago look distinctly old-hat. But one Q-brand trick we've not seen yet is winter tires with... read more February 18, 2014 by 


 
2013 Lexus RX 350

2012-2013 Lexus RX 350 Recalled For Brake Issue

Toyota has issued a recall on certain versions of the Lexus RX crossover due to an issue with the affected vehicles’ brakes. Also included in the latest recall are the... read more February 14, 2014 by 


 
IIHS crash test

See What Happens To Your Body During A Car Crash: Video

Whether on the race track or on the street, we've all seen it: minor crashes that caused a surprising amount of injury, and big, nasty crashes that let the driver walk... read more February 11, 2014 by 


 
2014 Aston Martin Rapide S

Shoddy Chinese Parts Blamed For Widespread Aston Martin Recall

If you're spending big money on an Aston Martin, you'd like to know that everything on it works as it should. Particularly the gas pedal, connecting you to some of the most... read more February 6, 2014 by 


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

DOT Wants Communicating Cars To Curtail Crashes

That autonomous cars will be available over the next few decades doesn't come as much of a surprise. They will, however, be largely optional for the time being--so you won't... read more February 4, 2014 by 


 
Subaru EyeSight safety system

2015 Subarus Get Updated EyeSight Safety System

Subaru has announced the debut of a new and improved version of its EyeSight vehicle safety system, which it is making available on its 2015 lineup. EyeSight is a... read more January 24, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A8 L Security

Audi Rolls Out 2015 A8 L Security

Though it wasn’t on show with the rest of the updated 2015 A8 range at the Detroit Auto Show this week, Audi’s 2015 A8 L Security has also received a round of... read more January 16, 2014 by 


 
Michelin Premier A/S tire with EverGrip technology

Michelin EverGrip Tires Get Better With Age: Video

Tire tests, designed to explore the grip limits, traction, economy and noise of tires, are a vital consumer service. However capable your car is, it needs good tires to... read more January 15, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes uses QR codes to provide data for accident first responders

Mercedes Turns To QR Codes To Help First Responders

For most of us, QR codes are just a quick way of getting extra details from an advertisement or transferring clients from a business card to a website. They're useful, but... read more January 7, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

New BMW Assistance Tech Showcased At 2014 CES

BMW is using the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to showcase its latest wave of driver assistance technologies, coming to a BMW near you soon. The new technology... read more January 7, 2014 by 


 
BMW 2-Series ConnectedDrive prototype demonstrating ActiveAssist, 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

BMW ActiveAssist Is Autonomous Tech For Driving At The Limit: Video

At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, BMW showed off a new technology called ActiveAssist which is essentially an autonomous driving assistant capable... read more January 7, 2014 by 


 
2013 Land Rover Range Rover

2013-2014 Land Rover Range Rover Recalled Due To Airbag Issue

Land Rover has issued a recall on certain versions of its Range Rover SUV due to a connector that may come loose and in the process render an airbag inoperative. The recall... read more January 3, 2014 by 


 
2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

2011-2012 Volvo S60 Recalled Due To Faulty Oil Pressure Gauge

Volvo has issued a recall on certain versions of its S60 sedan due to a faulty oil pressure gauge. The recall affects S60s from the 2011 and 2012 model years, though only... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
Speeding (Image: IABoomerFlickr on Flickr, used under Creative Commons license)

A Fifth Of Drivers Speed...And Half Of You Hate It

If you're reading this, you probably like cars. Chances are, you like fast cars, and you almost certainly like driving quickly. That probably puts some of you among the one... read more December 30, 2013 by 


 
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