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Cadillac semi-autonomous and connected car technology

Cadillac Autonomous And Connected Car Tech Coming For 2017: Video

Cadillac has confirmed that from the 2017 model year some of its vehicles will be available with autonomous and connected car technology. The announcement was made by General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] CEO Mary Barra last night at the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) World Congress in Detroit... read more

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2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Looks To Hire Hackers To Beat Hackers

The technological advancement of vehicles means the risk of hackers infiltrating myriad electronic systems becomes ever greater. For car companies, the onus is on them to... read more August 15, 2014 by


 
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... read more July 22, 2014 by


 
New Volvo XC90 safety and convenience features

New Volvo XC90 To Offer New Levels Of Safety And Convenience

We’re now just a few weeks out from the reveal of the all-new Volvo XC90, which goes on sale in the U.S. early next year, and today we’ve received details on some... read more July 22, 2014 by


 
Jaguar Land Rover self-learning car tech

Jaguar Land Rover Develops Intelligent Car Tech: Video

Jaguar Land Rover revealed a new suite of technology that it claims will form the basis of a 'self-learning' car that can automatically perform secondary tasks, while its... read more July 11, 2014 by


 
2015 Volkswagen GTI

VW Issues 2015 Golf And GTI Stop-Sale Order And Recall Over Steering Issue

Volkswagen issued a stop-sale order and recall of 2015 GTI and Golf models in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the steering. The affected cars' front stabilizer link... read more July 10, 2014 by


 
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


 
 

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