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NHTSA Tesla Model S crash test (Image: crashnet1 Youtube screen grab)

Tesla Model S Rated As Safest Car On Sale By NHTSA

The Tesla Model S electric sedan isn't just receiving awards from all quarters--it's also incredibly safe should the worst occur. Just how safe has come to light in extra information provided by Telsa Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], following the car's recent five-star NHTSA crash tests. It's scored the best... read more

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Morgan 3 Wheeler

Morgan 3 Wheeler Recalled Due To Missing Warning Labels

British sports car manufacturer Morgan has issued a recall on certain versions of its iconic 3 Wheeler because of missing warning labels on the vehicles’ brake fluid... read more August 7, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Recently Crashed 2014 Corvette Stingray Being Analyzed By Chevy Engineers

Crash tests are one thing, but actual real world crash data is quite different. That's why General Motors engineers are taking a close look at a recent accident involving a... read more August 7, 2013 by 


 
2014 Acura MDX  -  First Drive, May 2013

2014 Acura MDX Trailer-Hitch Accessory Kit Recall

Acura has issued a voluntary recall on a trailer-hitch accessory kit designed for its 2014 MDX. A total of 652 kits are being recalled, though it’s believed that 340 of... read more August 2, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen CC

VW Launches OnStar-Like Car-Net Connectivity Service: Video

Volkswagen will begin rolling out a new connectivity system across its range that will provide drivers with a number of convenience functions as well as important emergency... read more July 30, 2013 by 


 
2014 Bentley Flying Spur

Court Bans Scientists From Revealing Methods For Hacking VW Group Cars

Following yesterday’s report on the ability of computer hackers to take control of various vehicle functions, including braking and steering, simply by using a laptop... read more July 30, 2013 by 


 
2011 Lotus Evora S

Lotus' Leaking Oil Problem Strikes Again, This Time Affecting The 2011 Evora

Lotus has issued a recall on certain versions of its Evora sports car due to a defective oil hose that could rupture, leading to more serious problems. The recall affects... read more July 29, 2013 by 


 
Car Hacking

Your Car Can Be Hacked And Here's What It Might Look Like: Video

A team of computer security experts aims to explain exactly what can be accomplished when it comes to hacking a car. Modern vehicles are fitted with all sorts of computers... read more July 29, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz A Class A180 quick drive

France Still Halts Sale Of Mercedes Models Despite Court Ruling To Re-Examine Case

The French government has taken formal steps to outlaw the sale of certain Mercedes-Benz models due to the German automaker’s decision to revert back to an older form... read more July 29, 2013 by 


 
Reevu Helmet

Motorcycle Helmets Getting First Head-Up Display

Reevu is a company keen on reinventing the helmet as we know it. Most recently, the company touted a rearview camera that keeps track of the action going on behind your head... read more July 28, 2013 by 


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

More EU Countries May Follow France’s Lead To Block Sales Of Certain Mercedes Cars

Late last year concerns over the harmful effects of a new type of refrigerant, R1234yf, used in car air conditioners and shown by Mercedes-Benz to be flammable in certain... read more July 18, 2013 by 


 
Garmin portable head-up display

Garmin Launches Portable Head-Up Display

Head-up display systems have been around for decades but despite their added safety (by allowing you to keep your eyes on the road) you still won't find it a standard feature... read more July 12, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lincoln MKS

2013 Lincoln MKS Recalled For Faulty Child Safety Locks

Lincoln has issued a recall on certain versions of its 2013 MKS sedan due to an issue with the cars’ child safety locks. Also included in the latest recall are versions... read more July 10, 2013 by 


 
Safety technology planned for 2015 Volvo XC90

Volvo Previews 2015 XC90 Safety Tech: Video

Volvo is hard at work developing its next-generation XC90 SUV, which the automaker promises to launch at the end of 2014, most likely as a 2015 model. While there’s... read more July 5, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

2013 Tesla Model S Recalled Due To Faulty Seat Installation

Tesla has issued its first recall of its award-winning Model S sedan due to a fault with the car’s seat installation. The recall only affects 2013 Model S sedans built... read more June 19, 2013 by 


 
2007 Honda S2000

Acura RSX And Honda S2000 Involved In Recall

Honda has issued a recall on certain versions of its Acura RSX and S2000 sports cars. The issue has to do with the cars’ brakes, so owners of the affected vehicles... read more June 18, 2013 by 


 
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