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2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Scores Five-Star Safety Rating From NHTSA: Video

Anyone who initially wrote off Tesla as not lasting should start officially eating their words. I mean that literally... go write down what you said on a piece of paper, stuff it in your mouth, and start chewing. The upstart automaker recently turned a profit in the first quarter of 2013, and then... read more

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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 


 
Mercedes-Benz Car-2-Object communication in action

Mercedes-Benz To Offer Car-2-Car Communication This year

New Car-2-Object and Car-2-Car communication will enable your car to warn you of an impending crash, or perhaps even take action itself to avoid one, by knowing well ahead if... read more June 14, 2013 by 


 
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK250

2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK Recalled Due To Airbag Issue

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall on certain versions of its 2013 SLK Class due to an issue with the cars’ airbag systems. The recall only affects 2013 SLK250 and... read more June 13, 2013 by 


 
2012 Aston Martin Virage

Handful Of Aston Martin Models Recalled For Fragile Gas Pedals

Aston Martin has issued a recall on a number of its key models due to a manufacturer error that could cause the gas pedal arm of the cars to break. The models affected by the... read more June 12, 2013 by 


 
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