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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 in many cars. If you’ve bought a car and discovered that it didn't have a head-up display, there are a growing number... read more

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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 


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

2010 Lexus HS 250h And Toyota Prius Models Involved In Recall

Toyota has issued a voluntary recall on certain versions of its Lexus HS 250h and Prius hybrid vehicles due to an issue with the cars’ brakes. The recall affects all... read more June 5, 2013 by 


 
2012 Lincoln MKS

Lincoln Logs A Handful of Recalls

Lincoln is asking for a few 2013 models to return to the corral. It seems that quite a few 2013 examples of the MKS, MKT, and MKZ have an issue that requires immediate... read more June 4, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lincoln MKZ

2013 Lincoln MKZ Recalled For Causing Possible Electrical Shock

Despite only just starting deliveries, Lincoln’s all-important MKZ sedan has just received its first recall notice. Lincoln is recalling approximately 500 of its 2013... read more June 3, 2013 by 


 
2013 Cadillac SRX

2013 Cadillac SRX Recalled For Loose Wheel Nuts

General Motors has announced that it will be issuing a worldwide recall of its Cadillac SRX crossover due to wheel nuts that may have been incorrectly tightened. The recall... read more May 24, 2013 by 


 
Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

An Exotic Italian Recall Starring The Alfa Romeo 8C And A Pair Of Maseratis

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for a few sultry exotic Italian machines. It seems that owners of the 2005-2008 Maserati... read more May 21, 2013 by 


 
Inside IIHS video series shows the how and why of crash testing

Inside IIHS Video Series Goes Behind The Car-Crashing Scenes

Have you ever wondered how the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety goes about its crash-testing process, naming Top Safety Picks or crash-test losers? Do you just love to... read more May 21, 2013 by 


 
2013 Lamborghini Gallardo

ESP Is A Good Thing, Especially On A 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo

You're a pretty good driver. Perhaps you've been to a few track days, taken a few lessons, and you're certainly no slouch on your local canyon roads. Not only that, but you... read more May 16, 2013 by 


 
2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Corvette Headlights Under NHTSA Investigation

The sixth-generation Chevrolet Corvette is currently making way for the new 2014 seventh-generation car. Still, it seems the C6 isn't ready to give up the spotlight just yet... read more May 15, 2013 by 


 
2002 BMW 3-Series

Takata Airbag Recall Hits BMW, 220k Vehicles Affected Worldwide

A widespread recall affecting more than 3.4 million vehicles from several different makes has now hit BMW. According to the automaker, roughly 220,000 of its 2002 and 2003... read more May 8, 2013 by 


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Models Recalled For Faulty Seat Belt Bolts

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall on certain versions of its latest 2013 GL Class SUV due to a potential fault with the affected vehicles’ seat belt anchor bolts. The... read more May 7, 2013 by 


 
Invisible rain technology

Intel Develops Headlight Technology That Blocks Out Rain

Could a headlight really block out rain droplets from a driver’s line of sight? Apparently so, claim researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and tech giant Intel... read more April 30, 2013 by 


 
 

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