Advertisement

Car Safety

 
Distracted driving

DoT Guidelines To Help Minimize Driving Distractions

Question: If your cellphone buzzes with an SMS message while you're driving, what do you do? Choose from: a) Ignore it and read it later when you stop b) Take a glance, just to see who it is; or c) Read it, reply, check your Facebook and plow through the window of your local 7-Eleven. If you... read more

April 24, 2013 by 
 
2012 Lincoln MKS

2012 Lincoln MKS Recalled Due To Faulty Fuel Tanks

Ford has issued a wide-ranging recall on several models due to faulty fuel tanks. The models affected by the latest recall include the 2012 Lincoln MKS and its 2012 Ford... read more April 5, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe official safety car for MotoGP

BMW M6 Gran Coupe Picked As Official Safety Car For 2013 MotoGP Season

Following the success of the BMW M5 as MotoGP’s official safety car in 2012, the latest bahnstormer from the hallowed M Division, the 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe, has been... read more April 5, 2013 by 


 
2013 Buick Encore

2013 Buick Encore Recalled Because Of Steering Wheels That May Detach

Buick has issued a recall on its Encore compact crossover because of a problem that could cause the steering wheel of some of the cars to come loose or even detach from the... read more April 3, 2013 by 


 
Honda congestion minimization technology

Honda Verifies Effectiveness Of New Congestion Minimization Technology

About a year ago we first told you about a new technology Honda was developing aimed at reducing congestion, by first detecting the potential for a traffic jam and then... read more March 25, 2013 by 


 
2013 Cadillac SRX

GM Recalls 2013 Buick LaCrosse And 2013 Cadillac SRX

General Motors has issued a recall on its 2013 Buick LaCrosse sedan and 2013 Cadillac SRX crossover because of a software issue that can cause the transmissions in the... read more March 21, 2013 by 


 
2013 Dodge Challenger

2013 Dodge Challenger V-6 Models Recalled Due To Faulty Wiring

Dodge has issued a recall on its 2013 Challenger V-6 models due to faulty wiring that could potentially cause a fire. According to Dodge, the recall only affects those... read more March 18, 2013 by 


 
Volvo's Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection system - image: Volvo

Volvo Shows World's First Cyclist Detection System In Geneva: Video

No automaker in the world has done as good a job of both innovating and marketing safety features as Volvo. The brand originally known for building safe and reliable cars has... read more March 6, 2013 by 


 
2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

2012-2013 Porsche 911 Models Recalled Due To Faulty Exhaust Pipes

In a rare occurrence, Porsche is recalling certain versions of its latest 991-series 911 sports car due to a problem with the exhaust pipes of the cars. The recall affects... read more February 28, 2013 by 


 
Volvo's updated Active High Beam Control

Volvo Reinvents High Beams To Make Night Driving Safer

If you live in the city, chances are good you don’t use your high beams much for night driving, since you’re rarely in an environment where they can be employed... read more February 27, 2013 by 


 
A semi-autonomous BMW 5 Series, on the highway outside of Munich

BMW Latest To Lay Out Autonomous Car Strategy

While the Mercedes-Benz Steering Assist System (debuting on the 2014 S Class) and the Audi Piloted Driving system (to appear by 2016) have been making the news lately, BMW... read more February 27, 2013 by 


 
2009 Lotus Exige S

Lotus Recalls Elise And Exige Sports Cars

Lotus has issued a recall for its Elise and Exige due to a similar leaking oil problem that led to a recall in 2011 for versions of the sports cars from the 2005 and 2006... read more February 27, 2013 by 


 
Cadillac's Rear Vision Camera with Dynamic Guidelines - image: GM Corp

Cadillac Tech Aims To Increase Safety On Daily Commute

If you drive to and from your place of employment, you’ve probably noticed that the roads are getting more and more crowded with each passing year, while drivers are... read more February 26, 2013 by 


 
2013 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe

2013 Rolls-Royce Phantom Recalled Due To Missing Anti-Misfueling Device

When you’re paying upwards of half a million dollars for a car, you’d hope it wouldn’t be involved in a recall. Unfortunately for owners of certain... read more February 21, 2013 by 


 
2011 BMW 3-Series Coupe

Half A Million BMWs Affected By Wide-Ranging Recall

BMW has issued a wide-ranging recall on several of its model lines, ranging from the 1-Series to the Z4 sports car. In total, there are 504,545 vehicles affected by the... read more February 18, 2013 by 


 
2009 BMW X5

2007-2010 BMW X5 Recalled For Potentially Faulty Brakes

BMW has issued a recall on certain versions of its X5 due to a potential problem with the luxury SUV’s brakes. The recall only affects V-8 versions of the BMW X5 built... read more February 15, 2013 by 


 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement

New Cars

Go!

 
© 2014 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.