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2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

Fisker Karmas Catch Fire After Being Submerged By Hurricane Sandy Flood

A total of 16 Fisker Karma extended-range electric cars, each costing more than a $100k, have gone up in flames after reportedly being partially submerged by flash floods caused by Hurricane Sandy. The brand new cars were parked in Port Newark, New Jersey, and are believed to have caught fire last... read more

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Car-2-Car and Car-2-Object communication technology

Volvo Outlines Benefits Of Car 2 Car Communication

Earlier this month Volvo signed a Memorandum of Understanding with fellow members of the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium being run in Europe, helping pave the way for the... read more October 22, 2012 by 


 
2012 Maserati GranTurismo MC

2012 Maserati GranTurismo And Quattroporte Recalled For Faulty Tire Pressure Monitor

Maserati has issued a recall on certain versions of its GranTurismo flagship and Quattroporte luxury sedan due to a potential fault with the tire pressure monitoring system... read more October 18, 2012 by 


 
Nissan Autonomous Emergency Steering System

Watch Nissan’s New Autonomous Safety System In Action: Video

A few weeks ago Nissan revealed a special Leaf prototype, which was able to park itself, sans driver, thanks to Nissan’s own autonomous driving system. It turns out... read more October 17, 2012 by 


 
2012 Land Rover Range Rover

2012 Range Rover Recalled For Windshield Mounting Defect

Jaguar Land Rover has announced the recall of certain 2012 Range Rover models, which may have had their windshields improperly installed during the assembly process. As a... read more October 12, 2012 by 


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class Recalled Due To Flammable Refrigerant

Following a recent investigation into the harmful effects of a new type of refrigerant used in the air conditioner in the latest 2013 SL Class, Mercedes-Benz has decided to... read more October 8, 2012 by 


 
2013 BMW M5

2013 BMW M5, M6 Recalled For Potential Engine Failure

A few weeks ago, discussions emerged among BMW owners of a faulty oil pump issue that could lead to catastrophic engine failure, without warning, in the 2013 BMW M5 and M6... read more October 5, 2012 by 


 
SARTRE self-driving cars during testing

Volvo Paves Way For Car-To-Car Communications With Signing Of MoU

Volvo is paving the way for the implementation of Car-2-Car and Car-2-Object communication systems in its own vehicles with the signing today of a Memorandum of Understanding... read more October 1, 2012 by 


 
UConnect's Access Assist buttons

Chrysler Introduces Access Assist To Its UConnect System

GM’s OnStar may have been the first to offer drivers a panic button and a help button for on-the-road emergencies or questions, but in the years since OnStar’s... read more September 24, 2012 by 


 
Goodyear's Air Maintenance Technology self-inflating tires, explained.

Goodyear To Field-Trial Self-Inflating Tires In 2013

Under-inflated tires wear quicker, consume more gasoline and pose a potential blow-out risk as the tire heats up or comes unseated from the rim of the wheel. Despite the... read more September 24, 2012 by 


 
BMW's UR:BAN project looks to improve city traffic safety

BMW's Project UR:Ban Looks To Improve Driver Safety In Cities

According to BMW’s research, cities continue to grow larger as more and more people embrace an urban way of life. As a result, cities are getting more crowded with both... read more September 20, 2012 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT is the official safety car for the 2012 Formula 1 season

F1 Safety Car Gets Upgraded To Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT

The regular Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG has proven to be more than capable of being the official safety car in Formula 1, but nevertheless a more potent model is set to take over... read more September 19, 2012 by 


 
A Cadillac SRX demonstrates Rear Automatic Braking - image: John F. Martin for Cadillac

Cadillac's 'Virtual Bumpers' May Be Better Than The Real Thing: Video

The purpose of front and rear bumpers on automobiles is self-explanatory: at low impact speeds, bumpers are supposed to absorb energy and prevent body damage to a vehicle. In... read more September 18, 2012 by 


 
SARTRE self-driving road train testing on Spanish highway

Volvo Concludes SARTRE Autonomous Car Research, Looks To Implementation

Europe’s SARTRE (SAfe Road TRains for the Environment) project, first established in 2009, has come to an end, with the results proving positive for all those involved... read more September 17, 2012 by 


 
2004 Lamborghini Gallardo

Lamborghini Gallardo Recalled For Leaking Power Steering Hose

Lamborghini has issued a recall for certain versions of its Gallardo supercar due to a potential fluid leak from the affected models’ power steering hoses. The affected... read more September 13, 2012 by 


 
2013 Scion FR-S in IIHS crash testing

2013 Subaru BRZ And Scion FR-S IIHS Crash Test Videos

Earlier this week, the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) announced the 2013 Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S both scored Top Safety Pick status. Now we have videos of... read more September 7, 2012 by 


 
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