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Volkswagen Vision Zero autonomous driving technology

VW Targets Accident-Free Driving With Autonomous Tech

The industry is racing ahead to develop autonomous cars that not only promise to alleviate the chore of mundane driving but also, potentially, reduce crashes to zero. Whether performance fans and classic car enthusiasts will be able to manually operate their vehicles on public roads, in amongst all... read more

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2015 Audi A8’s sequential turn signal

Audi Shows Sequential Turn Signal Of 2015 A8

Audi will be introducing facelifted versions of its A8 and S8 sedans next month at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, and in the lead up to their arrival the brand with the four... read more August 14, 2013 by


 
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... read more August 8, 2013 by


 
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 2016 Volvo XC90

Volvo Previews 2016 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. While there’s still a significant gap until... read more July 5, 2013 by


 
 

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