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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 determining the best course of action for drivers in order to prevent one from occurring. It is based on the principle that... read more

March 25, 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 


 
Continental's infrared driver analyzer camera system

Continental Developing Technology To Watch For Driver Distraction

Every day in the United States, some 10 people are killed and 1,100 injured in crashes relating to distracted driving. While those are the official tallies released by the... read more February 8, 2013 by 


 
Volvo safety systems

Volvo Predicts Crash-Proof Cars By 2020: Video

Back in 2008, Volvo made the bold promise of zero injuries or deaths in its vehicles by 2020. Now, just five years on, the automaker is predicting that it will be able to... read more January 31, 2013 by 


 
2012 Lexus IS 250

2006-2012 Lexus IS Models Recalled For Faulty Windscreen Wipers

Lexus has issued a recall on its IS models because of a faulty windscreen wiper. The affected cars include those Lexus IS models from the 2006 to 2012 model years, which the... read more January 30, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes’ new safety technology has been upgraded to recognize more street signs

Mercedes’ New Safety Tech Aims To End Wrong-Way Driving

While it may seem like an unlikely occurrence, cars traveling in the wrong direction of traffic is becoming more and more prevalent. Just last year for example, even we... read more January 22, 2013 by 


 
Lexus Advanced Safety Research Vehicle

Lexus Advanced Safety Research Vehicle Debuts At CES

Safety tech might not be as sexy as big horsepower figures, track-ready traction control, or even the latest in infotainment capabilities, but the level of technology that's... read more January 7, 2013 by 


 
2013 Cadillac Escalade

2013 Cadillac Escalade, Other GM SUVs Recalled For Roll-Away Issue

General Motors has issued a recall on its 2013 Cadillac Escalade, plus several other of its top-selling SUVs and pickups. The cause of the recall is due to a potential fault... read more January 4, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz PRE-SAFE technology

Mercedes-Benz Celebrates 10 Years Of Its PRE-SAFE Technology

It’s been 10 years since Mercedes-Benz first introduced its PRE-SAFE technology, with the anticipatory occupant protection system initially debuting on the W220-series... read more January 3, 2013 by 


 
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