Car Safety

 
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 Quattroporte, 2008 Maserati Granturismo, and the 2008 Alfa Romeo 8C could face serious handling issues. The tie rods could fail... read more

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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 


 
2013 Infiniti M

Infiniti M Sedan Scores IIHS Top Safety Pick--Just In Time To Change Its Name

The 2013 Infiniti M is an impressive vehicle in many respects, with a well-styled interior, curvaceous exterior, and brisk performance. It turns out it's also quite safe as... read more April 25, 2013 by 


 
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... read more April 24, 2013 by 


 
Inflated airbag

Widespread Airbag Recall Affects Even More Brands

Late last week it was revealed that a fault found in an airbag system had led to a recall of tens of thousands of cars. Since then it’s been revealed that another... read more April 15, 2013 by 


 
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee

Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Challenger Recalled For Airbag Issue

Chrysler is recalling nearly 120,000 late-model vehicles for a potential electrical problem associated with the airbag system. The recall affects Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger... read more April 11, 2013 by 


 
Michael Schumacher

Mercedes And Schumacher Team Up To Promote Future Safety Tech

A couple of months ago we brought you news that seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, who finally stepped down from the sport at the end of last season... read more April 11, 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 


 
 

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