Car Safety

 
Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks  Connected Safety hazard-alert service

Volvo cars and trucks can now inform each other of hazards

A new cloud-based service called Connected Safety will allow Volvo cars and trucks to automatically alert each other to hazardous traffic situations. Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks are actually separate entities but with the Connected Safety service the two are able to share real-time data to help... read more

May 7, 2018 by
 
Pagani Huayra Roadster

There's a recall notice for the Pagani Huayra

This story isn't for you. It's for the handful of people out there who own Pagani Huayra coupes and roadsters, including the track-focused BC. There's a recall notice owners... read more March 28, 2018 by


 
Uber self-driving car

Arizona blocks Uber from testing self-driving cars on state's roads

Arizona on Monday blocked Uber from conducting further tests of self-driving cars on the state's roads as a result of last week's fatal crash involving a pedestrian and one... read more March 27, 2018 by


 
Here's how the new Formula 1 Halo affects visibility

Here's how Formula 1's Halo affects visibility

A major talking point for the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship has been the introduction of the Halo driver protection system. You've just seen the drivers race with it... read more March 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R Formula 1 safety car

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R is F1's fastest safety car yet

Mercedes-AMG's 577-horsepower GT R is taking over from the GT S as Formula 1's official safety car. AMG has been supplying safety cars for F1 since 1996. The GT R will be the... read more March 22, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Edge

Ford rolling out Co-Pilot360 active safety systems as standard on most vehicles

Ford will join a handful of other automakers in making many active safety features standard through a suite of technologies bundled in what the automaker calls Co-Pilot360... read more March 16, 2018 by


 
Hyundai panorama airbag for panoramic sunroofs

Hyundai Mobis introduces world's first panorama sunroof airbags

Hyundai Mobis, a long-time South Korea automotive supplier with obvious ties to Hyundai, introduced a world-first piece of safety equipment this past Saturday. Feast your... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
Aston Martin DBS

Aston Martin recalls over 5,000 cars in US

Aston Martin has issued a pair of recalls that affect a significant portion of its customers in the United States as over 5,000 cars are involved. The more concerning of the... read more December 27, 2017 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV

Chevy Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle adds safety tech

While the police work to keep us safe, automakers are interested in the safety of the officers. General Motors has announced a slate of new safety features for its updated... read more December 6, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW i3s

BMW issues stop-sale order and recall on all i3 electric cars

BMW last week issued a stop-sale order and recall for every i3 in the United States, meaning from the 2014 model up to the present 2018 car. A total 30,542 cars are affected... read more November 27, 2017 by


 
Nissan IMx concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan will give its future electric cars a sound with "Canto"

Nissan's revealed its major debut for the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show with the IMx self-driving electric SUV concept. While the brand covered many of the technical details with its... read more October 26, 2017 by


 
Nissan sweat-sensing seats to curb dehydration

Nissan wants to fight dehydration with sweat-sensing seats

The consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol are well documented. However, there's something much more common that happens every single day: driving while not... read more October 3, 2017 by


 
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia crash test

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia scores best safety rating from IIHS

Alfa Romeo’s Giulia has been shown to be one of the safest options in its class. The small luxury sedan aced the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s latest... read more October 3, 2017 by


 
Ford patents active thigh support

Ford loves patents and just added one for active thigh support

Ford has been on quite the patent kick as of late. The Blue Oval has recently filed patents for odd steering wheels, an interesting integrated bike rack, a system for a... read more September 9, 2017 by


 
Nissan’s video-streaming rearview mirror

2018 Armada is first Nissan with video-streaming rearview mirror

Nissan is the latest automaker to introduce a video-streaming rearview mirror, which the Japanese automaker is calling an Intelligent Rearview Mirror (I-RVM). We first saw... read more August 30, 2017 by


 
broken guardrail

Study shows taller guardrails could save lives

Motorists likely take it for granted, but countless hours of engineering and research go into planning even some of the most mundane components of our transportation system... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
 

 
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