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Takata woes are far from over as recalls mount

Takata woes are far from over as recalls mount

Japan’s Takata Corp., the auto safety supplier at the center of a mounting recall crisis has been hit by a large amount of safety campaigns this week, after Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Daihatsu recalled millions of more cars. The recent string of recalls has taken the safety crisis to a […]

Driverless cars are just around the corner

Driverless cars are just around the corner

Numerous researches and studies have been trying to determine if the US public, for example, is ready to embrace the self-driving cars of the future. While many would see such autonomous vehicles still in the future, the reality is they;re a lot closer. For example, there are already models that […]

Aluminum F-150 is safer than all-steel model

Aluminum F-150 is safer than all-steel model

The aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 pickup truck, America’s best selling vehicle for more than three decades and the top-selling pickup for more than four decades, is now safer than its steel-made predecessor. The government-crash rating has already made the rounds across the US, with the safety of the model being a […]

European Union could require all new cars to have breathalyzer

European Union could require all new cars to have breathalyzer

The European Commission is currently investigation a proposal to introduce new regulation that would make all new cars equipped from the factory with common fittings for safety technologies. These technologies could include a breathalyzer – an ignition interlock device that disallows the driver to start the car if he is […]

Renault Captur gets 5-star ANCAP rating

Renault Captur gets 5-star ANCAP rating

The Renault Captur has been recently tested by the safety specialists from ANCAP and the sub-compact crossover has been awarded with a maximum 5-star safety rating. If you have your eyes on the new sub-compact crossover coming from Renault and safety is one of your main concerns, go ahead and […]