/

Browse safety articles

China: new drivers could get license without formal schooling


The country with the largest automotive market in the world – China – might soon make a present to upcoming motorists: they could skip the compulsory driver’s education classes needed before they can take a license test. The government seems to be looking into ways of making the qualification process more transparent, while also speeding up and streamlining the entire procedure, ...
Read more

related more
spacer
spacer

More safety articles

These are Takata’s airbag recall crisis turning points – so far
Japanese safety auto parts producer Takata Corp has been involved in the second big safety scandal of the year, after millions of cars have been recalled since 2008. Since 2013 in ...
Report – Honda personalities urge CEO to deal with quality and safety issues
According to people that have knowledge of the encounters, two ex-bosses of Honda Motor paid separate visits to chief executive Takanobu Ito, aiming to encourage him to focus on the ...
CEO says Honda is now prioritizing safety over sales
The third-largest Japanese automaker is the largest client of Takata Corp., the auto safety parts supplier that is at the heart of a rising scandal involving millions of cars equipped ...
NHTSA fines Ferrari for not reporting 3 fatalities
The NHTSA has recently fined Ferrari with 3.5 million USD after the supercar manufacturer has failed to report fatalities and defects. All is not exactly well with major supercar manufacturers from ...
Mounting Toyota recalls show the automaker is under pressure
The Japanese automaker, the world’s largest auto company, is today in a shameful situation: federal regulators supervise its safety operations. The latest string of recalls is a sign that its ...
Recall roundup: Chevrolet Spark in Europe
The Chevrolet Spark is the subject of a new recall on the Old Continent because of some problems with its hood, which can open unexpectedly creating a dangerous situation. After we ...
US: Research finds today’s smart infotainment systems might be more than drivers can handle
Distracted driving is one of the main causes for auto accidents around the world and automakers are increasingly turning to smarter, voice-activated infotainment systems to try and reduce the driver’s ...
Report – Tesla’s mysterious “D” could relate to automated driving features
Back on October 1, Tesla’s chief executive officer Elon Musk posted a mysterious Tweet saying the company would “unveil the D and something else” on October 9. Naturally, the automotive world ...
[VIDEO] Euro NCAP: 5 stars for the Mercedes-Benz V-Class and Nissan X-Trail
The new generation of the Nissan X-Trail, along with the Mercedes-Benz V-Class, have scored a total of 5 stars at the latest Euro NCAP crash tests. If you are looking into ...

latest automotive news
China: new drivers could get license without formal schooling
The country with the largest automotive market in the world – China – might soon make a present to upcoming ...
Japan: ministry establishes Takata airbag task force
The country’s transport ministry decided to build a special team that would deal with the consequences of the airbag-recall scandal ...
Bottas’ managers play down Ferrari ‘rumours’
Nov.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Valtteri Bottas' managers have played down rumours linking the on-form Finn with a move to Ferrari. Italy's La ...
Alonso mocks Ferrari’s ‘Marlboro Man’ shakeup
Nov.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Fernando Alonso has wasted no time in strongly distancing himself from Ferrari, where he spent the past ...
Vettel’s Ferrari appearance ‘legally not ok’ – Marko
Nov.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Sebastian Vettel breached his contract by kicking off his Ferrari career early on Tuesday. Just days after his ...
Denmark eyes F1 race for 2018
Nov.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Denmark is the latest country in the queue to host a formula one race. The Danish newspaper Herning ...
Palmer eyes Force India reserve role
Nov.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) New GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer is hoping for "a role" with Force India in 2015. The Silverstone based ...
Sainz denies Toro Rosso decision already made
Nov.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Carlos Sainz jr has denied he already knows he will make his F1 debut with Toro Rosso ...
Todt says Red Bull’s twin-turbo plan ‘nonsense’
Nov.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) FIA president Jean Todt insists he does not have unlimited powers to force change within the seemingly ...
Honda will be ‘strong’ despite troubled start – Dennis
Nov.26 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Ron Dennis has played down suggestions Honda's 2015 engine programme is running behind schedule. After a recent filming ...
Mercedes-Benz plans hardcore A45 AMG
A more hardcore version of the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG is rumored to be planned by the German based automaker. Mercedes-Benz has ...
Citroen C1 Urban Ride seen in production guise
The production version of the Citroen C1 Urban Ride has been recently seen on a trailer while it was being ...
Ford GT gets crashed in Brazil
The driver of a Ford GT has managed to crash his ride after losing control of the wheel in a ...
BMW i8S plug-in hybrid planned
A new range-topping version of the BMW i8 is believed to come in a couple of years, in the shape ...
Four McLaren P1 supercars seen in China
No less than four examples of the McLaren P1 have been spotted recently in China, in front of a dealership. The ...
US legislators could stop registration of vehicles that were not repaired following recall
With two major safety scandals in the span of just one year, US recalls have hit an incredible all-time record ...
Ferrari 458 Italia gets crashed in Chile
Another Ferrari 458 Italia has been involved in an unfortunate incident, this time in Chile. Driving a rear mid-engined, rear-wheel drive ...
[VIDEO] Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake makes video debut
The Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake has recently made its video debut after being officially unveiled over the web, for the ...