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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 […]

Euro NCAP: Audi TT gets 4-star rating

Euro NCAP: Audi TT gets 4-star rating

The new generation of the Audi TT has been tested by Euro NCAP recently and the model in question has received a 4-star safety rating. If you are concerned in safety when buying a new car than the Audi TT has probably let you down because you were most likely […]

Daimler chief believes technology companies will not become automakers

Daimler chief believes technology companies will not become automakers

According to the leader of the German luxury automaker, although numerous technology companies – such as Google – are increasingly involved in the automotive industry, they are unlikely to become true mass-market carmakers. The automotive industry has become increasingly focused on software and the emergence of autonomous driving, with numerous […]

Autoliv sees positive outcome for 2015

Autoliv sees positive outcome for 2015

The world’s largest auto safety products supplier, Autoliv, predicts marginally increased earnings margins for the year after it announced rising fourth quarter earnings that proved to overshadow market forecasts. The company has been helped by the strong demand growth registered in Europe and the overall drop in commodity prices that […]