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New 2018 Hyundai Sonata earns IIHS top safety rating - just-auto.com

Mon, 2018-01-15 06:44

New 2018 Hyundai Sonata earns IIHS top safety rating
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In buyer studies, Blind Spot Detection is a top safety feature consumers want and the 2018 Sonata comes standard with Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA). The Sonata is the only midsize car sold with this safety technology ...

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Ainstein Introduces 79 GHz Automotive Short Range Radar T-79 - Markets Insider

Mon, 2018-01-15 06:14

Ainstein Introduces 79 GHz Automotive Short Range Radar T-79
Markets Insider
DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ainstein is proud to announce the availability of evaluation samples of its new 79 GHz CMOS Automotive Safety Radar, the T-79. The T-79 is a next-generation short range, wideband, high resolution automotive radar ...

Ainstein Introduces 79 GHz Automotive Short Range Radar T-79 - PR Newswire (press release)

Mon, 2018-01-15 06:04

Ainstein Introduces 79 GHz Automotive Short Range Radar T-79
PR Newswire (press release)
Compared to existing automotive radars on the market, Ainstein's T-79 short range Automotive Safety Radar offers one of the market's highest range resolution, faster update rates, CAN-FD data link options, and is 30% smaller, making it a top solution ...

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Regulation and technology shape 2018 safety outlook - Automotive World (press release)

Mon, 2018-01-15 04:30

Regulation and technology shape 2018 safety outlook
Automotive World (press release)
Road injuries and fatalities remain a real concern for the global automotive industry as it heads into the New Year. Numerous players are tackling safety from different directions, however, and considerable progress has been made in the past 12 months ...

Continental eyes reorganization - Automotive News (blog)

Mon, 2018-01-15 00:09

Continental eyes reorganization
Automotive News (blog)
5 on Automotive News' list of the top 100 global suppliers with worldwide parts sales to automakers of $32.68 billion in 2016. Continental has two main businesses: automotive and rubber. The automotive operations are divided into powertrain, chassis ...

Volvo XC60 bags Euro NCAP 2017 Best in Class safety award - ETAuto.com

Sun, 2018-01-14 22:53

Volvo XC60 bags Euro NCAP 2017 Best in Class safety award
ETAuto.com
The XC60 also won the UK's 2017 Car Tech Awards for Best Safest Car, Best Safety Technology and Best Sat-Nav; and was crowned Luxury SUV of the Year in the UK's Professional Driver 2017 Car of the Year awards. New Delhi: Volvo XC60 has been crowned the ...

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Top 10 dream cars: List starts with Mustang, Tesla, Jeep - USA TODAY

Sun, 2018-01-14 16:05

USA TODAY

Top 10 dream cars: List starts with Mustang, Tesla, Jeep
USA TODAY
More: 2018 Detroit Auto Show: 2019 Ford Edge SUV gets new look, technology. A geography breakdown showed Tesla ranked as the most popular vehicle in the Pacific, the Northwest and Southwest, while drivers in the Midwest and Southeast chose Mustang ...

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US 'looking for more insight' into self-driving cars - MLive.com

Sun, 2018-01-14 15:11

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US 'looking for more insight' into self-driving cars
MLive.com
"None of us know the future, but we are looking for more insights that will help the department and government better understand how those technologies will evolve," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao during a keynote event to kick off the ...

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Trump official: Self-driving cars must benefit rural communities, not just cities - USA TODAY

Sun, 2018-01-14 13:30

USA TODAY

Trump official: Self-driving cars must benefit rural communities, not just cities
USA TODAY
DETROIT — A top Trump administration official said it's vital for the auto industry to ensure that self-driving cars help improve life in rural communities and not just urban areas. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao also hailed the "tremendous ...

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2018 GMC Terrain Denali - STLtoday.com

Sun, 2018-01-14 06:00

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2018 GMC Terrain Denali
STLtoday.com
What's remarkable is, despite the shrinkage, Terrain loses virtually no rear leg room and a mere 2 cubic feet of cargo space. Room is fine up front in seats more concerned with comfort than lateral support, while in back a six-footer can sit behind a ...

A spotlight on the EC's graphene-enhanced composites for automotive project - Graphene-Info (blog)

Sun, 2018-01-14 03:52

Graphene-Info (blog)

A spotlight on the EC's graphene-enhanced composites for automotive project
Graphene-Info (blog)
The composite cannot be too weak, or so strong that it's unable to absorb energy in the event of a collision. Modern cars are designed to crumple in a crash – protecting the passengers – whereas a composite that is too strong would transfer energy to ...

The Audi S4 is a perfectly good car if you don't need sex appeal - Uniontown Herald Standard

Sun, 2018-01-14 02:06

Uniontown Herald Standard

The Audi S4 is a perfectly good car if you don't need sex appeal
Uniontown Herald Standard
To that end, the S4 is a good example of what the generic modern luxury sedan should be-comfortable, reliable, safe, nonpolarizing aesthetically, and more technologically advanced than even the best luxury cars from decades ago. Safety and capability ...

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400 deaths a day force India to rethink car safety rules - Press Herald

Sat, 2018-01-13 16:41

Press Herald

400 deaths a day force India to rethink car safety rules
Press Herald
That's about 400 fatalities a day and far higher than developed auto markets like the U.S., which in 2016 logged about 40,000. Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is trying to curb the carnage on Indian roads caused by everything from ...
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Here's How An Alfa Romeo Giulia Performs In A Crash Test - Jalopnik

Sat, 2018-01-13 15:53

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Here's How An Alfa Romeo Giulia Performs In A Crash Test
Jalopnik
I've always wanted to know if I would be safe if I accidentally threw my Giulia into the corner of a 7-11 at 40 mph and the IIHS has answered my question. According to their test, the Giulia had a “Good” performance but I'm sure it won't be driving ...

Despite CES hype, self-driving cars are not for sale - The Verge

Sat, 2018-01-13 13:00

The Verge

Despite CES hype, self-driving cars are not for sale
The Verge
So if car companies want to ensure that their investment is worthwhile, changing people's perception of self-driving is essential. Security risks and safety questions fade when the familiar and friendly Domino's self-driving delivery car pulls in the ...

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400 deaths a day force India to take car safety seriously - SFGate

Sat, 2018-01-13 07:35

SFGate

400 deaths a day force India to take car safety seriously
SFGate
Rajan Wadhera, president at the automotive sector of India's Mahindra & Mahindra, said his company offers the same safety features on both domestic and export models. In the Indian market, affordability and popularity have the greatest influence on car ...

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GM's self-driving car challenges federal safety standards - RT

Sat, 2018-01-13 01:17

RT

GM's self-driving car challenges federal safety standards
RT
“What's really special about this is if you look back 20 years from now, it's the first car without a steering wheel and pedals,” said Kyle Vogt, chief executive officer of Cruise Automation, a San Francisco-based unit that is developing the software ...
GM Will Launch Robocars Without Steering Wheels Next YearWIRED
GM's latest car gives up steering wheels, pedals — and human controlWashington Post
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GM's self-driving car edges Silicon Valley — for now - The Detroit News

Fri, 2018-01-12 20:10

GM's self-driving car edges Silicon Valley — for now
The Detroit News
“There are a number of hurdles to clear before self-driving cars transition from laboratory experiments to real-world functionality,” said Karl Brauer, an analyst with Cox Automotive. “Two of those hurdles, mass production and government regulation ...

Utah Vehicle Inspection Laws Undergo Major Changes - Autobody News

Fri, 2018-01-12 16:54

Utah Vehicle Inspection Laws Undergo Major Changes
Autobody News
New safety inspection amendments also reference low-speed vehicles. State statute requires such vehicles to be “equipped with headlamps; front and rear turn signals, tail lamps, and stop lamps; turn signal lamps; reflex reflectors: one on the rear of ...

Anti-Safety Inspection Legislation Introduced in Missouri - Autobody News

Fri, 2018-01-12 16:28

Anti-Safety Inspection Legislation Introduced in Missouri
Autobody News
Missouri Rep. J. Eggleston, R-2, recently introduced House Bill (HB) 1444. If enacted, this legislation would repeal Missouri's vehicle safety inspection program. In 2015, ASA hosted a safety inspection forum in St. Louis to draw attention to the ...