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Jeep Grand Cherokee Again Tops Quarterly Vehicle Safety Watch List

March 1, 2017

Jeep Grand Cherokee Again Tops Quarterly Vehicle Safety Watch List The Safety Institute released the Quarterly Vehicle Safety Watch List this month and Jeep Grand Cherokee again took the top 2 spots. Plagued with power train issues, 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokees have held the #1 and #2 positions since November 2016. The report monitors NHTSA…

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Bankruptcy Will Not Protect GM from Ignition Switch Claims

July 27, 2016

New Ruling States Bankruptcy Will Not Protect GM from Ignition Switch Claims Last week the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the 2009 bankruptcy filing by GM will not protect the company from claims related to the defective ignition switches installed in their vehicles from the years 1997-2011. In 2014, GM announced a…

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Not all advanced safety features are created equal

April 27, 2016

Not all advanced safety features are created equal Although Consumer Reports highly recommends advanced safety features on vehicles, they recently shared that not all of these systems are created equal. This especially true for those systems that have forward collision warning. After several vehicles were manufactured with upgraded safety features, Consumer Reports revised its car…

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Your Next Car Could Tell You When You’re Not Paying Attention

April 18, 2016

Your Next Car Could Tell You When You’re Not Paying Attention Since fully autonomous vehicles are still many years away from infiltrating the auto market, automakers are developing technology that will allow vehicles to determine if its human driver is paying attention to the road. Distracted driving is a growing and deadly problem. According to…

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Consumer Reports Suggest Buying Cars with Advanced Safety Systems

April 11, 2016

Consumer Reports Suggest Buying Cars with Advanced Safety Systems Consumer Reports is urging consumers to consider vehicles with active safety systems whenever purchasing a new vehicle. Automakers have recently developed several advanced technology systems to help drivers avoid accidents. Initially, these systems were only offered by a few select automakers and usually on vehicles with…

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Buy Your Child A Convertible Right Now, A Convertible Car Seat That is

April 4, 2016

Buy Your Child A Convertible Right Now, A Convertible Car Seat That is No, we are not talking about convertible-top cars and that beloved T-Bird, although there may come a time when your teen really really wants one (and lets you know several times an hour).    Rather, we are talking about convertible car seats, and…

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How automakers plan to eliminate rear-end collisions

December 11, 2015

How automakers plan to eliminate rear-end collisions Rear-end collisions account for a third of all car crashes. After years of trying to figure out how to prevent these accidents, automakers have started implementing technology to help reduce the amount of rear-end collisions. Accidents cost Americans billions of dollars every year and lead to injuries and…

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New Auto Safety Technology Come With Little Technology for Drivers

December 4, 2015

New Auto Safety Technology Come With Little Technology for Drivers Safety technology has allowed vehicles to almost completely drive themselves, but with the new technology additions to vehicles there has been little to no education for drivers. Vehicles can brake themselves before getting too close to another object, move back into its lane if it…

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Tesla Releases Most Advanced Autonomous Driving Feature

November 4, 2015

Tesla Releases Most Advanced Autonomous Driving Feature Tesla Motors Inc. released a new and advanced set of autonomous driving vehicle features which just fall short of making its vehicles fully driverless. Due to safety and regulatory issues, the update requires the driver to grab the steering wheel every ten seconds or so to avoid having…

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Volvo says it will accept full liability for driverless car accidents in its cars

October 27, 2015

Volvo says it will accept full liability for driverless car accidents in its cars Volvo recently announced that it will be accepting full liability for accidents that involve driverless vehicles. It is one of the first automakers to make that announcement. For quite some time,the driverless vehicles debate has argued who will be responsible if a…

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