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Why Rear-Drive Cars Struggle in Small Overlap Test

Why Rear-Drive Cars Struggle in Small Overlap Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway’s Safety’s (IIHS) small-overlap test is one of the hardest crash evaluations for a vehicle to pass, and interestingly, rear-wheel-drive models have a much more difficult time doing well for several reasons.

2015 Ford Mustang Weight-to-Power Ratios Explored

2015 Ford Mustang Weight-to-Power Ratios Explored

The 2015 Ford Mustang promises to be a better car in just about every measurable way compared to the outgoing model. It’s got extra power, a much more advanced chassis and loads of advanced technology. But how will it perform? Let’s explore this car’s weight-to-power ratio.

Top Viral News Stories of the Week: July 13 – July 20, 2014

Top Viral News Stories of the Week: July 13 – July 20, 2014

Through social media, some stories have a life of their own. AutoGuide.com has compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Luxury, exotic and technology were the trending topics this past week, with the debut of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG coupe. News on the even hotter LaFerrari Spider and FXX also…

Supplier Testing Cylinder Deactivation on 3-Cylinder Engines

Supplier Testing Cylinder Deactivation on 3-Cylinder Engines

Fuel economy is a top concern these days as automakers, suppliers and consumers alike strive to stretch every drop of petroleum as far as possible. Cylinder deactivation is a key way of bolstering the large-print numbers on a vehicle’s window sticker.

What You Need To Know About Autonomous Vehicles

What You Need To Know About Autonomous Vehicles

Self-driving cars are no-longer solely in the realm of science fiction, as several automakers are working on a way to make cars drive themselves and make you just a helpless passenger along for the ride.

Ford Goes Robotic for Durability Testing

Ford Goes Robotic for Durability Testing

To expedite testing, eliminate driver fatigue and ultimately improve vehicle quality, Ford is turning to robotic technology as a way to put its products through their paces.