2015 Volvo XC90 Can Keep You From Being T-Boned

2015 Volvo XC90 Can Keep You From Being T-Boned
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Volvo’s new XC90 will be able to park itself or help its driver maneuver into a tight space more easily. Continue Reading...

How Global Safety Varies Worldwide

How Global Safety Varies Worldwide
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In the latest Status Report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the institute touches on the subject that safety isn’t a global standard and that some regions lag behind the U.S., Europe, and Australia in protecting people in crashes. Continue Reading...

Top Five Safest, Least Safe Cars List Released by Insure.com

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Top Five Safest, Least Safe Cars List Released by Insure.com
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Despite smaller, lighter cars being safer than they used to be, bigger and heavier vehicles still offer more protection in crashes. Continue Reading...

New Cars Are Shedding Pounds in the Name of Efficiency and Performance

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New Cars Are Shedding Pounds in the Name of Efficiency and Performance
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From in-car technology to turbocharging, there is perhaps no other trend that’s fundamentally changing new cars more than the move to dramatically reduce the weight of modern vehicles. Continue Reading...

Car Communication Technology gets ‘Thumbs Up’ from Drivers

Car Communication Technology gets ‘Thumbs Up’ from Drivers
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The United States Department of Transportation just released data suggesting an overwhelming majority of drivers who experience connected vehicle technology respond to it favorably and perceive it as an important safety measure. Continue Reading...

40-Percent of American Car Owners Ignore Maintenance to Save Money

40-Percent of American Car Owners Ignore Maintenance to Save Money
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This probably doesn’t come to as a surprise to many – since we’re all guilty of it – but Consumer Reports has taken a poll that reveals 40-percent of American car owners will delay the maintenance of their vehicle due to finances. More eye-opening is the fact that younger drivers, 18-34 years of age, tend… Continue Reading...

Latin Americas Best Selling Cars Are Unsafe

Latin Americas Best Selling Cars Are Unsafe
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In recent years, the number of cars in Latin America homes has grown exponentially. To take advantage of this growing market, car companies are offering cheap models to attract more customers into their showrooms. Some of Latin America’s best selling cars pose high risks of life-threatening injuries and are considered to be two decades behind… Continue Reading...

Bendix Brakes Finds Teens Don’t Know Much About Car Safety

Bendix Brakes Finds Teens Don’t Know Much About Car Safety
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What do teens know about car maintenance and safety? Bendix Brakes took to the streets to find out and as it turns out, teens don’t know much about these subjects. Bendix Brakes decided to put together a few fun videos aimed at educating teen drivers about the cars they’re driving. This comes after the company… Continue Reading...

Report: Obesity Effects Automobile Safety and Fuel Economy

Report: Obesity Effects Automobile Safety and Fuel Economy
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We all know that obesity has an adverse effect on our health, but did you know that is also has a detrimental effect on fuel economy and car safety? Those are the findings coming out of a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). General findings from this new report… Continue Reading...

Do You Know What This Symbol Means? Neither Do One-Third of Drivers

Do You Know What This Symbol Means? Neither Do One-Third of Drivers
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Pop quiz: What does the symbol above – found on the dashboard of cars and trucks made after 2008 – stand for? A)     Warning: big hips ahead B)      Yikes! Have you put on weight? C)      Oh no! Your big mug is empty D)     Danger! A viking helmet is heading right for you! Actually, it’s none… Continue Reading...