Continental Unveils Anti Road Departure System

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Continental Unveils Anti Road Departure System
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Numerous automotive technologies help prevent crashes, from stability control and lane-keep assist to blind-spot monitoring and automatic braking. But none of these features can prevent you from driving off the road, which is an incredibly dangerous situation. Continue Reading...

Ford S-Max Concept Monitors Passenger Health Status

Ford S-Max Concept Monitors Passenger Health Status
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Ford’s minivan isn’t sold in the U.S., but when the brand debuts the new S-Max concept in a little over a week, it will preview the next step in its global design language.  Continue Reading...

How Technology Makes You a Better Driver, and a Safer Driver Too

How Technology Makes You a Better Driver, and a Safer Driver Too
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“First thing I do when I get in my car is turn off the stability control and traction control”. Many of us have heard someone, at some point, utter this. Or maybe we ourselves are the guilty party. When asked why it was turned it off, the typical response is along the lines of “’cause… Continue Reading...

Ford Research Aims to Keep Drivers Focused on the Road

Ford Research Aims to Keep Drivers Focused on the Road
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During a press conference in Dearborn yesterday, Jeff Greenberg, senior technical leader at Ford Research and Innovation, said “Ford has been a leader in delivering safer solutions for in-car communications and simplifying the user interface, and now we’re researching ways to use the car’s own intelligence to further help drivers.” Continue Reading...

General Motors: Self Driving Cars A Reality Before The End Of The Decade

General Motors: Self Driving Cars A Reality Before The End Of The Decade
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In fact, some of the stuff Taub talked about can already be found on current GM production vehicles, such as a lane departure warning and crash avoidance system via a front mounted camera which is standard on the 2012 GMC Terrain crossover. Continue Reading...

Stability Control for Big Rigs May Become Mandatory

Stability Control for Big Rigs May Become Mandatory
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Do you clench the steering wheel in fear every time a big rig passes you on the highway? Loosen your grip a little bit – a mandate for the installation safety systems, courtesy of The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), may be on the horizon. Right now, automakers must legally install stability control to… Continue Reading...