2013 Toyota RAV4 Flunks Small Overlap Crash Test

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2013 Toyota RAV4 Flunks Small Overlap Crash Test
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Last May, the 2013 Toyota RAV4 compact crossover was named a “Top Safety Pick” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It’s a misleading title, but who is to blame? Continue Reading...

17.8 Million Recalls Issued in 2012 by NHTSA

17.8 Million Recalls Issued in 2012 by NHTSA
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The National Highway Traffic safety Administration (NHTSA) announced today that automakers filed more than 650 recall campaigns in 2012, affecting over 17.8 million vehicles, vehicle equipment and child-safety seats.  Continue Reading...

Ford Traffic Jam Assist is One Step Closer to Autonomous Driving

Ford Traffic Jam Assist is One Step Closer to Autonomous Driving
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The purpose of Traffic Jam Assist, along with a further development of active parking assist, which will enable vehicles to park perpendicularly without touching the wheel, is to reduce the everyday stress of motoring, especially for those who endure heavy commutes Continue Reading...

Cadillac Developing Self-Driving Car, Could be Ready by 2015

Cadillac Developing Self-Driving Car, Could be Ready by 2015
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Super Cruise will essentially take this technology to the next level and according to Cadillac, has been designed to ease driving stress on the freeway by gleaning information from ultrasonic sensors, radar, cameras and GPS map data. Continue Reading...

Lotus Elise Being Investigated For Leaking Oil Cooler

Lotus Elise Being Investigated For Leaking Oil Cooler
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In a recently filed document, NHTSA said, on its website that it had received 17 individual complaints from Elise owners that an oil cooler line ruptured, spraying the fluid onto the rear wheel assemblies and elsewhere in the engine bay. Continue Reading...

Toyota Tundra Recalled for Faulty Tire Pressure Monitor

Toyota Tundra Recalled for Faulty Tire Pressure Monitor
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A recall has been issued for a number of 2007-11 model year Tundras because they may have incorrectly calibrated TPMS systems, preventing warning lights from operating when tire pressures are low. Continue Reading...

Kia Tops Lists of Manufacturers Preferred by Women

Kia Tops Lists of Manufacturers Preferred by Women
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It’s no mystery what women really want… well, at least that’s the case when it comes to cars. Unlike men, who are easily swayed by bold design statements, sexy lines and flashy performance, women are more impressed by vehicles that are practical, economical and safe. To back up the claim that women like their cars… Continue Reading...