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Buick Envision aces IIHS crash tests

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:13:00 EDT

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(image) The Buick Envision is one of just 12 midsize luxury crossovers with a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating.

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Recharge Wrap-up: autonomous boats for Amsterdam, who's to blame in this Tesla crash?

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:30:00 EDT

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(image) Tesla says the accelerator was pressed in gym crash. Autonomous "Roboats" sound promising for water transport. H2 trains reduce pollution where tracks aren't electrified.

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Sideshow spectators attack Fresno police cruiser

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:43:00 EDT

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(image) Sideshows are not cool. Neither is attacking cops.

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This is what happens when you ignore Tesla Autopilot warnings

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:15:00 EDT

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(image) If you ignore the Autopilot warnings, you go to time out.

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This self-driving car smiles at pedestrians

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:53:00 EDT

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(image) Semcon's Smiling Car lets pedestrians know it sees them, and that it's safe to cross the street.

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Fatal Tesla crash in China may have involved Autopilot

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:41:00 EDT

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(image) Tesla says it has no way of knowing whether or not Autopilot was engaged at the time of the crash.

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Maryland officials release video of dramatic police rescue

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:03:00 EDT

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(image) A video released last week shows a group of Maryland police officers rushing toward a burning car to rescue the people trapped inside.

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This is why you can't just walk around on the Nürburgring

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:05:00 EDT

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(image) Like the video says: it's a good thing to warn other drivers of an accident, but do it behind the guardrail.

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Texas man drives Toyota off the top of a parking structure

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:37:00 EDT

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(image) A Texas man escaped a nasty situation when his Toyota SUV got hung up in some safety wires after plunging from the roof of a parking structure this past weekend.

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Nissan recalls 134,000 Maxima and Murano models due to fire risk

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 13:07:00 EDT

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(image) There have been reports of "thermal damage," which we're pretty sure is a nice way of saying that vehicles have caught on fire.

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HAAS Alert lets you know when emergency vehicles are near

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 11:25:00 EDT

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(image) Real-time info, because sirens can only be so loud.

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Honda patents show technology that could give you X-ray vision

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:40:00 EDT

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(image) These augmented reality heads-up displays could be a big help for avoiding crashes.

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Car accidents happen, and this tool can end up saving your life

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:20:00 EDT

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(image) This all-in-one gadget is essential for any car owner.

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Truck crash buries Delaware freeway in blank pennies

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 13:06:00 EDT

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(image) Commuters around New Castle, Delaware got a nasty surprise this morning when they discovered northbound I-95 was closed due to a truck crash that buried the freeway in pennies.

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Ford expands door latch recall by 1.5 million cars

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:55:00 EDT

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(image) This recall expansion brings the total number of affected cars to nearly 2.4 million.

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Melissa Cefkin to speak at UPSHIFT transportation conference

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:00:00 EDT

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(image) Melissa Cefkin, the woman working to make Nissans more human, will speak at UPSHIFT.

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Drive Safe: 438 people will die on US roads over Labor Day weekend

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 17:01:00 EDT

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(image) The National Safety Council estimates that 438 people will be killed in car accidents in the United States over the Labor Day holiday period in 2016.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss the rest of the 2016 NASCAR season

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 01:10:00 EDT

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(image) Jeff Gordon will race the No. 88 for Hendrick Motorsport this weekend at Darlington Raceway.

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