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The intuitive, next generation…

Volvo Cars is introducing a range of upgrades to its iconic XC60 mid-size SUV, including the addition of the company’s new Android-powered infotainment system...

Bmw Group and Daimler Mobility…

As announced at today’s signing, BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG have agreed to sell their joint venture PARK NOW Group to EasyPark Group,...

1.7M cars in the Group make up the swarm…

Audi is taking another step toward safer and more intelligent mobility. The premium carmaker is using high-precision swarm data for the first time to...

Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2

Europe’s largest motoring association, ADAC, has declared the results of an intensive durability test on a range of high performance tires. The Goodyear EfficientGrip...

First vehicle from CUPRA to be rated by…

The CUPRA Formentor, the first model designed and developed exclusively by the brand, has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by independent testing...

NewHonda SENSING Elite safety system

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will begin lease sales in Japan, on March 5, 2021, of the Honda Legend EX equipped with Honda SENSING Elite. In...

New Citroën C3 Aircross has gained in maturity

“C3 Aircross still expresses all its modernity and originality with a true SUV attitude, an unmatched roominess and modularity and technologies that make everyday...

Inspired by ‘Living Space’ theme, IONIQ 5

Hyundai Motor Company today released a new image, revealing the spacious and versatile interior of the much-anticipated IONIQ 5, which will make its virtual...

GT Sport Tech grade heralds updated 2020 Mazda MX-5…

The updated 2020 Mazda MX-5 is now available to order with both the Convertible and RF Retractable Fastback arriving in dealerships in February. Featuring...

Low-friction gearboxes provide comfortable, effortless gear shifting

Luton – Vauxhall’s new Insignia consumes up to 18 per cent less fuel than the outgoing model thanks to powerful high-efficiency engines, with CO2 emissions as...

7 Amazing Details of The 2020 Lexus Rx…

Lexus designers, engineers and master craftspeople have invested exceptional efforts in creating the Lexus RX, the original Lexus crossover. Not only it is the...

Bosch completes sensor portfolio for automated driving…

Stuttgart, Germany /Las Vegas, NV, USA – Good things come in threes – and automated driving is no exception. Before safe automated driving can...

ŠKODA works driver advises driving with foresight in challenging…

In rain or snow, driving in the winter months requires great care. It can become dangerous at temperatures around freezing because the conditions on...

Move Safety Hackathon…

Potsdam/Germany. With a two-day hackathon, Mercedes-Benz started the brand’s #MoveSafety initiative which in a first step focusses on creating a contextual application helping users...

Nissan Intelligent Mobility featuring innovative active safety technologies

 The all-new Nissan JUKE has been awarded the top five-star 2019 safety rating by the independent European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP), with...

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Receives Overall 5-Star Safety…

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA), the fastest-growing Asian brand in the U.S. for the second consecutive year1, today announced the 2020 Eclipse Cross...

All new Renault cars to be covered by five-year warranty…

Renault has announced the introduction of a five-year warranty for all its new passenger vehicles registered from Wednesday 18 December. Crucially, all examples of...

All New MG HS achieves Five Star Euro NCAP rating…

MG Motor UK is pleased to announce that All New MG HS has passed the Euro NCAP safety test with flying colours, scoring the...

Golf, Puma and Juke join the ranks of top performers…

Euro NCAP rounds off a busy year with the results of ten more vehicles. Five stars were awarded to the Ford Puma, MG ZS EV, MG HS, Nissan Juke, VW...

Subaru awarded top rating for the 8th consecutive time*1…

 Subaru UK, announced today that the all-new Subaru Forester e-BOXER (European spec) has achieved the maximum five star overall rating in the 2019 European...

Confidence through Quality…

RECARO has been doing pioneering work for over 100 years. Traditionally different, fundamentally innovative, and always improving. We create seating solutions that offer you...

New Renault Captur is awarded the maximum 5-star Euro NCAP…

All-New Captur has passed the Euro NCAP safety test with 5 stars, with the latest generation, proving its qualities in terms of safety and...

Clever modular concept solves the issue of cost…

Frank M. Rinderknecht: “The crucial step towards series production has now been taken.” As the first company in the world, Swiss powerhouse of ideas Rinspeed...

Best in Class battle heats up in latest batch of results

Today, Euro NCAP publishes its second to last release of the year. A dozen cars were put to the test against the 2018-2019 protocols that within...

Hypermotion strengthens key partnerships….

Frankfurt has established itself as a meeting place for the pioneers of future mobility and logistics. From 26 to 28 November 2019, technology drivers...

Flying causes higher emissions than any other form of transportation

Flying causes higher emissions than any other form of transportation. The start-up company Avy wants to change this and is even going one step...

Safety shoes made in Sparco…

Sparco Teamwork is the safety collection by SPARCO® designed to offer all consumers a Racing style range which is lightweight, comfortable and safe. High...

DRiV™ to Supply Monroe Intelligent Suspension Technology…

DRiV™, a Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) business and leading global aftermarket and ride performance supplier,  has announced that advanced suspension technology from its Monroe®...

15 Laptops are steering this Golf…

Fully automated, connected, driverless – for almost a century, mankind has been dreaming of an autonomous car. The Volkswagen Group wants to turn this...

Gel battery or AGM battery…

Gel batteries versus AGM batteries Gel batteries are often confused with AGM batteries. What are the differences and what do the batteries have in common?...

Mercedes-Benz Trucks drives forward truck safety…

Stuttgart / Berlin – On Thursday, the Mercedes-Benz Trucks Safety Dialogue was held, where experts from politics and business, and from Dekra Accident Research and...

Acura RDX Tops Motor Trend’s Safest Luxury SUVs Of 2019…

TORRANCE, CALIF. The 2019-2020 Acura RDX, the retail best-selling compact luxury SUV in America, has topped the Motor Trend list of safest luxury SUVs of 2019 as...

The world’s first AI-based ADAS feature planned…

Hyundai Motor Group announced the development of the world’s first Machine Learning based Smart Cruise Control (SCC-ML), a technology that incorporates the driver’s patterns...

Two out of every three youngsters travel incorrectly in cars

Two out of three children do not travel correctly or safely when transported by car, according to the British organisation Child Seat Safety. It...

Special protection ex factory for more than nine decades…

Luxurious comfort, extensive individualisation options and integrated maximum protection ex factory: this is what Mercedes-Benz Guard stands for. The first Mercedes-Benz automobile with special...

GMC 2020 Change Points…

DETROIT GMC is strengthening its 2020 truck and SUV lineup with premium, bold styling and smarter technologies. GMC raises the bar by adding standard safety...

Collection also includes an activity belt with the world’s safest and strongest…

Land Rover is celebrating the world premiere of the New Defender with a range of outdoor performance clothing in partnership with Musto and a...

MirrorCam on new Actros has been celebrated as an outstanding development

Stuttgart / Vienna – The Professor Ferdinand Porsche Prize has again been awarded to Daimler AG. The Vienna University of Technology awarded Professor Uwe...

Drones: The Steering Wheel That Comes From The Sky

Forest fire prevention, border patrol and even tax inspection. Drones can increasingly been seen in the sky and their purposes are constantly multiplying. Now...

Active suspension in the A8 flagship model…

Audi is now offering another high-tech innovation for the Audi A8 luxury sedan – predictive active suspension. Depending on the chosen settings, it gives...

2019 Mazda6 Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award…

 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today announced that the 2019 Mazda6 has earned its “TOP SAFETY PICK” award when equipped with specific...

FORD MOTOR COMPANY ISSUES SAFETY RECALL FOR SELECT 2019 RANGER SUPERCAB VEHICLES FOR RIGHT-FRONT SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY ISSUE

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall for select 2019 Ranger SuperCab vehicles for the right-front seat belt. In affected vehicles, the right-front...

New range designations and more equipment for 2020…

In Brief: Reinforcing its important position within the Mitsubishi range, the new Mitsubishi ASX compact crossover has been extensively revised for 2020 with new bodywork,...

Global Road Safety Campaign…

Every year, 1.35 million people die on the world’s roads. That represents more than 3,500 people every day, including 500 children. Young people are...

Over 4,000 tailgating crashes occur every year causing over 6,000 injuries

Tailgating is one of the most common causes of van accidents on UK roads, causing 10 injuries a week, according to research by Volkswagen...

New system offers navigated highway driving…

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan today unveiled a world first in driver assistance technology, combining navigated highway driving with hands-off single-lane driving capabilities.  Expanding on the...

New Opel Movano: High Safety and Variability, Fully Connected

Rüsselsheim.  The new Opel Movano is more modern and more user-friendly than ever before. The new front design clearly identifies the Movano as a...

Forms part of SEAT’s support of CALM which started at the beginning of 2019

A witty new installation supporting CALM – the Campaign Against Living Miserably – has been unveiled to encourage people to listen more to their...

Factory workstations designed in virtual reality to be ergonomically healthier

A combination of 20 cameras and various sensors capture the movements of factory workers to create a 3D avatar, using analysis software similar to...

The first-ever BMW X7…

New flagship BMW X model offers unrivalled luxury in large 4x4 segment. • Three versions available from launch: a six-cylinder petrol engine and two...

Lab1886 at Europe’s biggest digital conference…

Stuttgart/Berlin. Lab1886, Daimler AG's innovation incubator, is again the main partner of re:publica 19. With the motto "tl;dr" (Acronym for “too long, didn’t read”),...

Porsche expands health offering for its employees…

On the sidelines of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, world-class player Julia Görges was a guest at the Porsche Health Centre: The...

Child seats and restraint systems ensure safety for children of all ages…

Luton – Whether you’re heading to the countryside, to the seaside or off on a city break, Vauxhall’s range of passenger cars offer a practical...

U.S. probes 675,000 Nissan SUVs over unexpected braking

WASHINGTON  - The U.S. auto safety agency is probing reports of potential unintended braking in 675,000 2017-2018 Nissan Motor Co Ltd Rogue vehicles, it...

The driver and passengers should feel completely at ease on board their Audi…

The driver and passengers should feel completely at ease on board their Audi. Air quality package The air quality package takes interior air quality to a...

First prototype MonoCell produced in new £50m innovation centre…

The first prototype carbon fibre MonoCell, the tub that forms the main structure of McLaren’s cars, has been shipped from the company’s new £50m...

Research compares impairment from drowsy driving to that experienced by drink drivers. “Sleep Suit” goggles simulate microsleeps

 Most people know that a lack of sleep can make you grumpy, cause your skin to age more rapidly and affect your concentration, but...

On sale in Europe from mid-2019…

SsangYong is launching its all-new Korando - the fourth generation to carry the name, and follows on from the SIV-2 design concept first seen...

Koenigsegg at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show…

The Koenigsegg Regera on display is owned by Carage, a new Koenigsegg dealership in Switzerland that will celebrate its grand opening just after the...

Volvo Cars to impose 180 kph speed limit on all cars to highlight dangers of speeding

Volvo Cars, as a worldwide leader in safety, is sending a strong signal about the dangers of speeding and will limit the top speed...

Japan’s Subaru plans biggest-ever global recall over brake lights

Subaru Corp plans to recall around 2.3 million vehicles globally over a brake light problem, in what would be the automaker’s biggest-ever recall as...

Kia, Hyundai expand U.S. engine fire recalls by 534,000 vehicles

WASHINGTON - Kia Motors Corp and affiliate Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday they are recalling around 534,000 additional U.S. vehicles at risk of...

Porsche Wet Mode – High driving stability even in the rain

The eighth generation of the Porsche 911 is not just more powerful than its predecessor, but is also more comfortable and safer. With Porsche...

Hyundai Introduces World’s First Multi-collision Airbag System…

21 January 2019 - Hyundai Motor Group announced the development and future commercialization of the world’s first multi-collision airbag system that significantly improves airbag performance. Hyundai Motor...

The V90 is Volvo’s 5-door, 5-seat large premium estate…

The V90 is Volvo’s 5-door, 5-seat large premium estate. It is built on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), Volvo’s advanced modular product platform that...

Ford plans new wireless tech for cars starting 2022

Ford Motor Co  said on Monday it plans to roll out a wireless technology for its new vehicle models in the United States, starting...

The SEAT Apprentice School teaches all its students how to programme using innovative gamification techniques…

Martorell,  04 January 2019 The School offers a natural system for the students to learn different programming languages, by resolving challenges via a gamification platformCoinciding...

South Korea to file complaint against BMW for ‘delayed’ response to engine fires

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s transport ministry said it would file a complaint against German luxury carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) with prosecutors for allegedly delaying...

Mercedes-Benz receives award from Euro NCAP: The A-Class is awarded best in class in Europe for its safety

Fuel consumption combined: 4.5-4.1 l/100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 118-108 g/km* Löwen/Stuttgart. Best vehicle tested this year and best in class in the small family...

The Mercedes-Benz EQC and Safety…

combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, provisional figures Stuttgart. The new Mercedes-Benz EQC (combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km;...

Continental EcoContact 6 goes into volume production…

GreenChili™ compound in new summer car tyre delivers 20 percent higher mileage and 15 percent lower rolling resistancePrecision handling, high grip and short braking distances First...

Subaru Supports Project Edward To Raise Awareness Of Road Safety..

As a pioneer and passionate advocate of automotive safety, it’s perhaps unsurprising that Subaru is supporting the Project EDWARD road safety initiative created by...

SEAT receives the European Sport and Healthy Company 2019 award…

The prize was given by the European Healthy Companies Association at a ceremony held at the European Parliament in Brussels The award recognises SEAT as...

The History of the Pirelli P Zero…

Pirelli P Zero. From the Ferrari F40 to the present - the history of the Pirelli P Zero Pirelli P Zero. From the Ferrari F40...

New 2018 Mazda6 Achieves 5 Star Euro NCAP Rating…

The new 2018 Mazda6 has been awarded the maximum five star rating by Euro NCAP in its latest series of tests. This is the...

Seat’s Biggest Product Offensive: The New Tarraco…

THE NEW TARRACO: SEVEN-SEATER SUV COMPLETES SEAT'S BIGGEST PRODUCT OFFENSIVE SEAT’s new flagship model Tarraco is SEAT’s entry into the large SUV market, completing the...

BMW Group makes increasing use of 3D printing…

At the BMW Group, the use of 3D-printed components is on the rise. Over the last decade alone, the company produced a million parts...

Talk With The UX Chief Engineer Chika Kako…

A FIRESIDE TALK WITH THE UX CHIEF ENGINEER CHIKA KAKO The amazing new Lexus UX is a tribute to the vision and leadership of Chief...

Laurent Mekies, FIA Safety Director and Deputy to the F1 Race Director, is to leave the Federation

After more than three years at the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, Laurent Mekies, FIA Safety Director and Deputy to the F1 Race Director, is...

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