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Feds: Crashes fell 40 percent when Tesla installed Autopilot

Feds: Crashes fell 40 percent when Tesla installed Autopilot

The crash rate on Teslas fell by almost 40 percent after the company installed and activated its semi-autonomous Autopilot software. The post Feds: Crashes fell 40 percent when Tesla installed
Is texting to blame for 2016’s increase in vehicular deaths?

Is texting to blame for 2016’s increase in vehicular deaths?

National Safety Council says deaths are up 9% in two years. (It's more like 5%.) But it is up. Smartphones and texting are being blamed. The post Is texting to blame for 2016’s increase in vehicular
How does lane departure warning work?

How does lane departure warning work?

Drifting out of lane? LDW warns when you drift, while lane keep assist corrects your course automatically. As long as you keep your hands lightly on the steering wheel, the best systems will turn your
The Volvo XC60 will steer you around potential crashes

The Volvo XC60 will steer you around potential crashes

Volvo is dropping teasers aplenty for the upcoming Volvo XC60, and as you might expect from the Swedish automaker, safety ranks high on the agenda. Like its bigger range-mates, the XC90, S90 and
New Tesla Crash Footage Shows Autopilot’s Still Not Perfect

New Tesla Crash Footage Shows Autopilot’s Still Not Perfect

Just like humans, smart cars can be confused by shoddy roadwork.
New Tesla Crash Footage Shows Autopilot’s Still Not Perfect

New Tesla Crash Footage Shows Autopilot’s Still Not Perfect

Just like humans, smart cars can be confused by shoddy roadwork.
The CIA may be hacking cars, as well as phones and TVs, according to WikiLeaks

The CIA may be hacking cars, as well as phones and TVs, according to WikiLeaks

On-board telematics keep you safer, but they also offer another way to hack your car. Throttle-, brake- and steer-by-wire offer the possibility to make it look like an accident. The post The CIA may
Autonomous cars at SXSW 2017: transportation panacea or a long road ahead?

Autonomous cars at SXSW 2017: transportation panacea or a long road ahead?

At South by Southwest, much of the discussion on autonomous vehicles (AV) focused on the implications of the rush to get these vehicles on the nation’s and world’s roads in the next several years. The
Ford Recalls Thousands of F-250 Pickups

Ford Recalls Thousands of F-250 Pickups

Because they could roll even while in park.
Driver in Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash Wasn’t Paying Attention: Feds

Driver in Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash Wasn’t Paying Attention: Feds

Tesla driver Josh Brown had his hands on the wheel for just 25 seconds in the last half hour of his life. A new NTSB report says he wasn't watching a video, however. The post Driver in Fatal Tesla
States, Feds Vie to Set Testing Rules for Self-Driving Cars

States, Feds Vie to Set Testing Rules for Self-Driving Cars

Democrats, Republicans, states, and safety activists all want their say. All share the goal of doing more self-driving car testing in the US. The post States, Feds Vie to Set Testing Rules for
Tesla Model S again fails to earn Top Safety Pick+ grade

Tesla Model S again fails to earn Top Safety Pick+ grade

The Model S is Tesla’s crowning glory. Although really its second electric car, it is the first of its kind to reach international renown and commercial success. It is also the one that has earned the
Meet the Volvo XC40, the compact luxury SUV that hasn’t forgotten safety

Meet the Volvo XC40, the compact luxury SUV that hasn’t forgotten safety

Volvo’s unexpected reinvention as one of the most thoughtful automakers in the industry has produced award-winning big SUVs and sedans. Now, it’s the turn of the premium compact SUV to get its shot of
Qualcomm Is Building a Vehicle-to-Everything Chip for Safer Cars

Qualcomm Is Building a Vehicle-to-Everything Chip for Safer Cars

Qualmcomm chipset embeds 5.9 GHz radio, link to cellular telematics, for dedicated short range communications. It may be a crucial link to make self-driving cars safer. The post Qualcomm Is Building a
Conductive ‘Smart’ Tires Sense Road, Adjust Width and Pressure to Adapt

Conductive ‘Smart’ Tires Sense Road, Adjust Width and Pressure to Adapt

Continental's in-tire sensors measure tire and road conditions, then changes tire pressure and rim width for the best, safest handling, mpg, and performance. The post Conductive ‘Smart’ Tires Sense
Most Car Infotainment Systems Increase Distraction, AAA Study Finds

Most Car Infotainment Systems Increase Distraction, AAA Study Finds

Current car infotainment makes it hard to do common tasks without being distracted. An AAA Foundation study says no infotainment it tested minimizes, let alone reduces, driver distraction. But still,
Ford, Qualcomm to Test C-V2X Wireless Safety Signaling

Ford, Qualcomm to Test C-V2X Wireless Safety Signaling

C-V2X (cellular-vehicle-to-everything) could soon be part of the wireless mix of safety, warning, and self-driving automotive ecosystem. The post Ford, Qualcomm to Test C-V2X Wireless Safety Signaling
With the best windshield wipers, you’ll never lose sight of the road ahead

With the best windshield wipers, you’ll never lose sight of the road ahead

Being able to see where you're going while driving is extremely important, which is why maintaining (and replacing) your wiper blades is necessary. Never lose sight with the best windshield
Tesla Model 3 Teardown: ‘Flaws Like a ’90s Kia’

Tesla Model 3 Teardown: ‘Flaws Like a ’90s Kia’

An initial teardown finds quality and possible safety issues with Tesla Model 3. But poor emergency responder info? We found it online in 15 seconds. The post Tesla Model 3 Teardown: ‘Flaws Like a
6 safety feature to consider before buying your next car

6 safety feature to consider before buying your next car

Filed under: Videos,Autoblog Minute,Original Video If you're in the market for a new car, you've probably been exposed to a wealth of new high-tech safety features that probably aren't on