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Automotive and Car Safety

Sharp seat tracks force Ford to recall 2017 Explorer in Canada

Power-seat frames may cut people reaching in between seat and centre console Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Sep 13, 2019, 10:30 PM

What happens if a bug splats on an automated driving sensor?

One good splat could seriously impact the system’s ability to do its job Read More

Autonomous Driving Car Safety Car Care
Sep 4, 2019, 10:30 PM

Back-to-school safety tips for drivers and school-kids

Both drivers and kids play a role in keeping them safe during the school year Read More

Safe Driving Tips Car Safety
Sep 3, 2019, 7:50 AM

Ford issues 4 recalls affecting 665,000 vehicles

Issues affect rear seatbacks, power steering, front brakes and batteries Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Aug 30, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Honda builds a better front passenger airbag

Features 3 inflatable chambers and fabric stretched between the outer parts Read More

Car Safety New Cars
Aug 28, 2019, 10:30 PM

What's the best car to carry a dog? Take a pick from these 10

List includes sub-compacts and luxury wagons, compact utilities and EVs Read More

Car Safety New Cars
Aug 27, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford offers solutions to backseat drivers

For drivers, advice from passengers is more than annoying — it’s stressful Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology
Aug 22, 2019, 10:30 PM

Toyota recalls RAV4s over malfunctioning camera

Faulty audio display connector could prevent rearview camera from coming on Read More

Car Safety New Cars
Aug 21, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Keyless entry in dire need of secury overhaul: report

Investigation showed some keyless entry systems bypassed in 10 seconds Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety
Aug 8, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford recalls 14,000 Explorers and Aviators

Sport utility vehicles may be suffering from a couple unconnected issues Read More

Car Safety New Cars
Aug 7, 2019, 2:30 PM

Hyundai to make rear-occupant alerts standard

Company to offer ROA door-logic standard on most new vehicles by 2022 Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology
Aug 1, 2019, 10:30 PM

Mazda recalls 2,500 roadsters over falling skidplates

2016 MX-5 Miatas may have improperly welded braket holding underbody panel Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jul 23, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Volvo taps Israeli startups for safety and quality tech

Startups developed technology to predict crash injuries and car-body quality Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety
Jul 22, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford recalls about 8,000 Rangers for seatbelt issue

Ranger extended cab models may have an improperly assembled front seatbelt Read More

Car Safety New Cars
Jul 12, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford recalls Focus over fuel-system woes

Recall affects various model years of Focus equipped with 2.0-litre engines Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jul 9, 2019, 10:30 PM

Mazda recalls 8,300 CX-9s over electrical issue

Weak wiring harness connection could lead to disruption of various systems Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology
Jul 1, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Skin protection not always good for auto materials

Sanitizers, sunscreen, insect repellent can prematurely age auto materials Read More

Car Care Car Safety
Jun 15, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford recalls about 1.25 million vehicles in four recalls

Explorer, Taurus and Lincoln MKS among vehicles recalled for several issues Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jun 12, 2019, 9:50 PM

Fiat Chrysler recalls Ram pickups to update airbag software

Ram 1500s may have glitch in occupant restraint control module software Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jun 7, 2019, 10:30 PM

Volvo new initiatives to further road safety

Europe-wide project to share traffic safety data among new partnerships Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jun 3, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Jaguar looks at thermal feedback on steering wheels

Studies show temperature cues for non-urgent notifications less distracting Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety
May 30, 2019, 10:30 PM

Little-known-ways to a more-protected vehicle

Customization allows you to add extraordinary levels of protection to a car Read More

Car Safety Auto Accesories
May 29, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ottawa develops autonomous-vehicle test facility

Private, gated facility part of National Capital Commission Research Farm Read More


Fiat Chrysler issues two recalls for 700,000 vehicles

485,000 Ram pickups and 208,000 Chrysler Pacifica minivans affected Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
May 17, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Ford recalls over 272,000 vehicles with shift cable issues

Fusion has faulty shift cable bushing; Ranger has badly fastened bracket Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
May 15, 2019, 10:30 PM

VW to engage disability groups early in vehicle design

Inclusion initiative addresses design of automated vehicle technologies Read More


Toyota recalls 61,000 vehicles over airbag issues

Toyota Sienna, Yaris may have deployment issues with front and side airbags Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Apr 24, 2019, 10:30 PM

Dodge recalling Darts over auto shifting concerns

Certain cars may have an auto transmission cable bushing that may degrade Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Apr 19, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Lexus recalls ES sedans over displaced knee airbags

ES sedans from 2019 may have an improperly installed driver's knee airbag Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Apr 11, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford re-recalls pickups over engine block heater fires

Over 327,000 F-Series pickups recalled to fix problem with original fix Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Apr 10, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford Explorer helps drivers stay in the moment

Mindful Mode in all-new Explorer wipes instrument cluster of needless info Read More

New Cars Auto Technology Car Safety
Mar 30, 2019, 2:30 AM

Half of drivers believe video games create bad drivers

UK study shows 47% believe driving games give wrong impression of driving Read More

Car Safety Safe Driving Tips Auto Industry
Mar 28, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Volvo looks at in-car cameras to monitor drivers

Volvo to install driver-monitoring cameras and sensors in next-gen cars Read More


Chrysler recalls Pacificas over steering-loss concerns

Chrysler Pacifica minivans may experience lower control arm separations Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Mar 14, 2019, 10:30 PM

FIRST DRIVE: 2019 Nissan Altima goes against the grain

Sedan intro goes against the crossover boom and Nissan is fine with that Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Car Safety
Mar 9, 2019, 11:30 PM

Volvo to reduce top speeds in vehicles next year

Company to limit top speeds in its vehicles to 180 km/h starting in 2020 Read More

Car Safety Luxury Cars Auto Industry
Mar 4, 2019, 9:30 PM

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Lexus recalls LS over unstable run-flat tires

Standard run-flat tires on LS 500/LS 500h may suffer from tread separation Read More

Car Safety Luxury Cars
Feb 27, 2019, 9:30 PM

Ford recalls Fusion plug-in over electrocution concerns

Battery pack may have an exposed high-voltage fuse that could be touched Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Feb 19, 2019, 9:30 PM

Ford recalls over 1.5 million vehicles for various issues

Issues affect transmission shifts, door latches and instrument clusters Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Feb 15, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford recalls Ranger for transmission interlock issue

Ranger automatic transmission may not properly lock in Park due to wiring Read More

Car Safety New Cars
Feb 6, 2019, 9:30 PM

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