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Automotive and Car Safety

Ford introduces lane"less" keeping technology on new models

Road Edge Detection uses vehicle cameras to scan the road ahead and to the side Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology
Mar 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

Ford recalls 6,000 Rangers over faulty HVACs that could ignite

Pickups had HVAC motors replaced, but replacement parts could cause short Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Mar 12, 2020, 12:00 AM

Toyota recalls 3.2 million vehicles globally for faulty fuel pumps

Almost all Lexus, Toyota vehicles affected, with about 2 million in North America Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Mar 6, 2020, 1:00 AM

Kia recalling over 420,000 vehicles in 3 actions due to fire risk

Sedona minivans named in two recalls; Sorentos and Optimas also affected Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Mar 2, 2020, 1:00 AM

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Ford recalls a quarter million F-Series for a variety of issues

Issues include LED headlights, block heaters and insufficient rear axle lubricant Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Feb 27, 2020, 1:00 AM

Volvo pushes universal safety regulations, shows safer controls

Volvo notes large gap between safety in developed and in developing nations Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology Auto Industry
Feb 19, 2020, 10:00 PM

Ford recalls 230,000 vehicles over rear suspension issues

Issue affects Ford Taurus SHO and Police Interceptor, Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Feb 13, 2020, 9:30 PM

Stop the trailer-braking insanity! GM takes panic out of towing

Advanced braking concept utilizes Chevrolet/GMC pickups’ eBoost braking system Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology
Jan 22, 2020, 10:30 PM

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Toyota recalls over 750,000 vehicles to address faulty fuel pumps

Recall affects almost every Lexus and Toyota vehicle from 2018-2019 model years Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jan 14, 2020, 9:30 PM

Volkswagen collects data from road users to improve AD software

Data on the different types of Autobahn users will be collected by cameras Read More

Autonomous Driving Car Safety
Jan 12, 2020, 10:30 PM

Takata airbag recall claims another half million Subaru models

Recall nets Baja, Forester, Impreza, Impreza WRX, Legacy, Outback, and Saab 9-2X Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jan 10, 2020, 10:30 PM

All-wheel drive may be biggest challenge to safe winter driving

Drivers may get overconfident and don’t effectively judge available traction Read More

Weather Driving Green Cars Car Safety
Jan 8, 2020, 10:30 PM

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Mercedes recalls 745,000 cars over glass roofs that could fly off

The recall affects C-Class, CLK-Class, CLS-Class and E-Class from 2001-2011 Read More

Luxury Cars Car Safety
Jan 5, 2020, 10:30 PM

How much time does the average kid take to get in the car?

Time is spent on important stuff like putting on coats and securing kids in seats Read More

Car Travel Car Safety
Jan 4, 2020, 10:30 PM

Mazda recalls 51,147 new Mazda3s over unexpected-braking issue

Software glitch could “see” non-existent obstacle and activate emergency braking Read More


Ford recalls 600,000 Fusion, Lincoln MKZ and Mercury Milan sedans

Hydraulic control units may have a valve stuck open, affecting brake pedal travel Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Dec 20, 2019, 9:30 PM

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Ford recalls half a million pickups over cabin fire concerns

Super Duty SuperCrew seatbelt pretensioners may ignite carpet on crash deployment Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Dec 13, 2019, 9:30 PM

Ford recalls over 265,000 Super Duty pickups, Explorers, Aviators

Pickups have tailgates that could unlatch; Explorers and Aviators at risk of fire Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Dec 6, 2019, 9:30 PM

Ford Super Duty pickups nearly sweep Top-10 most stolen vehicles

First generation pickups capture eight of top 10 spots in Insurance Bureau study Read More

Used Cars Auto Industry Car Safety
Dec 4, 2019, 9:30 PM

Winter driving tips from a professional

Forget the fear, says veteran driving instructor Danny Kok, “you can be in control.” Read More


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Fiat Chrysler recalls 110,000 Ram Promasters over fire concerns

Engine cooling fans on Ram ProMasters could stop working, overheat and catch fire Read More


FCA recalls 73,000 Fiat 500s over inoperative shifters

Transmission shift cable bushings could degrade, leading the cable to separate Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Nov 27, 2019, 9:30 PM

Mazda recalls 117,000 vehicles for permanent Takata airbag fix

Vehicles had been previously repaired with temporary “like for like” replacements Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Nov 26, 2019, 9:30 PM

Ford recalls 79,000 2019 Ranger pickups over tail lamp failures

Misaligned electrical connector terminal may result in intermittent blackout Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Nov 25, 2019, 9:30 PM

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FCA recalls Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee with electric woes

Recall affects about 700,000 Durangos and Grand Cherokees from 2011 to 2013 Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Nov 21, 2019, 9:30 PM

Toyota tackles winter weather with AWD Avalon and Camry sedans

New all-wheel drive mid-size sedans share components with RAV4 crossover Read More

New Cars Car Safety
Nov 17, 2019, 9:30 PM

Ford recalls 2018-20 F-Series pickups and 2016-17 Lincoln MKX CUVs

Issues include battery cable connections or routing, and too-bright LEDs Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Nov 14, 2019, 9:30 PM

2019 Mazda CX-9 recalled over potential tire tread separations

Mixture of prototype, production tire compounds may diminish tread strength Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry Car Tires
Nov 5, 2019, 9:30 PM

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Drivers don't trust autonomous vehicle technology and data sharing

UK study shows today’s drivers aren’t ready to take “double leap of faith” Read More


Ford recalling 320,000 Edges, Expeditions, Transits and Navigators

Driveshaft couplings, seatbelt pretensioners and toe links among concerns Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Oct 29, 2019, 10:30 PM

Fiat Chryser recalls diesel Ram 1500 pickups over fire concerns

Microscopic cracks in exhaust gas recirculation coolers might leak coolant Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Oct 25, 2019, 10:30 PM

Ford recalls 19,500 2019 Rangers over badly-built HVAC motors

Ford Ranger blower motors may have been built with an improper clearance Read More

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

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Ford recalls 33,000 2019 Super Duty and 10,655 2020 Explorer

Pickups may have faulty rear half shafts; Explorer wiring harness badly routed Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry
Oct 2, 2019, 10:30 PM

Is autonomous driving good or bad? Depends who you talk to

21,000 people were surveyed online about their views on autonomous driving Read More


Alexa will soon be available to control GM models

Amazon voice control will be integrated into Chev, Buick, GMC and Cadillac Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety
Sep 25, 2019, 10:30 PM

Why does a child safety seat have an expiration date?

It’s not as if child safety seats go bad, but they could go out of date Read More

Car Safety Auto Accesories
Sep 24, 2019, 10:30 PM

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Volvo survey shows parent drivers fear for children's safety

Survey showed 69% of parents feel distracted when driving with their kids Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry People
Sep 20, 2019, 10:30 PM

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

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