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Takata airbags were adopted in late 1990s to save a few dollars per vehicle

Filed under: Government/Legal,GM,Honda,Safety One Autoliv engineer said a Takata airbag inflator “turned into shrapnel” when tested. Continue reading Takata airbags were adopted in late 1990s to save a few dollars per vehicle Takata airbags were adopted in late 1990s to save a few dollars per vehicle originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 28 Aug 2016 […]

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The government has an unexpected ally in 68 mph truck speed limit push

Filed under: Government/Legal,Fuel Efficiency,Safety,United States,Commercial Vehicles The proposed speed limit could save over $1 billion in fuel each year. Continue reading The government has an unexpected ally in 68 mph truck speed limit push The government has an unexpected ally in 68 mph truck speed limit push originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 26 Aug […]

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Recharge Wrap-up: Model X pinch sensor update, Karma plans first store

Filed under: Green,Videos,Fisker,Misc. Automakers,Tesla,Toyota,Transportation Alternatives,Safety,Electric Tesla updates Model X door safety. Karma’s Irvine HQ will also have a store. San Francisco wants users to help design subway expansion. Toyota sure loves Yellowstone. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Model X pinch sensor update, Karma plans first store Recharge Wrap-up: Model X pinch sensor update, Karma plans first […]

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Traffic fatalities up nine percent with no decrease in sight

Filed under: Etc.,Safety,United States,Technology Technology may be improving, but motor vehicle fatalities are increasing. Continue reading Traffic fatalities up nine percent with no decrease in sight Traffic fatalities up nine percent with no decrease in sight originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:36:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. […]

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Runaway dump truck smashes up vehicles in SoCal traffic

Filed under: Etc.,Weird Car News,Driving,Safety,Truck,Commercial Vehicles,Police/Emergency Dump truck dumps driver, goes on rampage. Continue reading Runaway dump truck smashes up vehicles in SoCal traffic Runaway dump truck smashes up vehicles in SoCal traffic originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:21:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  […]

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Woman caught pushing baby stroller while driving her car

Filed under: Government/Legal,Weird Car News,Driving,Safety The mother thinks her son was perfectly safe. Continue reading Woman caught pushing baby stroller while driving her car Woman caught pushing baby stroller while driving her car originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  […]

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Woman flips Mercedes six seconds into test drive

Filed under: Etc.,Weird Car News,Mercedes-Benz,Car Buying,Car Dealers,Driving,Safety,SUV A Virginia woman mistook a standard new car test drive for a demolition derby when she destroyed six brand new Benzes, including the one she was driving, in a dealership parking lot. Continue reading Woman flips Mercedes six seconds into test drive Woman flips Mercedes six seconds into […]

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Watch a roundabout foil a driver fleeing from the cops

Filed under: Etc.,Videos,Weird Car News,Chrysler,Driving,Safety,Sedan A runaway driver’s escape took a turn for the worse on a newly built roundabout. Continue reading Watch a roundabout foil a driver fleeing from the cops Watch a roundabout foil a driver fleeing from the cops originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:15:00 EDT. Please see […]

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Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla Model X crash, Model S vs. Mustang, Camaro, Z06

Filed under: Green,Motorsports,Tesla,Green Automakers,Safety,Technology,Electric,Solar Watch the Model S outpace muscle cars. This Model X owner wants his family “back in a Tesla” after crash. V2G isn’t for Tesla. Solar saves fuel for delivery fleets. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla Model X crash, Model S vs. Mustang, Camaro, Z06 Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla Model X crash, Model […]

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Recharge Wrap-up: Model X gets door safety update, sleep in a Model 3

Filed under: Green,Misc. Automakers,Tesla,Car Buying,Green Automakers,Safety,Electric Tesla Model X doors get safer through over-the-air update. The Model 3 will have plenty of room. Tesla wants to offer you an existing vehicle. Could Samsung build an EV? Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Model X gets door safety update, sleep in a Model 3 Recharge Wrap-up: Model X […]

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Woman rushing to pub nearly causes head-on collision

Filed under: Weird Car News,Porsche,Citroen,Skoda,Driving,Safety Tragedy narrowly avoided in run up to the bar. Continue reading Woman rushing to pub nearly causes head-on collision Woman rushing to pub nearly causes head-on collision originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:59:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments […]

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