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Tesla improves Summon feature with more safety

Filed under: Green, Tesla, Green Culture, Electric Tesla’s Summon self-parking feature adds safety precautions to stop the car if the owner drops the keys. Continue reading Tesla improves Summon feature with more safety Tesla improves Summon feature with more safety originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:05:00 EST. Please see our terms […]

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Scion FR-S recalled for key interlock problem

Filed under: Recalls, Scion, Safety, Coupe, Performance Scion is recalling the 2013-2016 FR-S because drivers with an automatic gearbox might be able to remove the key even when the sports coupe isn’t in Park. Continue reading Scion FR-S recalled for key interlock problem Scion FR-S recalled for key interlock problem originally appeared on Autoblog on […]

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Graco recalls child seats to fix labels

Filed under: Recalls, Safety Graco will recall several models of car seats to providing owners with missing or misplaced labels. Continue reading Graco recalls child seats to fix labels Graco recalls child seats to fix labels originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:18:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. […]

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Graco recalls child seats to fix labels

Filed under: Recalls, Safety Graco will recall several models of car seats to providing owners with missing or misplaced labels. Continue reading Graco recalls child seats to fix labels Graco recalls child seats to fix labels originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:18:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. […]

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Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you can

Filed under: Videos, Safety, Technology, Autonomous, Future UC San Diego researchers have crafted a pedestrian detection algorithm for self-driving cars that’s quicker and more accurate than existing systems. Continue reading Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you can Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you can originally appeared on Autoblog on […]

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F1 considers adding canopy to ‘Halo’ closed cockpit design

Filed under: Design/Style, Motorsports, Safety, Technology, Racing Formula 1’s plans for a new ‘Halo’ closed cockpit, which is coming in 2017, may include the addition of a clear panel for even more driver protection. Continue reading F1 considers adding canopy to ‘Halo’ closed cockpit design F1 considers adding canopy to ‘Halo’ closed cockpit design originally […]

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Honda recalls Accord to replace airbag control unit

Filed under: Recalls, Honda, Safety, Sedan Honda will recall the 2008-2010 Accord sedan because moisture can corrode the supplemental restraint system electronic control unit. This could cause the airbags not to deploy in an accident. Continue reading Honda recalls Accord to replace airbag control unit Honda recalls Accord to replace airbag control unit originally appeared […]

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Takata posts profit despite broadening airbag scandal

Filed under: Earnings/Financials, Safety Takata posted significantly higher quarterly profits this year, but its airbag inflator scandal continued to grow. Continue reading Takata posts profit despite broadening airbag scandal Takata posts profit despite broadening airbag scandal originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:14:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. […]

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Honda recalls 2.23 million vehicles to replace Takata inflators

Filed under: Recalls, Acura, Honda, Safety Honda and Acura will recall over 2 million models in the US to give them new driver side airbag inflators. Continue reading Honda recalls 2.23 million vehicles to replace Takata inflators Honda recalls 2.23 million vehicles to replace Takata inflators originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 […]

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Continental Automotive recalls 5 million airbag control units

Filed under: Recalls, Chrysler, Fiat, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Safety, Crossover, Minivan/Van, Sedan Only 580,000 Continental airbag-equipped vehicles have been officially recalled, making it extremely likely that additional brands will be impacted. Continue reading Continental Automotive recalls 5 million airbag control units Continental Automotive recalls 5 million airbag control units originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 04 […]

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Toyota and Lexus recall models for inadvertent airbag deployment

Filed under: Recalls, Lexus, Toyota, Safety, SUV, Truck Toyota and Lexus will recall older trucks and SUVs, including the Land Cruiser, 4Runner, Tundra, Sequioa, LX470, and GX470, for inadvertent airbag deployment. Continue reading Toyota and Lexus recall models for inadvertent airbag deployment Toyota and Lexus recall models for inadvertent airbag deployment originally appeared on Autoblog […]

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Teens die from drinking mixture of racing fuel and soda

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Weird Car News, Safety, Autoblog Minute Two Tennessee teenagers are dead and two more are in the hospital after allegedly consuming methanol-based racing fuel mixed with Mountain Dew. Continue reading Teens die from drinking mixture of racing fuel and soda Teens die from drinking mixture of racing fuel and soda originally […]

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