In a recent ambitious press release, the Sweden-based automaker Volvo announced its goal of  no deaths or serious injuries in its new vehicles after 2020. Further, it anticipates a time when no Volvos are involved in any crashes, period. To that aim, Volvo is working on three new high-tech safety solutions. Volvo take on distracted Read on! →


Sagging automotive sales in the European market have led General Motors’ Opel unit and PSA Peugeot Citroën into an alliance, reports Automotive News. The automakers expect the partnership to save them $2 billion annually within five years, while increasing sales numbers. Officials representing General Motors told analysts Wednesday that the deal with Peugeot is expected Read on! →


Anyone who has ever driven a road trip will attest to wishing that cars were self-propelled. There have been countless science fiction books, TV shows and films that have featured something along those lines. Currently, an Italian team from VisLab, of the University of Parma, is guiding two self driven vehicles from Parma, Italy, to Read on! →


In an effort to keep motorists safe, GM’s crash testing lab uses the most advanced “anthropomorphic test devices,” or crash test dummies, available. Meanwhile, it is testing the next generation of dummies, designed to mimic human bodies in the most deadly of situations. ‘Anthropomorphic test devices,’ a.k.a., crash test dummies According to a recent report Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has put its foot down and blocked the Pagani Huayra from being imported to the United States for not having airbags. The NHTSA has refused to grant an exemption to the company to make a car without airbags. Boutique supercar maker sells five cars per year in America The Read on! →


The rules of the road differ depending upon the country in which you live. Sometimes such laws are a matter of common sense and politeness; other times, they’re simply strange when compared with traffic laws in the U.S. Here are some strange traffic laws from other nations. Mechanical and horse safety first in Denmark In Read on! →


With cold weather across the country, those little yellow bottles of gas line antifreeze are flying off shelves. Gas line antifreeze is a product that is only helpful in certain situations, however. How gas line antifreeze is used Gas line antifreeze is a product usually added to a vehicle’s gas tank as a way to Read on! →


In Europe, legislation to improve the safety of pedestrians has been gaining strength over the years. Many vehicle manufacturers are starting to respond with safety features designed specifically for pedestrians. The pedestrian statistics Approximately 11 percent of all traffic fatalities in the United States are pedestrians, and about 400 children per year are killed in Read on! →


Since the Commanche was retired more than two decades ago, enthusiasts have been pining for a new Jeep truck. Such folk may commence rejoicing, as a truck variant is reportedly penciled in for the next generation Wrangler. For those who just won’t get the Jeep truck kit If the fact that there isn’t a Jeep Read on! →


The latest batch of crash tests by the government has just been released. The new ratings put the total number of stars up to 5. In the first round of testing, there were only two five-star vehicles. The BMW 5 series and the Hyundai Sonata were the only cars that got five stars in the Read on! →