GM Paving Way to Smarter and Safer Driving at All-New Active Safety Test Area

MILFORD, Mich. – Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac will offer 22 different active safety technologies across their 2016 model year U.S. lineups, ranging from driver alerts to those that automatically intervene and assist the driver in critical situations. Safety engineers will develop and test these and other safety technologies for products around the world at […]

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Honda used airbag inflators made by ARC as probe widens

  TOKYO (Bloomberg) — Honda Motor Co., the automaker worst affected by the global safety crisis involving defective airbags, said it had used inflators made by a second company under investigation in the U.S. for suspected flaws. Honda installed inflators made by ARC Automotive Inc. in an undetermined number of vehicles produced around 2000 to […]

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2016 GMC Sierra Unveiled

DETROIT — GMC’s best-selling truck has great momentum coming off its best June since 2006 and 12 consecutive months of year-over-year sales gains. With exterior styling as its top reason for purchase, the new truck adds key design elements: LED “C-shaped” signature daytime running lights and LED headlights; new front fascia and grilles for each […]

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BYD to supply world’s first electric double decker to London Commits to deliver zero emissions at Clean Bus Summit

“Many believed that a pure electric double deck bus would not be possible due to the size of the battery packs required to power it”, a statement from the Mayor said. “However by working with BYD and utilising the latest cutting edge technology London has been able to secure another world first. The new electric […]

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Smartphone Overheating? Chevrolet Impala Can Help Brand introduces in-vehicle technology to help keep smartphone cool

DETROIT – While occasional smartphone overheating is normal, it can be disconcerting as it saps the phone’s battery life and slows processing speeds. Industry-first technology coming soon to some Chevrolet models can help cool down this problem. Engineers regularly subject vehicles to the most extreme climates to ensure subsystems work properly. While testing a smartphone […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Showcase A Remote Control Range Rover Sport, Controlled By The Driver On A Smartphone

JAGUAR LAND ROVER SHOWCASE A REMOTE CONTROL RANGE ROVER SPORT, CONTROLLED BY THE DRIVER ON A SMARTPHONE OUTSIDE THE VEHICLE Jaguar Land Rover researchers developing new sensing technologies that will work in all weathers and in all environments – so any future autonomous car can go anywhere Autonomous driving prototypes revealed include the ‘Multi-Point Turn’ […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Road Safety Research Includes Brain Wave Monitoring To Improve Driver Concentration And Reduce Accidents

Jaguar Land Rover’s pioneering Mind Sense project is researching measuring  brainwaves to monitor driver concentration in the car Researchers are developing a Wellness Seat in a Jaguar XJ which analyses the driver’s heart rate and breathing to monitor driver health and stress Touchscreens that predict which button you want to press as the user’s fingers […]

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5 Ways Chevrolet Made 2016 Malibu Segment’s Lightest Approximately 300-lb weight reduction enhances efficiency, driving dynamics

  DETROIT – Engineers developing the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu put the new midsize sedan on a strength-training program, making it sweat out a pound here and a gram there, in a quest to make it more fuel efficient, stronger and safer. The result is an all-new Malibu that is nearly 300 pounds (136 kg) lighter […]

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