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The Hidden Danger of Riding in the Back Seat

Everyone with even half an ear open to conventional wisdom knows: the back seat is the safest place for small children. Airbags can kill...
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Who Will Win the Global Race for Driverless Cars?

An International Race of Our Time: The Race for Driverless Cars In the 1960s, with the Cold War in full swing and the memory of...
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You Blink, You Pay? The Latest in Biometrics for Auto Insurance

A once-fictional technology seemingly used by the likes of James Bond might soon be a feature in a car near you. Biometrics, which refer...
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Manual vs. Automatic Transmissions: Who’s Winning?

The sibling rivalry between automatic and manual transmissions has raged in the U.S. since automatics were first introduced to the market by General Motors...
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Another Car Recall? 5 Things for Every Driver to Consider

Does it seem to you that the news announces another car recall just about every other day? Or perhaps you’re confident in your own...
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What You Need to Know About All Those Flashy Car Awards

Car manufacturers love to tout the their major auto industry awards in advertisements. You can hear the deep-voiced announcer now: “Ranked highest in Initial...

CES 2016: The Outstanding Car Tech You Need to Know

The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, which ran January 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, generated hype around cool new tech like wearable translators...
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How the Open Source Car Could Change the Auto Industry

Show-stopping rims, subwoofers that make your license plate rattle, razor-sharp decals — custom car modifications that regular people can still do themselves are getting...

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