Red light cameras, speed cameras, and license plate readers are among the world's most divisive technological innovations. Over the past several decades, they've quietly cropped up on buildings, at intersections, and in parking garages around the globe, slowly altering our definition of "personal privacy".
In November 2012, Chrysler recalled nearly 745,000 Jeep vehicles: the 2002-2003 Jeep Liberty and the 2002-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The problem? A glitch in the Occupant Restraint Control module, which was causing airbags to deploy at random, with little or no warning.
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In just a couple of months Volvo will reveal its first all-new XC90 since the launch of the original SUV all the way back in 2002. The new XC90 is shaping up to be a much more luxurious and refined model than the one it replaces, and it will also be packing some of the latest technology found in the auto industry.
Porsche introduced a facelifted version of its Panamera for 2014, and soon a similarly updated version of its Cayenne SUV will be launched. The changes will bring the sporty SUV’s styling into line with that of the smaller and more dynamic Macan.
Ferrari recently confirmed it plans to give each of its models a shelf life of about eight years, but will also give them a significant update—or “modificato” as Ferrari describes it—midway through their product cycles to keep ‘em fresh and allow a ‘new’ model to be released every year.
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In the grand scope of automotive history, modern electric cars haven't been on the road very long. Yet they've already demonstrated considerable staying power.
Many people approach car shopping in the U.S. looking for the largest, most luxurious vehicle they can afford, from the best brand possible. Still, at least a handful of shoppers are more focused on basic transportation--and a vehicle they know they can afford.
Natural Gas For Long-Haul Trucks: Which Version Makes More Sense? LNG or CNG? If that just looks like a jumble of letters to you, we're talking about liquefied natural gas and compressed natural gas--and so is the trucking industry.