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Car Rearview Camera Ruling Delayed Again

Car Rearview Camera Ruling Delayed Again

While it looked like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was set to announce this week that all passenger cars will have to come with rearview cameras by 2014, the decision has reportedly been pushed back yet again, probably to the end of this year. That’s according to... read more

February 28, 2012 by  - 0
 
NHTSA - 10-year-old child crash test dummy

NHTSA Unveils New Child Crash Test Dummy, Amends Child Seat Standard For Heavier Children

Under development for the past decade, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has just unveiled a new addition to its crash test dummy family: a... read more February 23, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Honda Pilot

2012 Honda Pilot, Acura MDX: Recall Alert

Honda is recalling certain 2012 model year Honda Pilot and Acura MDX SUVs over concerns about a possible fuel leak. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety... read more February 23, 2012 by  0


 
Marijuana

One In Five Teens Reports Driving Under Marijuana Influence, Study

What should serve as a wake-up call to parents of teen drivers comes in the form of a new study that shows one in five teens (19 percent) reports driving while under the... read more February 22, 2012 by  0


 
2009 Honda Odyssey

2008-2009 Honda Odyssey: Recall Alert

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2008-2009 model year Odyssey minivans over concerns about a liftgate flaw. A notice on the National Highway Traffic... read more February 22, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Infiniti JX - job one at Nissan's Smyrna, TN vehicle assembly plant

2013 Infiniti JX Production Begins

It was a very important day for the employees of the Nissan Smyrna (Tennessee) Vehicle Assembly Plant as the first luxury vehicle and the first Infiniti to be built in the... read more February 21, 2012 by  0


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Can Smarter Cars Prevent Vehicle Crashes?

Cars that “talk” to each other and can intervene to help prevent vehicle crashes may still be a ways off for most consumers, but the kind of advanced safety... read more February 21, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Hyundai Elantra

Americans Keeping New Cars Nearly Six Years

As we reported last month, the average age of cars on the road today is 11 years, according to the research firm R.L. Polk. Now a new Polk study takes a look at new car... read more February 21, 2012 by  0


 
Mazda - Dr. Seuss The Lorax Spot

Mazda Teams With Dr. Seuss To Promote 2013 CX-5 Crossover In New Ads

Families with small children, or those who love Dr. Seuss, will get a glimpse of the all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 in TV commercials designed to heighten interest in the new small... read more February 18, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Nissan Altima

2012 Nissan Altima, Versa: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Altima mid-size sedans and Versa subcompact cars over concerns about a side curtain airbag defect. A... read more February 18, 2012 by  0


 
Anne Proffit photo

2012 GMC Terrain AWD SLT-2: Road Trip In Florida

For my travel time to the 50th anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona, I was told that GM would provide a 2012 Chevrolet Volt. Three days before arrival, all that changed and... read more February 17, 2012 by  0


 
2012 BMW X3

2013 BMW X3 Gets New Turbo Four-Cylinder Engine

BMW calls it a “return to its roots” and with the announcement that the 2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i SAV arriving in dealerships this May will sport a new 2.0-liter... read more February 17, 2012 by  0


 
Distracted driving

DOT Releases “Voluntary” Guidelines For Automakers Aimed At Curbing Distracted Driving

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released proposed “voluntary” and “nonbinding” guidelines for automakers to encourage them to... read more February 16, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe

2012 Honda Civic Rated “Least Toxic” Vehicle In New Study

There’s nothing like the smell of a brand-new car, right? Actually, that the “new car smell” is bad for your health and that of children and pets, as it is... read more February 16, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Subaru Outback

2012 Subaru Legacy, Outback: Recall Alert

Subaru is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles over concerns about a potential defect in side curtain airbags. A notice... read more February 15, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Gas Mileage Battle Ahead For Ford Fusion, Camry Hybrid

There’s an interesting situation brewing between two major automakers, Ford and Toyota, and their mid-size hybrid sedans over which will achieve the highest fuel... read more February 15, 2012 by  1


 
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