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Ford To Fit Lane-Keeping Technology On Explorer

Ford To Fit Lane-Keeping Technology On Explorer

Proving that technology eventually makes its way into mainstream affordable vehicles, sophisticated safety systems to keep drivers alert and in their lanes are now starting to appear on more and more family vehicles. Here we take a look at Ford’s new Lane Keeping System that debuts early next... read more

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Statistics on children and heat stroke, via Ward's Auto

Preventing Children From Dying In Hot Cars: Good Or Bad?

Every summer, we see dozens of headlines about children being left in hot cars. Many suffer heat strokes, many die. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has... read more October 13, 2011 by 11


 
GM's newest Ecotec small engine family.

GM Announces New Ecotec Small Engine Family

GM’s Ecotec engines have been around since 2000 or so, and have been used to power everything from the Chevy Cavalier through the 2011 Saab 9-5. Currently available in... read more October 12, 2011 by 0


 
2013 Lexus GS 350

2012-2013 Family Cars With The Best Sound Systems

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could take our awesome home theater-surround sound system with us on the road, especially if we’re frequently traveling or carry the... read more October 9, 2011 by 0


 
2012 Hyundai Genesis Prada

2014 Hyundai Genesis, Equus To Get Ten-Speed Automatic?

It was pretty much destined to happen. With luxury automakers climbing on the increased gear ratio bandwagon, giving us seven-, eight- and nine-speed transmissions, Hyundai... read more October 7, 2011 by 0


 
2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

F-150 Raptor Gets Upgrades, BMW 5-Series Hybrid, Tesla: Car News Headlines

Hyundai is working on a 10-speed automatic and is bringing a rally-ready Veloster to SEMA. A camera-based collision detection system debuts on the 2012 GMC Terrain, and GM... read more September 30, 2011 by 0


 
2012 Hyundai Equus

Hyundai Ups The Ante, Announces Ten-Speed Automatic Transmission

For the 2012 model year, Hyundai is launching an eight-speed automatic transmission in its Genesis and Equus luxury sedans. The transmission, developed by Hyundai in-house... read more September 29, 2011 by 4


 
General Motors' OnStar

OnStar Is Watching (Even After Your Subscription Expires)

UPDATE: OnStar has issued a video clarifying the TOS. It's embedded below. Every day, it seems the world gets a little smaller, and like a slowly shrinking dormitory, it... read more September 22, 2011 by 3


 
2011 Toyota Sienna Limited

Best Backseat DVD Entertainment Systems: Parents, Bliss Out

Among the many features you can spend money on in the family car, one is perhaps most sought-after by passengers in the rear seat. In-car DVD rear entertainment systems... read more September 15, 2011 by 0


 
The BUGswarm fuel economy challenge module. Image: Ford Motor Company

Ford Partners With Bug Labs On Modular, Connected Car Accessories

How about a module that compares your fuel economy to drivers around you, then displays the information on an interactive map? Whether you need that at all, or whether it... read more September 12, 2011 by 0


 
Ford MyKey Message Center-- Buckle Up

Bad News, Euro Teens: Ford's MyKey System Crosses The Pond In 2012

We’ve got bad news for teen drivers living in Europe: starting in 2012, Ford will import the MyKey system into Europe, which means no more top-speed runs down the... read more September 9, 2011 by 0


 
2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2012 Toyota Camry, 2012 Audi A8 Hybrid, Fireworks Laden SUV: Today's Car News

We drive the all-new 2012 Toyota Camry. [TheCarConnection] Volkswagen might be working on a seven-seat SUV. [TheCarConnection] Ford and Toyota team up on telematics... read more August 24, 2011 by 0


 
Kia Four-Door Sports Sedan Concept

Ford And Toyota Collaborate, 2012 Jeep Wrangler, Kia Concept: Today's Car News

We drive the 2012 Jeep Wrangler. [TheCarConnection] Ford and Toyota are going to collaborate on future hybrid development for rear-wheel drive vehicles. [GreenCarReports] The... read more August 22, 2011 by 0


 
Adam Carolla in Toyota GP gear

2012 Chevy Sonic, Adam Carolla Bashes Gays, Electric Avenue: Today's Car News

Comedian and host of The Car Show, Adam Carolla, bashed gays on his podcast. [TheCarConnection] We visit Portland's Electric Avenue project. [GreenCarReports] Advice on how... read more August 17, 2011 by 3


 
2011 Hyundai Equus

2012 Hyundai Equus Trades iPad For Paper Manual

By almost anyone’s standards, the 2011 Hyundai Equus is an exceptional automobile at a near bargain-bin price. Depending upon the model you choose, you can even get a... read more August 11, 2011 by 5


 
Toyota's heart rate monitor

Toyota Focuses On Technologies For Safer Driving

Vehicle safety technology is a primary consideration for family buyers, actually for any driver and passenger in the family, including the elderly and children. Depending on... read more August 5, 2011 by 0


 

 
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