Two of the most popular crossover SUVs for families don't provide nearly the same protection for front-seat passengers as they do for drivers, the IIHS said Tuesday.
All it took was a revised headlight design to earn the 2019 Mini Cooper two-door Top Safety Pick accolades from the IIHS after the 2018 model missed out on the award, the insurance industry-funded safety group said Monday.
A faulty control unit that could prevent airbags from deploying in the event of a wreck has prompted Kia to recall 508,000 2010 through 2013 model year vehicles, the automaker said last week.
Byton K-Byte concept
From Motor Authority:
Electric car startup Byton on Tuesday rolled out the K-Byte sedan concept in Shanghai, China.
Mazda's MX-5 Miata is a perennial favorite that just gets better with each successive generation.
Having already built a modern successor to the McLaren F1 LM based on the P1 hypercar, the folks at UK motorsport and engineering company Lanzante have turned their sights on another legendary F1: the F1 GT Longtail.
VW to use quantum computers in electric-car battery development
From Green Car Reports:
Quantum computers could analyze and help build highly specialized electric vehicle batteries in the future, Volkswagen announced this week.
Stop us if you've heard this before: A major automaker will recall hundreds of thousands of vehicles for software that turns off emissions controls under certain circumstances.
A $500 million infusion from investors including an automaker and a major battery supplier could help Chinese electric-car startup Byton put its cars on the road by the end of next year, the company said Monday.