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Augmented reality technology has power to make people better drivers

July 23, 2014 | 1

After spending years developing ways to suck content out of our smartphones and into cars’ centre stack, the big issue now facing car makers is how to keep our hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. Read More

Renault Twizy crash test shows sustainable mobility needs to be safer

June 5, 2014 | 1

Part-car, part-motorbike and zero emissions, the Renault Twizy is the kind of vehicle that many expect to fill the streets of the world’s cities in the coming Read More

How the US is driving crash prevention technology development

May 30, 2014 |

Crash prevention technology, particularly autonomous emergency braking (AEB), has the potential to reduce the number of crashes, deaths and injuries by around 27%. Read More

Latest IIHS results show how attitudes to safety technologies are changing

May 29, 2014 |

It’s less than a year since new cars started to earn extra points in their safety ratings for fitting crash prevention technologies. In the US, the IIHS Read More

Hyundai i10 safety rating: key safety features explained

May 21, 2014 |

The Hyundai i10 has a safety rating of four stars from Euro NCAP. Everybody knows that five stars is best, so is four stars good enough for an affordable Read More

Inflatable child seat makes light work of travel

April 16, 2014 |

Child safety seats can be awkward to transport and install – particularly rearward facing seats. With that in mind, Volvo has designed a lightweight, inflatable rearward facing Read More

Small overlap test exposes gaps in some midsize SUVs protection

April 8, 2014 |

A year and a half after its introduction, the US small overlap test is continuing to challenge manufacturers in the US. In the latest round of tests by the Read More

Nissan Qashqai shows how quickly safety technologies are developing

February 26, 2014 |

The new generation Nissan Qashqai has received a five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP. That’s the same rating as the 2007 model, but changes in the way that Read More

Automakers start to build safer vehicles for Latin America

December 4, 2013 | 1

If you live in Latin America, by 2020 you will be three times more likely to die on the roads than in a high-income country, according to the World Health Read More

Can new car technologies help us become better drivers?

December 4, 2013 |

Autonomous vehicles are the car industry’s current cool technology. It’s a bit like electric cars and hydrogen fuel cells: a nice, futuristic idea that sounds progressive,   Read More