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autonomous Archives - Car Safety Rules

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

Driverless cars and assist technologies could make cars cheaper to insure

June 29, 2013 |

Insurers and car companies are already discussing what driverless cars will mean for insurance costs and liability. When you look at manufacturers such as Audi Read More

Fiat’s City Brake Control a must-have technology option says Euro NCAP

June 27, 2013 |

Fiat has received a Euro NCAP Advanced Award for its City Braking Control (CBC) technology, making it a must-have for safety-conscious buyers. The system is Read More

Australasia’s ANCAP car safety program plans to promote driver assist technologies

June 13, 2013 |

When the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) first started crash testing cars in 1993, the car safety organisation faced an enormous struggle. Its testing Read More

ESV Seoul: Autonomous cars pose liability challenge for safety engineers and insurance companies

May 30, 2013 |

On day three of the ESV Vehicle Safety Conference in Seoul, Anders Eugensson of Volvo Cars opened proceedings with a legal perspective on autonomous cars.

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ESV Conference: Researchers report benefits for collision avoidance

May 28, 2013 |

Day Two at the ESV car safety conference in Seoul and much of the discussion has focused on the many studies trying to measure the safety benefits of driver assist Read More

Volvo XC60′s City Safety technology dents appeal of other compact SUVs

May 13, 2013 |

The City Safety technology fitted as standard in the Volvo XC60 compact SUV has cut accidents by around 15% and reduced whiplash-type claims by around 33% Read More

London drivers most willing to commute hands-free in a Google car

May 8, 2013 | 3

A survey of new car buyers in the UK by, has revealed that London drivers are the most tech-friendly when it comes to new vehicle Read More

Survey reveals consumers expect more innovation on car safety from Apple and Google than from vehicle brands

May 8, 2013 | 6

A survey commissioned by has indicated that consumer confidence is higher in Apple and Google than in vehicle brands when it comes to innovation Read More

Car buyers rank accident prevention as most wanted vehicle technology

May 8, 2013 | 1

An independent survey of 1,000 new car buyers in the UK by has revealed that 96.5% of consumers believe that new accident prevention  Read More