The IIHS’ Updated Criteria Absolutely Devastated Its Top Safety Pick List

While the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has steadily upgraded its standards over the last two years, the effort hasn’t been without casualties. In a new effort to improve headlight safety and impact protection, the organization has chang…

The IIHS’ Updated Criteria Absolutely Devastated Its Top Safety Pick List

While the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has steadily upgraded its standards over the last two years, the effort hasn’t been without casualties. In a new effort to improve headlight safety and impact protection, the organization has chang…

Automakers Need to Improve Voice Command Systems ASAP

Amazon’s Echo has already invaded homes across North America, but it’s now beginning to creep into vehicle infotainment systems. My parents have one and both are quite fond of its ability to answer basic queries through intuitive voice comm…

Hyundai, Kia, Genesis and Subaru clean up in IIHS 2018 safety ratings

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IIHS beefs up criteria for headlights and passenger-side small overlap front crash protection.Continue reading Hyundai, Kia, Genesis and Subaru clean up …

GM’s ‘Digital Marketplace’ Under Fire Just a Day After It Was Announced

After announcing its new in-car marketplace earlier this week, General Motors is taking some heat from the National Safety Council. While we weren’t entirely sold on the shopping service either, our concerns revolved mainly around the automaker&#…

The Many Ways in Which Cars Were Stupendously Unsafe 60 Years Ago

From the December 2017 issue Unpadded metal surfaces, blunt knobs and rods, steering columns that impale—and seatbelts weren’t even on the options list. We may think highly of the 1955 Chevrolet, but like all cars of the era, it didn’t think much of its passengers. Yes, 62 years later, things have become much safer. A-Pillars: […]