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Volvo Introduces Safer SUV as Debut Model Under New China Owner

Volvo Car Group is designing its next sport-utility vehicle to prevent drivers from pulling out too early into traffic and to double engine power with an electric booster motor. Crash-avoidance technology and accessories such as a crystal gear-shift lever by …

Trucker Speeding Before Morgan Crash

A report by federal transportation safety investigators says a truck driver was speeding before he slammed into a limousine van, killing one man and seriously injuring comedian Tracy Morgan and two other passengers, and it has raised new questions about …

NTSB Recommends Advanced Auto Safety Features Be Standard in U.S.

The U.S. government should require automakers to offer advanced safety features like lane departure warning in all passenger vehicles and commercial trucks to prevent accidents, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday. These new technologies, which include adaptive cruise …

Crash Avoidance Technology: Embrace With Caution

As car makers introduce new vehicle crash avoidance technologies, questions are beginning to surface about whether the latest options can and should be embraced by drivers. A study conducted earlier this year confirmed that some of the newest crash avoidance …