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Exempt from passenger restraint laws, taxis pose risky rides for small children

BALTIMORE, MD - The vast majority of small children riding in taxis are not restrained in car safety seats, according to new research, even though there are tens of thousands of motor vehicle collisions involving taxis, limousines and...Show More Summary

Stronger state policies reduce alcohol-related motor vehicle deaths among teens

BALTIMORE, MD - Motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among youth in the United States, and one in three deaths from automobile crashes are alcohol-related. However, stronger alcohol policies adopted by states appears to...Show More Summary

In Michigan, car hackers could face life imprisonment

Car hackers may not want to mess with vehicles in and around the Motor City. A pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would punish anyone who infiltrates a vehicle's electronic systems with penalties as harsh as life imprisonment. Show More Summary

Nissan will recall 3.53 million vehicles because air bags may not deploy

(Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co said Friday it is recalling 3.53 million vehicles worldwide because passenger-side air bags may not work properly because vehicle sensors may malfunction. The Japanese automaker said this is the fourth recall...Show More Summary

BMW i8 finally sounds mean thanks to Heinz Performance exhaust

Despite what you might think, the BMW i8 is not a vehicle that actually depends solely on electricity for its power. Besides the electric motor there is also a turbocharged 1.5-liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine, and together they produce 362 horsepower. The car is a plug-in hybrid and it puts its gas-drinking engine to good use. Unfortunately, the...

Singapore Wants to Use Satellites to Collect Drivers’ Tolls. Will the U.S. Follow?

Traffic is an abomination. About 1.3 million die in motor vehicle accidents each year worldwide, dozens of psychology studies point to commute times as the most significant predictor of unhappiness, and transportation is a significant...Show More Summary

Elio Motors completes engineering, moves to crash testing

The eagerly-anticipated Elio vehicle recently came a step closer to consumers, as Elio Motors announced that the final stage of engineering has been completed. Crash testing is next, before commercial production begins... Continue Reading...Show More Summary

Ford Recalls Nearly 300,000 Vehicles For Five Separate Issues, Including Suspension, Transmission

Ford Motor Co. said on Wednesday that it will issue five separate safety recalls covering approximately 285,000 vehicles. Ford is recalling 81,000 sport-utility vehicles to fix a suspension defect and another 201,900 pickup trucks, SUVs,...Show More Summary

Ford is prepping a long-range electric vehicle to compete with Tesla

Ford Motor Company is developing a new long-range electric vehicle that will compete with electric cars from Tesla and GM. The company says the new vehicle will be able to travel at least 200 miles on a single charge. “Our approach,Show More Summary

‘Everything’s Fine,’ Says Mitsubishi to the EPA

After admitting it fudged fuel economy data for the past 25 years in Japan, Mitsubishi Motors wants the Environmental Protection Agency to know that its U.S. vehicles are A-OK. The automaker claims it conducted an internal audit on vehicles...Show More Summary

Will driverless cars kill businesses?

The transition to autonomous motoring will produce many winners as well as losers. ||| Detroit - The automotive and tech companies pursuing the driverless car share a utopian belief: autonomous vehicles will benefit society, eventually...Show More Summary

Japan government to start testing mileage of Mitsubishi Motors cars: minister

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will begin tests to measure the fuel economy of vehicles made by Mitsubishi Motors Corp next week and announce results on the first four models in June, Transport Minister Keiichi Ishii said on Thursday. Mitsubishi...Show More Summary

Mitsubishi says U.S. mileage ratings for its cars are correct

(Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp, which has admitted manipulating fuel economy tests for mini-vehicles in Japan, on Wednesday said its vehicles for the model years 2013 to 2017 sold in the United States have correct mileage ratings. Show More Summary

Ford Recalls 285,000 Vehicles; Sudden First-Gear Downshifts Reported

Ford Motor Company issued three recall notices today, but top billing goes to a sensor problem linked to the sudden downshifting (to first gear!) of certain vehicles. That safety recall involves 202,000 2011-2012 Ford F-150, 2012 Expedition, Ford Mustang and Lincoln Navigator vehicles. Show More Summary

Mitsubishi Motor Corps News: Company Confirms Mileages Tampering

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. recently released a statement about the investigations surrounding their model vehicles.

Rev Bus Group Partners with Schetky NW Bus Sales for Spring Events

Rev Bus Group, a division of Rev Group (Rev), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, announced a partnership with Schetky Bus and Van Sales, for spring tradeshows in 2016.

EPA orders Mitsubishi to conduct new vehicle testing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday it ordered Mitsubishi Motors Corp to provide additional information and conduct new tests of U.S. vehicles after the Japanese automaker's admission that it did not properly follow fuel economy test procedures in Japan since 1991.

Can the Tesla Model 3 Break Even at $35,000? This Guy Says ‘Nope’

Tesla is in the game to make money with its $35,000 Model 3, due out in late 2017, but that claim was recently disputed by an industry insider. Jon Bereisa, an electric vehicle engineering consultant (and former General Motors systems...Show More Summary

Take An Inside Tour Of The Gigafactory With Tesla’s JB Straubel

Originally published on EV Annex. With such enormous interest in the new mass-market Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle, it’s imperative that Tesla Motors [NASDAQ:TSLA] get their massive battery factory, the Gigafactory, constructed and fully operating on a tight timeline. Show More Summary

Audi's connected mobility concept has an electric scooter in its bumper

If you can't drive from door to door, why not park and scoot the rest of the way? SEE ALSO: Volvo wants to sell 1 million electrified vehicles by 2025 At the Beijing Motor Show Monday morning, Audi debuted its new connected mobilityShow More Summary

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