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United Auto Workers Unions Open Talks with Automakers

United Auto Workers Unions Open Talks with Automakers

The United Auto Workers union entered tense labor talks with several automakers today. The union is opening talks with Ford, Fiat Chrysler, and GM at a delicate time when companies are cutting thousands of jobs and relocating plants overseas. more

Cyclist Deaths Rise Despite Car Safety Improvements

Cyclist Deaths Rise Despite Car Safety Improvements

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that the number of cyclist deaths rose 10% last year despite increasing safety improvements on automobiles. Front collision detection systems and blind-spot warning systems have been unable to curb cyclist deaths. more

Car Mechanics Still Face Asbestos Exposure Risks

Car Mechanics Still Face Asbestos Exposure Risks

Auto mechanics are still facing risks of asbestos exposure on a regular basis when working on brakes, heat seals and clutches. These components contain asbestos that breaks down over time and can become airborne as these parts start to wear down. more

Road Rage

MOD’s RoadWayve LED Screen Tackles the Problem of Road Rage

With more drivers on the road and more people distracted by smartphones, incidents of road rage are becoming increasingly common. Little has been done to address the problem, but a Philadelphia-based company called MOD is hoping to quell road rage with the use of RoadWayve. more


Florida to Allow Autonomous Cars with No Safety Driver Starting July 1

Starting July 1, a new law in Florida will allow autonomous vehicles with no safety drivers to circulate public roads in the state. Governor Ron DeSantis signed the bill into law with the intention of attracting self-driving-vehicle makers to the state and compete with California, Arizona and Nevada. more

Simple Ways to Save on Auto Repairs

Owning a car is expensive. Between gas, seasonal tune-ups, and major repairs, it steals a lot of your hard-earned money. more

Should Insurance monitor

When the insurance company monitors your driving in real time does it help?

The traditional model for setting auto insurance premiums has been to base rates on the motorist's driving history, age, gender and even marital status more

Low parking costs may encourage automobile use

Low Parking Costs May Encourage Automobile Use

The low cost of parking in many American cities may contribute to urban development that relies on automobile use and undercuts planners more


Can The Green Grand Prix Succeed?

Can an event like the Green Grand Prix really succeed for long? Here’s a breakdown of the future of green motorsports, and why it may not be as crazy as it sounds. more

Believing in Machines Can Out-do People May Fuel Acceptance of Self Driving Cars

In order for self-driving cars to hit the streets, more people may need to concede that machines can outperform humans, at least in some tasks, according to Penn State researchers. more

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Win $5000 in Upgrades for Your Truck!

$5k Truck Parts Giveaway Sponsored by Barricade Off-Road more

Advantages of Park Assist System

Park Assist System has become indispensable to those who struggle with parallel parking space. It's a useful feature if you have limited parking space. Even very experienced people in city parking still seem to struggle when they have to find space to park in smaller than usual parking spaces. more

8 Safety Features Your Car Must Have

Driving is a dangerous business, yet everyone has places they must get to one way or another. It’s thus natural for drivers to invest in car safety features which enable them to speedily get from point A to point B without having to worry in the event of a collision. Nevertheless, there are so many car safety features out there in this day and age that it can be hard to separate those which are worthwhile from those which you can safely ignore. more

Snooze mobiles: How vibrations in cars make drivers sleepy

New research has found the natural vibrations of cars make people sleepier, affecting concentration and alertness levels just 15 minutes after drivers get behind the wheel. more

World's top engineering students design and build Earth-friendly cars for competition

April 23, 2019 (Loudon, New Hampshire) - Hundreds of the world's top engineering students are expected to arrive at Dartmouth's one-of-a-kind Formula Hybrid Competition when it starts April 29, ready to put to the test the earth-friendly hybrid and electric vehicles they designed and built over the last 10 months. more

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