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BMW Designs a Vehicle Without Any Mirrors

Cars need mirrors to provide drivers with the visuals they need to stay on top of potential dangers on the road. Rearview mirrors and side door mirrors are prevalent in almost every type of vehicle, and it can be difficult for drivers to imagine a car that does not use such mirrors. With recent developments in camera technology, however, it is possible that cars without mirrors may become a realit

New Ford CEO Transforms How The Company Operates

Ford CEO Mark Fields is set to retire this year at age 56 after 28 years of service with the 114-year-old auto manufacturer. Replacing him will be Jim Hackett, the former CEO of office furniture company Steelcase Inc. Hackett joined the board of the automotive manufacturer in 2013 and has led the company's mobility unit since March of 2016. During a recent press conference, Hackett said that, alth

Are Newer Vehicles Safer Than Older Cars?

Did you know that drivers of vehicles more than five years old are four times more likely to become fatally injured in a vehicle crash? According to ANCAP (Australasian New Car Assessment Program), you are much safer driving a vehicle that is within five years of its manufacturing date. In order to reach these results, the organization staged a frontal crash test between a 2015 Corolla and a 1998

Electric Car Sales are Steadily Rising in Europe

With so much electric vehicle technology slowly becoming readily available all over the world, it is not surprising that so many countries are starting to open up to the idea of electric vehicles overtaking gas-powered ones on the roads. Americans, in particular, are embracing the idea of electric cars more and more as the technology continues to improve, but new vehicle data shows that an increas

Test Driving the New 2018 BMW 440i Coupe

While well-established auto manufacturers often launch mid-life vehicles in order to optimize sales and drive fan attention, the process itself can be difficult. Conferences will always be longer and more stressful, and numerous speakers may nitpick every last detail of the vehicle, to the point of irrelevance to many interested drivers. When it comes to the new 2018 BMW 440i Coupe, however, there

Safety Add-On Options for Older Vehicles

Car safety is always a primary concern, especially for those who are interested in purchasing a new vehicle and want to make sure that it features all of the safety tech they would need to keep themselves and their passengers safe. Many newer cars are outfitted with sophisticated and advantageous safety systems, but what about older vehicles? Many older cars do not feature the same type or variety

New Crash Tests Show Just How Far Car Safety Has Come

Though many car owners may be fascinated with how the automotive industry has turned recent attention to self-driving vehicles and interconnected smart technology, many others may marvel at how far car safety has come. Technological additions will always be welcome and important, but one of the most fascinated aspects of the car ownership experience is seeing just how different modern cars in term

Uber Planning on Expanding Self-Driving Car Research

The Uber brand is already a renowned name in the transportation industry, dedicated to providing passengers with an easy and affordable way to get from point A to point B. The brand prides itself on its contemporary appeal, and those working to optimize driving services to offer passengers additional comfort and security are always scrutinizing the driving process itself. As a result, it's not so

2017 Honda Accord V6 Coupe Turns Heads for Muscle Car Enthusiasts

Muscle cars have long been a massive part of American automotive history. Iconic vehicles like the Hemi and Charger have defined the American car experience, appearing in everything from music to movies. Keeping the tradition alive, many auto manufacturers are still developing muscle cars, providing drivers with new and exciting ways to stay active behind the wheel in a rapidly changing automotive

Used Car Safety Inspection Tips for New Drivers

Shopping for a used vehicle can be one of the best ways to find the right car for your needs. Though some may not be in brand new condition, there are many lots that emphasize care and presentation, which means that first-time shoppers can find what they need at an affordable price. Like with any such long-term purchase, however, it is strongly recommended for drivers to plan ahead in order to mak