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    Official: Mini adding new driver assist systems to future models
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    With all the recent news about automated vehicle technology (from Ford, Nissan and Toyota, among others), Mini is bringing some not-so-groundbreaking tech into its products to better keep the driver connected to the car. Other than stating that these new technologies will roll out in future ...

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    Official: Toyota develops new pre-collision system with steering assist
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    A number of automakers are working on developing fully autonomous cars, but it looks like the groundwork for such technologies will likely show up first as semi-autonomous systems for both safety and convenience. Following recent announcements from Nissan and Ford in this area, Toyota has now ...

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    Video: Tesla Model S has secret menu that shows possible upcoming features
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    The Telsa Model S may have won just about every automotive award it could last year, but that doesn't mean it's a perfect vehicle. Far from it. Drivers have been asking when the already high-tech vehicle will get somewhat normal features, like adaptive cruise control or blind spot detection. ...

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    Study: 9 of 10 drivers want assist technology, but fewer than half want self-driving cars
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    Do you want a car with the latest in lane-departure warning, parking sensors, and the like? According to The Detroit News, interest in active safety features like those does not necessarily mean you want a self-driving car. The paper cites a study of more than 2,500 drivers over the age of 18, ...

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    Video: Watch Cadillac's new semi-autonomous Super Cruise in action
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    Cadillac is trying to make a name for itself on the safety and technology front, recently introducing its new Safety Alert Seat and outfitting new models with a suite of safety equipment that arguably puts it among the leaders in the industry. We got a chance to sample some of this last month, ...

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    Subaru introduces "New EyeSight" system
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    Volvo may have been one of the first car companies to bring an automatic braking system to the street, but it certainly won't be the last. Subaru just announced it's the New EyeSight – a system that uses two cameras to detect potential collision hazards and stop the vehicle if necessary. ...

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    Report: Toyota begins investigating '10 Prius cruise control complaints
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    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last month, Toyota recalled 133,000 2010 Prius models due to a braking issue that could cause a momentary loss of stopping power. However, in many of the claims filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the ...

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    University of Michigan to test crash-avoidance system
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    Lane departure sensors and adaptive cruise control have helped to prevent accidents and save lives, and new technology from the University of Michigan hopes to take the those ideas to the next level. U of M's Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety System warns drivers if they're about to hit another ...

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    In the Autoblog Garage: 2007 Volvo S80 V8 AWD
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    Click the image to view the high-resolution gallery Even before safety was such a critical part of the buying process, Volvo had pushed the envelope by offering cutting-edge technology and cold, hard steel to protect its vehicles' occupants. Today, everything from luxury BMWs to basic Hyundais ...

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    Torqualicious Range Rover Sport TDV8
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    This November, Land Rover will begin the sale of an updated Range Rover Sport that will come equipped with either a 2.7-liter, turbo-diesel V6, or a new TDV8 that produces 40-percent more power and torque than its six-cylinder brethren. Only you can't have either, because they'll only be available ...

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