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    Official: NHTSA proposes mandatory stability control on big rigs, busses

    Stability control was made mandatory on passenger vehicles for this current model year, but it's still not a requirement for semis and busses. But that could soon be changing, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed requiring the technology on all new large commercial ...

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    Video: Citroën Nemo fails European "moose test," highlights value of stability control

    Citroën Nemo on its tippy toes – Click above to watch the video after the break
    We've recently had two shining examples of the importance of having a properly functioning electronic stability control system (ESC) in new vehicles. The instability of the 2010 Lexus GX 460 is a known ...

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    Why the Lexus GX may be rollover-prone (and the 4Runner isn't)

    var digg_url = ''; The latest blow to the formerly sterling reputation of Toyota came this week when Consumer Reports gave the new Lexus GX460 a "Do Not Buy" rating. It's not often that CR gives its worst rating to ...

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    NHTSA to require anti-roll tech on all cars by 2012

    The NHTSA revealed the final rules on the mandatory installation of electronic stability control (ESC) to help prevent rollovers on all vehicles by the 2012 model year (September 2011). The legislation applies to all vehicles under 10,000 pounds, and was ushered in without dissent by automakers. ...

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    Chrysler Aspen sports Trailer Sway Control

    The headline of Chrysler's press release pretty much says it: "Chrysler's First SUV is Industry's First Full-Size SUV With Trailer Sway Control." Many automakers have loaded up their SUVs with ways to make hauling trailers easier and safer, like General Motors' Quadra-Steer technology (which ...

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    DOT, NHTSA release full proposal for mandatory electronic stability control

    Monday's rumor became reality Thursday when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released its proposal to require auto manufacturers to install electronic stability control as a standard feature in all new cars.Standard equipment ESC would be required on passenger vehicles under ...

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    Hyundai: he who dies with the most vehicles equipped with electronic stability control wins

    Hyundai put out a press release yesterday touting the following headline: "Hyundai Puts More Vehicles With Standard Electronic Stability on the Road Than Audi, BMW, Infiniti, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche or Volvo" It is interesting to note that Hyundai sells more cars than some of the other ...

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    Flipped off! 2006 SUV rollover resistance improves greatly, says NHTSA

    According to a new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration brief, SUVs are getting smarter about turning turtle. By its count, around seven out of every ten SUVs contain electronic stability control programs, reducing the likelihood of rollovers. In fact, nearly 70 percent of 2006 model ...


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