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Autoliv shows off its Torricelli brake, a vacuum plate that applies more than 1.5 tons of suction to the road to decrease braking distance in an emergency.

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Collision-Avoidance, Pedestrian Detection On Deck For Blue Oval

Ford will bring more autonomous driving technology to the US from Europe.

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Road Warriors, Rejoice! Highway Passing May Get Safer

Samsung tests out technology that projects footage from the front of big rigs onto the back to allow cars to pass more safely.

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A new round of stats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals that men have higher fatality rates, while women have higher injury rates.

Nissan Murano, Ford Flex Given Top Safety Pick Plus Honors

The International Institute for Highway Safety has released its results for the small-overlap front crash test with regards to midsize sport-utility vehicles.

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Ford has issued yet another recall over faulty door latches, this time affecting the Fiesta, Fusion, and Lincoln MKZ from model years 2012 to 2014.

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Cadillac is recalling first-gen CTS-V models that were sold or registered in cold weather states over corrosion concerns in the front brake calipers.

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The 2015 Ford F-150 and its aluminum structure has scored so high in NHTSA's crash testing that it's been awarded the prestigious five-star safety rating.

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Cars from General Motors are having steering issues, but neither the company nor governmental safety regulators, see a point in issuing a recall.

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The US Army has commissioned a tech company to develop a new type of crash-test dummy that will better measure the forces exerted on soldiers by IEDs.

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Volvo has partnered with a UK advertising agency and the company Albedo 100 to create LifePaint. It's a reflective spray designed for bicyclists that makes them shine when hit with light at night. The company is handing out 2,000 cans in hopes of keeping cyclists safe.

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The Bloodhound SSC is still preparing to reach 1,000 miles per hour. To make sure the vehicle is safe, the team shoots a hunk of metal at 2,300 miles per hour into its ballistic safety panel to see what happens.

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Automotive News reveals that the Takata recall in Japan is nearly 70-percent complete, while in the US not even 12 percent of drivers have fixed their cars.

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Honda is launching a multi-million-dollar ad campaign asking owners of vehicles affected by Takata's faulty airbag inflators to report in for repairs.

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Fewer Accidents Mean Less Pollution, Right?

Automakers lobby to get federal government to offer fuel-economy credits for safety features.

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Nissan expanded an October recall on its Altima sedan, adding vehicles from model years 2014 and 2015 to the 220,000 vehicles recalled from MY 2013.

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The Governors Highway Safety Association has released an analysis of preliminary pedestrian fatality traffic data for the first six months of 2014. The study indicates deaths for the year are likely be be about the same as 2013, indicating slow progress with pedestrian safety efforts.

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Ben Woolf, a star of American Horror Story: Freak Show, died this week in Los Angeles after being struck by an SUV. His death highlighted efforts by regulators and automakers to ramp up pedestrian safety efforts, though fatalities remain high.

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FiveThirtyEight takes a look at how speed limits are set, and wonders whether a better system of setting speed limits and shepherding traffic safety could lead to fewer road deaths.

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Takata is pushing hard to increase its global production of replacement airbag inflators to 900,000 units, while automakers begin looking elsewhere.

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Gibbs is recalling 320 Quadski and Quadski XL models after discovering a potential problem with the handlebars which could cause a loss of control.

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