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Additions to Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive cut down on accident potential

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-551604{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-551604, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-551604{width:612px;height:434px;display:block;} try{document.getElementById("fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-551604").style.display="none";}catch(e){} Mercedes Benz has introduced a significant expansion of its "Intelligent Drive" to improve safety and specifically help drivers avoid a crash. The suite of active-safety technologies

Wireless charging in Chrysler vehicles

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-124773{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-124773, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-124773{width:612px;height:434px;display:block;} try{document.getElementById("fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-124773").style.display="none";}catch(e){} ​Power has always been a guiding light for the Mopar parts and accessories group at Chrysler. For its newest power pack, Mopar branches out from their normal mantra of horsepower to

Elon Musk's vision of coast-to-coast EV driving is taking hold

Tesla Motors has rocked the car world by designing, building - but most importantly, selling viable and desirable electric cars. With 2013 sales expected to hit 20,000 cars, and a forecast of 40,000 units in 2014,Teslas are gaining recognition and popularity.

A simple idea to keep valet parkers from accessing the car's system

The new Chevy Impala comes with a little bit of James Bond inside. Press a button and - voila! - a secret storage bin large enough to hold valuable items like an MP3 player, mobile phone or wallet is unveiled behind the 8-inch MyLink center infotainment & navigation display. Owners can enter a PIN code and lock Valet Mode's sliding door, securing high-value items like smartphones.

Brand known for safety innovates to benefit pedestrians and cyclists

Long a pioneer in auto safety (the first company with seat belts, after all), Volvo introduced a new system this year that recognizes both pedestrians and bicyclists ahead of the car to alert and avert collisions. Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection with Full Auto Brake alerts drivers to impending collisions and if the driver does not respond to the alert, the system can stop the car to avert or minimize a major impact.

System from Infiniti will prevent most driveway and parking lot back-up disasters

"I never saw him!" How many times have police officers heard that one, after someone plays bumper cars with real automobiles, bikes, kids, pedestrians, dogs, etc?

Now, readers will help choose the Grand Prize winner

AOL Autos has named six finalists for its second annual Technology of the Year Award. The finalists, which will be voted on by readers, represent the latest innovations in car connectivity, active safety, fuel economy and telematics.