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Ram 1500s are worst-performing pickups on small-front overlap test.

Ford has gained a big advantage in one of the most competitive segments in the auto industry. The company's F-150 SuperCab was the only one of nine pickup trucks tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to earn a "good" rating on a rigorous new crash test.

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The Smother Bag replaces the need to carry a bulky fire extinguisher

Tired of thermal runaway heating up your hoverboard commute? The folks from do-it-yourself-repair website iFixit have a new solution.

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Autonomous vehicle missed its opportunity to merge ahead of bus.

Officials with the Valley Transportation Authority have released video footage of a collision between one of its buses and a self-driving car operated by Google. The crash is the first in which the company's autonomous technology is at least partially at fault.

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It's Unclear Why The 13-Year-Old Took His Relative's Honda Accord In The Wee Hours Of The Morning

A teen boy who wasn't wearing a seat belt and who didn't have a driver's license became the eighth Takata airbag victim in July, federal officials say.

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Every Parent Should Know About This Potentially Fatal Problem

If kids are leaving the house and getting into a car, wearing a coat may be a mistake that holds potentially fatal consequences.

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Delphi Will Introduce New Eye Glance Technology At CES

Eye-tracking technology installed in vehicles already allows cars to sense when their drivers are distracted or drowsy and deliver alerts to ensure motorists keep their eyes on the road. One supplier is taking the next step with this fledgling tech.

A leading consumer group called upon California officials Thursday to strengthen their oversight of crashes involving self-driving cars.

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Performance recorder catches thrill-seeking valet in the act

A man in California is among the first to catch a valet behaving badly in his 2015 Corvette using a controversial built-in recording feature.

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Ford adds 447,000 vehicles to list

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver's side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.

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Plumber's truck went from Texas to Syria with name and number still printed on side

Mark Oberholtzer of Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City, Texas, has no need to imagine, but it's probably his worst nightmare. That's because an image of his old Ford F-250 is now on Twitter as a gun platform in the Syrian Civil War.

Speed camera may have been incorrectly recording speed for years

A man in Wales successfully beat his speeding ticket with nothing more than a tape measure.

Police use traffic stops give random citizens the last few items on their shopping list

As part of the Uplift Someone Christmas initiative, the police department in Lowell, Michigan, pulled over a handful of drivers for a variety of supposed traffic violations, but instead of getting a ticket, the random citizens got items on their holiday shopping list.

New Zealand couple didn't know the electronic locks could be unlocked manually

A couple in New Zealand nearly died after spending 13 hours locked inside their new car last month. Now they are speaking out about their ordeal to try and prevent other older drivers from suffering the same fate.

Car was exempt from inspection tags law

A Texas police officer is under investigation for using excessive force on an elderly man during a routine traffic stop last week.

Free app would display an image of an Iowa citizen's driver's license

A fully realized "digital wallet" is inching closer to reality with Iowa's planned driver's license app.

EV buses could offer power in crisis, dollars in down time

Next year, three California school districts will soon participate in a experiment that will examine whether school buses can be used beyond their traditional scope of transporting children to and from classrooms.

Shop denies any wrongdoing

A woman who dropped her car off at a local repair shop in Portland, Oregon was surprised to receive a ticket after one of the shop's employees was caught running a red light at 3am in her car.

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Four state troopers drove elderly woman

Helen Smith is able to be by her gravely ill son's beside Friday because of the kindness of a string of Utah Highway Patrolmen who drover her half way across the state.

Air bag inflators could rupture when, spraying metal fragments at occupants

While Honda already announced plans to take its front driver's side Takata airbag inflator recall nationwide, the automaker has now officially reported on the number of affected vehicles and the specific models in need of repair.

Globally, 28 percent of car builds were white, leading every market, with black in second

Globally, 28 percent of car builds were white, leading every market, with black in second in every market.