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Mazda CX-9 gains top crash test rating in Australia

ANCAP has filled the gap in crash test ratings on the large SUV segment with a 5-star award for the Mazda CX-9. After undergoing comprehensive crash testing at the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP), the recently launched Mazda CX-9, …

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HGV manufacturer takes part in platooning Challenge

Iveco joins four other HGV suppliers in a demonstration of the benefits of driving in close formation as part of the European truck platooning Challenge. This week sees the European Truck Platooning Challenge in action as platoons of heavy goods …

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Adaptive Cruise Control with stop and go function

Ford extends the function of its adaptive cruise control on the 2017 Fusion models with stop and go technology for use in congested city traffic. Helping drivers to overcome the stress and wasted time of sitting in congested traffic, Ford …

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Bosch extends autonomous testing to Japan

Unique driving conditions in Japan will help Bosch to take the development of autonomous driving technology to the next level. With testing of driverless vehicles on public roads already taking place in Germany and the USA, Bosch has now taken …

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Optional AEB brings top US safety rating to Nissan

The IIHS has awarded the Nissan Altima its Top Safety Pick Plus rating with autonomous emergency braking being a defining feature on the car. In North America, Nissan now has three 2016 vehicles on sale which have the TSP+ (Top …

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Ford investigates wearable technology for driver assistance

Michigan research centre explores the use of wearables by drivers to enable driver assist systems to use biometric data to detect sleep impairment. The growth in wearable technology is now enabling vehicle manufacturers to integrate advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) …

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Volvo launches luxury S90 model in North America

The Volvo S90 with semi-autonomous driving features and advanced safety technology is being showcased at the NAIAS event in Detroit. Volvo is currently at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, which is taking place this week and …

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Lexus LC 500 makes debut at US motor show

New 2017 model from Lexus demonstrates vehicle technology development through design and engineering collaboration at the Japanese manufacturer. Inspired by the LF-LC concept car which was displayed at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the new Lexus LC …

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Europe sees sharp increase in driver assist systems

A study by Bosch has shown that the uptake of safety related driver assist systems in the European market is increasing at a rapid pace. The more widespread availability and affordability of the technology that underpins Advanced Driver Assist Systems …

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Renault Mégane gains best connected car award

Driver assistance, infotainment and advanced HMI contribute to connected car award success for the Renault Mégane. Automotive industry pundits gathered recently to choose the winners of the Best Connected Car award (Trophée de la Voiture Connectée) with the accolade being …

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