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“Car Safety”

Apr 3, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Complicated lines of software code and outsourced parts make it tougher to ensure quality control.
Mar 17, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Nic Halverson
An emotions detector that identifies anger and disgust shows promising applications for future onboard driver safety systems. Continue reading →
Nov 6, 2013 12:31 PM ET // Nic Halverson
With just a turn of a screw, this wheel adjusts to get a grip on rocks, asphalt, sand or mud. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2013 08:51 AM ET // Rob Pegoraro
Should your car get smarter by talking to your phone or should it become the smartphone? Continue reading →
Mar 15, 2013 01:20 PM ET // Nic Halverson
ORIGOSafe won't let your car start unless the phone is plugged in. ->
Mar 12, 2013 01:12 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Temporarily blinded on the road? This wheel works like rumble strips on the highway. ->
Mar 8, 2013 03:06 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Volvo's newest safety add-on brakes the car when it senses a collision with a cyclist. ->
May 24, 2012 11:39 AM ET // Marc Carter
The all-new 2013 Volvo V40 is the first car to receive a pedestrian airbag that attempts to protect people that are on the outside of the vehicle. In China 25 percent of traffic fatalities are pedestrians. In Europe the figure is 14 percent and in the USA 12 percent. Far larger numbers of pedestria...
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