Articles about Car Safety

It is currently developing a ‘Data-Driven Road Safety Tool’
Its new Acceleration Suppression System has just been launched in Japan
Toyota is now officially rolling out its new Acceleration Suppression System to its new vehicles, a safety feature we first heard of just a few months back. This new system aims to prevent accidents caused by accelerator pedal misapplication, or the phenomenon
Still pretty fast if you ask us
Do you dream of owning a Volvo? If yes, we sure hope you don't have any plans of driving past 180kph. This isn't just because, well, going past the speed limit isn't safe-it's also because the Scandinavian
It’s being offered in the new Sorento
When you see a motorist haphazardly maneuver in the direction of their blind spot, there's usually one of two kinds of people behind the wheel: a) A battle-hardened driver who just doesn't give a hoot anymore, or b) a
That’s not a good sight
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently put the four-door Jeep Wrangler to the test, and for the most part, the vehicle got high marks. However, during some of the crash tests, the vehicle did the one thing you wouldn'
It earned the most awards among all carmakers
Mazda has been nabbing awards left and right as of late, it seems. Just recently, it received a couple of Red Dot Awards for the CX-30 and MX-30. Now, the carmaker adds even more hardware to its trophy cabinet as
A surprisingly easy fix you can do at home
Seatbelts make our car journeys far safer. In fact, we now have laws that require their use. However, as seatbelts get older, they don't work quite as well as they used to. For seatbelts to work properly, they must retract and
The brand wants governments to take action
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 1.35 million individuals lose their lives to traffic accidents every year. That's a troubling figure, but even more concerning is that data shows the risk of death by traffic is over three
That’s one safe truck right there
Isuzu has always maintained a reputation for building tough vehicles with reliable engines. But are those vehicles safe? Well, if you're going to base your answer on the latest New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) ratings of
To car owners with young kids, do you already own a child seat?
Have a car in your garage? Have a kid in your car? If your answer to both questions is yes, then we hope you own a proper child restraint system for your vehicle. It isn't just for your kid's sake,
Do you know anyone who needs this feature?
Pedal misapplication is one of the worst things that can happen behind the wheel. One minute you're harmlessly pulling out of a parking slot, the next you're barreling down the garage toward a concrete wall.The surest way to prevent
Good news if you’re eyeing this car
Toyota's cars just keep impressing in the safety department. The latest of the Japanese car manufacturer's offerings to pass ASEAN NCAP crash tests with flying colors? The all-new Toyota Corolla Altis.The results of the sedan's ASEAN NCAP
It’s not over yet
It goes without saying that you shouldn't drive or operate any vehicle though an ash cloud when there's active volcanic activity depositing a significant amount of ash everywhere. Stay inside your house or office, unless it's safer to evacuate.
You’ll need all the help you can get
You've probably heard the news about the phreatic eruption of Taal Volcano earlier today. Ashfall from the said eruption has reached as far as Metro Manila as of writing, and this has become a problem for thousands of unlucky motorists that
A third vehicle earns a four-star rating as well
At last year's Paris Motor Show, VinFast officially entered the market. The company was launched as a subsidiary under Vietnamese giant Vingroup, and was the country's first automotive manufacturer. Needless to say, a lot of people were doubtful.Understandable-as
Another addition to Honda’s lineup of safe vehicles
The Accord is one of Honda's oldest and most recognizable nameplates, especially here in the Philippines. It's been in the local market since the '90s, and has since been a steadfast competitor in the executive midsize-sedan segment.For 10
We might see this in PH soon
Last week, we reported that there's a possibility we'll be seeing the Mazda CX-30 here in the Philippines. With the brand's signature Kodo aesthetics and its positioning between the smaller CX-3 and larger CX-5, the CX-
The unit tested was from the Indian market
The Suzuki Ertiga is a car that ticks plenty of the right boxes. This seven-seat Japanese MPV is stylish, drives reasonably well, and features a practical and cozy interior. In terms of safety, though, the vehicle could use a little improvement.
Simple but effective
Sometimes, the solution to a problem is a lot simpler than you think. Here's proof that it doesn't take a rocket scientist to come up with a quick fix: An eighth-grade student in the US has devised a way
A step in the right direction
It's a fact known among motorists and commuters alike that Metro Manila's roads aren't the safest out there. Forget about stats-just try going around the city for a day, whether by driving or commuting, and you'll see
The kickoff event marks the program’s 12th year in the Philippines
We've said it time and again: Driving is more than just getting from point A to B. There are a lot of different factors that should be considered when one sits behind the wheel. There are more risks than you think,
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