Articles about Safety Features

Not just any wagon
It's unquestionable that Volvo's engineering has always been its strongest point. However, it falls short on a trait the Germans possess--aesthetic design. That's changed over the past few years, during which the company has made the biggest leap
Autonomous cars are on the horizon
The autonomous future will be here faster than we can fathom. Before long, our cars will be able to drive themselves with little to no input from us pesky humans. Some cars today are equipped with safety features that make driving a
A great safety feature
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. When a collision happens between a car and a motorcycle, chances are that it's the latter who gets the worst of it. Motorcycles,
How tech can compensate for human error
Filipinos love the Mitsubishi Montero Sport. Whenever any news breaks about this much-praised midsize SUV, we're all ears. So it was only natural that we got curious when a Montero Sport (sold in Thailand as the Pajero Sport) was onstage
Good news for Civic owners
Last week, the all-new Honda Civic was voted this year's reader's favorite during our annual Stig Awards celebration. As it turns out, not only is the tenth-generation sedan the most popular in the country, it also happens to
A simple wash can trigger your car's safety features
Brake-assist systems, by whatever name or configuration, are a pretty handy thing to have in case of an emergency. They can spell the difference between a sure hit and a near miss for you and the car in front. In some
It's getting harder to hurt yourself in it
This vehicle had us at CarPlay. Every carmaker these days knows the importance of including high-tech toys and features in its cars, and Volvo has taken the right step in making all this amazing tech available in the XC90. The iPhone-
To be standard by 2017
Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a landmark agreement that aims to reduce the number of road accidents in the United States. The NHTSA said that it, together with a number of major automotive manufacturers, would make automatic emergency
To supposedly cut car crashes by 20%
Automakers responsible for roughly 99% of light-vehicle sales in the US have agreed to install automatic emergency braking systems on their cars by 2022. If the deal goes as planned, nearly all motor vehicles in the US will be equipped with
As found on all-new Mercedes E-Class
The era of vehicle autonomy is upon us. Mercedes-Benz, long known in the industry for pioneering various technologies such as antilock brakes and the like, is taking the whole idea of self-driving cars nearer to fruition. No, their new model
A Jazz and a CR-V ram into each other
Among the many activities Honda Cars Philippines arranged for us over a long Tokyo Motor Show itinerary, one event was particularly memorable. At Honda's Tochigi grounds is a special facility built specifically for crash testing, and we were there to witness
Top marks for frontal offset collision
The Honda HR-V became arguably one of the more anticipated models from the Japanese carmaker since word about its arrival came out last year. Most everyone had been eagerly awaiting its introduction until its launch here in our market nearly two
New safety tech debuts on new Malibu
The hardest part of being a parent is to let your child go out into the world. After caring for the young one for the first years of his or her life, letting them face the real and often cruel world can
Cementing brand's reputation for saving lives
If there's one thing Volvo is best known far, it's safety. This top-of-mind fact has been reinforced recently, when the Swedish carmaker landed on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+ list four times.
Find out how this safety system works
Jaguar Land Rover is currently working on a system that will alert the driver of its vehicles of potential hazards involving bicycles and motorcycles.Called Bike Sense, the technology makes use of sensors that can detect if an approaching object is a
It's a dangerous world out there
As evidenced by the increasingly common sight of Toyota 86 sports coupes on the road, as well as the odd sighting of a Lexus LFA in Bonifacio Global City, no one can accuse Toyota of being boring anymore. Its DNA is clearly
First WRX model to be equipped with EyeSight system
In July, Subaru announced that it was releasing a WRX variant for its home market of Japan to be known as the WRX S4. Finally, the car has been launched and the carmaker describes it as "an accessible sports sedan that can
Head of Ford\'s European R&D center tells us
At Ford Philippines\' press conference for yesterday\'s opening of its Future Of Safety exhibition in Bonifacio Global City, the American carmaker flew into the country the managing director of the Ford European Research Center in Aachen, Germany, Pim van der Jagt.
At Ford PH\'s car-safety exhibit in BGC
Ford Philippines is launching its \"Caring for Tomorrow\" safety awareness campaign by letting everyone sample today\'s technologies at its Future Of Safety exhibition.Today, October 26, people can walk into the air-conditioned tent that Ford Philippines has set up at
Has marginal performance in small overlap test
The United States\' Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently conducted its crash tests for the all-new Toyota Corolla, which began production earlier this year. However, while the Corolla earned \"Good\" marks in the moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head-
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