Articles about Safety Technology

When extra security features aren't extra secure
From a reader:"We bought a car from Toyota, which is a Rush. We also have another car, Vios naman. Our Vios' and Rush's RF (radio-frequency) keys don't work in our area but when we go out of our
Safety tech has come a long way
Nissan Philippines has been a very busy carmaker lately. It's not just how the company's bringing in one car after another, it's also the tech packed inside them and the innovative features they provide.The new X-Trail in
Is it worth the price?
What's the first thing you do if you get into a car accident? When it comes to fender benders or other minor road mishaps, you step out of your vehicle, gather yourself, contact loved ones and wait for the authorities, right?
Well, would you look at that
The current variant of the Mitsubishi Montero Sport recently underwent the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia (ASEAN NCAP) crash test, and it received top ranks on all fronts.The Montero Sport received a 15.29 score out of 16.00
We tested it in Japan
Notice a lot of fender benders recently? The combination of terrible gridlock and drivers either bored out of their skulls, or bone-tired after a long day-maybe both-is resulting in a lot of slow collisions. We don't need to
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-
This tech company certainly thinks so
Question: Should taxi, truck and public bus operators be required to have their fleets equipped with driver assistance and safety systems? Mobileye, a global manufacturer of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) from Israel, thinks so. The company is lobbying for the Land
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
Along with Honda HR-V and Audi Q7
The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) recently bestowed a five-star safety rating on the Pajero Sport (Montero Sport in our market), along with two other SUVs. These are the Honda HR-V and the more upscale Audi Q7.According to
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
Set for rollout on 3 car models
High-tech safety systems are normally associated with premium vehicles. When we say "high-tech," we're not necessarily referring to airbags and antilock brakes, as these are standard fare already. The safety gear we're talking about are stuff like vehicles
The kids didn't take much convincing
We're willing to bet that more than a handful of our readers have experienced an on-road collision at one point or another. Hopefully, you had your seatbelts on when you did, because it doesn't take much of a hit
Watch these videos
Let's cut to the chase: The Mitsubishi Montero Sport (the outgoing model, that is) is accused by some people (who claim to be "accident victims") as suffering from what is called sudden unintended acceleration. In a nutshell, it is the alleged
With this new camera technology
The backing-up camera used to be a novelty when it first came out a few years ago. Back then, it was only available on high-end cars and made parking a lot easier, not to mention make the driver look oh-
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
To be introduced on 2015 Focus
Ford has enhanced its stability control system in such a way that it can now intervene by as much as 200 milliseconds earlier than previous systems "to help prevent the driver from losing control of the car."Known as the enhanced transitional
At Consumer Electronics Show
At the ongoing 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Hyundai is giving us a glimpse of the kind of technologies its cars will be equipped with in the near future.From displaying only the vehicle speed on the standard head-up
System could become commercially available soon
Some cars have so much sheet metal that having a camera mounted at the rear and projecting the image onto a video screen on the center console becomes a must. Others make do with a sonar system and put all their faith
Part of its i-ActivSense safety technology
CEATEC Japan, an annual IT and electronics trade show, was held recently at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan, and Mazda used the venue to showcase its next-generation adaptive LED headlight system. This supposedly makes Mazda the first Japanese carmaker to
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
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