Tag: Safety

Is Porsche’s Taycan Cross Turismo Really 7 MPH Slower In The Moose Test Than A 20-Year Old Citroën?

I know, I know: another week, another moose test mess-up. But stay with us, there’s more to this story, which was sparked by the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo’s struggles to negotiate the lane-change maneuver at the hands of professional Spanish cone dodgers KM77. If you’ve watched a few moose test videos on YouTube from KM77 […]

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Would You Trust Tesla’s FSD Beta After Watching This Video?

Tesla’s driver assistance systems are currently under the scrutiny by federal authorities, but video footage of its full-self driving package in operation shows just how close it is to replicating real human behavior. You might even say it’s a little too human-like after watching this video from AI DRIVR. The Tesla-driving YouTuber has been testing […]

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AAA Says You Shouldn’t Rely Too Much On Your Car’s Advanced Driver Aid Systems In The Rain

Research conducted by the AAA found that moderate to heavy rain can have severe impacts on driver aids and vehicle safety systems’ ability to operate correctly. The association, with help from the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Automotive Research Center, simulated rain and other environmental factors at a closed course to test their ability to […]

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NHTSA Asks Tesla Why It Has Not Issued Recall On Autopilot

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has sent a letter to Tesla asking why it has not issued a recall to address software changes made to its Autopilot driver-assistance system. In September, the automaker sent out an over-the-air update to its vehicles that was reportedly aimed at helping vehicles better detect emergency vehicles stopped on […]

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Nissan Invests $40 Million In Michigan-Based Safety Advancement Lab

Nissan today announced that it is expanding its Michigan-based engineering center, Nissan Technical Center North America (NTCNA). It has spent $40 million on a new Safety Advancement Lab for vehicle safety testing. “This expansion underscores Nissan’s commitment to the region and enables us to be a global center of excellence for new vehicle testing,” said […]

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Tesla Requires An NDA For FSD Beta Access, Prohibits Users From Speaking To The Media

Tesla’s Full Self Driving Beta has already generated its fair share of controversy. Thanks to a report from Vice, it’s come to light that early access testers are required to sign a nondisclosure agreement that prohibits Tesla drivers from speaking to the media. It also prevents members of the press from getting rides or tests.  […]

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