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Photo of Ford Focus courtesy of Ford.


Ford Recalls Focus for Seatback Frame

The safety compliance recall covers nearly 700 Ford Focus compact cars in the 2017 model year.

Photo of Hyundai Sonata courtesy of Hyundai.


Hyundai Sonata Wins Leading Safety Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety names the full-size sedan a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ winner.

Photo courtesy of Ford.


Ford Recalls F-Series Crew Cab Trucks for Seat Belts

The recall covers more than 117,000 2015-2017 Ford F-150 Crew Cab and 2017 F-250 and F-350 Super Duty Crew Cab trucks in the U.S.

Photo of Ford F-150 courtesy of Ford.


Ford Recalls F-150, Mustang for Air Bag Inflators

The recall covers 650 2017 Ford F-150 pickup trucks and Mustang cars in the U.S.

Photo of Waymo self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan courtesy of Fiat Chrysler.


Study Compares Human Drivers and Autonomous Vehicle Technologies

A report from the University of Michigan assesses the strengths and weaknesses of human drivers and the various technologies used in self-driving cars.


Minn. Fair Fights Distracted Driving

During the Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul Police are targeting nearby distracted drivers through a tag-team approach. When an officer in an unmarked police car spots a texting driver, the officer alerts a motorcycle officer who then pulls the violator over and issues a citation. And inside the fair, a Minnesota State Patrol exhibit tells the tragic story of how a distracted driver cut short the lives of a father and daughter from Becker, Minn. Video courtesy of KARE 11 via YouTube.

General Motors is among the automakers now testing fully autonomous vehicles. Photo courtesy of GM.


Public Still Wary of Self-Driving Tech, Survey Finds

New survey results from research firm Gartner find that 55% of respondents would decline an opportunity to take a ride in a fully autonomous vehicle.  

Photo of Chevrolet Equinox courtesy of Chevrolet.


GM Recalls Three SUV Models for Driveshaft

The recall includes nearly 3,000 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain and GMC Acadia vehicles.

Photo courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


Marijuana-Linked Road Deaths Up in Colorado

In 2016, Colorado drivers in fatal crashes tested positive for marijuana 20% of the time. The state voted to legalize recreational use of the drug in late 2012.  

Randomly selected Domino's customers in Ann Arbor, Mich., will have the opportunity to receive their pizza order from a Ford Fusion Hybrid autonomous research vehicle. Photo courtesy of Ford.


Domino’s Testing Self-Driving Fusion Hybrid for Pizza Delivery

Researchers from Ford and Domino's will study how Ann Arbor, Mich., customers interact with the autonomous vehicle delivering their pizza order.

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