Safety

2017 Volvo S90 Scandanavian design and safety

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:33+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Safety, Technology, Volvo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

We're sitting in front of the Kempinski Hotel Bahia Marbella Estepona, Costa del Sol, in Southern Spain. We're in a new country, in a new car, on new roads, so we're getting a briefing on how the car works before we head out. We're being safe, which is sort of rhetorical since we're [...]

Ralph Nader, Mexico car crash results

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:35+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Safety, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

"If corporations want to be global companies, if they like globalization then they should have global standards to protect all human life anywhere on the globe, not just where they can't get away with it, such as in the U.S." Ralph Nader, United Nations General Assembly in Washington DC If Nader had started with that [...]

Which BMW vehicle Takata airbags recalls

By | 2016-10-31T21:16:16+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Safety|Tags: , , , |

In June 2014, Takata acknowledged that their airbags needed to be recalled because of random explosions with bits acting like flying shrapnel. Takata could not identify which vehicle manufacturers and cars needed to be recalled at the time. Fast forward to May 2015 and 33,800,000 vehicles have been recalled, and the list of manufacturers have [...]

2016 Honda Pilot Collision Mitigation Braking System

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:55+00:00 May 4th, 2015|Categories: #youtube, Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Safety, Video|Tags: , , , |

It's not just words when Honda says the new Pilot features the most comprehensive set of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies ever offered on a Honda vehicle. Together these technologies make up Honda SensingTM, a suite of technologies designed to expand the driver’s situational awareness while sensing and responding to potential road hazards, [...]