Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.
Ten automakers have committed to the government and a private safety group that they will include automatic emergency braking in all new cars, a step transportation officials say could significantly reduce traffic deaths ...
Fully self-driving cars are a few years into the future. But some of the technology that will make them possible is already here.
The 2014 Chevrolet Impala was the only non-luxury car to earn the highest safety rating in new tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.
In a few weeks, about 2,800 cars, trucks and buses will start talking to each other on the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, in a giant experiment that government officials are hoping will lead to safer roads.
Certain new crash-avoidance systems are effective in preventing car accidents, while others may do more harm than good, researchers say.