Acura has recalled two models because the automatic emergency braking systems can malfunction and put the vehicles at risk of a collision.
A computerised braking system in development at the Department of Engineering could lead to a major improvement in lorry safety.
Four highway safety groups have asked U.S. safety regulators to require tractor-trailers and big buses to have devices that alert drivers to stopped traffic and brake the trucks if drivers don't respond.
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.
Seven midsize vehicles earned the top rating in a new insurance industry test of high-tech safety features designed to prevent front-end collisions.
California has long been braced for the Big One, but now a proposed new early warning system seeks to give the US state's residents vital extra seconds before a major earthquake hits.
(Phys.org)—The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)'s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently completed a performance evaluation report that showed significant fuel economy benefits of hybrid electric delivery ...
Certain new crash-avoidance systems are effective in preventing car accidents, while others may do more harm than good, researchers say.
A German computer scientist has developed a reliable wireless bicycle brake.