Lamborghini Starts Production Of Surgical Masks And Medical Shields

Lamborghini is converting departments of its super sports car production plant in Sant’Agata Bolognese in order to produce surgical masks and protective plexiglass shields. The masks will be donated to the Sant’Orsola-Malpighi Hospital in Bologna to be used in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The work for making masks

2020 Toyota Highlander crossover earns Top Safety Pick award

The redesigned 2020 Toyota Highlander is a Top Safety Pick even with tougher criteria for the latest model year, the IIHS announced Thursday. The three-row crossover SUV aced all six crash tests, and its ability to avoid forward collisions with other vehicles and pedestrians was rated “Superior.” The only thing

Driver assistance systems need more human intervention, IIHS urges

Driver assistance systems such as Tesla’s Autopilot and Cadillac’s Super Cruise lull drivers into a false sense of security and can increase the risk of a crash, the IIHS found in a report released Thursday. In the wake of high-profile fatalities caused by drivers using driver assistance systems, and in

2020 Mazda 3 aces NHTSA crash testing

The 2020 Mazda 3 earned a top five-star rating in each of three crash tests from the NHTSA, the agency announced on February 28. Earlier in the year the IIHS awarded it a Top Safety Pick+. The top marks in federal and independent crash testing make the compact sedan and hatchback

Get a grip: These all-wheel-drive vehicles handle ice and snow

For drivers in cold and wet weather states, the availability of all-wheel drive can drive car shopping decisions. Is AWD worth the upcharge over front- or rear-wheel-drive vehicles? And are crossover SUVs the only option?   We tested six popular models in a snow-filled parking lot at 9,000 feet above sea

Hyundai and Kia Develop World’s First Predictive Gear Shift Control System

Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation announced today that they have developed the world’s first predictive Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Connected Shift System. The system will help enable the vehicle to automatically shift to the optimal gear after identifying the road and traffic conditions ahead. During the development

Hero To Invest &#8377 10,000 Crore In Next-Gen Mobility Solutions

Hero MotoCorp has announced its plan to invest ₹ 10,000 crore over the next 5 to 7 years towards creating next-generation products for various markets across the globe, including India. The company announced its expansion plans and aim to introduce next-generation mobility solutions at the Hero World 2020, where the

Kawasaki Working On Camera-Based Adaptive Cruise Control

Latest patent application images indicate that Kawasaki may now be working on a camera-based adaptive cruise control system, in addition to radar-based adaptive cruise control systems which many manufacturers seem to be exploring. The new patent images show how Kawasaki plans to put two cameras on the fairing, one in

Uber And Lyft Take Different Roads In Search Of Profit

Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc, the two leading U.S. ride-hailing companies, are on divergent paths as Uber pours money into money-losing side businesses while smaller rival Lyft focuses on moving people around. Uber shares shot up 9% on Friday after the company said on Thursday it could achieve a