The Feds Can Use Your Car to Access Private Data on Your Phone

There’s an ongoing battle between law enforcement trying to harvest data from smartphones and tech companies trying to maintain some level of privacy. However, it’s no longer always necessary for police to crack a suspect’s phone, since these individuals already share plenty of personal data with automotive infotainment systems—which present

2022 Acura MDX earns highest safety honors

The redesigned 2022 Acura MDX crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS for its ability to withstand and avoid a crash with other vehicles and pedestrians, the safety agency announced Tuesday.  Considered the most rigorous safety rating of independent and federal testers, a Top Safety Pick+

Polestar 2 OTA Update Brings Remote Functions To App

Plus, you can now use your smartphone as a car key. Now on sale, the Polestar 2 is a high-riding all-electric vehicle available in different configurations in terms of a powertrain layout. Just recently, Volvo’s electric spinoff brand launched a single-motor, FWD variant of the EV with a more affordable

Watch Fiat 500e Take On The Fearsome Moose Test

A strong performance in difficult circumstances. The moose test aims to assess how well vehicles can avoid a rapidly appearing obstacle. As a worst-case scenario, it often gives way to two-wheeled antics, tire blowouts, and a fair share of cone fatalities. Km77’s latest video showcases how the latest Fiat 500e

Ford Mustang Mach-E Crashes Its Way To IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

It just missed earning the Top Safety Pick Plus designation. Ford has made a big bet on the Mustang Mach-E, and there won’t be one thing slowing sales – safety. The all-electric crossover has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) coveted Top Safety Pick Award, though it just

Alfa Romeo Drops Giorgio Platform, Delays Model Launches

Two more crossovers are coming eventually Alfa Romeo will abandon its Giorgio platform that is currently underneath the Giulia and Stelvio. Some future Alfas will adopt the “STLA large” underpinnings, according to brand CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato, Automotive News Europe reports. The company will also delay two upcoming models. Imparato wants all future

Dacia Sandero, Logan Dissapoint With Two-Star Crash Test Rating

The overall crash protection wasn’t that bad, though. Unveiled in September last year, Dacia’s new Sandero and Logan are a big step forward for the company. Finally based on a more modern architecture, the two budget cars from Romania were launched with added comfort and style, more efficient engines, and

Mansory Gives New Rolls-Royce Ghost A Modest Makeover

The aftermarket tuner keeps it simple. Mansory has a reputation. Whether it’s a good one or a bad one depends on how one judges the tuner’s creations. Many lean toward being ostentatious, though now and then, the company takes a subtler approach. That’s what it did with the new Rolls-Royce