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Cellphones could fight distracted driving

But there are ways drivers can use cellphones to improve safety, and the ubiquity of cellphones could be part of their appeal as a distracted driving solution.

IIHS has tested a feature that uses an aftermarket windshield-mounted camera for forward-collision warning. In the 2016 model year, 40 percent of U.S. vehicle series offered forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, and 21 percent offered forward-collision warning without automatic emergency braking.

Reagan says similar technology could be employed using the outward-facing smartphone camera and could have a huge impact — in cars that lack automatic emergency braking, forward-collision warning still reduces rear-end

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2018 Honda Ridgeline long-term review and road test update

A few weeks back, John and his family returned from a trip Up North in our long-term
2018 Honda Ridgeline. I got an urgent text from him on Sunday night that said the ”
has a weird rattle at low speed. Sounds like a tin can dragging the ground. Nothing is actually dragging, and I can’t see anything out of place underneath. Drives fine.” Great news to cap off the weekend, right? I told him to bring it to the office and we’d troubleshoot it there.

As you can hear in the video below, John’s description was pretty apt.

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7 Tips to Save Money on Homeowners Insurance As Prices Rise Across the US

Our experts answer readers’ insurance questions and write unbiased product reviews (here’s how we assess insurance products). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners; however, our opinions are our own.

  • Due to inflation and severe weathers, some homeowner insurance premiums are increasing. 
  • If your insurance rates are rising, ask about the changes and seek tangible ways to reduce the costs or budget for the increase.
  • You can save money by comparison shopping, looking for membership discounts, and bundling all of your insurance needs under one carrier. 

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Prime Day Is Here! Find Great Deals on Car Gear, Tools, Tires, Parts, and More

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Prime Day Is Here! Find Great Deals on Car GearAmazon

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Prime Day, Amazon’s annual two-day shopping event, is famous for offering major discounts across all categories—and that includes automotive accessories, garage gear, tools, and more for the car and truck enthusiast.

Prime Day 2023 takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 11-12. But you don’t have to wait that long to score the best deals. There are a slew of automotive products, tools, and car gear deals you can take advantage of right now.

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GM selling extended warranties for new Chevy, GMC, Buick and Cadillac vehicles

Cars are
generally more reliable than ever before. When things do go wrong, every automaker offers some form of factory
warranty (in most cases at least three years and 36,000 miles, though many extend even longer), providing peace of mind to new-car buyers that many faults will be fixed at no charge to the customer. Starting today,
GM is offering a new optional plan that will extend the factory warranty on all new
Buick and
Cadillac products.

In the past,
extended warranties have been offered as
dealer add-ons, with all profits from these sales going to the

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Porsche ‘digital twin’ can predict when your automobile will want service

Would not or not it’s higher in case your automobile might advocate service based mostly on whenever you’re prone to want it, not only a mounted schedule? It simply would possibly. Porsche is growing a “digital twin” (that’s, a digital copy) that helps predict service necessities based mostly on driving kinds. Algorithms can parse a mixture of sensor information and “large information” to advocate service based mostly in your driving model. It’s possible you’ll want early work in your suspension in the event you take your automobile to the observe, or the engine in case you have a protracted freeway

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