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    Video: Smart highlights safety of new Fortwo by crashing into much bigger brother
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    Smart is just getting ready to launch its new Fortwo and Forfour minicars, riding on a completely different platform, and the diminutive brand wants to show that its latest creations can stand up to some serious abuse. For such a tiny car, the crashworthiness of the Smarts is a legitimate concern ...

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    Opinion: An open letter to every teen getting a driver's licence
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    My son Reid (pictured on the left, at right) would have turned 25 this month. I say would because he died, the driver in a one-car crash, at age 17, just 11 months after getting his driver's licence. My son's death devastated our family and our community. After seven years, we don't cry as much ...

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    Video: Best new driving apps you can't live without
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    Video: How to spot a staged car accident scam
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    Recalls: Acura recalls 2013-2014 ILX, ILX Hybrid over fire-prone headlamps
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    The Acura ILX just can't seem to catch a break. The Japanese automaker recently decided that the ILX Hybrid would no longer be offered in the US for the 2015 model year. Now, a possibility for fires has also cropped up in the compact luxury sedan. Acura has announced a recall of 14,078 examples ...

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    Featured: Car shopping for a teen? Here's what you need to know
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    Many used cars don't contain critical safety features that could keep kids safer. Teen drivers are among the most vulnerable motorists on the road, taking unnecessary risks and making inexperienced rookie driving mistakes. Due to being in school or generally relying on parents to help them when ...

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    Video: Watch the 2015 Hyundai Sonata crash its way to an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating
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    Hyundai has managed to get another vehicle on the prestigious Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick +, as its new 2015 Sonata sedan performed admirably in crash testing. The redesigned Sonata's new look belied an improved crash test in the difficult small overlap front test, ...

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    Report: FBI fears autonomous cars will make great weapons
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    Let's face it, autonomous cars aren't coming; they're already here. From Google's continual testing to promises from Nissan and Mercedes-Benz that the tech is on the way, the only direction that driverless vehicles are moving is forward. Although, we're already seeing the first joking jabs about ...

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    Followup: Tesla Model S successfully hacked by Zhejiang University team
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    The $10,000 prize for successfully hacking a Tesla Model S has been claimed. A team from Zhejiang University in China claimed victory at the Symposium on Security for Asia Network (SyScan360) event in Beijing by exploiting a "flow design flaw," whatever that means, to gain access to vital systems ...

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    Featured: Meet the 10 best and worst cars for driving visibility
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    Visibility is one of the main factors of safe driving. It may seem obvious, however there are car manufacturers that might put driving visibility on the lower end of their priority list when it comes to designing the appearance of a car. For example, a Nissan 370Z is not going to have the same ...

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