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Older Riders Have More Sex, Study Reveals
Older Riders Have More Sex, Study Reveals

10 May 2010, 09:25 UTC / In case you had any doubts on how riding a bike can improve your sex life, results from the new AARP sex survey, Sex, Romance, and Relationships: AARP Survey of Midlife and Older Adults, released la...

 
Motorcycles Fatalities Down in 2009, Study Shows
Motorcycles Fatalities Down in 2009, Study Shows

23 Apr 2010, 09:31 UTC / A new study released yesterday by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reveals that motorcycle fatalities declined in 2009 by at least ten percent, which is the first drop after 11 straig...

 
JD Power Forecasts a 55 Percent Market Growth in China by 2015
JD Power Forecasts a 55 Percent Market Growth in China by 2015

22 Apr 2010, 14:57 UTC / Sales of passenger vehicles in China, including passenger cars, SUVs and minivans, are expected to rise from 8.7 million units in 2009 to 13.55 million units in 2015. This means an increase of more ...

 
Riding Courses Don’t Make Motorcyclists Safer, Study Says
Riding Courses Don’t Make Motorcyclists Safer, Study Says

7 Apr 2010, 13:53 UTC / A recent study conducted by the Highway Loss Data Institute, an affiliate of the IIHS revealed that motorcycle training courses don’t make riders safer, neither do they decrease the risk of cr...

 
Motorccyle ABS Saves Lives, IIHS Study Reveals
Motorccyle ABS Saves Lives, IIHS Study Reveals

2 Apr 2010, 14:16 UTC / Although some riders seem to be a bit skeptical when it comes to ABS-equipped motorcycles, and have trouble understanding its use when riding on two wheels, a recent study published by the Insurance...

 
Half of Truck Drivers Don’t Use A Safety Belt, Study Says
Half of Truck Drivers Don’t Use A Safety Belt, Study Says

1 Apr 2010, 12:30 UTC / There is no secret that most drivers still avoid using the safety belt, which is also the most common causes of death in traffic accidents in Europe today. Moreover, a recent study commissioned by V...

 
Ford Bows to Women Purchasing Power
Ford Bows to Women Purchasing Power

16 Mar 2010, 14:37 UTC / Times have changed and if women were once considered as being fragile and weak, they are now seen as the main target for retailers, especially vehicle manufacturers. Ford is such an example, the car...

 
Banning Cellphone Use While Driving Doesn’t Reduce Crashes
Banning Cellphone Use While Driving Doesn’t Reduce Crashes

29 Jan 2010, 14:07 UTC / The Highway Loss Data Institute decided to bust another contemporary myth: banning cellphones use while driving does not reduce the number of accidents. The study was done by analyzing insurance cla...

 
BMW Shows MINI E Study Results
BMW Shows MINI E Study Results

28 Jan 2010, 08:58 UTC / The MINI E has been around for a while and it is BMW’s response to the electric vehicle hysteria. The automaker leased the electric vehicle as part of a study, hoping that after a year the dri...

 
Increased Riders Death Blamed on Repealed Helmet Law
Increased Riders Death Blamed on Repealed Helmet Law

14 Jan 2010, 15:28 UTC / A study published in January's edition of the Southern Medical Journal places the blame of increased riders deaths solely on the leather shoulders of a repealed motorcycle helmet law. According...

 
Amatoya: the Fire-Fighting Concept
Amatoya: the Fire-Fighting Concept

29 Dec 2009, 17:55 UTC / The Amatoya is a concept portraying the fire-fighting vehicle of the near future. It is designed by Liam Fergurson and it seems to be inspired from one of the army’s trusty workhorses’ l...

 
Confirmed: Men Are Better at Parking, Study Shows
Confirmed: Men Are Better at Parking, Study Shows

25 Dec 2009, 13:03 UTC / If it wasn’t a female scientist to prove this, we might still have had some second thoughts when coming to such a disputed subject. However, recent studies conducted under Dr. Claudia Wolf&rsq...

 
Motorcycle Customer Satisfaction Increases Despite Low Sales
Motorcycle Customer Satisfaction Increases Despite Low Sales

18 Dec 2009, 13:50 UTC / The slow sales registered by motorcycle manufacturers may be disappointing, but the overall customer satisfaction seems to be improving by the day, a recent study released by J.D Power and Associate...

 
Bikers Are Less Likely to Drink and Ride, Study Shows
Bikers Are Less Likely to Drink and Ride, Study Shows

26 Nov 2009, 13:35 UTC / A new study released by the British MCI organization revealed that motorcyclists are almost half as likely to take the risk of drinking before riding than other motorists. The statistics showed that...

 
The Auto Industry, "Boom and Bust, Without the Boom"
The Auto Industry, "Boom and Bust, Without the Boom"

24 Nov 2009, 16:13 UTC / According to a study presented today by Fitch Ratings, the US automotive industry is caught in a "boom and bust cycle, without the boom," similar to the one experienced by the airline indu...

 
Study Predicts 14 Mil. EVs in the US by 2020
Study Predicts 14 Mil. EVs in the US by 2020

19 Nov 2009, 14:48 UTC / A new study predicts that there will be at least 14 million electric vehicles on U.S. roads by 2020 and that EVs could account for 75 percent of all light-duty miles driven by 2040. The study is ca...

 
11% Vehicles Have at Least One Bald Tire, Survey Shows
11% Vehicles Have at Least One Bald Tire, Survey Shows

19 Nov 2009, 13:28 UTC / A recent survey conducted by the AAA on more than 7,000 vehicles revealed that 11 percent of them had at least one bald tire, which could increase the risk of crash, especially during fall and winte...

 
People with Hemianopia Are Not Safe to Drive, Study Finds
People with Hemianopia Are Not Safe to Drive, Study Finds

13 Nov 2009, 11:33 UTC / More than a million people suffer from hemianopia, a condition in which one half of the visual field in both eyes is blinded, usually as the result of a stroke or head injury. A recent study conduct...

 
Drivers Spend 50 Hours Each Year Stuck in Traffic
Drivers Spend 50 Hours Each Year Stuck in Traffic

2 Nov 2009, 11:51 UTC / The British division of Kia revealed today the company’s Cleaner Driving Report, which states that drivers spend more than two days each year stuck in traffic, a situation mostly affecting tho...

 
Drowsy Drivers, as Dangerous as Drunk Drivers, Study Shows
Drowsy Drivers, as Dangerous as Drunk Drivers, Study Shows

2 Nov 2009, 07:25 UTC / According to a study recently released by the National Sleep Foundation, there are 1.9 million drivers have had a car crash or a near miss due to fatigue in the past year. This is an alarm signal f...