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Search Data Reveals Mustang as Most Popular Sports Car, BMW i8 a Strange Second
Search Data Reveals Mustang as Most Popular Sports Car, BMW i8 a Strange Second

6 Jul 2021, 11:15 UTC / Have you ever wondered what is your country's favorite sports car? This study tries to uncover just that, and it uses a clever (if flawed) method to do it

 
Adaptive Cruise Control Systems See Curves as Their Ultimate Nemesis
Adaptive Cruise Control Systems See Curves as Their Ultimate Nemesis

5 Jul 2021, 12:58 UTC / For advanced driver assistance systems to keep us safe, drivers must first agree to fully trust this technology, which usually means handling the twisty bits

 
New Study Confirms What We Already Knew: We’re Not Ready for Autonomous Cars
New Study Confirms What We Already Knew: We’re Not Ready for Autonomous Cars

28 Jun 2021, 14:00 UTC / Survey among UK drivers show mistrust in driverless technology, even when admitting that driver-assist makes driving safer and less complicated

 
Chris Nolan’s Batman Trilogy Has the Fastest Cars in Cinema
Chris Nolan’s Batman Trilogy Has the Fastest Cars in Cinema

27 Jun 2021, 07:44 UTC / Study takes a look at car-centric movies to determine which one is the fastest, and the results might surprise you: it’s not the Fast and the Furious franchise

 
Aliens Could Have Been Watching Us for the Last 5,000 Years
Aliens Could Have Been Watching Us for the Last 5,000 Years

24 Jun 2021, 13:00 UTC / The truth is out there, where aliens could have been observing our planet for the last 5,000 years, from more than 1,700 stars

 
20 Percent of EV Owners in California Switch Back to ICE Over Charging Woes
20 Percent of EV Owners in California Switch Back to ICE Over Charging Woes

1 May 2021, 19:53 UTC / If you were thinking about trading your ICE for an EV, think again because charging at home is a hassle for a fifth of Californians

 
Plug-In Hybrids Up to Four Times Less Fuel Efficient in Real Life, Study Says
Plug-In Hybrids Up to Four Times Less Fuel Efficient in Real Life, Study Says

29 Apr 2021, 20:37 UTC / In other news, the Earth is round(ish) and water is wet; it is all down to how PHEVs are driven in real life, though, as opposed to how manufacturers say

 
Sound the Alarm: Extended Space Missions Will Impact Astronauts’ Mental Health
Sound the Alarm: Extended Space Missions Will Impact Astronauts’ Mental Health

23 Apr 2021, 08:20 UTC / New study attempts to predict the psychological toll of space exploration by looking at personnel at research centers in Antarctica, and the conclusions are bad

 
Land Rover and Bear Grylls Look for Positives in 2020, Forget to Wear Masks
Land Rover and Bear Grylls Look for Positives in 2020, Forget to Wear Masks

23 Mar 2021, 10:17 UTC / Last year has been tough on most of us, so Land Rover came up with a study that's supposed to crack the secret behind how to make people more resilient

 
The C8 Corvette Is America’s Fastest-Selling Car, Study Finds
The C8 Corvette Is America’s Fastest-Selling Car, Study Finds

19 Mar 2021, 12:48 UTC / The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is at the very top of the sports car segment in terms of desirability, and it's also the fastest-selling car in America nowadays

 
Giant Pink Teddy Strapped on a Car Determines Situational Awareness in Drivers
Giant Pink Teddy Strapped on a Car Determines Situational Awareness in Drivers

6 Mar 2021, 11:00 UTC / IIHS study aims to establish a connection between the level of situational awareness in drivers using Level 2 automation, and the result might surprise you

 
The Toyota Land Cruiser Can Reach More Than 200,000 Miles, Study Finds
The Toyota Land Cruiser Can Reach More Than 200,000 Miles, Study Finds

3 Mar 2021, 15:20 UTC / If you're in the market for a sport utility vehicle that's likely to last more than 200,000 miles without serious repairs, look no further than the Land Cruiser

 
Trucking Would Be More Appealing With AI, Einride Poll Reveals
Trucking Would Be More Appealing With AI, Einride Poll Reveals

19 Feb 2021, 12:24 UTC / Swedish tech company runs survey with One Poll to see possible reactions to its driverless, AI-powered, all-electric freight truck, gets most promising results

 
15,510 Teens Were Involved in Traffic Accidents From 2015 to 2019, Study Finds
15,510 Teens Were Involved in Traffic Accidents From 2015 to 2019, Study Finds

27 Jan 2021, 12:13 UTC / The Ford Motor Company Fund and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released the new report to signal the role of speeding in teen vehicle crashes

 
White Remains Most Popular Car Color in 2020 Because the World Lacks Imagination
White Remains Most Popular Car Color in 2020 Because the World Lacks Imagination

26 Dec 2020, 15:50 UTC / For the tenth year in a row, white is the most popular color for cars worldwide, the 68th Global Automotive Color Popularity Report shows

 
RAM 2500 Drivers Are Worst DUI Offenders, Study Finds
RAM 2500 Drivers Are Worst DUI Offenders, Study Finds

25 Dec 2020, 17:00 UTC / Truck drivers are more prone to driving under the influence, with those behind the wheel of a RAM 2500 more likely to do so

 
Science Says Mad Max: Fury Road Has the Most Heart-Pumping Car Chases Ever
Science Says Mad Max: Fury Road Has the Most Heart-Pumping Car Chases Ever

22 Nov 2020, 07:14 UTC / Study determines which car sequences get hearts racing, and Mad Max is a winner. The Fast and Furious franchise dominates the top 20, though

 
Here’s Volvo Dropping New Cars from a Crane for the Sake of Science
Here’s Volvo Dropping New Cars from a Crane for the Sake of Science

14 Nov 2020, 04:57 UTC / The Volvo Cars Safety Center partnered with Swedish rescue workers to help them improve rescue techniques by offering more life-like damage

 
Calmbots, the Cyborg Cockroaches That Can Perform Small Household Tasks
Calmbots, the Cyborg Cockroaches That Can Perform Small Household Tasks

9 Nov 2020, 12:12 UTC / Researchers at the University of Tsukuba have created cyborg cockroaches that they hope will soon be released into people’s homes to fix stuff and disappear

 
Tough Beetle Can Be Run Over by Car, Could Help Build Better Planes
Tough Beetle Can Be Run Over by Car, Could Help Build Better Planes

22 Oct 2020, 07:45 UTC / Phloeodes diabolicus, the diabolical ironclad beetle is pretty much indestructible, is being analyzed for cues on how to make better planes and vehicles