Pickups, luxury vehicles, and vehicles with large engines top the Highway Loss Data Institute’s (HLDI) list of vehicles most likely to be stolen. Electric vehicles occupy the other end of the spectrum and have traditionally been targeted less often by thieves.
The annual Amazon Prime Day is in full swing and there are some great limited-time offers for automotive accessories and parts. We rounded up some of our favorite discounted deals for Prime Day 2019, which runs July 15-16.
A Volvo XC90 co-developed with Uber was unveiled in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. It signals the next step in Uber’s self-driving ridesharing plans. It will be supervised by a trained Uber employee. Volvo and Uber aim to eliminate the need for human safeguards in the future.
German automotive parts company ZF is testing external airbags. Sensors anticipate a collision and deploy from underneath the vehicle sills milliseconds before impact. The company says these airbags can reduce the severity of injury by 40 percent.