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KickingTiresA new policy announced today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is intended to steer driverless cars in the safest possible direction. The policy defines the different levels of vehicle automation and summarizes plans for research to...
KickingTiresIt's a battle as old as time itself ... or at least it seems that way to the people who work at a car research website; Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla? Which relatively bland economy car is the right one?......
KickingTiresWhat do you suppose is the most dangerous thing you can do in your car? According to new findings by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, it's listening and replying to voice-activated email; it received the highest score of 3......
KickingTiresAt Cars.com, we focus on new cars, but when it comes to overall car sales, used cars own the field. CNW Marketing Research reports shoppers bought more than 40 million of them in 2012, the highest total since 2007. For......
KickingTiresEven as baby boomers age, they continue to buy cars. That generation is now 49 to 67, but a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute finds a large chunk of them are still active car shoppers.......
KickingTiresHow is the EPA gas mileage on that new car's window sticker determined? It's a complex system, and federal regulators verify just 15% of the ratings, the Detroit Free Press reports. At its Michigan laboratories, the EPA checks between 150......
KickingTiresAutomakers had a mixed July as shoppers paid more for their cars. CNW Marketing Research says average transaction prices increased 8.5% versus July 2011 ??? the third month in a row of year-over-year increases greater than 8%. Compounding all this......
KickingTiresThe last time the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline fell below $3 a gallon was Christmas 2010, but it could hit that mark long before you hang this year's mistletoe. Citing falling tensions in the Middle East, fewer......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsDid former NBA superstar Shaquille O???Neal do research worthy of a doctoral degree? Or was this a case of celebrity doctorate lite, with Barry University in Miami cheapening itself by trading off an advanced diploma for a ton of national......
KickingTiresHere's what we have our eye on today: As gas prices ebb nearly 13 cents from month-ago levels, the race toward higher fuel economy has momentarily slowed. The latest figures from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute shows car.......
KickingTiresMike Hogan didn't expect much for his trade-in, a 13-year-old stick-shift Subaru Forester SUV with 129,000 miles on the odometer. He'd have been happy with $1,500. The dealer offered $2,750. "I suppose I undervalue my used cars because I drive......
KickingTiresA teenage rite of passage may be losing its allure among young people. According to a study by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, teens are in no hurry to get their driver's licenses. In 1983, 46% of 16-year-olds......
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