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TECH: The next Nissan Leaf and its e-Pedal

The Nissan Leaf is the pioneer of 100-percent electric cars and has sold more than 277,000 units worldwide since its entry on the market 6 years ago. The time has now come to introduce a new generation of the Nissan Leaf, a model that according to its manufacturer will offer greater range, and even more advanced technologies. This week, Nissan ...

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LIST: Top 10 stolen cars in the United States

The National Insurance Crime Bureau, or NICB just released its annual list of the top 10 stolen vehicles in the United States, and for a fourth year in a row the Honda Accord and the Honda Civic find themselves at the top of the list. Here are the top 10 vehicles that were the most stolen last year in the ...

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TECH: BMW’s driverless parking technology

Autonomous parking systems are not new, and many manufacturers offer optional technologies that can park a vehicle without driver intervention by taking control of the steering, brakes and engine. However, none of these systems is able to park the vehicle remotely when the driver is outside the vehicle. This is what BMW is offering with its all-new driverless parking system ...

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TECH: Honda’s LaneWatch side assist system

Honda’s LaneWatch system does not aim to replace the traditional blind spot monitoring system. It is, however, a complementary and more accessible technology as it is often offered in the mid-range versions of new Honda vehicles. Using a small camera positioned below the passenger side-view mirror, the LaneWatch system can display a detailed image of what is happening on the ...

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