Active safety systems: when you want to prevent an accident

Active safety systems

Modern vehicles are quite safe. Safer than vehicles that were on the roads a decade ago, and getting safer every new model year, no doubt about it. How they are getting safer is twofold: their structures are a lot stiffer, they have more airbags and their engineering is designed to disperse the force of an impact from the driver and ...

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How to get the most out of your test drive

Car seller with couple outside car dealership

Test-driving a vehicle is without a doubt the most important moment in the process of buying a new car. It’s during the road test that you will be able to determine if the car is right for you. However, there are a lot of distractions when testing a vehicle on the road, and it can sometimes be difficult to concentrate. ...

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2016 Mercedes-Benz S550e: Plug-in Flagship

Mercedes-Benz continues to add models to its  line-up. Having debuted in 2014 with a single engine choice, 2016 finds us with a bevy of choices, totaling six. The latest addition is this: the 2016 S550e. Mercedes claims that with the S550e, you’ll get the power of a V8, with the fuel economy of a four-cylinder. The actual gas engine in ...

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Top Gear expands host roster

Adam Sandler had his Ridiculous 6. Quentin Tarantino, his Hateful 8. Now, it appears that the BBC has its Magnificent 7. For those that were lamenting the apparent loss of both Sabine Schmitz and Chris Harris from the Top Gear roster, fear not. After it was confirmed that Eddie Jordan and Matt LeBlanc were going to be taking the reins, ...

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