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New Nissan LEAF gets 5-star safety rating

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The new Nissan LEAF has received a five-star safety rating, the highest possible, from the Japan New Car Assessment Program. In earning the top grade, the zero-emission LEAF with ProPILOT autonomous technology scored 94.8 points out of a possible 100 for occupant safety in a collision. The program is organized by Japan’s ...

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Toyota recalls certain Sequoia and Tundra vehicles

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Toyota Motor North America, Inc. today announced that it is conducting separate safety recalls in the U.S. of approximately 8,800 Model Year 2017 Tundra and approximately 65,000 Model Year 2018 Sequoia and Tundra vehicles. Model Year 2017 Tundra In the involved vehicles with second row seats, there is a possibility ...

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NXP and partners sign joint charter on cybersecurity

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At the Munich Security Conference today, NXP Semiconductors™ N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) and eight key partners from the industry will sign the first joint charter for greater cybersecurity. Initiated by Siemens, the Charter of Trust calls for binding rules and standards to build trust in cybersecurity and further advance digitalization. In addition to NXP, ...

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Volkswagen Group assumes pioneering role in rapid road safety improvement

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From 2019 onwards, the brands of the Volkswagen Group are to use the WLANp standard, which has already been comprehensively tested, for communications among vehicles and between vehicles and their environment. The introduction of this technology as standard equipment on volume models ranging from compact cars to commercial vehicles will ...

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Ford Motor Company issues safety recall in North America for select 2018 Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC vehicles for incorrect front brake jounce hoses

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Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall for approximately 92 2018 Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC vehicles for incorrect front brake jounce hoses. Details are as follows: In the affected vehicles, incorrect front brake jounce hoses may encounter interference with adjacent components during normal usage, which may cause premature ...

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AW Monthly February 2018 published by Greenstreetsoftware.info


AW Monthly is Greenstreetsoftware.info’s exclusive emagazine, featuring the top content from AutomotiveWorld.com. Each issue features Greenstreetsoftware.info’s usual mix of analysis and comment, as well as exclusive interviews with senior executives from the passenger car and commercial vehicle sectors. ‘AW Monthly February 2018’ (http://greenstreetsoftware.info/monthly-emagazine/aw-monthly-february-2018/) is available to download now from the ...

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