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Buick Smart Pod is a Futuristic Luxury Minivan Concept That Could’ve Been Designed by Porsche

The one-box design differentiates itself from existing minivans, though we won’t blame anyone for finding at least some similarities with Porsche’s wild Vision Renndienst prototype. The Smart Pod is characterized by large-diameter wheels, toned-up fenders, short overhangs, and a sculpted … Continue reading

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Study Says Need for Re-Calibration is Overlooked

adasThink, a Toronto-based software company has released a study showing that Advanced Driver-Assistance System (ADAS) re-calibrations are routinely missed. Its study focused on Canadian collision repair shops and included the following OEM vehicle models: Acura, Audi, Buick, Dodge, Ford, GMC, … Continue reading

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GM Extends Headlamp Module Warranty

Following a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigation, General Motors (GM) has extended its headlight warranty to cover problems related to its headlamp driver modules recall.  The initial recall was for defective low-beam headlights and daytime running lights on … Continue reading

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Car Tech Problems Could Hinder Driverless Vehicles’ Acceptance

Problems with vehicle technology continue to affect reliability, according to the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS). The number of problems with infotainment, navigation and in-vehicle communication systems—collectively known as audio, communication, entertainment and navigation or ACEN—has increased … Continue reading

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