|FCA US BREAKING OUT THE STRONG STUFF, GETS LIT FOR 2017|
|Safety & Technology Overview and Glossary
◾Higher-strength steel usage up 53 percent at FCA US since model-year 2012
◾Advanced High-Strength Steel content highest in all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica body structure
◾LED headlamp technology debuts on 2017 Jeep Wrangler, delivering 90 percent more high-beam output versus halogen
◾2017 lineup boasts more than 75 driver-assist, occupant-restraint and connectivity features that benefit safety and security
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|2016 MAZDA LINEUP: WHAT'S NEW|
| ||Having launched two refreshed and two all-new models for the 2016 model year, Mazda North American Operations is keeping busy with broadening its award-winning lineup of cars and crossovers. For the 2016 model year, Mazda is keen to maintain its leadership in providing unmatched KODO—Soul of Motion design and excellent driving dynamics and democratizing advanced safety technologies like Mazda Radar Cruise Control and Smart Brake Support into even its smallest, most affordable vehicles.
|Stressed Out? 2014 Chevrolet Impala May Offer Some Relief|
|DETROIT – Full-speed-range adaptive cruise control, available on the 2014 Chevrolet Impala, can help reduce the number of repeated stops and starts during every day commuting, which can be stressful for drivers.
The redesigned flagship sedan is the first Chevrolet to offer this technology, which addresses the repetitive task of braking and accelerating via a cruise control system that allows the driver to maintain a driver-selected following gap with the vehicle ahead.
Unlike regula...[Read more...]|
|CADILLAC ELR GOES ULTRASONIC IN PURSUIT OF HIGH QUALITY|
|DETROIT – Ultrasonic welding, a high-tech manufacturing process used in the aerospace and medical industries, is helping ensure high quality for the new Cadillac ELR extended-range electric luxury coupe that goes on sale in North America in early 2014.
Ultrasonic welding's key advantage is exceptional and predictable quality and performance from one battery pack to the next. Every ELR battery, for example, has close to 200 ultrasonic welds. Each is required to meet stringent quality requireme...[Read more...]|
|2013 Nissan Sentra Outshines The Competition|
|Nashville, Tenn. - A new Nissan innovation could help drivers avoid getting a ticket for not turning on their car's headlights when it is raining.
Nearly 30 states require a driver's car headlights be turned on in rain or heavy fog. That is part of the motivation behind the new Nissan Sentra's enhanced headlight feature, 'Smart Auto Headlights.'
Automatic headlamps used by many cars respond to light conditions outside. The Smart Auto Headlights take it one step further. These headli...[Read more...]|