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2017 Ford Escape Getting Windshield Wiper De-Icer System

It may feel like spring now but when you’re purchasing a vehicle this summer, you’re going to want to know what it is capable of in the winter. The 2017 Ford Escape is Ford’s first Ford SUV in United States to get Cold Weather Package featuring available windshield wiper de-icer. Not only is the feature available when you get in the vehicle,

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How Many Ways Can You Say Front Crash Prevention?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has grouped them all under the umbrella term “front crash prevention.” What do manufacturers call the system in 2016 models? IIHS has a list for that: Acura Collision Mitigation Braking System Forward Collision Warning Audi Audi pre sense front BMW Collision Warning with Braking Function Collision Warning with City Braking Function Buick Automatic Collision Preparation Forward

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<3% of IIHS-Tested LATCH Hardware Earns "Good" Rating

Less than three percent! Three! Before we get high on our “the American people deserve better” horse, let’s break down the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety‘s (IIHS) evaluation and rating process. LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) is a system designed to make it easier to install a child seat properly. Studies have shown that child restraints installed with LATCH, rather than

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Lincoln Adds Premium Sounds of Revel Audio Systems to Vehicles

UPDATED 1/21/2015 In what is being touted as a major “get” for Lincoln, the brand recently announced a ten-year partnership with Revel Audio Systems giving the luxury vehicle manufacturer premium sound to its vehicles. “The Lincoln collaboration with Revel is the next step in our commitment to build vehicles that exceed luxury expectations,” said Matt VanDyke, global director, Lincoln. “Revel

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Ford Rolling Out Pre-Collision Assist System with Pedestrian Detection

Most newish model vehicles can detect oncoming traffic, lane lines, and curbs. But, if you’ve ever relied on them to detect motorcycles and pedestrians, you’ll find that many lack the finely tuned radar to do so. Ford announced this week that they’ll be rolling out their new Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection that will advance their already-on-the-market collision avoidance technology. Using

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