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Today's video blog breaks down the benefits of the Pre-Collision system in the Toyota Prius and how it works.
In this week's edition, CNET takes a look at the advanced car tech systems that help prevent accidents and make driving more convenient.
A new safety system from Toyota will automatically take control of the steering wheel, veering the car away from a collision if it isn't able to stop before an impact.
To reduce pedestrian fatalities, Toyota is testing a precollisin system that will steer vehicles away from a person or object if the vehicle can't brake in time to avoid hitting it.
With the same chassis and weight improvements, but more torque than the gasoline version, the 2015 Golf TDI is worth paying just a bit more.
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The 2014 Lexus LX 570 blends the off-road pedigree of the legendary Land Cruiser with on-road comfort and manners befitting its luxury Lexus badge.
The 2014 Toyota Avalon Limited blurs the lines between premium and luxury with predictable but not soulless performance -- and a few surprising tech tricks.
A new collision warning system detects pedestrians in front of the car, activates a warning if there is risk of an accident, and will also automatically activate the brakes if the driver doesn't respond.
Though its standard cabin tech is a mixed bag, the 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive E boasts loads of available safety features and one of the most complex and entertaining powertrains in this class.
With its new appearance, 2014 Lexus GX 460 is a competent full-size luxury SUV, but its powertrain and dashboard tech could also use an update to keep up with the competition.