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Report: Carbon Fiber in Automotive Manufacturing Could Double by 2020

The use of carbon fibers and polymer matrix composites enable car-body weight reductions of an estimated 25 to 70 percent compared to competing materials, according to IHS.

Consumer Watchdog Says Second Fatal Tesla Crash Shows Firm Can’t Be Trusted

China’s CCTV reported that Gao Yaning died in January after crashing into the back of a road-sweeping truck. CCTV said the Tesla Model S was on autopilot.

New Report Says Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles are the Future of the Automobile

The report finds global cumulative sales could reach over 20 million hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and revenue of $1.2 trillion by 2032.

Report Outlines the Dangers of Drowsy Driving

While not a new traffic safety problem, the recognition of drowsy driving as a significant public health and traffic safety issue has only recently been made a priority.

Axalta Publishes 2014-2015 Sustainability Report

Report reviews progress and initiatives in operations, research and development, human resources and CSR.

Allstate Reveals Safest Cities for Drivers

The report serves as an important safe-driving reminder as motorists prepare to hit the roads for the July Fourth holiday.

Report Finds Top 5 Workplace Accidents and Injuries

More than 1.5 million workers compensation claims filed between 2010 and 2014 from a variety of business sizes and industries were analyzed for the study.

Report Finds Auto Insurance Premiums Could Fall by 30 Percent

The report finds that changes in mobility will likely “reduce, reallocate or eliminate a substantial amount of today’s insurance premiums.”

Report Finds Ridesharing Drivers Are Safer Than Average American Drivers

The Aite Group has found that 30 percent of trips taken by ridesharing drivers involve speeding, compared to 41 percent for average drivers.

Report Finds Autonomous Vehicles Cannot Be Test-Driven Enough Miles to Demonstrate Their Safety

Under even the most aggressive test-driving assumptions, it would take existing fleets of autonomous vehicles tens and even hundreds of years to log sufficient miles to adequately assess the safety of the vehicles when compared to human-driven vehicles.

Report Finds Self-Driving Cars May Create Long-Term Challenges for Auto Insurers

Report notes that once self-driving cars are mainstream, accident frequency will fall sharply, translating into significantly lower premiums and lower profits for auto insurers.

North Carolina TV Station Report Exposes Unsafe Repairs, Urges Consumers to be Informed

The report told consumers that their best defense is knowing what to look for. “Ask to see the parts the repairer replaced and take a close look at the seams between panels. They should be even.”