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Study Finds Crashes Involving Road Debris Up 40 Percent Since 2001

The new study, released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, found that more than 200,000 crashes involved debris on U.S. roadways during the past four years.

Research Project to Investigate Driver Readiness and Attitudes Toward Autonomous Vehicles

The research will capture driver opinions from 11 European countries through surveys and focus groups as part of Goodyear’s ThinkGoodMobility platform.

Survey Finds Cybersecurity is Biggest Risk of Self-Driving Cars

A study found that 55 percent of corporate risk managers surveyed named cybersecurity as their top concern about autonomous cars.

US Manufacturing Jobs Expected to be Harder to Fill Come 2025

Research notes while manufacturing is generally regarded as a rewarding career with competitive compensation, only 37 percent of parents would encourage their children to pursue a career in this field.

J.D. Power: Large US Auto Insurers Drag Industrywide Customer Satisfaction Down

The study examines customer satisfaction in five factors: interaction; policy offerings; price; billing process and policy information; and claims.

J.D. Power Study: US New Vehicle Quality Makes Largest Improvement in 7 Years

New vehicle quality improved 6 percent, double the 3 percent rate of improvement in 2015, marking the largest increase since 2009, according to the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS).

Study Finds 10 People Die Every Day During Summer from Crash Involving Teen Driver

The research found a disturbing trend showing that texting and social media use are on the rise amongst teen drivers.

Study Finds Low Gas Prices Prompt More Road Trips

Over 75 percent of Americans surveyed said they would be traveling this summer, a 2.2 percent increase from last year, with an overwhelming majority doing so by car.

AAA Study Finds Driving Costs Have Hit Six-Year Low

This year, a driver can expect to spend 57 cents for each mile driven, approximately $713 per month, to cover the fixed and variable costs associated with owning and operating a car.

Study Finds Ninety-Two Percent of Gen Z Teens Own or Plan to Own a Vehicle

The best news from this research is that auto sales are not going to take a hit because of this generation (ages currently 0-17). Their love for cars and driving is very much alive.

CARSTAR Study Finds Out Why You Love Your Car

The color and style top the list for nearly 50 percent of respondents (48.15 percent), with power and performance following closely behind at 40 percent (40.74 percent).

Autotrader Study Shows Consumers Want Autonomous Features

The study shows 70 percent of car shoppers surveyed are more likely to consider vehicles with autonomous features, such as parking assist, collision avoidance and automatic braking.