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Are you using the machine or is the machine using you? This question might be a nice thing to think about especially to individuals who can’t seem to let go of their mobile phones. Some are so attached to their phones that they can’t let go of it even while …

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Most of us can’t survive without mobile phones. In fact, most of us would feel incomplete if we forgot our mobile phones at home. This is no surprise since we’re living in a technological era where almost everything is wirelessly connected. Mobile phones, specifically smartphones, have its own advantage but …

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Driving in the Philippines’ urban jungle is a difficult task. You need to be aware and ready for anything and the unexpected—motorcycles might suddenly pop in front of you, cars may cut into your lane, and trucks or buses may box you out. From all the mentioned road scenarios, one …

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Seat belts are one of the most significant car safety feature as it can effectively help save lives. In fact, the United States’ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says seat belts save more than 15,000 lives each year. Despite its effectiveness however, some motorists still tend to give little …

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Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), which scans the road and automatically deploys the brakes when a vehicle suddenly stops or slows down, might be the next safety feature that Harley-Davidson will add to its motorcycles. This is because Harley-Davidson (HD) has filed a patent application for this system to use in …

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Last year, Nissan developed a technology–dubbed as the Rear Door Alert (RDA)–that could make the lives of forgetful drivers easier and more convenient. This tech is designed to remind the driver to check the back seat before and after exiting the vehicle–in case he/she forget that his/her baby or pet …

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Volvo is arguably a brand known for designing cars and trucks that are equipped with safety features and smart technology. As such, the Swedish automaker wants to live up with this statement by introducing a safety tech dubbed as Connected Safety. Connected Safety is a cloud-based service that enables Volvo …

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Car ownership is not just limited to getting in and out of your vehicle. Aside from the actual driving, car owners should be aware of other factors such as road safety and vehicle maintenance. It is essential to have at least a basic knowledge of such things so that you …

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When you’re driving, you need to be able to see clearly not only what’s in front of you, but also what’s beside and behind you as well. This means that every single car feature that allows you to see–including your windshields, mirrors, lights and wipers–need to be in proper working …

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Riding a motorcycle involves a lot of risk. A slight error could lead to an awful ending, which is why riders need to be fully aware of its surroundings. As such, companies are continuously developing technologies that would improve motorcycle road safety–and Ducati is one of them. We previously reported …

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Rainy season in the Philippines could be harsh as heavy rainfall usually lead to flooded roads. As such, driving in the rain requires you to have a good forward visibility in order to arrive safely to and from your destination. One of the crucial things that contribute to good forward …

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Dive in or tap out? Flooded streets caused by heavy rainfall is not a new thing in the Philippines—it has been a problem since the time of Dr. Jose Rizal. According to the World Bank, the Philippines “ranks third among countries most at risk for disasters.” These disasters include floods, …

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For many people who work an 8 to 5 job or have children in school, leaving the house at early dawn and coming home when it’s already dark is a bitter everyday reality. But more than the tiresomeness of spending 12-plus hours away from home, driving to and from work …

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Hyundai wants to make its cars smarter and safer by developing a new connectivity technology. To do this, the Korean automaker announced its partnership with Autotalks, a tech company known for manufacturing Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communication chipsets. V2X is a technology that allows cars to communicate with one another. …

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Volvo Trucks is one of the companies that’s committed to constantly improve its vehicle’s safety technology. As such, the Swedish truck manufacturer announced that they’ve come up with two new accident prevention technology for its heavy-duty trucks—Dynamic Steering with Stability Assist and Dynamic Steering with Lane Keep Assist. The common …

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