Lebanon Express - Autos

Keeping eyes on the road: Technology aims at distracted driving

Distracted driving puts not only drivers at risk but also passengers, cyclists and pedestrians. In 2018, it led to the deaths of 2,841 peop… Read more


Which states have the most electric vehicles, and how does yours compare?

While the number of electric vehicles on the road is still small, the amount  continues to rise. Read more


GM unveils next 'big' electric vehicle: the tiny Bolt EUV

General Motors' Bolt electric utility vehicle is due to go into production in late spring of 2022 and go on sale in early summer. Read more


GM’s Reuss on Bolt EUV, Advancing EV Adoption, Chip Shortage

Feb.15 -- General Motors President Mark Reuss discusses the new Bolt EUV, where it might advance EV adoption and why the chip shortage is n… Read more


Dashboard touchscreens, electric cars: New auto tech revs up CES 2021

Advanced infotainment systems and electric vehicles starred in the virtual 2021 Consumer Electronics Show. Here are top car tech features from the show. Read more


High Car Insurance Rates? Bad Credit May Be to Blame

If you can’t afford to pay all your bills right now, the last thing you need is overpriced car insurance. But that’s exactly what can happen if your credit dips… Read more


These new trucks, SUVs expected to make splash in 2021

Every new year ushers in a new batch of cars, trucks and SUVs. For 2021, it’ll be trucks and SUVs dominating the news. Here are five expected to make a splash. Read more

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What to look for when deciding on a used car

Next time you shop for a used car, pay attention to these 10 key factors, compiled by CoPilot from trusted auto sources.  Read more


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The 25 cities with the highest car theft rates in the US

Despite sharp decreases in overall crime this year, car thefts rose dramatically in certain cities. Read more

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City and vehicle infrastructure are not yet in place

Expecting individual autonomous vehicles to operate independently is a recipe for disaster. Read more

It is unclear on who is liable when a crash happens

As long as self-driving features require the driver to be ready to take control, the driver will remain liable for any crashes. Car manufacturers are liable only if there’s a fault in their vehicle. But what happens if an autonomous passenger car causes a crash? Is the manufacturer liable because it designed the system that’s at fault? Read more

Detailed findings and methodology

The car theft capitals of the U.S. are spread out across the country. On average, these 25 cities had 827 car thefts per 100,000 people, several times higher than the national rate of 228 per 100,000, and averaged nearly 4,000 cars stolen annually. The cities with the highest car theft rates tend to have high violent crime rates as well, averaging 1,088 violent crimes per 100,000 people. The national violent crime rate is much lower, at 383 violent crimes per 100,000 people. Read more