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US auto sales in jumped in July. General Motors, Ford, and Toyota were some automakers who saw major gains in auto sales, while Honda and Volkswagen saw their auto sales go down in July.
Chrysler, Toyota, and Nissan report US strong auto sales for June, while Ford and Volkswagen saw US auto sales dip for June. General Motors' auto sales were up 1 percent, despite all of the recalls.
General Motors, Toyota, and other automakers boast stellar sales since the recession. Car prices are going up, and auto loan terms are getting longer at the same time.
More than 20 precent of 2014 vehicle models now have a front crash prevention system with automatic-braking, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Automakers such as GM have been improving safety features on its vehicles.
Can a car warn other cars of nearby road hazards? Volvo is trying to make it so, and developing technology that the company says will allow an auto's on-board computer to send a warning to other vehicles of slippery conditions while on the road.
The new Volvo system enables drivers to set destinations through their mobile device, get information about their surroundings through Wikipedia, and even stream Pandora, among other app-enabled options.
Michigan has approved self-driving car research on its highways, making it the fourth state to do so. Florida, California, and Nevada have also allowed testing of self-driving cars.