Cargo Jets In Minor Collision At Narita Airport

Cargo jets in minor collision at Narita airport

Japan's transport ministry is investigating the minor collision of two cargo jets at Narita airport near Tokyo on Thursday.

The agency says the accident occurred in a parking area at around 8 p.m. between an All Nippon Airways Boeing 767 and a FedEx MD-11. Both planes were bound for Shanghai.

3,000 Structures In Japan Have Ship Collision Risk

3,000 structures in Japan have ship collision risk

Japanese officials say more than 3,000 facilities and structures nationwide could potentially be struck by ships being blown about by a strong wind. At least 360 cases of drifting ships were reported across Japan last year.

The Japan Coast Guard put together a list of such places after a tanker set adrift by a typhoon seriously damaged an access bridge for Kansai Airport in Osaka Bay, western Japan, last September.

Us Marines: 1 Dead After Plane Collision Off Kochi

US Marines: 1 dead after plane collision off Kochi

The US Marine Corps says one of the 2 crewmembers rescued after a mid-air collision between 2 US military aircraft off Japan's western coast is dead.

The Marine Corps made the announcement on Thursday.

Search Continues In Us Marine Aircraft Collision

Search continues in US Marine aircraft collision

The US military and Japan's Self-Defense Forces are searching for 5 American service members off the coast of western Japan. 7 members were on board 2 military planes that collided mid-air Thursday morning, but 2 of them have been rescued.

Japan's Defense Ministry says an FA-18 fighter jet and a KC-130 refueling aircraft, both from the US Marine Corps Iwakuni Air Station, collided around 100 kilometers south of Cape Muroto in Kochi Prefecture at around 1:40 AM and crashed into waters.

All-new 2016 Honda Civic Sedan Adds Iihs Top Safety Pick+ Collision Safety Rating To Its List Of Benchmark

All-new 2016 Honda Civic Sedan Adds IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Collision Safety Rating to its List of BenchmarkThe dynamic, new-from-the-ground-up 2016 Honda Civic Sedan, 2016's North American Car of the Year, (www.automobiles.honda.com/civic-sedan/) has received the highest available rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), including a SUPERIOR rating for frontal crash prevention when equipped with the Honda Sensing™ suite of safety and driver-assist technologies, available on all 2016 Civic Sedan models.

2016 Honda Cr-v Achieves Highest Overall Score For Collision Safety From The Nhtsa

2016 Honda CR-V Achieves Highest Overall Score for Collision Safety from the NHTSAThe stylish and versatile 2016 Honda CR-V, has received a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, the top score available in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Earlier, the CR-V earned a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), making it a collision safety leader and standout choice in the SUV market.

Toyota Employs Pedestrian Collision Avoidance System For Its Suv

Toyota Employs Pedestrian Collision Avoidance System for Its SUVToyota Motor Corp partially remodeled its "Land Cruiser 200 Series" high-grade SUV (sport-utility vehicle) and released it Aug 17, 2015.
For the new model, Toyota employed "Safety Sense P," a system that helps avoid collisions with pedestrians, for the first time. It detects pedestrians and preceding vehicles with a milliwave radar device and monocular camera and automatically applies the brakes to avoid collisions.

Ranking Of "collision-free" Cars

2013 New York Auto Show : 2014 Subaru Crosstrek HybridNikkei Automotive Technology magazine evaluated low- and mid-speed recognition (vehicle and pedestrian) and braking functions in automobiles from nine manufacturers equipped with autonomous braking systems. This was the first comparative evaluation in Japan of autonomous braking for pedestrians. Overall, models from Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan (Subaru) and AB Volvo of Sweden came out on top, with AAA ratings. We analyzed the data to see just what different manufacturers do differently, and probed their design philosophies.