Ford joins list of car makers with tech to save pets — and babies — from dying in hot vehicles

New technology, being pioneered by Ford and Hyundai, could help protect young children and pets from heatstroke in hot cars.

Unrestrained dogs pose 'serious risk' in cars

Drivers with unrestrained dogs in their cars are twice as likely to be distracted by their canine companions, according to a report by Volvo.

Tesla rolls out Dog Mode and Sentry Mode

Though it's claimed to improve security, Tesla's Sentry Mode will likely appeal more to fans of the 1968 sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Motorists warned against leaving pets in hot cars

Two dogs rescued from hot car in North Yorkshire

Drivers and dog owners have been warned not to leave dogs in hot cars.
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Drivers vote Skoda Octavia best new car of 2018

The Skoda Octavia has been voted best new car of 2018 in the Auto Trader New Car Awards 2018. Runners up were the BMW 1-series and the Peugeot...

'Please stop doing this' — vet's plea to drivers

A Canadian vet posted to social media a photo of a dog that had died in a hot car on July 29 and issued the plea, "Please, please stop...

12 things drivers should not leave in a hot car

When it’s just 22°C outside, it can reach 47°C inside a car within 60 minutes. These are the things you should leave inside.
Car seatbelt for your dog? It’s a bone of contention in America

Sit, Fido! Sit! Now belt up!

Dogs travelling in cars in the US state of Maine could be forced to belt up under a proposed law
Dog-wash included: Nissan reveals car for mucky pups

Dog wash included: Nissan's car for mucky pups

Could this just be the perfect car for dealing with muddy dogs after a day traipsing through the woods? The Nissan X-Trail 4Dogs features...
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News: Open window not enough to keep your dog cool...

Survey finds pet owners wrong about leaving their pet in a car on a hot day