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Watch the 2015 Hyundai Sonata crash its way to an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

Hyundai has managed to get another vehicle on the prestigious Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick +, as its new 2015 Sonata sedan performed admirably in crash testing. The redesigned Sonata's new look belied an improved...Show More Summary

Finding a safe car for your teenager to drive

A look at some of the safe models recommended by The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

2015 Hyundai Sonata Earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick Plus Award

Hyundai's midsize sedan is back for 2015, redesigned and safer than ever. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety today announced that the new Sonata earned its most prestigious safety award, Top Safety Pick Plus. The Sonata earned the honor by...

Safety group lists best used cars for teen drivers

Many teens are driving cars that are poorly matched to their driving skills, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

That "Best Used Cars For Teens" List Gets It Half Right

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Automobile crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers, and young drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a collision. In an effort to help parents buy safer cars, The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released their list of recommended used cars for teens. It's not bad, but it has issues. Read more...

BMW 2 Series Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+

The BMW 2 Series earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), making it the first BMW to win an IIHS safety award in 2014, and the first to pass the agency's small overlap front crash test. DON'T MISS: 2014 Ferrari 458 Spider Quick Drive Video The 2 Series earned the highest-available "good" rating in...

2014 BMW 2 Series earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ [w/video]

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just certified its latest Top Safety Pick+, honoring the all-new BMW 2 Series with the coveted rating. IIHS cited the 2 Series' crash test ratings, which were rated as "Good" in the small overlap, moderate overlap, side and rollover. Show More Summary

The safest cars on the road

Seven models, including three from General Motors, get the top safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Earns Top Safety Pick Plus

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety classifies as a "large luxury car," has received the institute's highest safety honor, Top Safety Pick Plus. Helping to put it over the top, the E-Class earned a score...

VW Golf and GTI earn Top Safety Pick+ ratings [w/video]

More good news for Volkswagen, as its new small hatchback, the seventh-generation Golf and its sporty brother, the GTI, have both been named to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety's prestigious Top Safety Pick+ list. Both cars scored "Good" ratings across the board, including on the troublesome small overlap test. Show More Summary

2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI Named IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

Volkswagen redesigned its Golf and related GTI hatchbacks for 2015, and aside from lower prices and more standard equipment, drivers can also expect a safer car according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. 2015 Volkswagen Golf, Golf TDI: First...

BMW, GM Shine in Latest Frontal Crash-Prevention Tests

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

BMW and GM vehicles were among six of the eight cars that received the top score, superior, in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's latest frontal-crash prevention test. The test debuted last September and awards frontal-collision warning systems one of...

BMW, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz top IIHS auto-brake tests

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The BMW 5 Series and X5, Hyundai Genesis and Mercedes-Benz E-Class have earned perfect scores in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s latest round of auto-brake testing. The quartet earned six points out of six and a ‘superior’ rating in the US Institute’s front crash prevention test, which scores vehicles based on their ability to [...]

8 vehicles earn top rating for collision warning

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested cars equipped with collision warning and automatic braking systems

How car crash test photography is done

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

When you're finished, here's more car crash test porn from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. (via Laughing Squid)

How the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Takes Car Crash Test Photography

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The non-profit organization Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) explores and explains what it takes to capture high-definition footage of car crash tests in a video that’s part of their “Inside IIHS” series. The IIHS performs these tests in an effort to better analyze and understand how cars perform in dangerous situations. via Rush Lane, [...]

Smarter Driver: The tech behind crash tests

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

CNET's Brian Cooley tells you about the camera tech that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety uses to shoot its crash-test videos.

2015 Hyundai Genesis Earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick Plus Award

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has named the redesigned-for-2015 Hyundai Genesis a Top Safety Pick Plus, the institute's highest honor. The premium full-size sedan earned a good rating in crashworthiness tests including small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side,...

Watch Godzilla Choke On A Fiat 500L

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

For the record, the Fiat 500L gets some good ratings in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's crash tests. That's not really mentioned here. In a tie-in with the new Godzilla movie, Fiat wants to show that its 500L can, in fact, withstand large reptile attacks. Read more...

2015 Subaru WRX Earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick Award

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

The Subaru WRX, redesigned for 2015, has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award, the institute announced today. This was the first time the IIHS has safety-tested the all-wheel-drive compact sedan separately from the Impreza, with...

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