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Passengers Aren’t Getting the Same Protection as Drivers; IIHS Threatens Another Crash Category

After reports surfaced last year of automakers only adding driver’s side small-overlap crash protection to their vehicles, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety put the claims to the test. A study of seven compact crossovers showed...Show More Summary

2017 Audi A4 scores top safety marks

Audi's new A4 has earned top marks in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's latest round of crash tests, a huge improvement over its predecessor. IIHS says the 2017 A4 received a "good" rating, its highest, in all of its crash tests—including the demanding small-overlap frontal crash test designed to simulate an offset head-on...

Dodge Challenger Nets Worst Score in Muscle Car Crash Tests

If you’re going to hit a pole in a Dodge Challenger, it’s better to nail that sucker head-on or it miss altogether. That’s the takeaway from a series of crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, where Dodge’s muscle coupe scored itself a “marginal” rating in the small front overlap test. Show More Summary

Ford Mustang, Chevy Camaro, Dodge Challenger Fail To Meet IIHS Crash-Test Standards

last monthVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just put America’s most iconic muscle cars, the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, and Dodge Challenger, through its full battery of crash tests and announced that they all fell short of the Top Safety Pick status. Show More Summary

American muscle doesn't meet top IIHS crash test standards

Muscle cars have long been enthusiast favorites, but the results of a new series of crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reveal that they may not be the safest cars on the road. The IIHS, which is funded by the insurance industry, took 2016 examples of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang, Dodge Challenger...

Higher Speed Limits Have Caused 33,000 Deaths Over The Last 20 Years: Report

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety just released a report detailing the effects of higher speed limits on traffic fatalities between 1993 and 2013. Their conclusion: lots of people’s lives could have been spared if speed limits hadn’t risen. Read more...

The Ford F-150 is the safest pickup truck on the road

The all-aluminum Ford F-150 was awarded a top safety pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety after receiving the best ratings in a very specifc front crash test. The F-150 beat out pickups from Toyota and General Motors. Show More Summary

Some pickups perform poorly in new IIHS crash tests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested many 2016 pickups in a key type of frontal crash tests

In Crash Tests, Ford’s Aluminum F-150 Is The Safest Pickup

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash-tested various body styles of popular pickups, but only the Ford F-150 earned the Top Safety Pic

Ford safest full-size pickup truck: industry research group

By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's F-150 Super Cab pickup truck was the only 2016 model large pickup truck to receive a "top safety pick" after new tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the agency said on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Ford walks away a winner in new IIHS pickup crash tests - Roadshow

3 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Only the 2016 Ford F-150 earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick recommendation, besting several other competitors.

Ford F-150 stands alone in 'good' result on IIHS crash test

Ford has gained a big advantage in one of the most competitive segments in the auto industry. The company's F-150 SuperCab was the only one of nine pickup trucks tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to earn a "good" rating on a rigorous new crash test. Show More Summary

Why So Many Of Today's Headlights Suck

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety says nearly half of all fatal crashes in the U.S. occur in the dark. To combat this, they’ve just introduced a new headlight safety test. And after rating 31 midsize sedans with their new methodology, the safety lab in Virginia has concluded that many modern headlights need to step up their game. Show More Summary

IIHS says most cars need better headlights

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

When seeing at night becomes difficult, many people blame their own eyes. But car headlights may really be the problem, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which just released its first-ever headlight ratings. Headlights are getting more advanced, with LEDs and other new features going mainstream, and even more advanced...

2016 Toyota Prius earns Top Safety Plus honor from IIHS

The 2016 Toyota Prius earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest Top Safety Pick Plus award after the hybrid's recent crash test. Continue reading 2016 Toyota Prius earns Top Safety Plus honor from IIHS 2016 Toyota Prius earns Top Safety Plus honor from IIHS originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

There's a huge safety issue that many people buying cars never even think about

Most people buying cars don't think about the quality of the headlights. But according to a new study, they should.  The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released its new study on auto headlights, and the results are disturbing. In...Show More Summary

The IIHS probably thinks your car's headlights suck - Roadshow

In the first ranking of its kind, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety puts mid-size sedan headlights to the test, and the results are surprising...in a bad way.

A Dim View: Only 1 Car Out Of 31 Is Deemed To Have 'Good' Headlights

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

A car's cost — and even promises of seeing around curves — have little to do with the ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's study of 31 cars and 82 different headlight systems.

Your Car’s Headlights are Probably Terrible: IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has started rating headlights, and just released a report that takes a dim view on the performance of most midsize cars. Only one vehicle out of 31 testers earned a rating of “good” from the...Show More Summary

Question: Your feelings on the 1959-vs-'09 Chevy crash test?

In 2009, the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety smashed a 1959 Bel Air into a 2009 Malibu. Millions of ugly online screaming matches were the result. Continue reading Question: Your feelings on the 1959-vs-'09 Chevy crash test? Question:...Show More Summary

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