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The Only Pickup With Good Headlight Visibility is the One You Didn’t Buy

Hoping to shed some light on the effectiveness of modern crash avoidance technology, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has spent much of this year evaluating the quality of headlights in late model vehicles. Its research has...Show More Summary

Pickup Truck Headlights Disappoint In Ratings. Only Honda's Ridgeline's Are Rated Good.

Only one pickup truck of 11 rated, the Honda Ridgeline, is available with headlights that are rated Good by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Chevrolet Colorado's have the worst visibility, and the best-selling F-150 is among the poorest performers.

Toyota Increases Child Safety With New Design

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Safety is a top priority among car buyers and Toyota is engineering their product line to that end. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Toyota has more Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick + vehicles than any other automaker.  Toyota’s design and engineering teams evaluate all of their vehicles in order to maintain […]

These vehicles get highest mark for child seat anchors

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety evaluated LATCH systems in 170 vehicles; U.S. has required the systems in rear seats since 2002

3 of the safest midsize sedans you can buy

These models are tops at protecting you and your passengers, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Acura NSX GT3 public testing, 2017 Hyundai Elantra top safety rating | Autoblog Minute

Acura is set to publicly track test the NSX GT3, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Saftey has awarded its Top Saftey Pick+ honors to a Hyundai sedan. Senior Producer Chris McGraw reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute. Continue...Show More Summary

Almost All Small SUV Headlights are Bad, None are Good: IIHS

Compact SUV headlights have a long way to go if they want a passing grade from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The organization now rates headlight performance, and ] small SUVs are the latest crop of vehicles to undergo testing. Show More Summary

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

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

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

6 months agoVehicles / 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

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

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

8 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

8 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

8 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

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