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IIHS slams vehicle manufacturers on poor headlight performance - Roadshow

2 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety wants OEMs to think more about lighting performance than design.

IIHS slams vehicle manufacturers on poor headlight performance - Roadshow

2 months agoTechnology : CNET: News

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety wants OEMs to think more about lighting performance than design.

Wheels: List of Safety Picks Dings Some Cars for a Failure to Illuminate

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Wheels

New crash and headlight requirements established by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety cut in half the number of vehicles to earn a coveted safety designation.

2018 safest vehicles: IIHS rates 15 cars and SUVs as safest

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

These cars and SUVs have earned top honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety after the group toughened its requirements.        

The IIHS’ Updated Criteria Absolutely Devastated Its Top Safety Pick List

While the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has steadily upgraded its standards over the last two years, the effort hasn’t been without casualties. In a new effort to improve headlight safety and impact protection, the organization has changed its testing criteria for 2018 to include both illumination and passenger-side frontal impacts. Show More Summary

These are the 15 safest vehicles you can drive in 2018, IIHS says

Fifteen U.S. vehicles have earned the highest honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety after the group stiffened its requirements.        

These are the 15 safest cars money can buy for 2018

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has honored 15 vehicles with their Top Safety Pick+ honor. The 12 cars and three SUVs aced the stringent IIHS crash test regimen.  Hyundai led the way with six winners while Subaru followedShow More Summary

Only 15 Cars Earn 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating

Just 15 new vehicles meet the increased requirements of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and have earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating, the safety group reported Thursday. The stricter guid...

Korean, Japanese and German cars edge out Americans in IIHS top safety picks

The respected Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released its recommendations for the safest cars in the 2018 model year. Korean, Japanese and German car companies have come out on top, and very few American vehicles made the cut. Cars and sport utility vehicles from Hyundai Motor Co.’s...

IIHS Throws Another Hurdle at Automakers: The Passenger-side Small Overlap Crash Test

First, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety bagan irking the automotive industry by performing crash tests. Then it devised more. Eventually, the IIHS ratcheted the bar up to a previously unseen height, demanding vehicles undergo the dreaded small overlap front crash test — a 2012 addition to its testing regimen. Show More Summary

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia scores best safety rating from IIHS

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Alfa Romeo’s Giulia has been shown to be one of the safest options in its class. The small luxury sedan aced the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s latest round of testing, for which it achieved the institute’s highest rating of "Top Safety Pick+." To earn the Top Safety Pick+ rating, a vehicle must achieve the highest...

Headlight study: Only 1 out of 31 models rated 'good'

A new study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety examines the headlights of more than 30 midsized cars, giving only one model a "good" rating.        

Smaller Pickups Outperformed the Big Boys in IIHS Overlap Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently ran eight pickups through the small overlap front crash test, which replicates one of the most infamous and deadly of accident types — one where the front corner of a vehicle collides with another vehicle or object. Show More Summary

Crash tests suggest potential safety issues for small trucks

"You are probably better off in a big pickup than a small one," said David Zuby of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Lane Departure Warnings, Blind Spot Alerts (Probably) Reducing Crashes: Study

Lane departure alerts and blind spot monitoring systems can significantly reduce crashes if consumers use the features, according to two recent studies by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. While this information falls into the no-brainer category, rarely do we get specific metrics on these particular technologies. Show More Summary

How unbuckled rear passengers fare during a c

7 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows risks of not wearing a seat belt in the back seat -- both to themselves and those in the front seats.        

Legalizing recreational marijuana could boost crash rates, safety group warns

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says a close look at two recent studies suggests that crash rates may rise as more states legalize recreational marijuana.

Tesla fails to fix potential for head injury, Model S crash test shows

In Tesla’s Model S, a crash could still smack the driver’s head against the steering wheel despite the electric car company’s effort to fix the problem, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The crash-test results compounded Tesla Inc.’s bad week. On Monday, the Elon Musk-led...

Questions arise over the safety of Tesla's model S

Questions have arisen over the safety of Tesla Model S after a serious of crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Tesla refers to the vehicle as the safest car in history.        

Tesla responds, questioning IIHS motives after Model S fails to impress in crash test

8 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Tesla's class-leading Model S did not fail the most recent crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). However, the electric sports sedan did not achieve a top rating in one particular test, the results of which were published late on Wednesday. Show More Summary

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