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broken guardrail

Study shows taller guardrails could save lives

Motorists likely take it for granted, but countless hours of engineering and research go into planning even some of the most mundane components of our transportation system. That includes guardrails lining thousands of miles of U.S. roads. A recent study shows said guardrails may be due for a... read more

July 31, 2017 by
 
2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Sport

2014 Infiniti Q50 Gets 5-Star Overall NHTSA Safety Rating

The 2014 Infiniti Q50 has received a 5-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The rating applies to both standard and hybrid Q50... read more December 13, 2013 by


 
Audi crash tests

Safety Is Nothing New For Audi, Company Has Crash-Tested Cars For 75 Years

Volvo has a reputation as the most safety-obsessed automaker, but Audi is making its own claim to that title. The company says it's been crash-testing cars for 75 years. It... read more December 4, 2013 by


 
2013 Cadillac ATS

2013 Cadillac ATS Gets Five Stars For Safety From NHTSA

In case you needed one more reason to shop Cadillac’s BMW 3-Series-fighting compact sedan, the ATS, here it is: the NHTSA has awarded both rear-wheel drive and... read more December 7, 2012 by


 
2012 BMW 3-Series

2012 BMW 3 Series Sedan, 2013 Acura RDX Get IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards

If you’re looking for an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) “Top Safety Pick” compact sedan or compact crossover, your shopping list just grew by... read more May 21, 2012 by


 
2012 Fiat 500 Side Impact Test

2012 Fiat 500 Gets Contradictory Safety Ratings

According to the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS), 2012 Fiat 500 models built after July of 2011 earn a “Top Safety Pick” designation, indicating... read more December 12, 2011 by


 
2012 Chevrolet Camaro scores perfect marks in latest round of NHTSA testing

Camaro Is First Car With Perfect Score In NHTSA’s Latest Tests

Following its latest round of testing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro a perfect score in all of its tests... read more November 15, 2011 by


 
2011 Lexus CT 200h

2011 Lexus CT 200h Named A Top Safety Pick

The high-mileage Lexus CT 200h hybrid has been named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick. The CT 200h was among a group of 13 small cars the... read more May 26, 2011 by


 
2011 BMW 5-Series (Euro spec)

2011 BMW 5-Series, Hyundai Sonata Only 5-Star Cars In New NHTSA Ratings

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a new, more stringent rating system for 2011 model-year cars. So far the only two cars to get... read more October 5, 2010 by


 
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee off-roader has won the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award in the Institute's latest round of testing. To... read more June 3, 2010 by


 
SLS AMG Crash Test

Video: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Crash Test

With all the heat surrounding the first set of test drive reviews of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG gullwing supercar, the video below is highly relevant, but also pretty... read more November 3, 2009 by


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

2010 Chevrolet Camaro only rates 4 stars in NHTSA testing

It's almost a given that modern cars from the major carmakers will be built and designed to achieve maximal crash safety ratings - especially brand-leaders like the new 2010... read more August 6, 2009 by


 
Ford F-150 crash test

Ford tops IIHS safety results, Lexus and Infiniti miss out

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today released its annual list of vehicles that had earned the agency’s coveted 'Top Safety Pick' award, revealing... read more November 25, 2008 by


 
 

 
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