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2014 Scion FR-S - IIHS small front overlap crash test

Subaru BRZ, Scion FR-S Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

Small, lightweight sports cars are unsafe, right? Not necessarily -- proving the right design can be safe whatever the size, the Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S sports cars have just been awarded a 'Top Safety Pick' rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). MUST WATCH: Bugatti Veyron... read more

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Inside IIHS video series shows the how and why of crash testing

Inside IIHS Video Series Goes Behind The Car-Crashing Scenes

Have you ever wondered how the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety goes about its crash-testing process, naming Top Safety Picks or crash-test losers? Do you just love to... read more May 21, 2013 by 


 
2013 Infiniti M

Infiniti M Sedan Scores IIHS Top Safety Pick--Just In Time To Change Its Name

The 2013 Infiniti M is an impressive vehicle in many respects, with a well-styled interior, curvaceous exterior, and brisk performance. It turns out it's also quite safe as... read more April 25, 2013 by 


 
2013 Acura ILX

Acura ILX, Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ Do Well In Latest IIHS Testing

Americans, right or wrong, tend to equate the size of a vehicle with its safety. While you can’t get around the laws of physics, the latest testing from the Insurance... read more September 6, 2012 by 


 
2012 Volvo S60 undergoing IIHS' new frontal crash test

IIHS Toughens Frontal Crash Tests, Acura And Volvo Come Out On Top

Getting a perfect score in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) round of crash tests just got that much harder, with the agency introducing a tough new... read more August 14, 2012 by 


 
Technology advances will be key to self-driving cars. Image: © GM Corp.

Research Shows Autonomous Tech Is Reducing Crashes: Video

One of the strongest arguments for the introduction of autonomous cars is the increased safety brought about by eliminating the possibility of human error, believed to be the... read more July 16, 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 


 
2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport

2013 Lexus GS Named An IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has named the 2013 Lexus GS as a Top Safety Pick, making it the third Lexus model to qualify under the IIHS’s stricter... read more April 6, 2012 by 


 
Crash testing the Buick Verano

All 2012 Buick Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Honors

To Buick, size should have little to do with vehicle safety. Its smallest sedan, the Verano, recently earned a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway... read more March 30, 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 Fiat 500 IIHS crash testing

2012 Fiat 500 Awarded Top Safety Pick By IIHS

The 2012 Fiat 500 has won the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award in the Institute's latest round of testing. Note, the award only applies... read more October 19, 2011 by 


 
2012 Audi A6

2012 Audi A6 Awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick

The 2012 Audi A6 luxury sedan has won the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award in the Institute's latest round of testing. To qualify, a... read more September 28, 2011 by 


 
2011 Saab 9-4X Aero

2011 Saab 9-4X Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick

For many, Saab is still teetering on the brink despite a recent shot in the arm from Pang Da and Youngman, but its cars are certainly doing well in safety tests, if not in... read more July 5, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen CC

2011 Saab 9-5, 2011-12 Volkswagen CC Earn Top Safety Pick Rating From IIHS

There are a lot more cars at the top of the test ranks at both the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration... read more June 16, 2011 by 


 
2011 BMW X5 xDrive

Luxury SUV Passengers Now Among Least Likely To Die In A Crash

SUVs, once notoriously dangerous due to their tendency to rollover at high speeds, are now among the safest vehicles to travel in when fitted with the latest generation of... read more June 9, 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 


 
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