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IIHS Presents Result of the 40-mph Frontal-Impact Crash Test

IIHS Presents Result of the 40-mph Frontal-Impact Crash Test

Today, August 14th, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced the results of its latest crash testing method, a 40-mph frontal-impact crash test. The test was made on some of the most known entry luxury sedans, to see how efficiently they protect the passengers during a 40-mph frontal-impact crash. The […]

Child Seats Hard to Install in Most Vehicles

Child Seats Hard to Install in Most Vehicles

A recently released study shows that only a fifth of the 2010 and 2011 model vehicles were build so parents can easily install child safety seats. Last year in the U.S. seven models, Toyota Sienna XLE minivan included among them, did not have any of the three characteristics that make […]

IIHS Top Safety Pick Honors for 2012 Buick Verano

IIHS Top Safety Pick Honors for 2012 Buick Verano

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the 2012 Buick Verano a 2012 Top Safety Pick. “Buick is building state-of-the-art crash protection into every model from the ground up,” said IIHS President Adrian Lund. “This means the best overall protection in the most common kinds of crashes, along with standard […]

2012 Safest Cars list

2012 Safest Cars list

Every year, car companies constantly work to innovate and make their cars better and safer for the driver. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety on Wednesday said it has awarded Top Safety Picks to a record 115 vehicles for model year 2012. The ratings, which cover all four of the […]

2012 Chevrolet Sonic: IIHS Top Safety Pick, 40 MPG on Highway

2012 Chevrolet Sonic: IIHS Top Safety Pick, 40 MPG on Highway

With an EPA-rated 40 mpg on the highway and with great safety features, Chevrolet is calling its 2012 Sonic one of the most fuel-efficient and safe small cars on the market. “Sonic changes the sub-compact stereotype and puts an end to the term ‘econobox,’” said Joaquin Nuno-Whelan, Sonic vehicle line […]

Nissan Leaf earned a 5-star NCAP rating

Nissan Leaf earned a 5-star NCAP rating

The electric Leaf by Nissan has earned a 5-star overall rating for safety as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Being also named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Leaf model is the first 100 percent electric […]

2011 Safest Cars [video]

2011 Safest Cars [video]

Every year, car companies constantly work to innovate and make their cars better and safer for the driver. And again for 2011 a new series of innovations went out. According to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, for 2011 the safest car is the Buick LaCrosse for Large cars, Audi A3 […]