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    Followup: NHTSA rebuffs 'best ever' crash test claim by Tesla [w/video]

    In response to Tesla's claim that the Model S is the safest car ever tested, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released a statement clearing up how it rates cars. While not denying that the Model S is a very safe car, the agency said that its rating system is only between one ...

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    Official: Tesla says Model S crash test score is best NHTSA has ever recorded

    We found out a couple of weeks ago that the Tesla Model S aced the crash tests administered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. What we didn't know until Tesla filled in some of the details is that the Model S scored more than five stars on the way to recording the best result ...

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    Report: 2013 Ford Focus rings up five stars in NHTSA crash test

    The 2013 Ford Focus in ST trim recently beat the Volkswagen GTI in our head-to-head comparison, and now the Focus has another feather in its cap: earning a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's New Car Assessment Program, something it failed to ...

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    2012 Chevrolet Camaro becomes first car to ace all NHTSA safety tests

    The Camaro usually compels us to forget about most things other than horsepower, quarter-mile times and smoky burnouts. As such, "safe" would have to be somewhere near the bottom of attributes that come to mind when we think about the venerable pony car with a Chevrolet badge on its decklid. But ...

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    NHTSA to update 5-star testing process

    2011 Chevrolet Cruze Crash Testing – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is set to debut a new testing procedure for the 2011 model year that will make it more difficult for new cars and trucks to earn the government agency's coveted ...

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    2008 Subaru Tribeca gets 5 stars from NHTSA

    The 2008 Subaru Tribeca may have gone from unattractive to almost too inoffensive, but the embattled CUV has at least moved to the head of the class with regards to safety. The Tribeca scored a perfect "five stars" on both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's front and side impact ...

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    Toyota Tundra fails to score five stars in NHTSA frontal crash test

    var digg_url = ''; Toyota's not having an easy time with the Tundra so far. It's been criticized for lacking a fully-boxed frame, the internet is alight with Tundra-hate, and now along comes the National ...

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    Crash test ratings required on window stickers soon

    New rule: every vehicle sold in the U.S. must have its crash rating displayed on its window sticker by September 1st, 2007. Sponsored by the Republican Senator from Ohio, Mike DeWine, the new law aims to provide consumers with information about the ability of a vehicle to protect its occupants in ...


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