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    Report: 2013 Ford Fusion nabs IIHS Top Safety Pick
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has crushed, mangled and smashed the 2013 Ford Fusion and gives it a coveted Top Safety Pick designation. That's the second Fusion generation in a row given the title. IIHS said measures taken from its dummies in the driver and rear seat passenger ...

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    Consumer Reports launches crash test video player [w/video]
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    We love a good crash-test video as much as the next auto-obsessive website, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is chock full of them. Unfortunately, the insurance watchdog used a video player system most likely designed back when Geocities was an Internet staple. Now, however, the ...

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    IIHS condemns use of mini trucks and low-speed vehicles on public roads
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    If you live in the U.S. sunbelt or in an upscale gated community, you've probably seen quite a few of those hopped-up electric golf carts trolling around your neighborhood. These low-speed vehicles are great for zipping to the mailbox or heading over to the clubhouse, and the vehicles are ...

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    Hyundai Genesis sedan and Mercedes-Benz E-Class named IIHS Top Safety Picks
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    2010 Hyundai Genesis gets crash tested – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's no secret that earning a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety will boost a car's street cred, and now the engineers at Hyundai and Mercedes-Benz can stand tall knowing that ...

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    Ford Taurus earns Top Safety Pick from IIHS
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    2010 Ford Taurus SHO - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Color us unsurprised that the new 2010 Ford Taurus earned a coveted Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. After all, the previous-generation Taurus took home the award in 2008 and 2009 and the pre- ...

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    IIHS: Small car bumpers cost big bucks to repair
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    Driving a small car in the urban environs they're so well suited for can add up in big repair bills, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Low speed incidents in parking lots and on tight city streets are everyday occurrences that seemingly shouldn't cost a lot to set right, but they ...

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    Silverado, Ram and Titan hit hard by IIHS side-impact crash test
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the IIHS side impact crash tests for full-size trucks
    Still think big, muscular trucks equal safety? In the case of the new Dodge Ram, Nissan Titan and Chevy Silverado, not necessarily. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety smashed up the four-door versions ...

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    IIHS rates the 2008 Subaru Impreza
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    Well, it seems the folks at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety like the look of the new Subaru Impreza. Granted, a wrecked version of the car is what's got them going, but that's good for the rest of us. Why? Because the offset frontal crash test performed by Subaru shows that the Impreza ...

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