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The Chevy Volt and Toyota Prius Prime are still the safest plug-in picks.

There will be no Top Safety Pick awards for these luxury EVs.

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The first Chinese-built car tested passes with flying colors.

The Buick Envision is one of just 12 midsize luxury crossovers with a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating.

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The proposed speed limit could save over $1 billion in fuel each year.

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So says an IIHS study that looked at 57 different cities.

The lives of the many outweigh the cost to your wallet.

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The small sedan greatly improves over previous model.

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None of the 21 vehicles earned a rating of good.

Small SUVS may be practical and stylish, but the IIHS has found that the vehicles have deplorable headlights.

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Prius, Prime get five stars from NHTSA, best-ever rating from IIHS.

Toyota Prius, Prime hybrid models get top crash-test ratings by safety and insurance regulators.

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Good front crash protection isn’t distributed equally across the front seat.

Results from a recent IIHS study reveals that cars with good small overlap front ratings may not protect the passenger as well as the driver.

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Ford Mustang comes close, but one muscle car permitted 'high likelihood' of injury.

Car enthusiasts don't buy sports cars to stay in the slow lane. But given that the allure of higher speeds and bolder performance might lead to faster and more aggressive driving, they might think manufacturers have outfitted these cars with stringent safety protections.

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Ram 1500s are worst-performing pickups on small-front overlap test.

Ford has gained a big advantage in one of the most competitive segments in the auto industry. The company's F-150 SuperCab was the only one of nine pickup trucks tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to earn a "good" rating on a rigorous new crash test.

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The 2016 Toyota Prius earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest Top Safety Pick Plus award after the hybrid's recent crash test.

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Only 1 car in 31 tested had headlights that received good marks from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Having trouble seeing while driving at night? It may not be your eyes. Headlights on most new cars are downright terrible, according to the findings of a new study. As a result, motorists aren't getting the illumination they need to see the road and avoid obstacles at night.

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Automatic Emergency Braking will be standard on virtually every passenger car sold in America by September of 2022, thanks to a new NHTSA-brokered agreement.

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The second-generation Q7 is the first "large SUV" to earn the IIHS' Top Safety Pick + rating, scoring top marks on every single testing metric.

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Former NHTSA Administrator: Safety Agreement Is 'Toothless'

Back in December, the Department of Transportation won a long-sought increase in the maximum fine it could levy against automakers who flouted federal safety standards. Lawmakers tripled the amount from $35 million to $105 million for each violation.

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Four imports – 2016 Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata, Lexus RX, and Nissan Altima – scored Top Safety Pick+ honors in the latest round of IIHS crash tests.

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American Manufactuers Largely Absent From This Year's IIHS Safety Rankings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety publishes some of the most influential safety rankings of new vehicles. This year, IIHS bestowed 48 models with elite status.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is turning its attention to headlights, and particularly the adaptive variety. This is a good thing.

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Acura is now one of the safest brands on the market, after its entire lineup has been awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick+ and NHTSA five-star crash ratings.

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Fiat has recorded its first IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award with the new 500X crossover. The diminutive high-rider scored "Good" on all crash tests.

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