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    Official: 2014 Chevy Impala nets five-star crash rating from NHTSA [w/video]
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    The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is officially a safe car, earning a five-star safety score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's New Car Assessment Program. GM General Director of Vehicle Safety and Crashworthiness, Gay Kent, says that the 2014 Impala was "designed to provide ...

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    Report: 2013 Ford Focus rings up five stars in NHTSA crash test
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    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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    Official: Cadillac CTS and SRX net top NHTSA safety scores [w/video]
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    Cadillac has earned itself a gaggle of five-star ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's New Car Assessment Program for the 2012 CTS sedan and wagon and SRX crossover. The CTS earned four stars for the rollover test, but five stars in the frontal and side tests, giving ...

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    Report: China announces new, more stringent crash standards
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    There are innumerable design and engineering hurdles to clear if you're an automaker intent on selling your wares worldwide, but few are more core to the business than safety. China knows this all too well. For years now, we've been hearing how the nation was planning to go global with its ...

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    NHTSA releases second batch of crash test ratings under new system
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    For the 2011 model year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has implemented tougher crash testing procedures that make it more difficult for vehicles to receive a five-star rating. The new test is known as the NCAP, or New Car Assessment Program, and the first batch of cars were ...

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    REPORT: NHTSA to mandate lane departure warning and auto-brake systems?
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    Is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about to add some more safety measures to your next new car? According to The Detroit News, they might be. The Motown daily says that government officials are pondering whether or not they should require new vehicles to be fitted with ...

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