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    Report: NHTSA considering senior citizen crash test ratings for cars
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    As part of its ongoing effort to make vehicles as safe as possible, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reportedly looking into creating a new crash-test rating system for cars which includes introducing a "Silver" rating to indicate added safety for senior drivers. Automotive ...

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    Report: These are American senior citizens' favorite cars
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    The stereotype of elderly drivers preferring Lincolns and Buicks has to come from somewhere. TrueCar.com took a look at the past two years of car sales to buyers at least 65 years old and found a couple common threads. The first thing these buyers are looking for is familiarity. The nameplates ...

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    Video: Renault introduces first modern front swivel seat
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    Renault has gone ahead and answered the prayers of elderly Europeans everywhere by introducing the EU's first OEM front passenger swivel seat. The French automaker recently introduced the option for its Clio hatch as part of a "Mobility for All" campaign, ...

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    Huh? IIHS says senior motorists in fewer deadly crashes
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    Seniors over the age of 70 have long been associated with unsafe driving, with death rates steadily increasing as more elderly hit the road. At least that's what we thought. A new study by IIHS shows that the death rate of elderly drivers has declined by 21% between 1997 and 2006. The decline was ...

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    Everybody knows Buick is automotive prune juice except for GM. Discuss.
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    If  Autoblog readers will permit a bit of shameless self-promotion, this writer has just penned a new editorial on a radical re-think for General Motors' rudderless Buick nameplate. Recent offerings like the Lucerne and LaCrosse have shown promise, but are unlikely to be enough to give the ...

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