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Watch Tesla Model X earn 5-star crash rating across the board

The Model X has the lowest rollover probability of any SUV.

Ford F-150 stands alone in 'good' result on IIHS crash test

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.

These are the safest cars for 2016

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.

Only One Small Car Earns Good Grade In Newest IIHS Crash Test

Four small cars get 'poor' marks in latest batch of test results

Only one small car out of 12 tested earned a good grade in the latest round of crash-test results compiled by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Mini Cooper Countryman received a "good" ranking on the organization's small-front overlap test.

Fiat 500 nets three-star NHTSA safety rating; Toyota Camry and Cadillac CTS get five

The 2012 Toyota Camry and 2012 Cadillac CTS have joined the ranks of vehicles that have earned the coveted five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The vehicles mark the 15th and 16th models to nab the top rating under the tougher Zach Bowman

Step Right Up: NHTSA announces list of 2012 models to be tested

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released a list of 74 vehicles for the 2012 model year that it plans on crash testing. The vehicles include 42 passengers cars, 22 SUVs, eight trucks and two vans. NHTSA claims the list represents about 81 percent of the 2012 model year vehicles that will be on sold in the U.S., and further claims it will be performing rollover tests on 92 percent of the 2012 fleet.

NHTSA to update 5-star testing process

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Crash Testing – Click above for high-res image gallery

Video: Moto Merry-Go-Round yields both disaster and hilarity

Motorcycle-powered merry-go-round – click above to watch the video after the jump

2011 Chevrolet Cruze: A Safety Story [w/video]

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Crash Testing - Click above for high-res image gallery

Pole Dance: NHTSA to add new side-impact crash test? [w/VIDEO]

NHTSA side-impact pole test – click above to watch the video

5 Stars for '09 Ford F-150

Ford's 2009 F-150 has garnered five-star government crash ratings and a "Top Safety Pick" award from the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS), which Ford says makes its newly redesigned full-sizer the safest out there. Vehicle safety is still largely a question of the loose nut behind the wheel, but the F-150 does come with a raft of safety gear. Acronyms and names abound, from RSC (Roll St

IIHS praises Ford Focus for cheap crash repairs

click above image to view high-res gallery of the 2008 Ford Focus SES Coupe

IIHS releases official results on the smart fortwo

Click above for a high-res gallery of the smart fortwo crash tests.

New York '08 Preview: Ford featuring crash-tested Taurus

Click above to view high-res gallery of crash-tested Ford Taurus

VIDEO: Hyundai Genesis hits the wall hard for crash test

The Hyundai Genesis has just finished shooting its close-up. Shot in what looks like ABC Super Slo Mo, you get a pretty good idea of how you'll fare in a Genesis should you encounter another large object at speed. During the frontal impact test the passenger cabin remained virtually unaffected, and after seeing the side impact test all we can say is thank goodness for side airbags. Wh

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