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IIHS beefs up criteria for headlights and passenger-side small overlap front crash protection.

IIHS beefs up criteria for headlights and passenger-side small overlap front crash protection.

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It's the only full-size pickup with the Top Safety Pick rating

The only pickup to score higher is the Honda Ridgeline.

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Some cars that rated good on the driver side were less than good for a front passenger.

Some cars that rated good on the driver side were less than good for a front passenger.

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But only with optional headlights

It received a "Good" rating in every crash test.

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An all-around improved car, now proven to be safer, too.

Every type of Camry headlight is acceptable or better.

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Fatalities are reduced by 86 percent.

U.S. drivers like to turn the systems off, though.

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In October, 2016 the IIHS tested two Nissans in a car-to-car crash test, highlighting the difference in safety standards between the U.S. and Mexico. The 50% overlap test shows what 20 years of safety progress looks like.

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For one thing, the seat belt was ineffective.

Tesla is dismissive of the testing as suiting the IIHS' "own subjective purposes."

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It falls just short of 'Top Safety Pick +.'

Its headlights are the weak link.

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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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A recap of the week in automotive news, including the latest video of Acura's NSX GT3, and the IIHS' most recent Top Safety Pick+ award recipient.

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In vehicle safety news, the Hyundai Elantra has snagged a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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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.