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10 of 18 midsize SUVs earn 'good' IIHS side impact safety rating

The Mazda CX-9 and VW ID.4 earned top marks in all categories of the new test

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IIHS' retired president benefits from crashworthiness firsthand

He was involved in a serious head-on in his BMW — and lived to tell about it

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SUVs and trucks more likely to hit pedestrians than cars

Limited visibility is highlighted as a potential problem

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Best cars for teens: $20,000 or less

How to choose a safe, reliable and affordable car suitable for a teenage driver

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Consumer Reports, IIHS yank safety ratings after Tesla pulls radar from cars

NHTSA also no longer gives Model 3 and Y credit for having safety systems

Add IIHS Top Safety Pick+ to the 2021 Genesis G80's list of accolades

The dramatically styled new luxury sedan aced its crash tests

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Ford Bronco Sport nabs IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

All versions of the new Ford SUV share the honor

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2021 Toyota C-HR is a IIHS Top Safety Pick

The 2020 model didn't earn this distinction

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Small cars have highest driver death rates, IIHS says — with a few exceptions

Worst was the 2017 Ford Fiesta, but one small car had zero deaths

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IIHS names 2020 Audi A6 Allroad a Top Safety Pick+

Rated "good" in six crashworthiness categories

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Adding these obstacles at intersections could reduce left-turn pedestrian accidents

The IIHS says adding bollards and curbing (aka centerline hardening) could help

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IIHS to toughen requirements on new-car evaluations in 2020

It will start weighing pedestrian crash avoidance in its ratings, among other changes

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IIHS develops tougher side-impact test — and will livestream a crash today

Current side test doesn't reflect impacts between modern vehicles

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2019 Chevy Bolt EV earns IIHS Top Safety Pick with improved headlight performance

The EV hatchback from Chevy also gains 21 miles of range for 2020

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2019 Ford Edge regains Top Safety Pick award

Improved headlight and crash test results earn it the award

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Pedestrian detection systems produce mixed results in latest IIHS tests

Some systems work, some don't: 'This technology is in its infancy'

The assessment comes at a time when pedestrian deaths on U.S. roads are spiking, with an estimated 6,283 people on foot killed by vehicles in 2018, a year that saw the highest number of cyclist and pedestrian deaths since 1990. Pedestrian detection systems, enabled by windshield-mounted cameras or radar sensors in a vehicle's front grill, are coupled with a car's automatic emergency braking system and intended to stop the vehicle if it detects a pedestrian in its path. The study by the U.S. In

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