TWO NEW TOYOTA SUVS EARN 2020 SAFETY AWARDS

Oct, 23 2020 - The Venza and RAV4 Prime qualify for Top Safety Pick when equipped with specific headlights.

NEW BMW MODEL PERFORMS WELL IN CRASH TESTS

Oct, 21 2020 - The BMW 2 series Gran Coupe falls short of earning a 2020 safety award due to inferior headlights.

 
 
 

WHERE SHOULD E-SCOOTERS BE RIDDEN?

Oct, 15 2020 - Sidewalk riding may be controversial, but it's protecting e-scooter riders from crashes with motor vehicles.

RECOMMENDED 2020 MODELS FOR TEEN DRIVERS

Oct, 7 2020 - Parents shopping for a safe and reliable 2020 model for their teen driver can consult a new list compiled by Consumer...

 
 
 

CRASH RATES FALL FOR DRIVERS IN THEIR 70S

Oct, 1 2020 - Better health, safer vehicles and various policy interventions have prevented a spike in crashes as a result of the aging...

MERCEDES-BENZ GLC EARNS 2020 AWARD

Sep, 30 2020 - The midsize luxury SUV qualifies for the Top Safety Pick award when equipped with specific headlights and optional front...

 
 
 

2021 ODYSSEY STANDS OUT AMONG MINIVANS

Sep, 25 2020 - Superior-rated front crash prevention and standard acceptable-rated headlights boost the Honda to the Institute's highest...

FORD EXPLORER EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK +

Sep, 17 2020 - Improved performance in the driver-side small overlap front crash test also qualifies the Lincoln Aviator, a twin vehicle,...

 
 
 

2020 VW ARTEON EARNS SAFETY AWARD

Sep, 14 2020 - The large car qualifies for the TOP SAFETY PICK award following improvements to its available headlights.

PUTTING THE BRAKES ON LARGE TRUCK CRASHES

Sep, 3 2020 - Large trucks with forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking are much less likely to rear-end another...

 
 
 

KIA SELTOS PERFORMS WELL IN CRASH TESTS

Aug, 27 2020 - The new small SUV earns good ratings for crashworthiness and front crash prevention, but its headlights prevent it from...

NEW HYUNDAI MODEL IS A TOP SAFETY PICK

Aug, 20 2020 - The Venue small SUV qualifies for the award when equipped with LED headlights.

 
 
 

IMPROVED HEADLIGHTS EARN SUBARU ASCENT HIGHEST IIHS AWARD

Aug, 13 2020 - With good-rated headlights now standard on all trim levels, the 2021 Subaru Ascent qualifies for a TOP SAFETY PICK+...

CRASH-PRONE TEENS DRIVE THE RISKIEST VEHICLES

Aug, 12 2020 - Teens crash 4 times as often as adults - and more often in smaller, older vehicles.

 
 
 

TWO VOLVO SUVS EARN 2020 SAFETY AWARDS

Aug, 7 2020 - The Volvo XC60 and XC90, both midsize luxury SUVs, join the ranks of this year's IIHS award winners.

SHELTER'S CLAPP BECOMES IIHS BOARD CHAIR

Aug, 4 2020 - Dan Clapp has assumed leadership of the IIHS Board of Directors for the remainder of 2020 and all of 2021.

 
 
 

SAFE, RELIABLE AND AFFORDABLE VEHICLES FOR TEENS

Jul, 30 2020 - Consumer Reports and IIHS have teamed up to recommend used vehicle options that will give parents peace of mind.

ALCOHOL-DETECTION SYSTEMS COULD SLASH CRASH RATES

Jul, 23 2020 - The U.S. has made little progress against alcohol-impaired driving since the 1990s. Technology could offer the next...

 
 
 

IIHS RESUMES TESTING WITH LIMITED STAFF

Jul, 1 2020 - Employees have returned to the Vehicle Research Center, resuming work that had to be paused amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

CONVERTIBLES AREN'T ANY RISKIER THAN OTHER CARS

Jun, 23 2020 - Convertibles may look more dangerous than other cars, but crash statistics tell a different story.

 
 
 



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