January 24, 2013 - Industry News
The 2013 Fusion and Fusion Hybrid received the top Overall Vehicle Score in NHTSA New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing, which combines vehicle performance in frontal and side-impact crash tests and resistance to rollover.
Tags: Ford Motor Co., Ford Fusion, Ford Fusion Hybrid, NHTSA, five-star ratings, 2013-MY
December 21, 2012 - Industry News
To earn this new safety recognition level, all these vehicles have earned "good" or "acceptable" scores in IIHS’ new small overlap frontal crash test and top ratings in IIHS’ other safety tests.
Tags: IIHS, crash tests, 2013-MY, IIHS Top Safety Pick+, vehicle safety ratings
December 20, 2012 - Industry News
When a low-speed impact occurs, Ford said it designed the rear panel to absorb the brunt of the force, adding that it first used this design on the European-market Mondeo.
Tags: collision repair, Ford Fusion, 2013-MY, Ford Motor Co., accident cost
December 12, 2012 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tests how vehicles perform in front and side crash tests, and evaluates vehicles for their rollover resistance.
Tags: Audi, NHTSA, 5-star rating, 2013-MY, Audi A4, Audi S4
November 29, 2012 - Industry News
NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program testing program evaluates vehicle performance in front and side-impact crash tests and in resisting rollover.
Tags: NHTSA, Ford Focus, 5-star rating, 2013-MY, Buick Verano
October 23, 2012 - Industry News
Chrysler Group LLC’s new compact sedan recorded 5-star results in the NHTSA test in both overall frontal and side impacts.
Tags: Dodge, NHTSA, 5-star rating, Chrysler, 2013-MY, Dodge Dart
October 15, 2012 - Industry News
The 2013-MY Lexus ES, Hyundai Santa Fe and Subaru XV Crosstrek were given the top award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Tags: IIHS, IIHS Top Safety Pick, 2013-MY, Hyundai Santa Fe, Lexus ES, Subaru XV Crosstrek
October 5, 2012 - Industry News
Chrysler said that the all-new Dart received the maximum possible rating of 'good' in each of the four crash tests used by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Tags: Dodge, IIHS, IIHS Top Safety Pick, 2013-MY, Dodge Dart
September 5, 2012 - Industry News
The survey found that the vast majority of drivers are interested in getting some extra assist features in their next vehicle to help them avoid potential accidents.
Tags: vehicle safety technology, Ford Fusion, 2013-MY, Ford Motor Co., driver assistance systems
These vehicles earned a five-star overall vehicle score in NHTSA New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing, which combines vehicle performance in frontal and side-impact crash tests, and resistance to rollover.
Tags: vehicle safety, NHTSA, Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS, Ford Explorer, accident avoidance safety technologies, 2013-MY, NCAP, Ford Motor Co., driver assistance systems
July 9, 2012 - Industry News
Buick’s lineup will continue to expand in the coming year with two all-new models: the 250-horsepower (187 kW) Verano Turbo luxury sedan and the Encore luxury crossover.
Tags: active safety systems, Buick, 2013-MY, Buick Encore, Buick Verano, back-up camera
June 13, 2012 - Industry News
All models in the current Acura lineup use the Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure that’s designed to enhance occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal crashes.
Tags: Acura, IIHS, IIHS Top Safety Pick, 2013-MY, Acura RDX
June 12, 2012 - Industry News
To qualify for the 5-Star overall vehicle score, the Malibu Eco was tested under NHTSA’s revised New Car Assessment Program. The overall score is based on frontal and side crash tests, in addition to evaluation for rollover resistance.
Tags: NHTSA, IIHS Top Safety Pick, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Malibu Eco
May 29, 2012 - Industry News
The three vehicles have all drawn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award for their performance in front, side, rollover and rear-impact evaluations.
Tags: 2012-MY, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Malibu Eco, Toyota Prius c, BMW 3-Series
April 5, 2012 - Industry News
The patented Cadillac Safety Alert Seat generates vibrating pulse patterns on the left and/or right side of the lower bolster to alert the driver of potential dangers, such as drifting from a traffic lane or toward nearby objects while parking.
Tags: vehicle safety, Cadillac, lane departure warning, 2013-MY, General Motors Corp., Cadillac XTS
February 14, 2012 - Industry News
DETROIT – The all-new 2013 Cadillac XTS introduces an advanced active safety and driver assistance system. According to General Motors, the system represents a significant milestone toward the development of self-driving vehicles.
Tags: vehicle safety systems, lane departure warning, General Motors Corp., Cadillac XTS, driver assistance systems, 2013-MY
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