March 14, 2013 - Industry News
This score for the luxury crossover SUV adds to its 2013 Top Safety Pick rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Tags: airbags, NHTSA, Buick, five-star ratings, Buick Enclave, 2013-MY
February 13, 2013 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awards the 2013 Ford Focus Electric a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing.
Tags: airbags, NHTSA, crash tests, Ford Focus Electric, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, New Car Assessment Program, Ford Motor Co., electric vehicle
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 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
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 5, 2012 - Industry News
The Nissan Altima comes equipped with a variety of standard safety features, including the Nissan Advanced Air Bag System and the Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Easy Fill Tire Alert.
Tags: Nissan, NHTSA, five-star ratings, Nissan Altima, 2013-MY, New Car Assessment Program
August 16, 2012 - Industry News
In the newly developed small overlap frontal crash test, 25% of a car's front end on the driver side strikes a 5-foot-tall rigid barrier at 40 mph.
Tags: IIHS, NHTSA, 2012-MY, Volvo S60, Acura TL
June 19, 2012 - Industry News
Although the report didn’t cite specific structural or technological features of later model-year vehicles, two areas the report found significant improvement including improved rollover protection and side-impact protection.
Tags: Accidents, vehicle safety technology, accident prevention, NHTSA
May 24, 2012 - Industry News
Roughly four out of five participants (82%) said they strongly agree that they would like to have vehicle-to-vehicle safety features on a vehicle they drive.
Tags: NHTSA, accident avoidance safety technologies, lane departure warning, vehicle to vehicle communication, connected vehicle technology, blind-spot monitoring system, U.S. Department of Transportation
May 13, 2010 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2010 Relative Collision Insurance Cost Information Booklet shows more Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles lead their segments for the lowest collision insurance cost than any other automaker.
February 4, 2010 - Industry News
In the event a driver experiences unintended acceleration in a vehicle, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides five tips to remain as safe as possible.
Tags: NHTSA, sudden acceleration
December 30, 2009 - Industry News
The new Taurus has an advanced crash safety structure, a standard suite of advanced restraint and air bag technologies, and previously earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's "Top Safety Pick."
Tags: NHTSA, Ford Taurus
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