First Shift: Oct. U.S. sales winners, losersNov. 3, 2016
Crash test dummies get in back seat to make Uber riders saferMay 25, 2016
First Shift: Toyota, VW, Ford in FCA's sights?April 15, 2016
Ford F-150 leads pickups in IIHS' corner crash testsApril 12, 2016
The 2016 Ford F-150 SuperCab was the only full-size pickup to take home a “good” rating among the nameplates tested in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's latest small-overlap crash test. The truck earned the rating after receiving crashworthiness upgrades following a shaky performance last year.
AutoNews Now: Birth of a dealership giantApril 12, 2016
First Shift: Ford F-150 crash-test triumphApril 12, 2016
Ram 1500 retains 4-star NHTSA safety ratingDec. 15, 2015
Toyota, Honda models top Insurance Institute's safest-car list; VW is 3rdDec. 10, 2015
U.S. proposes major changes to vehicle crash ratingsDec. 8, 2015
Federal regulators today proposed overhauling the government’s five-star vehicle safety ratings to add scores for crash avoidance technology and pedestrian protection and to incorporate a new test that measures performance in a frontal offset crash. The new system, which would allow vehicles to be scored in half-star increments for the first time, would be used on cars and trucks starting with the 2019 model year.
Equipment disparity on Ford F-150 prompts new crash testJune 15, 2015
Last week, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted an unprecedented follow-up crash test, on a 2015 Ford F-150 Supercab. The institute said the test was done specifically because Automotive News alerted it to extra safety equipment that Ford installed on the top-selling Supercrew model - the single model that IIHS normally tests - but not on its regular cab or Supercab F-150s.
Mini issues recall for side impact protectionJuly 29, 2015
Toyota finds airbags are in demand on world's deadliest roadsJuly 3, 2015
For many years, carmakers have been loath to make airbags standard on models in India, worried that higher costs will hurt sales. But Toyota has found that customers don't mind paying more for safety on the world's deadliest roads.