IIHS beefs up crash testing for top pick designationOct. 19
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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.
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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.