Crash test dummies get in back seat to make Uber riders saferWed, 25, May 2016
Ford F-150 leads pickups in IIHS' corner crash testsTue, 12, Apr 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.
Ram 1500 retains 4-star NHTSA safety ratingTue, 15, Dec 2015
Toyota, Honda models top Insurance Institute's safest-car list; VW is 3rdThu, 10, Dec 2015
U.S. proposes major changes to vehicle crash ratingsTue, 08, Dec 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 testMon, 15, Jun 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 protectionWed, 29, Jul 2015
Toyota finds airbags are in demand on world's deadliest roadsFri, 03, Jul 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.
IIHS outruns NHTSA as pacesetter in safetyMon, 02, Mar 2015
IIHS crash tests go beyond what's required by the government, and automakers have responded to the results by making substantial engineering changes quickly. Its access to insurance claim data allows it to see areas of unmet need in safety and identify solutions. The group's accolades are must-haves for automakers.
U.S. driver death rates fall more than a third in 3 years, IIHS saysThu, 29, Jan 2015
After the year of the recall, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shared some positive news about vehicle safety: The likelihood of driver deaths in late-model vehicles has fallen more than a third in the US in three years, IIHS said in a status report today.
Growing list of safe cars belies fears in record recallsTue, 23, Dec 2014
The insurance industry's list of cars and trucks that do the best job of keeping owners alive in a crash jumped 82 percent this year against a backdrop of US recalls of older models that were killing their passengers.