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Here is what we know about the Genesis GV80 that Tiger Woods was driving when he crashed

2021 Genesis GV80. Genesis The interior of the Genesis GV80 helped cushion Tiger Woods during the crash, according to the LA County Sheriff. Genesis is the sponsor of the PGA Tour tournament Woods was hosting last week. Car and Driver gave the vehicle a rating of 10/10. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Tiger Woods remains hospitalized in Los Angeles with injuries he sustained in a rollover car crash this week, an accident the LA County Sheriff's Office said could hav...
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IIHS gives 90 models its Top Safety Pick award in one fell swoop

Filed under: Audi,Hyundai,Volvo Continue reading IIHS gives 90 models its Top Safety Pick award in one fell swoop IIHS gives 90 models its Top Safety Pick award in one fell swoop originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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These are the safest new cars, trucks, SUVs of 2021, according to IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named 49 vehicles as Top Safety Pick+ award recipients for the 2021 model year.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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2021 Nissan Rogue Becomes Perfect SUV for People With Thrill-Seeking Friends

The 2021 Nissan Rogue has bombed the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s front passenger-side crash test with a score of two stars. Since we’re not using the Michelin Guide, this is a stain on the freshly pressed slacks Nissan has put on as part of its all-important restructuring strategy. The automaker has been shedding weight, dropping […] The post 2021 Nissan Rogue Becomes Perfect SUV for People With Thrill-Seeking Friends appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Testing, Autos, Nissan, Nhtsa, Nissan Rogue, Rogue, IIHS, Crash Test, News Blog, Automotive Safety, 2021 Nissan Rogue, Front Overlap


2021 Audi A7 gets nod for IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Filed under: Audi,Safety,Luxury,sedan Continue reading 2021 Audi A7 gets nod for IIHS Top Safety Pick+ 2021 Audi A7 gets nod for IIHS Top Safety Pick+ originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 21 Dec 2020 15:05:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Safety, Luxury, Autos, Audi, IIHS, Sedan, IIHS Top Safety Pick, Audi Safety Luxury


Audi A4 and A5 Sportback earn IIHS Top Safety Pick awards

Filed under: Audi,Safety,Luxury,sedan Continue reading Audi A4 and A5 Sportback earn IIHS Top Safety Pick awards Audi A4 and A5 Sportback earn IIHS Top Safety Pick awards originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 16 Dec 2020 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Bad headlights have been a problem for years, but they're getting better, IIHS says

Automakers have made significant improvements on the headlights of dozens of vehicles, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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REVIEW: The $29,000 Hyundai Kona crossover offers a quirky take on a conventional segment

The 2020 Hyundai Kona. Alanis King The 2020 Kona is Hyundai's compact SUV, slotting in between the subcompact Venue and the Tuscon in Hyundai's crossover and SUV lineup. The Kona comes in five trims, with the 2021 model featuring a $20,400 base trim and a $28,050 top trim. This 2020 review loaner had a Lime Twist exterior, a 175-horsepower turbocharged engine, and a $28,980 MSRP. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The 2020 Hyundai Kona has a lot going on. Its busy front en...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Hyundai, Kia, Mazda, Kona, Hyundai Motor Group, Tuscon, IIHS, Hyundai Motor America, Subaru Crosstrek, Hyundai Kona, Kona Ultimate, Kia Seltos, Seltos


IIHS Study Underlines the Perils of Driver Disengagement

It turns out there’s a name for the false sense of security provided by modern driving aids. According to researchers with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s AgeLab, the phenomenon is called “driver disengagement” and it’s assumed to be a contributing factor to roadways fatalities. The duo recently published […] The post IIHS Study Underlines the Perils of Driver Disengagement appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Safety, Distracted Driving, Studies, Autos, Ads, Reports, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, IIHS, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety IIHS, News Blog, Automotive Safety, Studies & Reports, Advanced Driving Aids, Driver Disengagement


Arai Gives Insight Into Helmet Safety Tech With New Video

Strictly Designed for Your Safety Arai has lead the industry in helmet technology for what feels like ages now, providing expensive and high-quality lids to keep you and professional racers safe. From MotoGP to Formula 1, the pinnacle of performance is lead by a select few manufacturers, Arai being one of them. “Helmets are 37 percent effective in preventing motorcycle deaths and about 67 percent effective in preventing brain injuries”, states the IIHS website. The difference in safety features...
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Teens are the riskiest drivers yet own the least safe vehicles — and choosing a safer car comes down to 2 main factors

Teens tend to drive smaller, older, Toyota Teenagers drive the least safe vehicles despite being the riskiest drivers on the road, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Teens tend to drive older and smaller vehicles, which have higher fatality rates than their newer, larger counterparts. Nearly two-thirds of teens killed behind the wheel from 2013 to 2017 were driving cars six to 15 years old, the study found. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more st...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Car Buying, Honda, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, IIHS, Tim Levin, BITranspo, Toyota Teenagers, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Teens, Rebecca Weast


REVIEW: The $25,000 Honda Civic Si is the perfect compromise for drivers who want a sports car but need a practical one

The 2020 Honda Civic Si. Alanis King The 2020 Honda Civic Si is the most recent iteration of a car that's been around for decades. It's a sporty vehicle with all of the practicality of a compact car.The Si comes in a sedan and a coupe, and starts at $25,200. It doesn't have many optional add-ons to up the price much further.Only one powertrain is available on the Si: a 205-horsepower engine and a six-speed manual transmission. The Si is a great car, both in how enjoyable it is to drive and ...
Tags: Transportation, US, America, Trends, Ford, Toyota, Volkswagen, Honda, Car Reviews, Hyundai, Don, Mazda, John Cooper, Honda Civic, GTI, Volkswagen Golf GTI


IIHS: Small Cars Remain, by Far, the Deadliest Ride for Teens

The other week we brought you a list of best used car buys for teen drivers. Driver safety factored heavily into the choices compiled by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and Consumer Reports, with the cheapest offerings obviously being car-like in nature. With their lower prices, cars remains the ride of choice among […] The post IIHS: Small Cars Remain, by Far, the Deadliest Ride for Teens appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Studies, Autos, IIHS, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety IIHS, News Blog, Old cars, Teen Drivers


The 65 Best Used Cars for Teenagers According to Consumer Reports & IIHS

Teenagers are among the most inexperienced drivers, but their first vehicle is traditionally an older car without modern safety features. Consumer Reports (CR) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) worked together to determine the best used cars for teenagers. These organizations narrowed it down to 65 vehicles that have modern safety features but also hit the mark of reliability and affordability. “Our focus has always been safety, as reflected in our vehicle ratings, but we ...
Tags: Shopping, Guides, Autos, Kelley Blue Book, Hyundai, Consumer Reports, Prius, Mazda, Harkey, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, IIHS, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety IIHS, Highway Loss Data Institute, Emily Pruitt, David Harkey, Small Cars Mazda


These are the safest and most reliable used cars for teens under $15,000

Consumer Reports and the IIHS jointly put out a list of the best used cars for teens. They're all dependable, reliable, and relatively affordable.
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Buying a Car For Your Ungrateful Teen? Here’s a List

The thought of a parent spending any significant amount of money on a vehicle for their teen offspring leaves a bad taste in this writer’s mouth, but some families march to the beat of a different, more affluent drum. Yours truly believes a free hand-me-down wreck should be the absolute limit of parental generosity, and […] The post Buying a Car For Your Ungrateful Teen? Here’s a List appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Teens, Safety, Used Cars, Car Buying, Autos, Consumer Reports, IIHS, News Blog, Ungrateful Brats


It’s Probably Safe to Drop That Top: IIHS

Just apply sunscreen first. While most Americans hold reservations about going topless, preferring staid modesty over outlandish exhibitionism, many still enjoy kicking up their heels and getting the most out of life. Luckily for them, several automakers are only too happy to play along. And if that sort of thing’s your bag, the Insurance Institute […] The post It’s Probably Safe to Drop That Top: IIHS appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Autos, Road Safety, Convertibles, Fatalities, IIHS, Insurance Institute, News Blog, Rollovers


Does It Have to Be Said? Getting Hit by an SUV Is Worse Than Getting Hit by a Car, Study Finds

From the “No Shit” files comes a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In it, researchers reach an obvious conclusion that should surprise no one: tall, blunt-faced vehicles are far more likely to damage your sensitive, delicate body than low-riding passenger cars. Pick that jaw up off the floor. Analyzing car-pedestrian collisions […] The post Does It Have to Be Said? Getting Hit by an SUV Is Worse Than Getting Hit by a Car, Study Finds appeared first on The Truth About Car...
Tags: Design, Safety, Studies, Autos, IIHS, Pedestrian Safety, News Blog, Collisions, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety In


Small cars are still the most dangerous choice on the market, according to a new ranking of vehicles by fatality rate

These 20 models — including cars from Ford, Chevy, Hyundai, and Kia — have the highest rates of driver death, according to a new IIHS study.
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The Station: Bird spikes Circ in the Middle East, Kitty Hawk folds Flyer, Cruise attempts a hiring coup

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi friends and first-time readers. Welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. In the past two weeks, demonstrators have taken to the streets to protest police brutality f...
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Self-Driving Cars Would Only Prevent a Third of America's Crashes, Study Finds

An anonymous reader quotes Reuters: Self-driving cars, long touted by developers as a way to eliminate road deaths, could likely only prevent a third of all U.S. road crashes, according to a study released on Thursday. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), a research group financed by U.S. insurers, found the remaining crashes were caused by mistakes that self-driving systems are not equipped to handle any better than human drivers. Partners for Automated Vehicle Education, a cons...
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IIHS Denounces Concept of Total Safety From Autonomous Cars

When the United States began passing legislation allowing automakers to begin testing self-driving vehicles on public roads, it was framed almost entirely as a safety issue. Proponents claimed that the only way to eliminate roadway fatalities was to take the human brain out of the equation and let cars drive themselves. Having enacted a similar […] The post IIHS Denounces Concept of Total Safety From Autonomous Cars appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Which Luxury Vehicle is the Safest BMW?

BMW is known for luxury, speed and unmatched customer service. Owning a BMW offers several other benefits, from high-end safety features to speed, aesthetics and a lot of advanced performance features. The safest BMWs are perfect for families or anyone that is willing to sacrifice some speed for safety. Luxury BMWs that make the top safety lists are: 2019 BMW 5 Series BMW’s 5 Series has a perfect score from US News Safety and a 9/10 from several institutes that test vehicle safety. The vehicle ...
Tags: Autos, Bmw, Bmw X2, IIHS, BMW 3-Series, BMW X5, Useful News, BMW 5-Series, Luxury Vehicles, BMW Articles, BMW Safety, luxury BMW


Ford Fiesta Comes In Dead Last in Industry’s Grimmest Ranking

Every three years, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ranks new vehicles in terms of deaths incurred by their occupants in roadway collisions. The most recent tabulations cover the 2015-2018 time frame (focusing on 2017 and equivalent earlier models), and a domestic subcompact that proved quite popular right up until the end of its North […] The post Ford Fiesta Comes In Dead Last in Industry’s Grimmest Ranking appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Ford, Autos, Road Safety, Trucks, SUVs, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, IIHS, Pickups, News Blog, Small Cars, Automotive Fatalities


The Kia Niro EV is a $47,000 electric crossover that, unlike Tesla, lets you go green without being flashy

The Kia Niro EV is the Korean carmaker's attempt at delivering on two major car segments: crossovers and electric vehicles. Crossovers are topping popularity charts, while EVs are future technology. The Niro EV's electric motor makes a rated 201 horsepower and 291 pound-feet of torque, and it has an EPA-estimated driving range of 239 miles. It has two trims: the $38,500 EX and the $44,000 EX Premium. Overall, the Niro EV is a blast. It's cute, it's completely silent, and it's enjoyably fast fr...
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The Kia Niro EV is a $47,000 electric crossover for those who prefer not to stick out from the crowd

The Kia Niro EV is the Korean carmaker's attempt at delivering on two major car segments: crossovers and electric vehicles. Crossovers are topping popularity charts, while EVs are future technology. The Niro EV's electric motor makes a rated 201 horsepower and 291 pound-feet of torque, and it has an EPA-estimated driving range of 239 miles. It has two trims: the $38,500 EX and the $44,000 EX Premium. Overall, the Niro EV is a blast. It's cute, it's completely silent, and it's enjoyably fast fr...
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IIHS names 2020 Audi A6 Allroad a Top Safety Pick+

Filed under: Etc.,Audi,Safety,Wagon,Luxury,Off-Road,Performance Continue reading IIHS names 2020 Audi A6 Allroad a Top Safety Pick+ IIHS names 2020 Audi A6 Allroad a Top Safety Pick+ originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 May 2020 13:35:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Jeep Wrangler 'Changes' Being Worked On Following Crash Test Roll

After the Wrangler suffered a worrying partial rollover during an IIHS crash test, FCA has questioned the real-world relevancy, while also noting it's working on some kind of fix
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Safest cars for 2020

Most cars are safe today, but which new cars are the safest? We use IIHS and NHTSA safety ratings to find out.
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Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Protected the Driver in Dreaded IIHS Small Overlap Test… but Repeated Rollovers Didn’t Help Its Case

One of the joys of watching a previous-generation JK Jeep Wrangler barrel into an obstacle at 40 mph in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s driver-side small overlap crash test was seeing the vehicle shed its front wheel and scoot away as if nothing had happened. Well, in just-published tests of a randomly selected 2019 […] The post Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Protected the Driver in Dreaded IIHS Small Overlap Test… but Repeated Rollovers Didn’t Help Its Case appeared first on The Truth Abo...
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