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IIHS names 13 safest cars

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rounds up its testing of 2013 model cars, finding 13 that meet its highest criteria for safety.

By January 2, 2013

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IIHS' Top Safety Pick list includes a variety of vehicles (photos)

The list of winners of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award is longer this year. The list includes vehicles in nearly every size category the IIHS evaluates--from minicars to pickups.

7 Images By December 16, 2011

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IIHS announces 115 Top Safety Picks

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) named 115 vehicles as Top Safety Picks. The list includes 18 new vehicles for 2012, and 97 models from 2011, that award carry over to 2012.

By December 16, 2011

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NHTSA tests show Model S safest car

Tesla released data about crash tests, showing that it not only earned 5-star ratings from NHTSA in every category, but proved to be safer than any other car on the road.

By August 19, 2013

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IIHS: Volvo's collision avoidance system most effective

Volvo XC60s equipped with City Safety frontal crash avoidance technology get into 27 percent fewer fender benders than other comparable SUVs, according to the IIHS.

By July 19, 2011

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Subaru BRZ/Scion FR-S earn top safety award

The twin sports coupes from Toyota and Subaru earn the Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS, making each a solid consumer choice in both safety and performance.

By September 7, 2012

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Many car buyers show interest in autonomous car tech

A J.D. Power and Associates study found that approximately a third of car buyers are interested in autonomous vehicles, but fewer are willing to pay for it.

By April 27, 2012

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Saab 9-4X Crossover comes to U.S. showrooms

Saab ships its all-new 9-4X crossover to U.S. showrooms. The 9-4X was recently awarded Top Safety Pick by IIHS.

By July 15, 2011

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Drivers put the brakes on with thought alone

German researchers devise and test a system that reads brain activity to detect drivers' intent to hit the brakes. They say it leads to faster braking times and could help prevent collisions.

By August 1, 2011

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When braking isn't enough, Toyotas will steer you away from crash

To reduce pedestrian fatalities, Toyota is testing a precollisin system that will steer vehicles away from a person or object if the vehicle can't brake in time to avoid hitting it.

By July 21, 2011