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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


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


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 December 16, 2011


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


IIHS adds new rating for roof strength

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) created a roof strength rating system to help customers assess a vehicle's safeness.

By March 25, 2009


Smart ForTwo gets five-star IIHS crash ratings

Smart ForTwo gets five-star IIHS crash ratings

By May 14, 2008


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


Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf ace their crash tests

The cars are small, but the weight of their battery packs helps the Volt and the Leaf in the first-ever test of electric cars by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

By April 26, 2011


Six small cars earn Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted a new round of car safety tests, and found six new small cars earned its Top Safety Pick award.

By May 26, 2011


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