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The IIHS Finds the Chevy Volt Safer Than a Tesla

Gaining an even better score than Chevy's hybrid, the Toyota Prius Prime also managed to beat both the Model S and the BMW i3 in IIHS's crash test.

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These Are the 38 Safest New Cars You Can Buy
Toyota and Honda are leading the way, with the IIHS focusing on head…
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Ford's Evasive Steering Assist Helps You Swerve
The system promises to guide your car to safety when you're trying t…
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The Road To Fewer Accidents
These days, carmakers are incorporating advanced tech into their car…
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Why The New E-Class Is The Most Intelligent Yet
The new 2017 E-Class introduces substantial innovations in driver-as…
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Happy Birthday to the Three-Point Safety Belt!

Fifty-seven years ago, a Swedish engineer filed the patent for one of the most successful lifesaving devices ever created.

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Ferrari Is Testing a New Version of Its Halo Cockpit at the Austrian GP

It's called Halo Two, but we doubt Ferrari named it after the video game.

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Here's What Happens To Your Brain When Your Race Car Flips Over

The crash takes seconds. The recovery takes a lot longer than that.

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What To Do If You're Driving and Encounter a Flash Flood
Flash floods can appear in an instant, and deliver enough power to sweep you and your vehicle off the road. Here's how to handle this f…
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Mustang, Camaro, Challenger All Miss IIHS "Top Safety Pick"

Watch how the 2016 Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, and Dodge Challenger perform in IIHS crash safety testing.

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Red Bull's F1 Driver Canopy Design Is Basically a Conventional Windshield

Less open-air than Ferrari and Mercedes' proposed design, Red Bull's safety canopy looks like it offers superior visibility.

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20 Automakers Will Make Automatic Braking Standard In The U.S. by 2022

Nearly all passenger cars and small trucks sold in the U.S. will have the safety feature.

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Cloud-Based Warning System Could Curb Wrong-Way Driving Deaths

The right way to prevent wrong-way fatalities.

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DOT in the Dark: American headlight regs are dimwitted
While the agency delays life-saving technology, it allows automakers to sell cars that drive around in the dark. And that doesn't seem …
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Why is this Toyota Hilux running down fake pedestrians?
Our spies caught the next-gen Hilux prototype at a giant test facility, evaluating driver aids designed to help protect wayward jaywalk…
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I Was a Human Crash-Test Dummy
Understand this: We will never be completely safe in our cars. But driving today is about as safe as it can get. So, in simplest terms,…
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Takata president resigns and execs take pay cut
President steps down after only 18 months on the job.
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8 Ways to Avoid a Winter Pileup
Winter driving can be tricky: The colder it gets, the more likely it is the roads will become slick. You never know when conditions are…
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Smartphone-based system would warn Volvos of cyclists
Proximity tech would also warn riders with helmet-mounted light.
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