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2011 Chevrolet Volt: Top Safety Ratings From Both U.S. Agencies

2011 Chevrolet Volt: Top Safety Ratings From Both U.S. Agencies

General Motors' [NYSE: GM] breakthrough Chevrolet Volt might be one of your safest family-car choices as well as one of the cleanest, greenest choices. The 2011 Volt has achieved an Overall Rating of five stars—including five stars for side impact and five stars for rollover—in the... read more

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2002 Honda Odyssey

Airbag Recall Expanded To More 2001-2003 Honda, Acura Vehicles

Own a Honda from the 2001 through 2003 model years? At this point, chances are your dealership will want to at least inspect it—and potentially replace some critical... read more May 2, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Kia Soul

Great Family Cars With Great Gas Mileage--For Under $25,000

With gas prices hovering in the mid- to high-$4-per-gallon territory in many parts of the country, consumers looking for more fuel-efficient cars for family members that... read more May 2, 2011 by  2


 
2008 Toyota RAV4

Toyota Recalling Some RAV4, Highlander Models For Airbag Issue

Toyota has announced that it will recall some 2007 and 2008 RAV4 models, along with some 2008 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid models, to replace a potentially... read more April 21, 2011 by  0


 
2006 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson

Ford To Announce Expanded F-150 Recall

Yielding to pressure from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Ford has agreed to recall an additional 1.2 million F-150 pickup trucks for potential... read more April 14, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Traverse

GM, Honda, MINI: Five New Additions To IIHS 2011 Top Safety Picks

Anytime family cars receive top safety accolades is good news for consumers looking for safe family transportation choices. As part of continuing testing, the Insurance... read more March 18, 2011 by  0


 
2007 Cadillac CTS

2005-2007 Cadillac CTS Recalled For Airbag Seat-Sensor Issue

Due to concerns that front-passenger airbags might not deploy when needed, General Motors is recalling about 109,000 Cadillac CTS models from the 2005-2007 model years. A... read more December 23, 2010 by  3


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze (Courtesy: GM)

2011 Chevrolet Cruze: Five-Star Scores Confirm It's A Safety Leader

A full range of U.S. crash-test results for the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze are now officially available, and just as GM had anticipated, this new compact sedan gets top scores in... read more December 23, 2010 by  4


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze crash test

Side Airbags, Economy Woes Countering Distracted-Driving Hazards

Despite ongoing concerns about distracted driving and its negative affects on road safety, road fatalities have fallen by 22 percent from 2005 to 2009. In fact, last year... read more December 13, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Volvo S80

Volvo Recalls 2010, 2011 Models For Airbag Failure

Volvo North America is recalling a number of passenger vehicles due to a problem with the driver's side airbag system. According to a release from the National Highway... read more October 22, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Honda Accord Crosstour

Honda Recalls 2010 Accord Crosstour For Airbag Issue

Some 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour vehicles are being recalled for an issue with the front passenger airbag. According to Honda, on 3,336 Crosstours the airbag module doesn't... read more September 14, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Makes The Global Safety Honor Roll

Small-car safety especially has come a long way. And while, by driving a smaller, lighter vehicle you'll still be at a disadvantage in certain situations, some of today's... read more April 23, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Nissan Xterra

Recall Affects 2010 Nissan Pathfinder, Xterra, Frontier

Nissan is recalling 4,038 sport-utility vehicles and pickups that might have left the factory without properly tightened fasteners. The recall only pertains to 2010 Nissan... read more March 29, 2010 by  0


 
mercedes benz esf 2009 experimental safety vehicle 001

Mercedes-Benz ESF Safety Car: More, Better, Smarter Airbags!

Last summer we wrote briefly about the Mercedes-Benz ESF-2009 experimental safety concept vehicle, including its remarkable under-car airbag, which deploys only during a... read more March 5, 2010 by  1


 
Loose all-weather floor mat jams accelerator pedal. Photo: NHTSA

Black Box Recorders Might Prove Useful In Toyota Cases

If you have a vehicle that's less than five years old, it likely has a black-box data recorder that—like it or not—is making a running log of what's going on. That... read more February 18, 2010 by  2


 
Airbags

IIHS: Newer Frontal Airbags Compromising Protection?

We always think of safety features as progressing forward, but that isn't always the case. In a new research paper, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety suggests that... read more February 17, 2010 by  4


 

 
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