Winning the Belt: Subaru Ascent, Forester commended on seat belt reminders by IIHS

Toronto, Ontario — Subaru Canada is keeping drivers strapped in the only way they ethically can—through effective seat belt reminders that the IIHS just commended in its first-ever test of such technology. Of the 26 models that participated in the test, the 2022 Subaru Ascent and 2022 Subaru Forester were the only two to earn […]

Larger vehicles safer in front-to-front crash: IIHS

When the Toyota Yaris iA, a minicar, and the Toyota Avalon, a large car, were crashed into each other, the smaller vehicle's structure didn't hold up as well as it should have.

By CRM staff Arlington, Virginia — November 1, 2018 — When it’s time for a new driver’s first set of wheels, many young people and their parents opt for something cute and inexpensive — in other words, small. In terms of safety, that’s a mistake, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). IIHS […]

Five weird ways they crash test cars

Three guesses which continent this one comes from, and the first two guesses don't count. Collisions between kangaroos and vehicles aren't uncommon in Australia. The kangaroo crash test dummy was developed to aid designers in better protecting the vehicle's occupants.

By Barett Poley Peterborough, Ontario — November 23, 2016 — The roads are filled with strange things your customers might encounter, like wild animals, black ice, tree branches, and sometimes even buildings! All of these have to be accounted for by automotive manufacturers while developing and building vehicles. Interesting, intriguing, and just plain strange crash […]