ADAS Aware: IIHS study shows used vehicle safety systems go underutilized

Toronto, Ontario — Vehicles these days are full of sensors and safety features, but as these vehicles change hands from owner-to-owner, the specific functions of some of these systems can get lost to a game of broken telephone, according to a recent study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The latest research from the […]

Top of the Class: Hyundai lineup 98 percent AEB-equipped, two years ahead of deadline

Toronto, Ontario — Like the kid in class that somehow got their science project done a week early, Hyundai is showing off as among the first automakers to equip nearly all of their vehicles with automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems. Beating the industry deadline by two years, 98 percent of all Hyundai vehicles produced this […]

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 […]

IIHS adds three vehicles to Top Safety Pick+ list

The Chrysler Pacifica during the challenging small overlap front test. The vehicle was retested by IIHS after FCA made changes to prevent the driver's door from opening during this type of collision.

Arlington, Virginia — September 26, 2016 — The US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recently named three new vehicles to its Top Safety Pick+ list. The three vehicles are the 2017 Chevrolet Volt, the 2017 Cadillac XT5 and the newly introduced Chrysler Pacifica. The Pacifica is the first minivan to earn a 2016 […]

IIHS awards Nissan Sentra, Infiniti QX60 with Top Safety Pick+ rating

The Infiniti QX60 is one of two Nissan vehicles recently given the highest possible rating by IIHS.

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — April 6, 2016 — Which new vehicles are you least likely to see come into the shop over the next year? The list now includes the Nissan Sentra and the Infiniti QX60, if the latest ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are anything to go by. […]