Honda, Acura Lead Industry with Six Top Safety Pick+ Models

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Honda, Acura Lead Industry with Six Top Safety Pick+ Models
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Honda and Acura leads all automakers with six vehicles in their lineup receiving the highest possible safety rating of Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Continue Reading...

Booster-Seat Safety Continues to Improve

Booster-Seat Safety Continues to Improve
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The folks at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have just released the results of their latest evaluation. They put 31 child booster seats to the test to find out which ones do the best job of protecting youngsters in crashes. Continue Reading...

High Unemployment to Blame for Drop in Teen Driving

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High Unemployment to Blame for Drop in Teen Driving
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It’s a commonly held belief that young people are not interested in cars. As the narrative goes, they’d rather rely on public transportation and play with their iPhones than drive. But a new study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Highway Loss Data Institute tells a different story. Continue Reading...

Toyota Corolla Being Reworked for Better Crash Scores

Toyota Corolla Being Reworked for Better Crash Scores
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After scoring a “marginal” rating on the small overlap front crash test, Toyota is already working to better the Corolla’s results. Continue Reading...

2013 Toyota RAV4 Flunks Small Overlap Crash Test

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2013 Toyota RAV4 Flunks Small Overlap Crash Test
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Last May, the 2013 Toyota RAV4 compact crossover was named a “Top Safety Pick” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It’s a misleading title, but who is to blame? Continue Reading...

How Global Safety Varies Worldwide

How Global Safety Varies Worldwide
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In the latest Status Report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the institute touches on the subject that safety isn’t a global standard and that some regions lag behind the U.S., Europe, and Australia in protecting people in crashes. Continue Reading...

IIHS Side Impact Crash Tests Explained – Video

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In the latest video from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) series called “Inside IIHS,” we take a look at what keeps us safe during a side-impact crash. Continue Reading...

IIHS Details Roof Strength Tests in Latest Video

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The third video from the “Inside IIHS” series has been released, with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety giving us a look at how it determines the roof strength of vehicles. Continue Reading...

IIHS Details Front Crash Tests in New Video

IIHS Details Front Crash Tests in New Video
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) does important work crash testing all-new vehicles, and the Institute has just released the second video in a series detailing exactly how they conduct crash tests. Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 11 – Toyota Avalon Hybrid vs. Chevrolet Impala vs. Subaru Outback

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Ask AutoGuide No. 11 – Toyota Avalon Hybrid vs. Chevrolet Impala vs. Subaru Outback
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It may not be perfect but the United States is a great country. America has her share of problems, both past and present, but for the most part this nation is pretty sweet; when it comes to being awesome we’ve done better than most. Continue Reading...

2013 Toyota RAV4 Named IIHS Top Safety Pick – Video

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The 2013 Toyota RAV4 received an update for the new model year, and has just been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Continue Reading...

Forward-Collision Avoidance Prevent Accidents, Reduce Insurance Claims: Report

Forward-Collision Avoidance Prevent Accidents, Reduce Insurance Claims: Report
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With the advent of car-crash avoidance technology, it’s hard not to gloss over the claims as marketing fluff. So do any of these new hi-tech gadgets actually prevent crashes? Continue Reading...

Transport Trailer Underride Guards Fail to Stop Deadly Crashes Says IIHS

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently conducted tests on the underride guards of most big rig trailers, finding that in crashes involving only a small portion of the truck’s rear, most trailers failed to prevent potentially deadly underride. Continue Reading...

Honda Civic, Mazda6 and More Recieve IIHS Top Safety Pick +

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Honda Civic, Mazda6 and More Recieve IIHS Top Safety Pick +
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Five new vehicles have been awarded a Top Safety Pick + designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, they are the Honda Civic (sedan and coupe), Volvo XC60, Lincoln MKZ and the Mazda6.  Continue Reading...