Audi A6 Aces Crash Tests, Surprises No One

Audi A6 Aces Crash Tests, Surprises No One
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Safety, apparently it’s important to a lot of people. Who knew? Aside from elegant design and a top-notch interior Audi A6 drivers have something else to crow about; the Bavarian four-door just received a five-star rating from the folks at U.S. NCAP, the highest score available. Continue Reading...

GM Pickup Trucks First to Score Five-Star Safety Rating

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GM Pickup Trucks First to Score Five-Star Safety Rating
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GM has something new to boast about: its line of half-ton trucks is the first to garner a five-star safety rating under government rules revised for the 2011 model year. 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...

2013 Nissan Altima Awarded 5-Star NCAP Rating

2013 Nissan Altima Awarded 5-Star NCAP Rating
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The 2013 Nissan Altima is the Japanese automaker’s attempt to dethrone the Toyota Camry as king of the mid-size sedan segment, and now the fuel-efficient model has been awarded a 5-star overall vehicle safety rating as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Continue Reading...

Nissan Leaf Gets Five Star Crash Test Rating In Europe

Nissan Leaf Gets Five Star Crash Test Rating In Europe
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The Nissan Leaf became the first EV to get a five star crash test rating from the Euro NCAP program, after scoring well in all categories involving passenger safety, on-board safety systems and pedestrian safety. Also notable was the car’s lithium-ion battery system, which according to Nissan “completely withstood all the impacts.” “The Nissan Leaf proves that… Continue Reading...