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2012-05-09 23:00:55

CG-Lock Technology to be Publically Tested in Front of Industry Crash Experts Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 Lap Belt Cinch, Inc. (LBC), developer of the patented CG-Lock technology and makers of the CG-Lock® and SeatSnug® aftermarket performance driving and child occupant stability devices, announced that the technology will be tested in real world, live vehicle crashes at the ARC-CSI Crash Conference (http://www.arccsi.com) in Las Vegas on June 4 - 7, 2012, where industry...

2011-08-16 11:47:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) today released a new video illustrating the safety and quality of aftermarket auto parts. The video, which is available on the ABPA website and YouTube, showcases actual high- and low-speed crash tests. The video's conclusions are based upon the crash tests as well as lump mass modeling simulations and quasi-static crush tests designed by engineers with extensive experience in automotive safety systems....

2011-08-02 10:20:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Crash test ratings help consumers find the vehicles that afford the best protection in the most common kinds of crashes. Now, car shoppers can look up results of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's crash tests from anywhere. The Institute is launching a mobile site so consumers can easily compare vehicle safety ratings using their smartphones. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110802/DC45772 ) People are doing a...

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2011-07-06 11:35:00

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has granted special exemptions for Terrafugia's Transition® flying car to be legally driven on roads. The Transition will be required to use tires appropriately rated for highway speeds and vehicle weight, which are not normally permitted for use on multi-purpose vehicles.  The flying car is also allowed to have its own type of windscreen, however traditional laminated automotive safety glass could fracture in...


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