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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.

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.

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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.

2011-06-16 10:04:00

ROYAL OAK, Mich., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Saab 9-5 Sedan earned the "Top Safety Pick," the highest rating for crashworthiness in the United States today by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS, www.iihs.org), a research and communications organization funded by auto insurers in the US. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110616/DE21325) IIHS performs full tests for front impact (offset) and side impact crashes.


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