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2014-07-31 23:16:51

Tulsa Hyundai showcases the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata with its several innovative and advanced features and amenities. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Tulsa Hyundai anicipates the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata with its several innovative and advanced features and amenities. These features include advanced safety elements that gained the 2015 Sonata the title of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). This honor makes the new Sonata one of the safest cars on...

2014-07-30 16:22:39

Lancer compact sports sedan joins the 5-passenger Outlander Sport and 7-passenger Outlander crossover/SUV as IIHS "Top Safety Picks" CYPRESS, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announces its affordably-priced and fun-to-drive 2014 Lancer compact sports sedan (excludes Ralliart and Evolution models) has been named a "Top Safety Pick" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In its latest evaluation, the IIHS subjected a...

2014-07-30 12:21:12

-- Subaru is the only manufacturer with IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs for all models for five consecutive years (2010-2014). -- Subaru has more 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs than any other brand. -- The 2014 Subaru BRZ earns an acceptable rating in the Institute's challenging front small overlap test. MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to announce that its rear-wheel-drive sports coupe,...

2014-07-30 08:21:49

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2014 Subaru BRZ (* models manufactured after December 2013) an IIHS 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK award. The Subaru BRZ achieved a 'good' status in the Institute's crashworthiness evaluations of front moderate overlap, side impact, roof crush and rear impact. The model also received an 'acceptable' rating in the institute's front small...

2014-07-17 12:20:54

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2015 Sonata is rated as one of the safest cars on the road today. The 2015 Sonata was named a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+, when equipped with optional forward collision warning, by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). Available with a host of active safety features such as Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, a Lane Departure Warning System and rear parking sensors, the 2015...

2014-07-16 00:20:14

- Certain model year Honda Accord, CR-V, Element, Odyssey and Pilot vehicles rated as some of the best pre-owned vehicles for teen driver safety TORRANCE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several model years of Honda pre-owned vehicles have been recognized by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as part of its first-ever list of safer used vehicles for teen drivers. Research conducted by IIHS found that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among...

2014-07-07 08:29:59

MUNICH, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New MicroTrack sled test facility measuring 220 meters in length / First M=LIGHT LED lamp series installed / Curb test for ultra-modern side tests The vehicle safety requirements stipulated by institutes such as the New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are becoming more and more stringent and the associated test procedures more complex. As a result, vehicle...

2014-07-01 12:22:17

Allstate encourages everyone to drive safely for holiday travel NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans will hit the road this Independence Day for family parties, barbecues, and celebrations, but for many travelers this upcoming weekend, it may end in heartbreak. According to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), July 4 continues to be the deadliest day on the road for all Americans....

2014-07-01 12:22:04

Madza continues driving towards better safety standards as it receives high marks from the NHTSA MIAMI, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After Mazda released the new Mazda3 and its latest redesign in 2014, the first thing they did for the 2015 Mazda3 in Miami, Fla. is have it inspected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Coming out of the inspection, the Mazda3 earned a five-star overall crash rating, an achievement Mazda never attempted with the models...

2014-07-01 08:22:17

ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graco is recalling harness buckles used on approximately 1.9 million infant car seats manufactured between July 2010 and May 2013. Some consumers reported having difficulty or having been unable to open the buckle, which was the reason for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) investigation and the outcome announced today. As a solution, Graco will provide a free replacement buckle. "As the industry leader in baby and...


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