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The minicar earns the highest award from IIHS when equipped with front crash prevention and newly available good-rated headlights.
The small hatchback qualifies for the 2018 award when equipped with optional curve-adaptive headlights.
The 2018 S90, a large luxury car, and the 2019 XC90, a midsize luxury SUV, are the latest models to earn the Top Safety Pick award.
Seven years after IIHS found serious shortcomings in the rear underride guards of most semitrailers, the eight largest North American manufacturers are now making rear guards capable of preventing deadly underride in a range of scenarios.
The midsize SUV earns good crashworthiness ratings across the board and has a superior-rated, standard front crash prevention system and available good-rated headlights. The Hyundai Accent, a minicar, earns the Top Safety Pick award, thanks to new acceptable-rated headlights.
The 2019 Ascent is the seventh Subaru vehicle to qualify for the Top Safety Pick+ award.
A new IIHS survey shows Ford’s MyKey system, which allows parents to control things like top vehicle speed when their teenagers are driving, is catching on. However, more than a third of respondents said they didn't know their vehicle was equipped with the system.
BMW has improved the head restraints on the 2018 X2, a small SUV. X2s built after July and equipped with optional front crash prevention earn Top Safety Pick.
The all-new Nissan Kicks and the Nissan Sentra qualify for the IIHS Top Safety Pick accolade when equipped with particular features, bringing the number of 2018 award winners from the automaker to five.
A 5 mph drop in the speed limit makes city streets safer for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists alike. A look at Boston's experience.
The 2018 Hyundai Kona, a small SUV, earns a good rating for occupant protection in a passenger-side small overlap front crash, and when equipped with newly available good-rated headlights, qualifies for the top award from IIHS.
The 2019 Honda Insight, a small car, and the 2019 Honda Pilot, a midsize SUV, earn the 2018 Top Safety Pick+ award.
The Chrysler Pacifica and the Honda Odyssey outperform the Toyota Sienna in the passenger-side small overlap front test. LATCH ratings for these family haulers are mixed too.
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The redesigned midsize luxury SUV qualifies for the highest award from IIHS, thanks to good crashworthiness ratings, standard front crash prevention that earns a superior rating, and available good-rated headlights.
On-road and track tests of adaptive cruise control and active lane-keeping show performance can be inconsistent in typical driving situations.
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The redesigned large car qualifies for the highest award from IIHS when equipped with good-rated headlights.
Copenhagen-based Qudos Insurance will cease underwriting new business with immediate effect, pending a restructuring of the business, announced parent company New Nordic Advisors. New Nordic said it aims to re-launch the underwriting platform following a comprehensive audit. The restructuring project …READ MORE
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The U.K. and the European Union are inching towards a plan that could help unblock Brexit negotiations and clear the path to a deal, raising hopes of progress after months of stalemate. While the EU summit in Brussels fell far …READ MORE
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New York state officials are considering blocking parts of the $68 billion merger of drugstore store chain CVS Health Corp. and Aetna Inc., jeopardizing billions of dollars in insurance premiums for Aetna. CVS and Aetna won approval from the U.S. …READ MORE
Aon plc announced it has formed a new unit called New Ventures Group, which is designed to increase Aon’s investment in innovative new businesses. The global unit will identify, incubate and deliver new sources of value for clients, explained an …READ MORE
Merchants Insurance Group has named Customer Experience Lead Ginny Winkworth as co-chair of the Customer Experience Work Group of the Agents Council for Technology (ACT), a program of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA). ACT helps independent …READ MORE
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Appalachian Underwriters Inc. has hired Joanna St. Clair as a garage underwriter. She will be working remotely in the Austin, Texas, area, primarily underwriting garage risks for Midwest agents. St. Clair comes to AUI with 15 years of experience in …READ MORE