Tag: Safety

Evindence Emerges That Takata Falsified Seatbelt Tests At Factories In Japan And The Philippines

U.S. automotive safety component manufacturer Joyson Safety Systems (JSS) Japan revealed today that it has found evidence of 1,000 cases of falsified data in seatbelt tests at two plants it recently took over from the bankrupt Takata Corp. Joyson launched an investigation into test data at the former Takata plants in Japan and the Philippines […]

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Tesla Model 3 Stripped Of IIHS Safety Award And CR Top Pick Status Following Radar Removal

One of Tesla’s best sellers, the Model 3, is losing its safety designations from two testing organizations. Accordingly, the Model 3 will no longer be considered a CR Top Pick, while the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety plans to remove the Model 3’s Top Safety Pick+ designation. It’s the result of a bold decision to […]

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Ford Mustang Mach-E’s Marginal-Rated Headlights Interfere With Its IIHS Score

Having aced the six crashworthiness tests, the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E has scored a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This is the maximum result it could get, as vehicles need to have ‘good’ or ‘acceptable’ headlights across the range in order to qualify for the Top Safety Pick+, […]

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NHTSA Investigating Nearly 750,000 GM Vehicles Over Non-Deploying Airbags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into 749,312 GM vehicles over possibly bad wiring that could result in airbags not deploying. The investigation targets the 2020 and 2021 model year Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe and Suburban, the GMC Sierra, Yukon and Yukon XL, as well the Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV. The […]

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