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Committing to standard autobrake

Ten automakers will work with IIHS and NHTSA to make automatic emergency braking standard on their new vehicles.

A new chapter in vehicle research

A major expansion of the IIHS testing facility will allow for year-round crash avoidance evaluations.

First LATCH ease-of-use ratings

Only three vehicles earn good ratings for their child seat attachment hardware.

Minivans with subpar protection

Recent tests of minivans reveal three models with poor small overlap front protection.

Latest news from the Institutes

February 12, 2016

American Family's Salzwedel elected IIHS chairman

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is pleased to announce the election of Jack Salzwedel as the new chairman of its Board of Directors. Salzwedel is chairman, chief executive officer and president of American Family Mutual Insurance Company.

February 12, 2016

Nationwide's Rau elected HLDI chairman

The Highway Loss Data Institute is pleased to announce the election of Thomas O. Rau as chairman of its Board of Directors.  Rau is director, property casualty actuarial research analytics of Nationwide.

January 28, 2016

Front crash prevention cuts rear-enders

Both autobrake and forward collision warning are helping drivers avoid a pitfall of driving on congested roads, an IIHS study shows.

January 14, 2016

Four more vehicles earn Top Safety Pick+

The 2016 Honda Civic 4-door, Hyundai Sonata, Lexus RX and Nissan Altima are the latest vehicles to earn the top award from IIHS.

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