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Mercedes-Benz SUV earns highest award

Mercedes-Benz SUV earns highest award

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, a midsize luxury SUV, earns a Top Safety Pick+ award for vehicles equipped with specific headlights built after July.

Deer crashes spike in November

Deer crashes spike in November

West Virginia, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Michigan had the most deer-strike claims in the peak month of November from 2006–2018. 

Weight differences limit compatibility progress

Weight differences limit compatibility progress

Today's SUVs aren't a major threat to occupants of smaller vehicles, new IIHS research shows. Pickups, on the other hand, still represent an outsize danger when they crash with cars, and the weight imbalance is a likely reason.

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