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Higher speeds, slower progress

Two decades of speed limit increases have cost 33,000 lives, new IIHS research shows.

Crashes avoided

Vehicles with front crash prevention are less likely to to rear-end other vehicles.

A new chapter in vehicle research

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

Latest news from the Institutes

September 22, 2016

New Cadillac SUV earns Top Safety Pick+

The 2017 Cadillac XT5, a new midsize luxury SUV, qualifies for the top award from IIHS.

September 20, 2016

Chrysler Pacifica earns top award

The new model is the first minivan to earn a 2016 Top Safety Pick+ award.

September 13, 2016

Chevrolet Volt earns top honors

The 2017 Chevrolet Volt, a plug-in hybrid car, earns the highest award from IIHS, thanks to good crashworthiness ratings and a top-rated front crash prevention system.

September 1, 2016

LATCH ease-of-use ratings improve

Out of 170 current models rated for LATCH ease of use, most earn a good or acceptable rating. Three earn the top rating of good+, a distinction that no vehicle achieved last year.

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