The Ford Flex has finally been rated by the IIHS in their Small Overlap Crash test, along with other "Midsize SUVs" which unfortunately did not include the new Edge. The new Murano and Wrangler are the only ones to earn top marks. Flex faired "Acceptable" and remains a Top Safety Pick. Ford...
So there we are in our new MKC, 15 minutes into an 11-hour drive, and the nav screen displays the Lincoln logo and goes black. Turning the MKC off and back on does nothing. A couple minutes later the screen lights up with SYNC in big letters, displays the Lincoln logo and goes black again. A...
Lincoln MKS, BMW 5 struggle in small-overlap crash test
Driver space in the Lincoln MKS was “severely limited” after the crash, the IIHS said.
WASHINGTON -- Luxury sedans from BMW and Lincoln were the worst performers in the most recent batch of vehicles subjected to the...
Aston Martin's U.S. stores at risk due to new crash rule, dealer says
The Aston Martin DB9, pictured, and the Vantage do not comply with new side-impact crash rules being introduced in the U.S. next month.
August 15, 2014 10:45 CET
(Bloomberg) -- Aston Martin stores in the...
Hard crash and amazing how these GoPro cams hold up.
A bad turn of events sent Shannon Butler's Procharger F2 SBF Powered Fox Body into the wall at Chitown's KOTXI, King of the Streets spring race.
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Porsche sued over 'Fast and Furious' actor Paul Walker's fatal crash
Lawsuit blames Carrera GT for deaths, claims pair was driving at a safe speed
Kristine Rodas, the widow of Roger Rodas -- who in November 2013 was killed along with actor Paul Walker in a Porsche Carrera GT...
FORD INCREASES VIRTUAL CRASH COMPUTING POWER, HELPING TO ENSURE CUSTOMER SAFETY
Ford is increasing its investment in computing power by 50 percent to maximize the number and speed of virtual vehicle crashes, allowing safety engineering and vehicle evaluation teams to get more data, more quickly...
2014 Toyota Corolla Scores Poorly on New Crash Test
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's recently launched small overlap front crash test is one of the more stringent in the industry. A number of compact cars earned top scores of acceptable and good in the test, but the...
Toyota's Camry, Prius v beaten up in crash test [slow-mo video] - L.A.Times
By Jerry Hirsch
December 20, 2012
Two key Toyota models, the flagship Camry sedan and the Prius v wagon, failed an important new crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an insurance industry...
Ford Sales Down in Weak August Industry, but Expects September Rebound Fuelled by New Products and UK Sales
Ford’s August market share in Europe was 6.5 per cent, down 1.6 percentage points from August 2011. Year-to-date share is 7.9 per cent, down 0.4 percentage points
2013 Ford Taurus and Explorer, Lincoln MKS Earn NHTSA’s Highest NCAP Overall Vehicle Score
2013 Ford Taurus, Ford Explorer and Lincoln MKS have earned U.S. government’s top five-star Overall Vehicle Score rating for performance in frontal and side-impact crash tests and resistance...
Ford’s new Ranger is the first pickup tested by the Euro NCAP safety organization to achieve a five-star top rating. The Ranger’s overall score was 89%, which is not only the best ever recorded by a pickup, but one...
Auto stocks crash with broader markets; GM, Ford plunge over 8%
By: Dustin Welsh
August 8, 2011
DETROIT -- The auto industry wasn't spared from today's crash on world stock markets.
As of mid-afternoon, the Dow Jones industrial average plummeted to 11,044, down 3.5 percent...
According to Bloomberg, the Ford Explorer can thank Alan Mulally for its stay of execution. When the former Boeing executive took the helm at FoMoCo, the powers that be urged him to make a decision on the then-ancient SUV. Mulally said that the nameplate could live on, but only if the company's...
China's Landwind Wins Two Stars In Euro NCAP Crash Test
By Christoph Rauwald
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
Wall Street Journal
FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)--Jiangling Motors Corp.'s (000550.SZ) Landwind CV9 minivan reached two out of five stars in its crash test result, the European New Car Assessment...
The Ford Fiesta sedan/hatchback is the first minicar to earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award since the IIHS added a roof strength requirement for rollover protection. More »