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  1. Landwind safety improves in latest Euro NCAP crash test

    Global JMC & Troller News
    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...
  2. 2011 Ford Edge a Safety and Security Leader

    Ford SUV/Crossover Discussion
    CLASS-EXCLUSIVE TECHNOLOGIES HELP KEEP 2011 FORD EDGE A SAFETY AND SECURITY LEADER 2011 Ford Edge has class-exclusive AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control™) standard, one of several technologies further enhancing the safety capability of the popular midsize crossover Traction...
  3. 2011 Ford Fiesta Earns Top Safety Pick Honors

    Ford Corporate News
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety names Fiesta the first "minicar" to its Top Safety Pick honor roll. More...
  4. Video: 2011 Ford Fiesta nabs IIHS Top Safety Pick, Autoblog watches

    FIN Headline News
    Filed under: Car Buying, Budget, Sedan, Safety, Technology, Hatchback, Ford 2011 Ford Fiesta gets IIHS Top Safety Pick - Click above to watch video after the jump We have mountains of respect for the men and women who work at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. After being invited to...
  5. Ford Fiesta First Minicar To Snag IIHS Top Safety Pick Award [Crash Tests]

    Ford Corporate News
    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 » More...
  6. Ford: Aftermarket replacement parts can be inferior, possible safety hazards

    Ford SYNC Discussion
    Filed under: Aftermarket, Safety, Ford Today's autos are chock-full of safety equipment that vastly improves your chances of survival in the event of a crash. And if an automaker wants to achieve the best crash test scores, it has to ensure that parts like bumper beams, air bag sensors and...
  7. What's So Special About Toyota's Star Safety System?

    Asian Competition
    Toyota is heavily advertising its Star Safety System, but what exactly is it? Toyota knows where to find me, if the company’s current Star Safety System advertising campaign is any indication. Its commercials have found me watching the “NBC Nightly News.” Tracked me down DVRing “The Daily...
  8. Audi, Ford, Hyundai and Volkswagen Models Snag 2010 Top Safety Pick Prize

    Ford Corporate News
    The 2010 Audi A4 and Q5, Ford Flex and Fusion, Hyundai Tucson, Lincoln MKZ and MKT, Mercury Milan and Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen have earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award based on new rollover tests. More...
  9. IIHS awards Top Safety Picks to Audi, Ford, Hyundai and VW on strength of roofs

    FIN Headline News
    Filed under: Car Buying, Safety, Audi, Ford, Hyundai, Lincoln, Mercury, Volkswagen 2010 Insurance Institute For Highway Safety rollover tests - click above for high-res images Perish the thought, haters! The above Lincoln MKT is getting its roof caved in not on aesthetic grounds, but rather...
  10. Ford Leads IIHS Safety Picks, GM does well-Toyota MIA

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford Leads IIHS Safety Picks ARLINGTON, VA - Nineteen cars and 8 SUVs earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award for 2010. For the first time, good performance in a roof strength test to measure protection in a rollover is required to win. Top Safety Pick recognizes...
  11. Ford Introduces Industry's First Inflatable Seat Belts to Enhance Rear Seat Safety

    Ford Corporate News
    DEARBORN -- Ford Motor Company is bringing to market the world’s first automotive inflatable seat belts, combining attributes of traditional seat belts and air bags to provide an added level of crash safety protection for rear seat occupants. The advanced restraint system is designed to help...
  12. Lincoln MkZ is top safety pick.

    Lincoln Discussion
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently tested the Mercedes-Benz R-Class and Lincoln MKZ, and both have earned the agency's Top Safety Pick rating for 2009. The 2009 Mercedes-Benz R-Class did very well in the frontal offset and side impact tests with "Good" ratings in both...
  13. 2010 Lincoln Mkz: More Standard Luxury And Segment-exclusive Safety,

    Lincoln Discussion
    2010 LINCOLN MKZ: MORE STANDARD LUXURY AND SEGMENT-EXCLUSIVE SAFETY, STARTS UNDER $35,000 The 2010 Lincoln MKZ offers more standard luxury features compared to other midsize luxury sedans, such as the Lexus ES350 and Cadillac CTS A new Sport Appearance Package is available for the 2010...
  14. Ford updates Escape's safety even more.

    Ford SUV/Crossover Discussion
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  15. IIHS Tests pickup trucks safety with shocking results. F-150 among Top Safety Pick

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    3 large pickups don't live up to brawny image in side tests; none rates better than marginal for occupant protection ARLINGTON, VA — The Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Dodge Ram 1500, and Nissan Titan are billed as workhorses, but the side crash protection these 2009 model large pickups provide is...
  16. 2010 Ford Ranger: Pickup Adds New, Standard Safety Technologies to Fuel Economy

    Ford Truck Discussion
    2010 Ford Ranger: Pickup Adds New, Standard Safety Technologies to Unsurpassed Fuel Economy High Resolution The 2010 Ford Ranger will add as standard equipment this summer a segment-exclusive safety technology -- AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control) -- that helps prevent skidding...
  17. IIHS releases list of 2009 Top Safety Picks: Ford tops list with 16 winners

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Detroit Free Press Ford tops safety awards list for 2009, has 16 winners . . . Ford had more winners than any other automaker -- 16 in all. Honda Motor Co. was second, with 13 winners. General Motors Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. tied with eight each.. . . . for more CLICK HERE
  18. IIHS Top Safety Picks = 24+% Fomoco vehicles!

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    IIHS Top Safety Picks 2008 < LINK partial list: Large cars ------------------------ Audi A6 Acura RL - 2009 models Cadillac CTS Ford Taurus - with optional electronic stability control Lincoln MKS - 2009 models Mercury Sable - with optional electronic stability control Volvo S80 Midsize cars...
  19. Ford Leads All Automakers With Most 'Top Safety Picks

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford Leads All Automakers With Most 'Top Safety Picks,' Besting Honda in IIHS Crash Tests The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named the 2009 Ford Flex and Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKS and Mercury Milan as "Top Safety Picks." No other automaker has as many "Top Safety Pick" awards...
  20. Escape/Mariner/Tribute earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK

    Ford SUV/Crossover Discussion
    New crash test results: Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, Mazda Tribute earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK ARLINGTON, VA — Automakers are improving the crashworthiness of their vehicles and quickly installing side airbags and electronic stability control, an important crash avoidance feature, on more...