Inflatable seatbelts are not innovative? Is a Ford development.Ford is good at a great many things, Safety engineering is NOT one of them. From some of the worst IIHS scores to a failure to innovate or incorporate safety equipment, this is just not an area of expertise or priority and that's fine. We're talking about a company that only reinforced certain models of the F-150 it new would be tested by the IIHS. And Ford didn't pass the Small Overlap test until the 2016 Lincoln MKX and SOME models of the F-Series.
Small overlap test is a recent introduction in the IIHS crash test protocol, so, some cars designed previous the implementation of this test did not pass it.
The Tesla Model S is one of those car that doesnt pass this test in a recent (early 2017) IIHS test .
Read more : http://blog.caranddriver.com/tesla-model-s-misses-top-score-in-iihs-small-overlap-front-crash-test/