Safety Groups Blasts Toyota For 'Poor' Camry And Prius V Crash Test…

Statistics show that when Americans are looking for a midsize family car, they usually end up with a Toyota Camry. In beige white. In the case of hybrids, the same rules apply to the Prius V, which came out as a completely new model this year. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety now says you might want… » 12/20/12 9:30am 12/20/12 9:30am

Lutz Calls For Three-Year NHTSA Crash Testing Moratorium

In a conversation with WardsAuto.com, GM vice-chairman and product czar Bob Lutz » 9/03/08 3:15pm 9/03/08 3:15pm stated his desire for at least a three-year suspension of US frontal and side-impact crash testing standards. Said Lutz, “In Europe, the crash-test procedures are different than in the U.S., so the tests are different. If our government…

2009 Skoda Superb Supremely Safe, Achieves Five Stars In Euro-NCAP Tests

When we first saw the 2009 Skoda Superb we got weak in the knees. We asked the doctor to Czech us out and his Prague-nosis was that this Passat platform mate, with its twindoor system, was just too sexy. We know, it's a liftback sedan like all the others. But is it? Euro-NCAP, sort of the IIHS of Europe, tested the… » 5/28/08 9:40am 5/28/08 9:40am