IIHC Wants Car-Like Truck Bumpers, Has Never Seen Aftermarket

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) will today formally petition the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to consider bumper standards for light trucks which are more car-like. For the sake of argument, let's forget about that whole BlockerBeam system on Ford trucks, and how the… »7/01/08 11:20am7/01/08 11:20am

2008 Dodge Caravan Good Up Front, Can't Take It In The Rear

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today released their interpretation of what happens after crashing the new Dodge Caravan a few times. The results? The newer Caravan gets a "good" for both frontal offset and side impact tests, an improvement over "average" and "poor" performances for the older models.… »5/28/08 5:00pm5/28/08 5:00pm