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Weight differences limit compatibility progress

Weight differences limit compatibility progress

Today's SUVs aren't a major threat to occupants of smaller vehicles, new IIHS research shows. Pickups, on the other hand, still represent an outsize danger when they crash with cars, and the weight imbalance is a likely reason.

Lane-centering systems don't inspire trust

Lane-centering systems don't inspire trust

Drivers who tried out partially automated vehicles as part of a recent IIHS study felt confident about adaptive cruise control but were wary of lane-centering systems.

Tesla earns its first award from IIHS

Tesla earns its first award from IIHS

The Tesla Model 3 qualifies for a 2019 Top Safety Pick+ award based on its standard equipment. It's the second all-electric vehicle to earn this year's top award after the Audi e-tron. A third, the Chevrolet Bolt, misses the mark because of poor headlights.

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