Only 15 Cars Earn 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating

Only 15 Cars Earn 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating

The 2018 model year cars that earned the coveted ranking, Top Safety Pick+, are the BMW 5 Series, Kia Forte (sedan), Genesis G80, Genesis G90, Hyundai Santa Fe, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Lincoln Continental, Kia Soul, Mercedes-Benz E-Class (sedan), Mercedes-Benz GLC, Subaru Impreza, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, Subaru WRX, and Toyota Camry.

"We've been doing small overlap frontal crash tests on the driver's side since 2012 and we've seen a lot of improvement on that side but we weren't seeing that kind of for passengers", said Adrian Lund, IIHS president.

Automakers have pledged to make it a standard feature by 2022.

Hamas: Occupiers Own No Land in Palestine to Choose a Capital For
Al-Quds and al-Ayyam said the Palestinian cabinet slammed Trump's decision as violating all relevant United Nations resolutions. According to the Oslo Accords it is classified as Area B which is administered by both Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Motion Poster: Sonam Kapoor teaches Akshay Kumar to pronounce Padman
After releasing two posters and several looks from the film, the 50-year-old has now treated the fans with a motion poster. Akshay Kumar is all set to don the garb of a "superhero" for the aam aadmi of India in his upcoming movie 'PadMan '.

India most likely to become member of Wassenaar Arrangement, claims Russian leader
India is a member of the 35-member missile technology control regime or MTCR, which it joined previous year . China is neither the member of the Wassenaar Arrangement nor the MTCR and the Australia Group.

According to IIHS, the TOP SAFETY PICK and TOP SAFETY PICK+ requirements were strengthened for 2018 and the majority of winners qualify only when optionally equipped, with the exception being Toyota. In the new test, a auto traveling at 40 miles per hour hits a metal barrier with only 25 percent of the vehicle's front width, on the front passenger's side.

The IIHS is also raising its standards for headlights. With 15 of those earning its highest award despite tougher criteria requiring better headlights and enhanced passenger side protection.

Toyota (NYSE:TM) has been a part of the cultural fabric in the US and North America for 60 years, and is committed to advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands. We share company resources and extensive know-how to support non-profits to help expand their ability to assist more people move more places.

Related:

  • Sophie Turner Says Game of Thrones' Final Season to Premiere in 2019

    Sophie Turner Says Game of Thrones' Final Season to Premiere in 2019

    And while nothing is official until HBO confirms the premiere date publicly, it certainly sounds like we're in for a long winter. She also talked about her upcoming projects, including "X-Men: Dark Phoenix ", in which she will reprise her role of Jean Grey.
    In Picture: First poster of Rohit Shetty's 'Simmba' with Ranveer Singh

    In Picture: First poster of Rohit Shetty's 'Simmba' with Ranveer Singh

    In the film, Ranveer will be seen in an action-packed avatar and his character is named as "Bhalerao Sangram". In the words of Ranveer, he is the "notorious" policeman who will definitely strike a chord with moviegoers.
    Egypt's Al-Azhar rejects Trump's Jerusalem decision

    Egypt's Al-Azhar rejects Trump's Jerusalem decision

    Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb issued a decision that next Friday's sermon at Al-Azhar Mosque will be on the Arab identity of Jerusalem.
  • CRH walks away from PPC bid

    CRH becomes the second company to withdraw its interest in PPC, after Nigeria-based Dangote Cement walked away in September. CRH said in August it had around 5 billion euros ($5.90 billion) in cash to spend on M&A over the next 18-24 months.
    UK House Price Growth Exceeds Expectations In November

    UK House Price Growth Exceeds Expectations In November

    They saw a third of properties on the market have their asking prices cut by a "modest" 0.8 per cent - an average of £2,392. Property prices from September to November are 3.9 per cent higher than they were in the same three months past year .
    Cyclone warning for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, heavy rainfall likely

    Cyclone warning for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, heavy rainfall likely

    The met office advised the hoisting of Distant Cautionary Signal Number One (DC-I) at Paradip and Gopalpur Ports in Odisha. Sea condition will be rough to very rough along the coast from today in the evening till Saturday morning.
  • I'm A Celeb viewers are saying the same thing about Dennis Wise

    I'm A Celeb viewers are saying the same thing about Dennis Wise

    Before leaving the show, Rebekah Vardy had described Lee as a "fake" who was "playing the sympathy card" in order to win the show. Dennis then said that he had an "issue" with Iain having a stab at it, given his past failures.
    Arjun Kapoor attacked by drunk man on Sandeep aur Pinky Faraar sets

    Arjun Kapoor attacked by drunk man on Sandeep aur Pinky Faraar sets

    On Monday night while shooting in Uttarakhand, Kamal Kumar, a taxi driver, managed to approach Arjun in his vanity van. After also seizing his vehicle , the police fined the driver Rs 500 for DUI (driver under influence).
    Legal & General expects record year for profits

    Legal & General expects record year for profits

    Legal & General has said it is "on track for a record year" of profits after a boom in its retirement business. Its investment management business had attracted around £38bn of external net inflows by the end of October.
  • Klopp refuses to rule out Coutinho sale

    Klopp refuses to rule out Coutinho sale

    In the last two outings alone, Liverpool have hung 12 goals on our opponents, and Coutinho has contributed 4 goals and 2 assists. I am at Liverpool and I always do my best when I have the opportunity to play, respecting the jersey and the supporters.
    Iraqi paramilitary group: US troops may become targets after US Jerusalem decision

    Iraqi paramilitary group: US troops may become targets after US Jerusalem decision

    The US Ambassador was summoned to Iraq for making "protest" from the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iraq, because of the unprecedented decision by trump, which he recognized Israel's capital Jerusalem.

    China's financial system harbours "large risks", says International Monetary Fund

    Further, IMF said the credit to GDP ratio is very high by worldwide comparison, and above levels consistent with a high probability of financial distress.

Comments

Latest news

USA embassy move would hinder peace talks
Sisi underscored the importance of dealing carefully with this issue, particularly in line with Jerusalem's legal, religious and historic status for Arab and Muslim world.

Paterson police seek help to solve possible abduction case
She was driving her 2013 Nissan Altima, which has New Jersey plates with the registration R74-HRX. Anyone with information about Coley or if they spot her auto , they should call Det.

Boston Scientific Corp Com (BSX) Shareholder Aureus Asset Management LLC Trimmed Position
Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 174,681 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,107,672.44. Pggm Invs has invested 0.03% in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). 151,025 were reported by Blume Management Inc.

West govs take unified position on constitution amendment
Two-thirds of the 36 Assemblies -which is 24 -must concur on any particular issue before it could be accepted. And as expected, we believe we know as a group what should be our interest.

Snow in the forecast for Southeast Louisiana
A Winter Weather Advisory in effect for several counties in south MS from 9pm tonight until noon Friday. As colder air oozes southward, though, some of that rain will mix with snow at times Friday.

Relatable Uber Hacker Was Just Trying To Pay His Bills
The company then convinced him to delete the stolen data and sign a non-disclosure agreement about the incident. In addition, most rewards - even for the most critical issues - rarely earn bug bounty hunters such an amount.

Light snow is on the way
A relatively weak cold front is moving through the region Wednesday evening, bringing even colder conditions to the bi-state. Increasing clouds help to slow the drop overnight, with lows holding in the upper 20s to lower 30s in most spots.

'49 Countries Violated UN Sanctions on N. Korea'
Uganda has a deep military relationship with North Korea, with its police and military receiving training support from the North. Such ties with North Korea include military training, and the import and export of weapons.

Gautham Menon's auto rams into lorry; filmmaker suffers minor injuries
The movie, which was originally planned with Suriya, has Ritu Varma and Aishwarya Rajesh as the female leads. Reportedly, The incident occurred at 3.30 am on Thursday, near Chennai's Sholinganallur signal.

Remembering Shashi Kapoor: Pak fans gather outside his ancestral haveli
The actor shared a black and white throwback picture of a young Shashi Kapoor sitting with legendary actor Raj Kapoor . The romantic screen icon of the 70s and 80s was given a state funeral, held amid massive security around 12 noon.

Lytro 'Living Pictures' Can No Longer Be Viewed Online
Remember Lytro's cool, but kinda gimmicky "light-field" photography ? Unfortunately, the company's consumer cameras were never very good.

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes to miss news conference amid growing speculation
DEREK MCINNES is set to miss Aberdeen's press conference today - with Paul Sheerin stepping in for the Rangers-bound boss. The presser comes after McInnes spent last night locked in talks with Dons chairman Stewart Milne over his future.

Indonesian President Condemns Trump's Jerusalem Declaration
Trump said the U.S. will move its embassy in Israel from its current capital Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as soon as possible.

Duck-like dinosaur discovered in Mongolia
He added that Halszkaraptor had sickle-shaped "killer claws" on its feet similar to those of Velociraptor . Newly found species has a bill like a duck and its teeth look like a crocodile's.

Supreme Court Collegium recommends nine new judges for Madras High Court
The governor had mentioned that some of the people recommended did not meet the requirement of efficiency in their performance. The names were put forward by the chief justices of the high court in consultation with their two senior-most colleagues.

Other news