Pedestrian detection systems finds mixed results in safety study

cars on urban road

The performance of modern pedestrian detection systems varies broadly between automakers, with high-end luxury brands normally faring better and other models failing to recognize pedestrians altogether, as per a study released on Tuesday by a U.S. insurance research group. The assessment comes at a time when pedestrian fatalities on U.S. roads are increasing, with an […]

2018 Honda Odyssey Gets IIHS Top Safety Pick+, 5-Star NHTSA Score

2018 Honda Odyssey pictures

The Chrysler Pacifica is no longer the sole minivan to win the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS’) greatest honor, the Top Safety Pick+ designation, as the 2018 Honda Odyssey has also earned that desired award, in addition to a first-class overall safety score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The Odyssey achieved […]

Tesla’s electric car disappoints in new IIHS crash tests

IIHS Tesla Model test

Tesla‘s luxury electrical sedan disappointed in receiving the highest crash-protection scores in testing by the insurance industry’s safety arm, but 2 other plug-in cars achieved top marks. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety stated that the Tesla Model S, a hit in the high-end luxury sedan sector, couldn’t achieve victory in scoring top scores in […]