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  1. Volvo News Blog
    There are some truly bizarre, obscure holidays out there. National Hug-A-Plumber Day doesn't have the same cachet as, say, a Christmas or a Halloween, but it's still a thing. And Volvo Car USA, along with Uber and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), want to make today - November...
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    One particular airbag could be doing more harm than good, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. After looking at recorded "injuries" in more than 400 small- and moderate-overlap front crash tests, researchers at the institute turned the spotlight on a...
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just run its first batch of tests on pedestrian collision avoidance systems. And Volvo's XC40 has earned the safety group's top ranking. The IIHS says that pedestrian deaths in America are up 45 percent from 2009. That's 5,977 people in 2017...
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    The fatal collision between a self-driving Uber and a pedestrian in Arizona earlier this year could have been prevented, according to the IIHS. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety performs safety testing on vehicles. This includes crash tests, but also analysis of automated safety...
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    Yes, that’s right, a Volvo has earned a top rating from a safety rating agency. It’s a shock on par with finding out that Trump has Tweeted something dumb and many French people live in France, but it’s happened all the same. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found that the XC60 is...
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    ROCKLEIGH, NJ- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing highway crash deaths and injuries, completed an academic study on Volvo's City Safety system that is standard on all Volvo vehicles. The report found that standard City...
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    Rockleigh, NJ (December 10, 2015) The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded the XC90, S80, S60, V60 and XC60 its 2016 Top Safety Pick+ Award – the most among any luxury car company. Every Volvo model tested by IIHS in the last year has received the Top Safety Pick+ Award, the...
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    Volvo Cars' XC90 has been awarded the Top Safety Pick+ rating from the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The XC90 received a full score in all tests (crashworthiness and front crash prevention), excelling in both preventive and protective safety performance. The XC90 also...
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