Tag Archives: NHTSA

Chevrolet Volt catches fire weeks after crash, feds probe.

The headline that started making the rounds thru the news networks was "Chevrolet Volt catches fire after crash". What you have to read into the story is the Chevrolet Volt caught fire in storage more than three weeks after a government crash test. That's right three weeks after the test. The first news report I heard completely left out that it happened three weeks after the test.

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New Roof Strength Rollover Test (IIHS vs NHTSA)

Rollover crashes account for 2.5 percent of the total vehicle crashes in the United States each year. However, rollover crashes account for roughly 10,000 deaths according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). To put this number in perspective, ...

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