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New NHTSA roof-strength regulations will add $1.4 billion in annual costs, will save 135 lives

The Transportation Department said today that the federal upgrade to the 35-year-old regulation on vehicle roof strength will add up to $1.4 billion to theĀ annualĀ cost of new vehicles. It said that the new federal requirement will save 135 lives and prevent more than 1,000 injuries. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration boosted the new roof-strength […]

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World’s first: Acura’s entire lineup earns top safety ratings from NHTSA and IIHS

Honda announced today that Acura achieved a historic first in safety testing today by earning top government and IIHS safety ratings for every vehicle in its lineup. The historic first came after the NHTSA awarded the 2009 Acura TL a 5-star rating for side impact for both front and rear passenger seating. In Nov. 2008, […]

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