April 28, 2011

Nissan Leaf & Chevy Volt pass safety tests


Crash tests have revealed that the plug-in hybrid GM Volt and the electric Nissan Leaf could be safer than other small cars, eliminating fears that car makers would have to compromise on safety to achieve environmental targets.
Both vehicles were awarded the highest-possible 'good' rating after tests of front, side, rear and rollover crashes by the US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
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