The number was actually down from a year ago and the new crash tests were not the only reason why.
Vehicles that come with auto-braking also earn high marks.
To qualify for Top Safety Pick+ status, a vehicle has to score at least a Good rating for headlight illumination and a Good or Acceptable rating for passenger-side small-overlap crash tests. But this year the group added a new test: Crashes to the front on the passenger side.
"Most drivers when they buy a vehicle they think the passenger is going to be protected as well as they are".
Another 47 vehicles earn the Top Safety Pick Award, which now requires acceptable or good headlights.
"That company had six Top Safety Pick+ winners there", Lund said.
This year, the Impreza, Legacy, Outback, and WRX took home the Top Safety Pick+ designation. Previously, only the vehicle's performance in the driver's side was tested. IIHS first began conducting driver-side small overlap crashes in 2012. This is meant to simulate a vehicle hitting a tree or utility pole.
Vehicles the IIHS studied included small cars, midsize cars, large luxury cars, midsize SUVs and midsize luxury SUVs. Toyota had the most vehicles on the top safety pick with 10 winning the award. It has no commercial relationship with any advertiser or sponsor on this site.
With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too early to buy SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc . The institutional investor owned 431,589 shares of the company's stock after selling 27,050 shares during the quarter.
When looking at Gemini try to look about 30 to 45 degrees left or right of the constellation to spot the Geminids. The big occasion is the US getting flawless astronomical conditions for the strong Geminid meteor shower .
A new age in the IAF: A year after arriving in Israel , the Adir F-35I fighter was declared operational. The F-35 is the Pentagon's most expensive weapons program, estimated to cost almost $400 billion.
The European Union is taking three of its member states to court for failing to accommodate their fair share of 160,000 refugees. Poland's Deputy Foreign Minister Konrad Szymanski also said his government was "ready to defend its position in the court".
Meanwhile, Apple Watch users will need the latest watchOS 4.2 before they can start using Apple Pay Cash , according to 9to5mac. You will also be able to execute transactions in businesses thanks to a virtual debit card which is compatible with iOS devices.
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This afternoon, CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins reported that Trump will make an appearance at the opening on Saturday . He hoped the president's visit to the region would help contextualize the impacts of specific budget cuts.
UEFA's Executive Committee also confirmed which cities would host matches in each of the six groups at the 24-team tournament. Group F's games will be played at the Allianz Arena in Munich and Budapest's renovated Ferenc Puskás Stadium.
House approves Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act
The bill , which the National Rifle Association has called its "highest legislative priority, " passed by a 231-198 vote. It is the first gun legislation in Congress since mass shootings in Nevada and Texas killed more than 80 people.
Da Vinci sold for $450 mn heading to Louvre Abu Dhabi
It now displays " La Belle Ferronnière ", which is on loan from the Louvre in Paris, according to Bloomberg . Prince Mohammed, in turn, has been called an admirer of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan.
Brown Forman (BF.B) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday
One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Investors are on alert as Brown-Forman Corporation (:BF-A)'s stock is experiencing unusual volume during today's trading.
Shooter down, 2 people shot at New Mexico high school
The San Juan County Sheriff's Office posted on their Facebook that Aztec High School is locked down and being evacuated. The shooter was later reported to be "down", said Shana Reeves, director of communications for the city of Farmington.