Talking Cars (MP3)

For decades, Consumer Reports has been at the forefront of advocating for automotive safety, collaborating closely with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) to continually elevate safety standards in cars.  In this episode, we take you behind the scenes of the IIHS auto crash test facility in central Virginia. Our experts talk with David Aylor, the Vice President of Active Safety at IIHS, discussing the significance of crash safety and detailing the collaborative efforts between IIHS and Consumer Reports in advancing automotive safety standards.




00:00 - Introduction

00:49 - Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

01:04 - Side Impact Crash Test

02:21 - How CR incorporates IIHS Data into the rating

03:16 - What is Car Safety

04:42 - Crash Avoidance Systems

07:25 - What is HLDI

08:47 - How CR and IIHS are raising the bar for car safety

10:05 - How our work benefits consumers

10:41 - IIHS ratings

12:05 - Understanding CR’s safety ratings

13:04 - Difference between IIHS and NHTSA

13:53 - How we are all working together for the consumer

15:08 - Looking forward




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