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Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf earn Top Safety Picks in first IIHS electric vehicle crash tests

by Sebastian Blanco (RSS feed) on Apr 26th, 2011 at 12:01AM

Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf Crash Tests – Click above for high-res image gallery Volvo may be working to make sure its C30 Electric offers a completely safe ride when it arrives later this year, but both Chevrolet and Nissan can already say they have earned the highest safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In IIHS' first mainstream plug-in vehicle tests – which are done the same way as tests for vehicles with standard powertrains – both the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and the 2011 Nissan Leaf have were named "Good" for their front, side, rear, and... Read More

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