USA: Insurance industry tests highlight poor bumper performance - report
Five of six new vehicles sold in the United States scored "poor" or "marginal" ratings in insurance industry low-speed crash tests measuring the damage from bumping into barriers at five miles per hour (8km/h) , according to Reuters. The news agency said Nissan's Infiniti G35 luxury car sustained the most damage, an average of $US1,481 in each of four crash tests on the front and rear bumpers to simulate common mishaps in commuter traffic and parking lots.
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