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    Tesla Model S fails to achieve top IIHS crash rating, made ‘production change’ last week to improve results

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    After obtaining a 5-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and a 5-star rating from Euro NCAP, the Tesla Model S had its first safety rating setback today in the 4 years since its introduction.

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) finally crash-tested the vehicle and it failed to achieve its top safety rating due to a problem with the seatbelt for the small overlap front crash test. more…

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    Instead of smashing those beautiful cars feel free to park one in my driveway instead :p.

    Does suck it got downgraded a bit but at least the seatbelt fix seems small.
     
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      Another demonstration of how quick Tesla can make adjustments to production in order to make improvements. I'm sure the updated cars are already being delivered.

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