Why new small cars are safer than old big cars

Caption: Fender bender … compare the damage on one of today’s five-star small cars, such as this Toyota Yaris, with the 1996 Commodore in the following image.
With the help of HPC, your new model car is magnitudes safer in a crash than your Father’s Oldsmobile:
“In a crash I’d rather be in a modern five-star small or medium car than a 10- to 15-year-old large car,” says Robert McDonald, the head of industry research for NRMA Insurance. “Changes in technology in the last 10 years, and the effort that’s been put into small cars in particular, have meant that size is no longer a barrier to having excellent crash protection.” Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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