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Published on August 20th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan


Tesla Model S = Safest Car Ever Tested

The Tesla Model S is a wonder car that has wowed auto journalists. Consumer Reports gave it the highest score it has ever given (for any type of car) and the car has won numerous auto awards. Of course, as a 100% electric car, it’s also super green. Now, we also find out that it’s the safest car on the roads, and actually the safest car NHTSA has ever tested. Here’s more from sister site CleanTechnica and Tesla Motors itself:

Tesla Model S Is Safest Car Ever Tested, Sets New Safety Records (Tesla Releases More Info) (via Clean Technica)

We already reported that the Tesla Model S has received a 5-star safety rating from NHTSA. With the recent Model S crash that knowcked out a power grid, it’s timely that Tesla has just release more details on the 5-star safety rating. Notably, the…

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  • Jhigz Snow

    tesla is listed in top safest cars but for me Volvo is the safest

    • Zachary Shahan

      Not sure how you can say that. The Tesla Model S has received the highest safety rating of any car ever tested in North America. It actually “broke” one of the testing machines :D

    • 1ChrisSharpton2
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