Chevrolet Volt & Nissan Leaf crash tested: eco friendly cars get Top Safety Picks

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The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf, two cars that landed the top spots on the Top 10 Green Cars of 2011 list, have both just received top safety picks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), making the cars eco friendly as well as family safe. Keep reading to check out a video of the crash tests being performed:


Top safety rankings for electric cars

Sales for eco friendly cars have been taking off lately, and the most recent safety tests performed by the IIHS are certain to continue that trend.


Chevrolet Volt Crash Test

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Nissan Leaf Crash Test

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