Bob Yakushi, Nissans senior manager of auto safety engineering, talks about how Nissans safety ratings compare to that of Toyotas. Surprisingly, Nissan has designed their cars to withstand a crash from a larger car or truck, and come out with little injury as possible. Multiple airbags and enhanced zone body construction make this a reality.
Bob Yakushi, Nissan’s senior manager of auto safety engineering
About the Author: Lou Ann Hammond
Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.