Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt Get Top Safety Ratings

Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt get top safety ratings

DETROIT (AP) -- The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf got top safety ratings in some of the first-ever tests of electric cars by an insurer-funded research group.

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