A leading consumer advocacy group calls the U.S. government’s 2008 crash-test ratings useless and offers what it calls a more comprehensive look at the model year’s best and worst performers. The new ratings, published by pro-consumer lobby group the Consumer Federation of America, come just as the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. moves closer to announcing revamped rules governing its own vehicle-safety scores. Jack Gilles, director-public affairs for the Washington-based CFA, ...

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