LONDON – The first internationally approved crash-test dummy for side-impact collisions has been launched, paving the way for more accurate testing and enabling auto makers to produce standardized results worldwide, industry organizations say. There have been a series of side-impact dummies (SIDs), such as U.S. SID and Euro SID-1 and 2, but WorldSID is the first to be designed for use by all manufacturers around the world, says the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ...

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