Poor Camry crash test result surprises Toyota

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DETROIT, June 25 (Reuters) - The newest version of the Toyota Camry, the nation's best-selling car, received a low score in a closely watched U.S. government crash test. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2002 Camry sedan two stars out of five for protecting the driver in a side-impact crash. In the test, vehicles are rammed on the driver's side with a 3,015-pound (1,368 kg) barrier moving at 38 miles per hour (61 kph). By NHTSA standards, the rating means a ...

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