YORK TOWNSHIP, MI – Toyota’s facility here at its technical center south of Ann Arbor opened six years ago, but the automaker unlocked the lab’s doors to the media for the first time last week for a production-model crash test. This facility, with more than 700 tests under its belt since August 2008, is one of only three Toyota crash-test labs in the world and the only one not in Japan, says Scott Miller, general manager-vehicle safety. Nearly every U.S. test mode specified ...

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