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IAA Frankfurt Motor Show: Car makers prepare for automated driving

September 16, 2013 |

Behind the scenes at the Frankfurt motor show, one topic kept recurring: the growth in safety assist technologies. Everybody says the technologies will make vehicles Read More

Crash tests show what happens when young drivers make a common error

August 10, 2013 |

The latest crash test results from the US show what happens when young drivers in small cars make a common mistake. Few cars are designed to protect against  Read More

Alto K10 crash test highlights how India car industry neglects safety

August 5, 2013 | 22

One of the world’s best selling family cars, the Suzuki Alto K10 has been crash-tested for the first time. The total lack of protection for the driver raises questions about whether Read More

Carlos Ghosn, the electric car and the zero-star safety Nissan Tsuru

August 5, 2013 |

In Europe, the US and Japan Nissan has a reputation for innovation, environmentalism and safety. The company’s CEO, Carlos Ghosn, is one of the industry’s Read More

Euro NCAP wants Speed Assist tech to help drivers control speeding

July 1, 2013 |

With drivers more conscious of the risks posed by speeding, Euro NCAP is encouraging car makers to fit technologies that help drivers to maintain control of their Read More

Range Rover succeeds by demonstrating what matters most to buyers

April 18, 2013 |

For many people the Range Rover is the dream car they can see themselves using all the time. It’s a luxury car that’s ready to roll up its sleeves and prove its mettle Read More

Rule changes at Euro NCAP in 2013 make it harder for cars to get five stars

January 30, 2013 | 1

Rule changes at Euro NCAP in 2013 will make it harder for cars to get five stars. The safety organisation is changing the way that it assesses child safety and is Read More

Euro NCAP to make five-star rating more desirable for car buyers

January 23, 2013 | 1

Changes to Euro NCAP’s safety assessments this year will highlight the cars that offer the most affordable accident prevention technologies. The organisation Read More

Safety researcher calls for Europe to adopt different crash tests to the US

December 21, 2012 |

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the US has released more results for its new small overlap test. This severe test shows what happens when a car Read More

Ford leads on big people carrier safety with five-star Transit Custom

December 12, 2012 |

By the time you’ve loaded up an MPV with all the kids’ stuff, a couple of their friends and perhaps a pet or two, it’s easy to see why some people are attracted to family vans. The space and versatility make family trips and activities Read More