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Max Mosley asks car company bosses for minimum crash safety standards

July 10, 2013 |

Global NCAP’s chairman Max Mosley has written to the heads of global carmakers, asking them to consider a voluntary commitment to adopt minimum safety Read More

IIHS: Motor vehicle safety improvements should be global

July 5, 2013 | 2

The US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has published an article in the latest issue of its Status Report highlighting the inequalities in vehicle safety Read More

Intelligent Speed Assist technology promises to reduce speeding and accidents

July 1, 2013 |

Professor Oliver Carsten is an expert on speed: the Leeds professor has spent 20 years studying driver behaviour and technologies that help to reduce 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

Which cars offer the best protection against whiplash injury?

June 25, 2013 |

Whiplash injuries are best avoided: the most effective protection comes from a good seat with a head support positioned properly. Finding a good one has become Read More

Australasia’s ANCAP car safety program plans to promote driver assist technologies

June 13, 2013 |

When the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) first started crash testing cars in 1993, the car safety organisation faced an enormous struggle. Its testing Read More

Global NCAP asks manufacturers to eliminate sub-standard car safety

June 4, 2013 |

Global NCAP is asking car makers to consider a voluntary commitment to improve basic levels of crashworthiness. Global NCAP Secretary General David Ward Read More

ESV Seoul: Autonomous cars pose liability challenge for safety engineers and insurance companies

May 30, 2013 |

On day three of the ESV Vehicle Safety Conference in Seoul, Anders Eugensson of Volvo Cars opened proceedings with a legal perspective on autonomous cars.

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ESV Conference: Researchers report benefits for collision avoidance

May 28, 2013 |

Day Two at the ESV car safety conference in Seoul and much of the discussion has focused on the many studies trying to measure the safety benefits of driver assist Read More

ESV car safety conference seeks common ground for collaborations

May 27, 2013 |

Day one of the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) conference and the theme has been collaboration. The event opened with a plenary session in which Read More