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How cameras can monitor driver distraction and the road ahead

November 15, 2013 |

Driver distraction is something that worries most people these days. If you drive long distances, particularly in heavy traffic, it’s hard to stay focused on the road Read More

Crash prevention technology put to the test as car safety gets smarter

October 29, 2013 |

If a car company gives Euro NCAP a car, it’s normally a safe bet that the vehicle will end up in pieces. Up until now, the only way to test car safety has been to strap in a Read More

Peugeot 2008 offers stylish crossover with five-star protection

October 25, 2013 |

The Peugeot 2008 is the latest in a string of compact crossover from small car manufacturers. Walk into any car showroom these days and you’re likely to Read More

Suzuki SX-4 S-Cross: small SUV with five-star safety

October 25, 2013 | 2

How much should families expect to pay for a small crossover with five-star safety? With the results for the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross just published by Euro NCAP, it seems Read More

Mercedes CLA distills luxury model safety and style into compact coupe

October 23, 2013 | 3

The Mercedes-Benz CLA takes the style, comfort and safety of a large Mercedes and condenses it into a small, premium coupe. With Euro NCAP’s assessment now Read More

Crash prevention technologies to get safety ratings in US and Europe

September 27, 2013 |

New tests for crash prevention technologies by Euro NCAP and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the US will make it easier for consumers to understand Read More

Qoros recruits top safety experts to create five-star car

September 25, 2013 | 3

Andy Piper (right) was one of a handful of experienced car people recruited by Qoros in early 2010. The company was hiring engineers and execs from established Read More

Crash tests reveal hidden risk of buying a cheap car in some markets

September 18, 2013 |

A cheap car can be appealing: nobody wants to spend more than they can afford. But at what point does a cheap car become a bad deal? Crash tests by Latin Read More

Why the Vauxhall-Opel Adam’s four-star safety rating is no surprise

September 16, 2013 | 1

With the results of Euro NCAP’s crash test assessment for the Vauxhall-Opel Adam supermini just published, some may be surprised that the car only achieved Read More

BMW calls for better ways to assess driver assist technologies

September 9, 2013 |

Speaking about crash avoidance technologies at the ESV conference in Seoul, BMW’s head of safety, Klaus Kompass called for better ways to assess cars’ safety. Read More