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Mazda6 review: Safety advances add appeal for company car drivers

September 4, 2013 |

With a five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP and driver assist technologies available as affordable options, the latest generation of the Mazda6  Read More

Mercedes smartphone app to help cars warn each other of hazards

September 3, 2013 |

Mercedes plans to launch a smartphone app later this year that will enable cars to talk to each other, alerting drivers to hazards and communicating with the road infrastructure. 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

SEAT Leon becomes Latin America’s first five-star safety car

July 30, 2013 |
For Latin American families who want to travel in safety, the car to buy is the SEAT Leon. Latin NCAP’s latest round of crash tests included six cars with the SEAT Leon Nuevo Read More

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

Driverless cars and assist technologies could make cars cheaper to insure

June 29, 2013 |

Insurers and car companies are already discussing what driverless cars will mean for insurance costs and liability. When you look at manufacturers such as Audi Read More

Mitsubishi Outlander wins safety award for radar system

June 28, 2013 |

It’s good to see some of the less well-known Japanese brands doing some brilliant work on advanced technologies, not just giants such as Toyota. Besides its Read More