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Volvo XC60′s City Safety technology dents appeal of other compact SUVs

May 13, 2013 |

The City Safety technology fitted as standard in the Volvo XC60 compact SUV has cut accidents by around 15% and reduced whiplash-type claims by around 33% Read More

Car buyers rank accident prevention as most wanted vehicle technology

May 8, 2013 | 1

An independent survey of 1,000 new car buyers in the UK by CarSafetyRules.com has revealed that 96.5% of consumers believe that new accident prevention  Read More

Latest generation VW Golf marks a turning point in safety

December 5, 2012 |

Euro NCAP crash test results just published for the seventh generation Golf indicate that the latest version offers more or less the same level of crash protection as its predecessor. The scores seem to indicate a lack of Read More

Euro NCAP plans to improve safety for cyclists

November 23, 2012 |

Car safety body Euro NCAP is planning changes to its crash tests that will improve protection for pedestrians and cyclists involved in accidents. By making its crash tests Read More

BMW 1 Series offers five-star safety, but marginal whiplash protection

November 23, 2012 |

For a brand that builds premium, driver-focused cars, you might expect just a little more protection when things go wrong. The latest version of the BMW 1-Series offers five-star safety, read full report, but it’s up against other, Read More

Astra offers solid crash protection and accident prevention technologies

November 20, 2012 |

The Vauxhall Astra got its five star rating back in 2009 and the latest model still uses the same body structure and safety concept. Things have moved on since then. Euro NCAP has toughened up some of its testing criteria, making Read More

Honda Civic has a secret safety feature

November 19, 2012 |

For people who don’t want the usual hatchback, the latest Honda Civic fits the bill. This distinctive, Swindon-built car now equals its competitors on crash protection with a five-star Euro NCAP rating, read full report. Read More