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AEB Archives - Car Safety Rules

Latest IIHS results show how attitudes to safety technologies are changing

May 29, 2014 |

It’s less than a year since new cars started to earn extra points in their safety ratings for fitting crash prevention technologies. In the US, the IIHS Read More

Cars must fit new technology to stop hitting kids

November 25, 2013 | 1

With car companies starting to finalise their plans for 2016, the question on the minds of engineers is: how good will our brake and safety camera systems have to be? Read More

Cost of crash prevention technologies set to fall

November 18, 2013 |

With consumer testing organisations Euro NCAP and IIHS just starting to assess the effectiveness of the driver assist options on new cars, the cost of crash prevention 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

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

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

Fiat’s City Brake Control a must-have technology option says Euro NCAP

June 27, 2013 |

Fiat has received a Euro NCAP Advanced Award for its City Braking Control (CBC) technology, making it a must-have for safety-conscious buyers. The system is Read More

Honda CR-V exceeds expectations with safety system advances

June 26, 2013 |

When the Honda CR-V came out at the start of 2012, the company might have been a bit unsure about putting the car through a Euro NCAP assessment. For manufacturers Read More

New car seat designs and safety tech to eliminate whiplash injury

June 20, 2013 |

Whiplash injuries can be serious. When your car is hit from behind, your neck can distort into an S-shape and the pain can last for weeks. Treatment is difficult, 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