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Nissan’s London taxi, the Combi or Evalia, cracks in Euro NCAP crash test

May 29, 2013 |

A three-star safety rating for the Nissan Combi, (also sold as the Evalia), chosen to replace the iconic TX4 as London’s black cab, will make the van-based people Read More

Dacia Sandero achieves four-star safety rating

May 29, 2013 |

A four-star Euro NCAP safety rating for a car marketed as the lowest priced on the market sounds like a reasonable score. The Dacia Sandero offers far better crash protection

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Mercedes recalls Citan MPV to fix side airbag issue

May 7, 2013 |

Mercedes is recalling the Citan MPV in Europe because of the faulty side airbags highlighted in the car’s Euro NCAP crash test. The car received Read More

Mercedes Citan fails to MacGyver on safety

April 24, 2013 |

The Mercedes Citan Kombi/Traveliner people carrier has achieved a Euro NCAP safety rating of just three stars, the poorest result for the company since the launch Read More

Mercedes M-Class SUV helps family car buyers upgrade their safety

April 23, 2013 |

The Mercedes M-Class offers families a premium SUV with a solid basic safety package and a lot of options to help upgrade the protection levels further. Read More

Range Rover succeeds by demonstrating what matters most to buyers

April 18, 2013 |

For many people the Range Rover is the dream car they can see themselves using all the time. It’s a luxury car that’s ready to roll up its sleeves and prove its mettle Read More

Consumer groups in emerging Asian markets prompt car safety changes

April 16, 2013 | 2

Efforts to encourage car makers to offer better safety to consumers in emerging markets are gathering momentum. The launch of a new independent crash testing Read More

Toyota Auris scores five stars for crash safety, but door opens during test

March 5, 2013 | 2

The Auris is the car that Toyota wants to compete with the VW Golf and Ford Focus on quality and safety. The car has just achieved a five-star rating in Euro NCAP’s Read More

Skoda Octavia gives a little bit more to win five-star safety rating

March 5, 2013 |

The Skoda Octavia, based on the same VW Group platform as the Golf, has gone the extra mile on safety, refusing to compromise even on pedestrian protection Read More

Driver airbag in Toyota RAV4 fails to stop dummy’s head in crash test

March 5, 2013 |

The Toyota RAV4 has received five stars in a Euro NCAP safety assessment, but lost critical points in the frontal impact test when the driver’s airbag failed Read More