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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

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

Volvo V40 rated top for small family car safety in 2013

January 30, 2013 |

The safety offered by the Volvo V40 shows how far the car industry has come in the past few years. The car provides crash protection that is better than many larger Read More

Euro NCAP to make five-star rating more desirable for car buyers

January 23, 2013 | 1

Changes to Euro NCAP’s safety assessments this year will highlight the cars that offer the most affordable accident prevention technologies. The organisation Read More

Study concludes augmented reality technology under development at BMW will improve driver attention

January 9, 2013 | 1

Research just published in the Transportation Research: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour journal should encourage car makers to use augmented reality to improve 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

Mercedes-Benz A-Class sets high standard for safety

December 4, 2012 |

Before its launch, Mercedes claimed the new A-Class would provide the highest standard of safety ever seen in this vehicle class. This is a car that is serious about safety: it gets five stars in Euro NCAP rating, read full report, and Read More

Latest Audi A3 takes step forward on safety

November 19, 2012 |

The latest generation A3 may look similar to the previous model, but there are serious technological advances under the skin. The car has earned its Euro NCAP five-star safety rating, read full report. Under a stricter set of assessment criteria and it offers Read More