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NCAP Archives - Car Safety Rules

Carlos Ghosn, the electric car and the zero-star safety Nissan Tsuru

August 5, 2013 |

In Europe, the US and Japan Nissan has a reputation for innovation, environmentalism and safety. The company’s CEO, Carlos Ghosn, is one of the industry’s 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

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

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

US car safety organisation plans to promote driver assist systems

February 14, 2013 | 4

The US pioneered independent consumer crash testing back in the 1970s to promote advances in car design that would reduce road deaths and improve safety. Fatalities have fallen consistently Read More

Car buyers in Latin America demand better safety

February 3, 2013 | 2

Latin America is home to some of the largest, fastest growing and most profitable car markets in the world. For years, buyers in places like Brazil have been sold Read More

Dacia Lodgy safety test rated worst of 2012

November 28, 2012 |

Renault Group’s Dacia Lodgy has produced the lowest Euro NCAP safety rating for a 2012 European car. The Lodgy’s results come just a week after the Sandero, Read More

Latin NCAP crash tests highlight global cars with double standards on safety

November 14, 2012 |

Latin NCAP published its third round of crash test results today, concluding that safety levels in the region still lag around 20 years behind Europe and North America. Read More