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Renault Zoe to make electric cars safer and more affordable

March 5, 2013 | 2

Renault’s plans to make electric vehicles more attractive to consumers have received a boost from Euro NCAP, which has given the Renault Zoe electric 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

Why car companies often use a Britax car seat in crash safety testing

March 5, 2013 |

With Britax car seats the most popular choice of car manufacturers in crash tests, we wanted to find out more about what the company does that’s different Read More

Britax BabySafe child seat: understand the safety features

March 5, 2013 |

Shopping for our first child seat, we got a lot of average advice. We just wanted to know which was safest, but found ourselves guided by sales staff time and again 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

South East Asian crash tests reveal poor protection for region’s children

February 5, 2013 | 1

Car buyers in South East Asia can now check the safety of their vehicles as a new NCAP safety organisation starts crash testing. ASEAN NCAP has assessed seven new cars 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

Rule changes at Euro NCAP in 2013 make it harder for cars to get five stars

January 30, 2013 | 1

Rule changes at Euro NCAP in 2013 will make it harder for cars to get five stars. The safety organisation is changing the way that it assesses child safety and is Read More