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Renault Twizy crash test shows sustainable mobility needs to be safer

June 5, 2014 | 1

Part-car, part-motorbike and zero emissions, the Renault Twizy is the kind of vehicle that many expect to fill the streets of the world’s cities in the coming Read More

Automakers start to build safer vehicles for Latin America

December 4, 2013 | 1

If you live in Latin America, by 2020 you will be three times more likely to die on the roads than in a high-income country, according to the World Health Read More

Can new car technologies help us become better drivers?

December 4, 2013 |

Autonomous vehicles are the car industry’s current cool technology. It’s a bit like electric cars and hydrogen fuel cells: a nice, futuristic idea that sounds progressive,   Read More

Is BMW ashamed of the i3’s safety rating?

December 2, 2013 | 1

BMW should be proud of the four-star rating the i3 electric vehicle has achieved in the latest round of Euro NCAP results. This is an innovative vehicle built using Read More

Why the BMW i3 only has a four-star Euro NCAP safety rating

November 27, 2013 |

A lot of people will be surprised that the BMW i3 only received a four-star safety rating from Euro NCAP. This is the world’s first mass-produced carbon fibre electric Read More

Intelligent Speed Assist to make city driving safer

November 22, 2013 |

Most drivers break the speed limit sometimes. It’s a particular problem in urban areas where pedestrians and cyclists suffer the consequences. It’s also part of the 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 tests reveal hidden risk of buying a cheap car in some markets

September 18, 2013 |

A cheap car can be appealing: nobody wants to spend more than they can afford. But at what point does a cheap car become a bad deal? Crash tests by Latin Read More

Which crash test and safety rating should buyers trust most?

September 17, 2013 | 4

Crash tests check the safety of new cars. A new “small overlap” crash test just introduced in the US by the IIHS is exposing weaknesses in some cars – intrusions Read More

Why the Vauxhall-Opel Adam’s four-star safety rating is no surprise

September 16, 2013 | 1

With the results of Euro NCAP’s crash test assessment for the Vauxhall-Opel Adam supermini just published, some may be surprised that the car only achieved Read More