Seven car models have earned safety accolades in the latest Euro NCAP testing.
Tesla’s Model 3 was singled out for special praise as it lined up alongside Mercedes-Benz’s B-Class and GLE-Class and Skoda’s Skala in achieving a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.
Range Rover’s new Evoque achieved a five-star safety rating in Thatcham Research’s Euro NCAP tests as Citroen’s C5 Aircross emerged with four stars.
Euro NCAP has recognised the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Lexus ES and Hyundai Nexo as the safest cars of 2018.
FCA Group brands suffered at the hands of testers conducting the Euro NCAP vehicle safety tests, with the Fiat Panda scoring a zero stars rating while the new Jeep Wrangler managed just one star.
Euro NCAP reported a “disappointing” end to 2017 as six cars returned three-star safety ratings and Fiat’s Punto hatchback became the first vehicle ever to crash test its way to zero stars.
Euro NCAP hailed the standard installation of autonomous emergency braking as it recorded five-star safety ratings for all eight vehicles in its latest batch of tests.
Volvo has proven the safety of its vehicles once again by “acing” Euro NCAP tests to score five stars with its new XC60 SUV.
Euro NCAP is preparing a host of new tests which aim to regulate the increasing number of autonomous driving aids and other technology being introduced to cars by manufacturers.
The Ford Fiesta marked 20 years since its first safety test with a five-star score as results emerged for nine new models from Thatcham Research’s latest round of testing.
Seat’s new Ibiza hatchback became a benchmark for its sector as the Ford Mustang improved its safety rating to three stars in the latest round of Euro NCAP tests.
Fiat faltered in the Euro NCAP safety ratings once again when its Doblò scored three stars in the same wave of testing that saw BMW’s new 5 Series gain a five-star result.
Fiat’s 500 and the new Ford Ka+ both crashed their way to three-star safety ratings as Euro NCAP fired a warning shot across the bow of Jaguar Land Rover following its latest raft of tests.
Euro NCAP car testing expert Matthew Avery wants an emphasis to be placed on dealer education after a salesman attempted to talk him out of investing in optional systems for his siblings’ Skoda.
Euro NCAP has celebrated the success of safety standards which have prevented 182,000 people being killed or seriously injured on UK roads since 1997.
The European crash test organisation Euro NCAP has urged the public to buy the Fiat Tipo with the optional safety pack.
The forthcoming Renault Scenic and the Subaru Levorg both recorded five-star overall safety scores in the latest raft of testing from Euro NCAP.
European safety organisation Euro NCAP is introducing a new test that will check how well vehicles autonomously detect and prevent collisions with pedestrians.
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