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.
Euro NCAP has recognised the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Lexus ES and Hyundai Nexo as the safest cars of 2018.
Thatcham Research has called for AEB to be fitted as standard on all EVs afte the Nissan LEAF set the standard with a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.
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.
Thatcham Research has applauded the European Parliament's decision to back legislative changes that will stipulate the standard fitment of autonomous safety technologies in new cars and vans.
The Range Rover Velar has become the latest vehicle from the increasingly popular SUV category to shine in Euro NCAP’s safety tests – scoring a five-star result.
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.
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.
Nissan has been urged to carry out further safety checks to Qashqai SUVs after a pensioner was cleared of killing a pedestrian when lawyers argued that a malfunction had caused her car to accelerate “uncontrollably”.
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.
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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