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Latest Euro NCAP safety ratings: top marks for Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Peugeot 3008

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Brussels, 28 September 2016 - The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Peugeot 3008recently underwent Euro NCAP safety tests. Both cars received a five star rating.   The Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with AEB across the range, and after rigorous safety testing gets the maximum five star Euro NCAP rating. The Peugeot 3008 also gets a five star rating. This small off-road has a speed assistance system and lane departure warning as standard, while AEB is available as an option. Detailed results and crash test pictures of the two cars are published on our website. All videos are available on our YouTube channel and the Newsroom for…

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Top of the Stops – AEB Makes an Impact

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Brussels, 22 June 2016 - Three new models recently launched by European manufacturers have been independently tested for safety by Euro NCAP. The Alfa Romeo Giulia, the SEAT Ateca and the VW Tiguan all reached five stars with safety equipment which is fitted as standard throughout the European Union. From the beginning of this year, Euro NCAP applies a Dual Rating scheme where the default rating issued is based on standard safety equipment available throughout the range. Manufacturers may apply for a second rating, showing the additional safety provided by an optional pack, however, the Giulia, Ateca and Tiguan come with superior standard…

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Euro NCAP Premieres First Rating with Pedestrian Detection

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Brussels, 20 April – The Toyota Prius is the first car to have undergone Euro NCAP’s newest test of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) technology for pedestrians. By including this test as part of the safety rating, Euro NCAP takes the lead world-wide in encouraging advanced crash avoidance technology for all cars. Also released today is the Suzuki Baleno with the first dual rating. The latest generation Autonomous Emergency Braking systems are not only able to detect vehicles ahead but also in more challenging situations where pedestrians are at risk of being run over. By braking the car automatically, the system helps to avoid or…

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