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Seven Earn the Highest Rating in Latest Safety Tests

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Today, Euro NCAP publishes the safety ratings of seven new vehicles, among which three have made their first appearance this year: Audi’s first fully electric model, the e-tron, Volkswagen T-Roc’s smaller brother the T-Cross and the hybrid Lexus UX.  Euro NCAP also releases the results of the new Mazda 3, the Renault Clio V, and the latest Toyota Corolla and RAV4.  All seven cars achieved the maximum five-star rating against the latest test requirements. As more and more new energy vehicles are entering on the market, four vehicles of the batch were tested as other than petrol or diesel variants.  Audi’s new 4x4 was assessed as full electric and…

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SMALL HIGH RIDERS CONTINUE TO IMPRESS

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After the three large off-roaders tested in February, Euro NCAP today releases the safety ratings of two smaller SUV’s: the new Citroën C5 Aircross and the Range Rover Evoque. The C5 Aircross is the latest addition to Citroën‘s Aircross family of crossover compact SUV’s and replaces the C4 Aircross which stopped production in 2017.  The C5 Aircross offers most safety equipment as standard, including a forward-looking camera to enable driver assist functions, and has achieved 4 stars in Euro NCAP safety tests.  The rating increases to 5 stars with the optional Safety+ Pack that adds a radar sensor to the camera to enhance…

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Euro NCAP’s Best In Class 2017

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2017 was Euro NCAP’s busiest-ever year with nearly seventy models assessed and, today, Euro NCAP announces the year’s best performers.  Volkswagen emerges with great credit with winners in three categories – the Polo in the supermini class, T-Roc in the small off-road category and the prestigious Arteon in the executive class - and Volvo reinforces its reputation for safety with this year’s best overall performer, the large off-road XC60. The winners, by category[1] , are: Executive                  VW Arteon Large Off-Road           Volvo XC60 Small Off-Road           VW T-Roc Supermini                 VW Polo Small MPV                Opel Crossland X Small Family Car      Subaru XV and Subaru Impreza Most of the models…

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Euro NCAP Launches Road Map 2025 In Pursuit of Vision Zero

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Since its establishment in 1997, Euro NCAP has been the catalyst for significant and sustained advances in automotive safety. Our independent crash tests and continuously evolving assessment protocols have given consumers the knowledge they needed to help choose safety and an estimated 76 thousand lives have been saved in the EU as a result. Today, during our 20th Anniversary celebrations, Euro NCAP launches its Road Map 2025, setting out for the first time the programme’s priorities for the mobility and technological revolution the auto industry is just beginning to experience. Our objective is to offer clarity and confidence to motoring…

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Euro NCAP Marks 20th Anniversary of Life-Saving Crash Tests

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Euro NCAP crash tests helped save more than 78,000 lives since 1997. Cars now ‘safest ever’ after Euro NCAP crashes 1,800 cars in tests costing 160 million Euro since 1997. Euro NCAP continues to test the newest safety innovations including cyclist-sensing auto-brake technology. MORE than 78,000 lives (1) have been saved since Euro NCAP’s tough crash safety tests were launched 20 years ago this week. Today, Euro NCAP reveals it has published over 630 safety ratings, crash-tested some 1,800 cars and collectively spent over 160 million Euro (2) to make cars safer. The first tests exposed safety failings in top-selling…

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Best in Class Cars of 2015

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Euro NCAP reveals the Best in Class cars of 2015 out of over 40 vehicles released during a very busy year. The best performing large off-roader, and the car with the best overall performance of 2015, was Volvo's XC90. The Swedish company's new flagship achieved an outstanding 97 percent for adult occupant protection and a maximum 100 percent for its safety assist technologies. The Mercedes-Benz GLC is the best small off-roader of 2015. In the large family category, two cars performed equally well: the Jaguar XE and the Toyota Avensis gave identical overall results. The Jaguar takes top honours in…

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