Tag: EuroNCAP

Best performers in EuroNCAP’s tests in 2017 (w/VIDEO)

Best performers in EuroNCAP’s tests in 2017 (w/VIDEO)

Last year was Euro NCAP’s busiest-ever year with nearly 70 models crashed and assessed. Many new models were able to meet the ever increasing stringency in criteria set by the independent organisation which has been conducting its evaluations since being established in 1997. Among the 6 categories of vehicles, Volkswagen […]

EuroNCAP’S ‘Best in Class’ for 2016

EuroNCAP’S ‘Best in Class’ for 2016

In 2016, Euro NCAP tested 18 new passenger cars and four heavy quadricycles and of these, 3 models were awarded ‘Best in Class’: the Toyota Prius in the ‘Large Family Car’ category; the Hyundai IONIQ in the ‘Small Family Car’ category; and the VW Tiguan is the best ‘Small Off-Roader’ […]

EuroNCAP 5 stars for 2014 Mazda3

EuroNCAP 5 stars for 2014 Mazda3

Euro NCAP, the independent organization in Europe which conducts crash tests and assesses the safety levels of the latest models sold in Europe, recently released results of its tests on eleven vehicles. The vehicles cover a wide range of categories but of interest to Malaysians will be the scores of […]

Automatic braking system for next Honda Fit/Jazz

Automatic braking system for next Honda Fit/Jazz

The next generation of the Honda Fit/Jazz will be the company’s first model have a new autonomous braking system which is known as the City-Brake Active System. Developed by Honda to offer collision-free vehicles to more drivers, the system is part of an available safety package which will have more […]

5 stars for Proton Preve in Australasian NCAP

5 stars for Proton Preve in Australasian NCAP

The Proton Preve has gotten off to a good start in the Australian market with a 5-star rating after being crash-tested in the independent Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP). The Preve is the second of Proton’s export models to undergo such independent testing, the first being the Waja (known […]

Best-ever EuroNCAP score by new Volvo V40

Best-ever EuroNCAP score by new Volvo V40

The latest Volvo V40 evaluated by EuroNCAP has become the independent organization’s all-time top-scorer. While its 5-star (maximum rating) score is achieved by a number of other models, what particularly distinguishes the V40 from other vehicles is the world-first Pedestrian Airbag technology that Volvo has installed. In case of a […]

Auto braking systems are the next big thing

Auto braking systems are the next big thing

Since Euro NCAP – the independent organization which evaluates and rates the safety levels of the latest models – published the first safety rating in 1997, considerable efforts have been made by car manufacturers, technology providers, authorities and road operators to make vehicles safer. Introducing new and more advanced technologies […]

CX-5, 3-Series score EuroNCAP 5 stars

CX-5, 3-Series score EuroNCAP 5 stars

The European New Car Assessment Programme – more commonly referred to as EuroNCAP – gets much attention from consumers who value its ratings on the latest models. The independent organisation has advanced crash-test facilities to actually crash vehicles itself and does not rely on data provided by manufacturers. Because it […]