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Hyundai Elantra and Kia Picanto Net 5-Star ANCAP Safety Ratings

WED, 4 MAY, 2016

The latest round of ANCAP test results have arrived, and the good news for small and micro car buys is that both the Hyundai Elantra and Kia Picant...

ANCAP Awards 5-Star Ratings To Jaguar XE and Mercedes-Benz GLC, Applauds Pedestrian Protection

MON, 25 JAN, 2016

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP)  has awarded two 5-Star results this week, one for the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV and the other...

Volvo XC90 Declared Safest Car Of 2015 By Euro NCAP - Top Marks Also For Jaguar Infiniti Mercedes-Benz And More

WED, 20 JAN, 2016

Volvo’s XC90 SUV has topped the safety charts for all cars tested in 2015 by the European New Car Assessment Program, Euro NCAP.

ANCAP To Merge Standards With Euro NCAP By 2018

WED, 12 NOV, 2014

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has revealed plans to merge its standards with Euro NCAP by 2018.

New ‘Obese’ Crash Test Dummy Coming To Keep Pace With Our Growing Guts

FRI, 7 NOV, 2014

US-based crash safety group Humanetics has developed a crash test dummy it hopes will improve road safety in the near future.

ANCAP Crash Safety Ratings Get ‘Date Stamps’ For Buyer Clarity

MON, 1 SEP, 2014

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has moved to clear confusion over its star-rated safety system by adding a ‘date stamp&rs...

ANCAP Secures $2.2 Million In Federal Funding Over Two Years

WED, 21 MAY, 2014

Fears over the demise of the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) have been allayed for now, with a $2.2 million boost in federal fundin...

Tesla Model S Sedan Sets New Crash Safety Record In The US

WED, 21 AUG, 2013

Tesla’s Model S has set a new record for the highest safety score ever achieved during a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (N...

The Week That Was: FBT Changes Upset Market, Megane GT220 Reviewed

SUN, 21 JUL, 2013

Australian carmakers, businesses and fleet services are reeling from the Rudd government’s decision to overhaul fringe benefits tax this week.

ANCAP Crash Test Demonstration: The Future Of Five Stars

FRI, 19 JUL, 2013

We’ve all seen a new car put through the rigours of crash-safety testing.  The footage in slow motion, an array of strange attach...



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