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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.

TAC Urges Motorcycle Riders To Consider ‘CRASH’ Helmet Safety Ratings

MON, 31 MAR, 2014

Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission (TAC) is urging motorcycle riders to consider safety ratings on helmets before purchase.

ANCAP: 5 Stars For Yeti, 4 For HiAce

MON, 7 NOV, 2011

The latest round of ANCAP-approved crash safety tests has seen the Skoda Yeti awarded 5-Stars, while the HiAce has had its rating boosted from t...

China To Revise Crash Test Standards, Revamp C-NCAP

MON, 17 OCT, 2011

If you've ever been apprehensive about driving a Chinese car, we don't blame you.

ANCAP: SsangYong Actyon Sports Ute 3-Star ANCAP Safety Rating Not Good Enough

TUE, 2 NOV, 2010

Frightening new crash safety test results from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has prompted calls for manufacturers to impro...

Proton Jumbuck, Great Wall Utes Perform Poorly In ANCAP Crash Safety Tests

TUE, 29 SEP, 2009

THE PROTON JUMBUCK, Australia's cheapest ute, has scored a dismal 1-Star rating after the latest round of ANCAP crash testing.

2010 Subaru Liberty And Outback Score 5-Star ANCAP Safety Rating

FRI, 28 AUG, 2009

SUBARU'S LATEST Liberty and Outback  family cars have passed ANCAP's rigorous crash testing program with flying colours, each scoring a full ...

Volkswagen Tiguan Tops Small SUVs In Rollover Safety In US Insurance Institute Ratings

WED, 25 MAR, 2009

Over in the US, while the government has stalled on introducing tougher roof-strength standards for passenger cars, the Insurance Institute for Hi...

2009 Toyota iQ Scores 5-Star Euro NCAP Rating

FRI, 20 FEB, 2009

The common assumption that small cars offer the worst crash protection is one that refuses to go away.

Ford Taking Crash Testing To New Dimensions With Car-Sized Balloons

WED, 11 FEB, 2009

While we try to figure out what sort of balloon can justify a AUD$15,000 price tag, Ford is trying not to hit them. Intended to help the company t...