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Hyundai i30 Recalled For Electronic Stability Control Issues

FRI, 11 MAR, 2016

Hyundai has issued a recall for its i30 small car, due to a potential problem with the electronic stability control (ESC).

Electronic Stability Control Clocks Up 20 Years

TUE, 5 MAY, 2015

It’s not often we celebrate the anniversary of automotive inventions - cup holders or fluffy dice for example - but few have had the impact o...

Europe: Electronic Stability Control Now Mandatory In All New Cars And LCVs

WED, 5 NOV, 2014

Electronic stability control (ESC) is now mandatory in all vehicles under 3.5 tonnes sold within Europe.

Australia's Aftermarket Body Prepared To Prove ESC Unaffected By Minor Mods

TUE, 27 MAY, 2014

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) is calling for a joint meeting of all Federal and State vehicle regulators, with a view to...

ANCAP: 2 Stars For Tata Xenon, 5 For Kluger, C4, 2008, Outlander

FRI, 21 MAR, 2014

Tata has come up short in the latest round of ANCAP safety testing, with its Xenon pickup managing only a 2-Star safety rating.

New ESC Laws: Chery, Great Wall And Suzuki Models Affected

MON, 4 NOV, 2013

New laws which come into effect this month will spell the end for passenger vehicles without electronic stability control (ESC) in the Australian m...

Government Moving To Mandate ESC In Commercial Vans And Utes

SAT, 4 MAY, 2013

The Federal Government has proposed an amendment to Australian Design Rules which would mandate tougher safety standards for light commercial ve...

2011 Suzuki SX4 Gains ESC, More Airbags

FRI, 11 MAR, 2011

2011 SUZUKI SX4 Suzuki's 2011 SX4 hatch and sedan have come in for a safety upgrade, gaining side and curtain airbags at no extra cost. ...

RACV Study Finds Drivers More Interested In Looks Than Safety

MON, 27 JUL, 2009

A SURVEY CONDUCTED by the RACV has found that an alarming number of Victorian drivers value a car's appearance and size above its safety equipment...

Federal Government To Make Electronic Stability Control Mandatory From 2011

TUE, 23 JUN, 2009

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT has followed Victoria's lead and decided to move ahead with plans to make electronic stability control (ESC) mandatory under...



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