Tag: EuroNCAP

Watch Euro NCAP Crash-Test VW’s New ID.3 Electric Hatch

The Volkswagen ID.3 has achieved a five-star rating at Euro NCAP, with the safety body’s tester’s acknowledging that it “does not compromise in this regard”. The Pro-specification version of the electric hatch scored 87 percent in Adult Occupant, 89 percent in Child Occupant and 71 percent in Pedestrian protection and 88 percent in the Safety […]

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Tesla’s Autopilot Hammered By Low Driver Engagement Score During Euro NCAP Highway Assist Tests

Euro NCAP has just released a new series of Highway Assist tests, featuring ten models equipped with some type of higher-speed driver assistance system. The models tested were the Audi Q8, BMW 3-Series, Mercedes GLE, Volvo V60, VW Passat, Peugeot 2008, Nissan Juke, Ford Kuga, Renault Clio and the Tesla Model 3. The latter’s tech […]

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Toyota Yaris Becomes First Car To Be Tested Against Updated 2020 Euro NCAP Protocols

Toyota’s fourth-generation Yaris became the first car to ace Euro NCAP’s revamped 2020 test program, featuring an all-new frontal offset test that replaces the one previously used since 1997. The small Japanese hatchback was further praised for boasting countermeasures against injuries in far-side impacts. The Yaris also scored well during crash avoidance tech tests thanks […]

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Euro NCAP Updates Protocols For 2020, Makes It Harder For Cars To Score Maximum Points

Europe’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) has updated its safety protocols for 2020, introducing new tests and making some changes in the way they evaluate cars. One of the biggest updates is the introduction of a new moving barrier that replaces the 23-year old regulation-based moderate offset-deformable barrier test. This evaluates the protection of occupants […]

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Tesla Model X, Porsche Taycan And 10 Other Cars Get Crash-Tested By Euro NCAP

Euro NCAP has published its second-to-last release of the year, during which a dozen vehicles were totaled for the sake of safety, against the 2018-2019 protocol. One of the stars of this session was the Tesla Model X, which managed to crash its way into a 5-star safety rating. The European New Car Assessment Program […]

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Mazda CX-30 Excels In Euro NCAP Crash Tests, New Opel Corsa Gets Four Stars

The European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) conducted another round of testing, releasing the safety ratings for four new vehicles: the Mazda CX-30, Mercedes-Benz GLB, Ford Explorer PHEV and Opel/Vauxhall Corsa. Topping the list for the Adult Occupant Protection in the 2018/2019 protocols is the Mazda CX-30, which has achieved a “near perfect” 99 […]

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Euro NCAP Crash Tests New BMW 1- And 3-Series, Peugeot 208 And Jeep Cherokee

Euro NCAP, the body that conducts crash tests in Europe awarding up to five stars for its best performers, has released the safety ratings for the new generations BMW 1-Series and 3-Series, as well as the latest Peugeot 208 and Jeep Cherokee. The two Bavarian models achieved a maximum 5-star safety rating, with the European safety […]

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