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Koenigsegg celebrates 1 million followers with smashing video

Jan 02, 2018

Supercars are usually exempt from crash testing purely due to the sheer costs involved. However, some level of safety testing is usually done in-house, as demonstrated by Swedish carmaker Koenigsegg. A video was recently posted...

New Jeep Compass, Kia Niro, LDV D90 score 5-star ANCAP safety

Dec 21, 2017

The all-new Jeep Compass has been crash tested by ANCAP under stringent testing and it has been awarded the full five stars for safety. Other recent additions to the five-star crowd include the new Kia...

Kia Stinger scores 3- and 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Dec 14, 2017

The highly anticipated Kia Stinger has been crash tested by Euro NCAP, and the local ANCAP division has handed down its split score of three stars and five stars. Why the split score? It all...

Jaguar F-Pace awarded 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Dec 13, 2017

Despite being on sale here in Australia for over a year now, the Jaguar F-Pace has only just been tested for its safety by the Euro NCAP division. The results have been assessed locally and...

Hyundai Kona, Holden Equinox get 5-star ANCAP, MG ZS 4 stars

Dec 08, 2017

A range of new SUVs have been crash tested under ANCAP’s stringent regime, with some models receiving the full five stars and others dropping a bit below. Starting with the latest five-star achievers, the new...

2018 BMW X3 & Jaguar E-Pace awarded 5-star NCAP safety

Nov 29, 2017

In the latest round of crash testing by Euro NCAP, both the new 2018 BMW X3 and the upcoming Jaguar E-Pace premium SUVs have been given the full five-star accolade. Jaguar Australia is yet to...

2018 Volvo XC60 awarded 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Nov 08, 2017

As no surprise to anybody, really, the all-new 2018 Volvo XC60 has just been crash tested by the Euro NCAP division and assessed by ANCAP and given the full five-star seal of approval. As you...

Haval H2, LDV T60 awarded 5-star ANCAP crash safety

Oct 30, 2017

Some new Chinese vehicles that have recently been introduced in Australia have undergone ANCAP’s stringent crash testing regime, including the LDV T60 and the Haval H2. To many buyers’ surprise (probably), the Haval H2 was...

Haval H6 first car to pass new roll-over crash test by CATARC in China

Oct 18, 2017

The China Automotive Technology and Research Centre (CATARC) has conducted its first roll-over crash safety test, and the first vehicle to take part and pass, was the latest Haval H6. The safety group conducted the...

Range Rover Velar scores five-star ANCAP safety rating

Oct 04, 2017

The Range Rover Velar has been awarded the full five-star ANCAP safety rating, following its local market launch only a couple of weeks ago. Land Rover fans, and indeed mid-size SUV fans, will be delighted...

2017 Mazda CX-5, Mercedes C-Class cabrio score 5-star ANCAP safety

Sep 07, 2017

In the latest round of crash testing by ANCAP both the new Mazda CX-5 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class cabriolet have been given the full five-star seal of approval. Meanwhile the cute little Kia Picanto, recently...

2017 Mazda CX-5 gets IIHS ‘Top Safety Pick+’ safety award

Jul 13, 2017

The recently-introduced new Mazda CX-5 has picked up an important accolade in the US, in the form of a top safety award by the IIHS. Australia’s ANCAP program is yet to crash test the new...

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