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2014-07-07 08:29:59

MUNICH, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New MicroTrack sled test facility measuring 220 meters in length / First M=LIGHT LED lamp series installed / Curb test for ultra-modern side tests The vehicle safety requirements stipulated by institutes such as the New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are becoming more and more stringent and the associated test procedures more complex. As a result, vehicle...

2014-05-05 08:21:13

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global NCAP has published new guidelines for organizations operating vehicle fleets, recommending fleet purchasers only select vehicles that have been rated by New Car Assessment Programmes (NCAPs) with the 'five star' or 'Top Pick' safety rating. Global NCAP also advises fleet managers to confirm that the cars they purchase meet the UN's minimum vehicle safety standards. Global NCAP Secretary General David Ward said: "Any...

2014-04-30 23:02:20

Tulsa Hyundai’s 2014 Hyundai Veloster Earns Five-Star Safety Rating Tulsa, Oklahoma (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the 2014 Hyundai Veloster with an overall five-star crash test rating this past month. After putting the sporty subcompact through multiple crash tests, the organization gave the 2014 Veloster the highest rating possible, assuring customers that this car will keep them safe in the event of a crash. Individual...

2014-01-17 08:20:06

LONDON, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent consumer crash test results for some of India's popular and important small cars will be presented for the first time on Friday 31 January by Global NCAP and the Institute of Road Traffic Education at a conference in Delhi. Global NCAP President Max Mosley said: "Indian car buyers are entitled to know about the different safety performance of the cars on sale in their market. Alongside other measures, such as better...

2013-10-15 23:27:53

Pet safety equipment received an upgrade with the introduction of German and Swedish engineered products from 4x4 North America. Performance of the products was measured against criteria established by both European and US Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. Stone Ridge, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 4x4 North America, Inc. is now importing pet safety products engineered in Europe, including the Allsafe Harness and the MIM Safe Variocage. The company also imports other unique pet...

2013-08-27 23:03:14

What is crashworthiness? It refers to a vehicle’s ability to prevent injuries to its occupants when the vehicle is involved in a crash. Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 What is crashworthiness? It refers to a vehicle’s ability to prevent injuries to its occupants when the vehicle is involved in a crash. When a car accident occurs, the occupants of a vehicle experience a number of forces that can lead to injury. “Crashworthiness” is a very important...


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