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2014-01-31 08:20:43

DELHI, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever independent crash tests of some of India's popular and important small cars have shown a high-risk of life threatening injuries in road crashes. All the cars selected by Global NCAP for testing in a frontal impact at 64km/h received zero-star adult protection ratings. To view the complete Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/64990-global-ncap-show-cars-in-india-are-unsafe...

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...

2013-10-09 16:20:22

LIVONIA, Mich., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) today announced that it is launching a host of safety features on the new Qoros 3 Sedan - the first international brand headquartered in China to have been awarded a Euro NCAP five star rating. TRW is a key partner involved in supporting Qoros in its vehicle development program. It helped to develop the full passive safety system, supplying airbags (including side and curtain), seat belts,...

2013-09-04 12:22:07

LONDON, September 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - All-new Mazda6 saloon and tourer achieve top scores in Euro NCAP crash safety tests - SKYACTIV-equipped Mazda6 praised for combination of active and passive safety - Mazda6 is the fourth Mazda since 2009 to attain Europe's top safety rating The all-new Mazda6 [http://www.mazda.co.uk/cars/mazda6-saloon ] is officially one of the safest cars on the road in Britain after receiving a 5-Star...

2013-07-24 12:20:57

LONDON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global NCAP chairman Max Mosley has urged CEOs at Renault-Nissan, General Motors and Suzuki to apply the UN's minimum crash safety standards to their global passenger car production. New crash test results have indicated that popular cars sold by the manufacturers in Latin America pose an unacceptably high risk of death or injury in the event of a crash. Mosley has written letters to Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, General Motors...

2013-06-26 12:21:26

LONDON, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The new British built Honda CR-V has been rated one of Europe's safest cars, according to new independent crash testing results from Euro NCAP, receiving the maximum 5-star rating. The rating scheme focuses on the vehicle's overall safety performance which gives consumers an easy to understand single score. The system considers occupant protection, child protection, pedestrian protection and the availability of driver aids. Since...

2013-04-24 12:21:08

MUNICH, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agreement reached between MESSRING and ADAC regarding a license for new test system for collision avoidance systems / active safety systems (pre-crash braking) will gradually be incorporated into Euro NCAP ratings / MESSRING will produce the ADAC AEBS test system including spare parts MESSRING Systembau GmbH and ADAC have signed a cooperation agreement in the field of automotive safety...

2013-04-10 08:21:18

LONDON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year is a safety year at Volvo Cars. The company is working towards the vision that by 2020, nobody should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo - and data from independent rating institutes all over the world emphasise and reinforce this life-saving philosophy. The most recent results are a Top Safety Pick+ for both the Volvo S60 [http://www.volvocars.com/uk/all-cars/volvo-s60/Pages/default.aspx ] and XC60 in the United...

2012-07-09 06:20:17

LIVONIA, Mich., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), is highlighting its full range of Driver Assistance Systems (DAS) technologies at a customer event in Hockenheim, Germany. TRW is unveiling a new modular radar platform and next generation camera which will enable the Company to deliver advanced safety in an affordable and flexible way to meet the more stringent active and pedestrian safety criteria planned to be introduced by Euro NCAP from 2014 onwards....

2012-06-19 06:20:55

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since its launch, the 2013 Mazda CX-5 has earned a great deal of recognition for its outstanding safety features. In March, the crossover was given the title of "Top Safety Pick 2012" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) gave the vehicle the maximum five-star safety rating. Blue Ridge Mazda, a premier Mazda dealer in Lee's Summit, MO, offers the award-winning...