May 18, 2022

Nissan Qashqai and VW ID.5 Excel in Highway Assist

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10 May 2022 – As part of its ongoing evaluation of assisted driving technology, Euro NCAP has tested Highway Assistance systems offered on four recent cars. The Jaguar I-PACE system was graded as ‘Entry’ level, the updated Polestar 2 system as ‘Good’, and the VW ID.5 and Nissan Qashqai are the best performers with systems rated as ‘Very Good’.   Euro NCAP assesses Assisted […]

Euro NCAP’s Top Performers of 2021

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4 January 2022 – Euro NCAP kicks off the start of a new year of car safety testing byrecognizing the top performers of last year and the winners of the 2021 Best in Classawards. Euro NCAP tested 33 new cars in 2021, of which 22 achieved the top 5-star rating. Among the successes, the Mercedes-EQ EQS emerged as best in the “Executive Car” and “Pure Electric” categories, narrowly beating runner-up the Polestar 2. In the “Small Off-Road” category, the winner is the Nissan Qashqai with an outstanding performance in active […]

Renault Laguna’s Legacy ruined as ZOE and Spring debase electric car safety

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8 December 2021 – Euro NCAP reveals its final safety ratings of 2021, covering the range from the best to the worst that the car industry has to offer across vehicle categories. Among 11 new models tested, seven achieved a top five-star rating, including the BMW iX, the Genesis’ G70 and GV70, the Mercedes-EQ EQS, the Nissan Qashqai, the Škoda Fabia and the Volkswagen Caddy. […]

Italy: Two die as motorway bridge collapses near Ancona

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From BBC A motorway bridge has collapsed near the north-east Italian city of Ancona, killing two, Italian officials say. The victims were in a car below the bridge when it fell down onto the A14 road, which runs between Loreto and Ancona South. The collapse involved a temporary structure which was supporting the bridge, Autostrade, […]