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Mazda CX-9 gains top crash test rating in Australia

ANCAP has filled the gap in crash test ratings on the large SUV segment with a 5-star award for the Mazda CX-9. After undergoing comprehensive crash testing at the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP), the recently launched Mazda CX-9, …

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Chinese Haval SUV receives 4-star crash test rating

The Great Wall Haval has disappointed Australian crash test technicians with poor frontal offset results leading to a 4-star ANCAP rating. Having scored well in side impact testing and whiplash protection assessments, the Great Wall Haval H9 SUV (4×4) model …

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Range of light vans receive crash test ratings

ANCAP has provided 4 and 5 star ratings to a range of light commercial vehicles from Ford and Mercedes-Benz. Popular with commercial customers in van variants and with private buyers as large people-mover vehicles, the latest models of Mercedes-Benz V-Class, …

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Test results show major concerns overy quadricycle safety

Euro NCAP has tested a range of heavy quadricycles highlighting the significantly lower occupant protection than that offered by a car. With the growth in popularity both in mainland Europe and the UK of quadricycles as a means of transport, …

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Providing safe technology on future vehicles

Safety technology for future motorists to feature at conference presentation which Autoliv is making at the NAIAS event in Detroit. During its attendance at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) event in Detroit this week, auto safety specialist Autoliv …

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Sealed connector for automotive electrical systems

Reliable connector designed for withstanding the harsh environment and space constraints of vehicle electronics. Electronics specialist, Molex, has developed a new sealed connector system for use in powertrain and safety electronics applications in the automotive industry. The connectors and receptacles …

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Light commercial vehicle scores badly in NCAP rating

The Chinese built LDV V80 has scored just two stars in an ANCAP crash test due to poor occupant protection and lack of ESC. The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has recently tested the LDV V80 commercial van manufactured …

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Safety system supplier gains award

Ford has recognised Autoliv with supplier awards for excellence at the company’s Spanish air bag manufacturing facility. Ford has named automotive safety systems specialist, Autoliv as its 2014 Safety Supplier of the Year and 2014 Gold Supplier of the Year …

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5-star crash test rating for Kia Sorenta

Korean manufacturer Kia has achieved an ANCAP 5-star crash test rating for the latest Sorenta model available on the Australian market. The Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) has awarded the latest version of the Kia Sorento the maximum 5-star …

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Mitsubishi pick-up gains 5-star ANCAP rating

The latest Triton or L200 from Mitsubishi raises standards for pick-up trucks by receiving 5-star crash test rating from Australian ANCAP. With less than 60% of all new pick-up trucks entering the market having the top 5-star safety rating, this …

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