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Australian consumer report lacking in safety ratings

ANCAP is calling for new car safety ratings to be included in an important consumer report for the Australian market. The Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) is calling on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to broaden the …

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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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Smart city tolling discussed at Australian Forum

Cubic Transportation Systems is presenting at the National Electronic Tolling Forum in Australia, providing insight into smart city ITS and traffic management. Jon Ramirez, director of tolling worldwide at Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), will participate in a panel discussion on …

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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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Government funding for Australian crash test programme

The Australian government has committed to providing over 2 million dollars during the next two years in support of crash test assessments on new vehicles. As part of National Road Safety Week which is currently taking place in Australia, the …

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Two Korean models gain ANCAP five star ratings

The Hyundai Elantra and Kia Picanto have reached 5-star performance levels in crash testing performed for the Australasian market. For Australian National Road Safety Week, which is taking place from 2nd to 8th May, 2016, the Australasian New Car Assessment …

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Model changes result in 5-star rating

The Kia Carnival has achieved a 5 star ANCAP crash test rating after receiving improvements to its design from previous model. Also known as the Kia Sedona in other markets, the Australian version of the Kia Carnival people mover has …

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Smart billboards could extend to other signage

Open platform VMS at the heart of smart billboards in Australia that use video analytics for delivering content based on vehicle recognition. In Australia, digital advertising company, oOh! Media, has been working with Porche and experts in video management and …

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Advanced safety features bring more 5-star ANCAP awards

The Jaguar XE and Mercedes GLC are the latest cars to gain 5-star safety ratings from ANCAP for models sold in the Australasian market. Having both gained “Best in Class” accolades for 2015 from Euro NCAP in awards announced by …

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