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Electronic air suspension for Chinese HGV suppliers

Wabco is supplying the three major HGV manufacturers in China with electronically controlled air suspension for improved safety. Several major Chinese heavy duty truck manufacturers including China National Heavy Truck Corporation (CNHTC), Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Company (DFLQ) and Shaanqi, are …

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Advanced commercial vehicle safety systems on show

WABCO is attending the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Yokohama with its range of advanced safety systems for commercial vehicles. Taking place between 25th and 27th May, the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2016 will be held this year in the Japanese city …

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European legal safety standards for vehicles years out of date

The European Transport Safety Council is calling for an overhaul of safety standards on vehicles to reflect modern technology and improve vulnerable road user protection. According to a report from the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) analysing the market penetration …

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Pothole test track helps with suspension innovation

Ford has created innovative protective suspension systems to mitigate pothole damage with the help of a new proving ground located in Belgium. Potholes and other rough road surfaces have become an expensive problem for motorists around the world with pothole …

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High crash test rating brings award for MPV

The Volkswagen Touran has won the Euro NCAP best in the compact MPV class award for high crash test rating. Rated as one of the most crash resistant vehicles produced during 2015, the new VW Touran has been given the …

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Brazil road safety summit sees ESC recommendation

Autoliv is supporting the Global NCAP recommendation for mandatory fitment of Electronic Stability Control to new vehicles sold in Brazil. The Stop The Crash Partnership inaugural event taking place today and tomorrow in Brazil’s capital is pushing forward the Global …

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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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5-star ANCAP rating for Navara pickup truck range

Nissan has made small changes to child restraints based on ANCAP recommendations to achieve a 5-star crash test rating on the NP300 Navara pickup truck. The new Nissan NP300 Navara recently launched in Australia and New Zealand has stepped up …

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Top crash test safety result for Skoda Superb

The flagship of the Skoda range with advanced driver assist technology has been awarded a 5-star crash test rating by Euro NCAP. The new Skoda Superb has been awarded with the maximum 5-star rating in the Euro NCAP crash tests. …

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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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