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Research body defines safest cars available in Britain

Thatcham Research and consumer automotive magazine detail the winners of the Car of the Year Safety Awards for Britain in 2016. The “What Car?” magazine and automotive research centre, Thatcham Research have concluded the judging on which cars should be …

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Testing organisation defines safest cars in Europe

Winners have been announced in different vehicle classes as the safest cars in Europe with the Volvo XC90 taking the top honours. During 2015, the crash tests to which new cars were assessed by Euro NCAP became tougher with the …

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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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Australian 5 star crash test ratings for popular SUVs

The Audi Q7, Honda HR-V and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport models have each received top five star safety ratings from ANCAP for the Australasian markets. Australia is an important market for small, medium and large sized 4×4 vehicles or SUVs with …

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Japan launches automatic emergency call trial

The D-Call Net trial is being launched in Japan to automatically transmit vehicle data to call centres to assist in the assessment of collision severity. The service to make Japan’s roads safety is a joint operation involving the Emergency Medical …

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Honda extends integrated navigation partnership

Future Hondas will continue to receive Garmin integrated navigation capabilities as part of the in-dash infotainment system. A four year extended agreement has been struck between Honda Motors and Garmin International which will see navigation integrated with multiple infotainment systems …

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Airbag manufacturer steps in to meet recall demand

Autoliv increases manufacturing capacity to fulfil Honda recall requirements for inflators in the USA. With more than 6 million vehicles affected by the recall of Hondas with faulty Takata airbags, automotive safety equipment manufacturer, Autoliv is stepping up to the …

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Motorcycle racing team gives safety course to US servicemen

Geico Honda team racers have visited Camp Roberts in the USA to engage military personnel in safe motorcycle riding course. US military personnel at California’s Camp Roberts have been visited by Jake Zemke and Chris Ulrich, motorcycle racers from the …

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Cherokee gains first 5-star ANCAP rating for Jeep

ANCAP calls for greater emphasis on active safety systems across the board as Jeep claims its first 5-star award from ANCAP for its Cherokee model. The Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) has awarded a clutch of 5-star ratings to …

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Open Automotive Alliance to bring safe vehicle connectivity on Android platform

A consortium of stakeholders form the Open Automotive Alliance to develop safe in-vehicle technology based on the Android platform for automotive connectivity. Developer of the Android smartphone operating system, Google, has brought together major automotive manufacturers and other technology partners …

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About Jonathan Newell

Studied Engineering at Loughborough University and now involved in broadcast and technical journalism. Jonathan is based in London and Almaty.
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