crash test

  • Watch the new smart fortwo vs Mercedes S-Class crash test

    When smart unveiled the new fortwo and forfour last week it clearly stated that the new models are much safer, riding on a completely different platform, shared with the Renault Twingo. The new models feature a substructure containing ultra-high strength, hot-formed steel and maximum-strength, multiphase… Continue reading »

  • What if crash test dummies became live right before the crash? [video]

    Not too long ago(early 1990s) automakers used animals to test cars safety and thankfully animal testing is no longer practiced by any of the major automobile makers. Today crash test dummies do the work, recording different data to show how the accident would affect humans.… Continue reading »

  • Mitsubishi i-MiEV Earns A 4-Star Rating At Euro NCAP

    The European New Car Assessment Programme, Euro NCAP has now started to test fully Electric vehicles and announced that the first vehicle to be tested was the Mitsubishi i-MiEV. The i-MiEV scored a credible 4star rating having been subjected to the same full scale tests… Continue reading »

  • Toyota Verso Named Safest MPV Of 2010 By Euro NCAP

    Toyota Verso is the safest MPV, according to Euro NCAP’s test results for 2010. The seven-seat compact people carrier was given top five-star rating for all-round safety performance by Euro NCAP in March 2010, and no other MPV scored better in 2010. The Verso achieved… Continue reading »

  • Euro NCAP Results Breakdown (Videos)

    Euro NCAP crash tests are used to rate cars in four areas: adult protection, child protection, pedestrian protection and safety assist, which scores items like seatbelt warnings and speed limiters. Test cars are given a score between zero and five, the latter representing top marks.… Continue reading »

  • Ford C-MAX Models Score Top Euro NCAP Rating

    The independent Euro NCAP has awarded Ford's all-new C-MAX and Grand C-MAX models its maximum 5 star safety ratings. They are the first Ford passenger cars to have undergone Euro NCAP’s new crash tests. The two multi-activity vehicles went on UK sale this month. Now,… Continue reading »