• Ford Mustang receives the first Euro NCAP Two Star rating given to one of the top 10 car brands since 2008 • Concerns about Ford Mustang’s crash protection of adult and child occupants • Worrying lack of safety equipment, that is offered to US consumers, but not available in UK
The five-star safety rating system helps consumers, their families and businesses compare vehicles more easily and identify the safest choice for their needs. It is determined from a series of vehicle tests, designed and carried out by Euro NCAP and represent, in a simplified way, important real life accident scenarios that could result in injured or killed car occupants or other road users.
Documents • Sep 09, 2016 11:05 BST
Insurer proposals to support advanced driver assistance systems and automated vehicle technologies
Autonomous Emergency Braking or AEB is a safety technology which monitors the traffic conditions ahead and automatically brakes the car if the driver fails to respond to an emergency situation. This briefing document explains more about the technology and how it could help lead to a crash free future.
Documents • Dec 21, 2015 14:59 GMT
Hybrid and fully electric cars are an important step towards potentially smaller and more ‘personal’ vehicles, maybe single or twin seat, which are fully integrated into the infrastructure and road network. Read more for our views on future personal mobility.
Available with either two or four wheel drive, the all new Mazda CX-3 is a compact crossover and went on sale in the UK in June 2015. Based on the new Mazda 2, the CX-3 shares the same wheelbase but is longer and slightly taller, combining a high driving position with rugged looks.