Thatcham Research reveals the UK’s safest new cars of 2021
Year’s best performers across tough Euro NCAP and Thatcham Research testing revealed
BMW iX3 emerges as top performer in latest Assisted Driving Gradings
Latest assessments show some VMs getting Assisted Driving tech implementation and marketing right
Mainstream Manufacturers pave the way in EV safety sphere
In the penultimate round of Euro NCAP testing for 2021, a new set of five cars faced the world’s most exacting crash tests evaluations.
Alternative power to the people: five-star safety across the propulsion spectrum
In the latest round of Euro NCAP testing, the Audi Q4 e-tron, Lynk and Co 01, NIO ES8, Subaru Outback and Toyota Mirai all achieved five-star safety ratings.
Missing occupant interaction countermeasures see Renault Kangoo and Vauxhall Mokka fall short of five-stars
Renault Kangoo and Vauxhall Mokka achieve 4-star ratings in latest Euro NCAP testing
Debut Genesis models ace Euro NCAP safety tests
The Genesis GV80 and G80 have both emerged from rigorous Euro NCAP safety assessment with five-star ratings. Although achieving a four-star Euro NCAP rating, the Citroen C4 performed “adequately”, according to Matthew Avery.
Latest Volkswagen Group EVs power to five-star safety ratings
VW ID.4 and Skoda Enyaq impress in Euro NCAP assessments, but Dacia Sandero
disappoints safety experts as it emerges with just a two-star rating
VW ID.4 and Skoda Enyaq earn five-star Euro NCAP safety ratings in rapidly-growing SUV sector Both all-electric SUVs impress with strong scores across world’s strictest assessment protocols Dacia Sandero lacks passive and vital active safety perfo
Another five-star car from JLR, but with Citroën five-stars comes at an extra cost
Euro NCAP launch the second round of 2019 crash test results
A Five Star Fiesta for Euro NCAP’s 20th Anniversary
The new Ford Fiesta scores a Five Star Euro NCAP rating – showing the leaps and bounds seen in car safety since the 1997 Fiesta was first tested 20 years agoBut no standard-fit AEB system on the Fiesta means the SEAT Ibiza is still the Thatcham Research Supermini safety pick of 2017 so farFamilies spoilt for choice in SUV safety – all four SUVs tested receive Five Star Euro NCAP ratingsEuro NCAP c
Superminis Disappoint in Latest Round of Euro NCAP Testing
After recently celebrating its 20th anniversary, the latest round of Euro NCAP testing has brought safety campaigners back down to earth. The three superminis tested, the Fiat 500, Citroën C3 and Ford Ka+, showed disappointing results said Matthew Avery, director of research at Thatcham Research, the independent automotive research centre and voice of Euro NCAP in the UK.
Thatcham Research Reveals the Car Technologies of 2017 that could Save Your Life
• Toyota Prius the safest new car of 2017, wins this year’s What Car? Safety Award • Prius features class-leading Reverse AEB as standard, aiming to reduce the UK’s £1.7 bn annual parking damage bill • Safety campaigners celebrate chance to decrease the UK's 400 yearly pedestrian deaths, as all ten finalists carry Pedestrian AEB as standard • The Peugeot 3008 & VW Tiguan highly commended