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Enhancing vehicle safety with technology: how the latest Euro NCAP results mark a shift towards new sensing technologies
Euro NCAP Changes for 2023
The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP), which assesses the safety performance of new vehicles entering the European market, is the benchmark for vehicle safety. The testing and performance protocols used in the Euro NCAP are regularly updated to reflect technological advancements in vehicles to ensure they represent the latest and highest safety sta
The safest new car of 2022: Tesla Model Y crowned What Car? Safety Award winner as European new car releases achieve best-ever Euro NCAP test scores
Tesla scoops safety prize at the annual What Car? Car of the Year awards, held in London Model Y’s 98% Safety Assist score highest-ever recorded by Euro NCAP Strong-performing Smart #1 and Mercedes EQE named as award runners-up Euro NCAP reports best-ever results in 2022 with 53 of 67 cars tested earning five-star rating Driver monitoring systems and centre airbags now feature on majority of shor
Best-ever Euro NCAP test results shape Thatcham Research safest cars list for 2022
Thatcham Research and What Car? present 10-car shortlist for the What Car? Safety Award 2023 Judges only consider five-star Euro NCAP rated vehicles, along with other criteria such as safety innovation and mass market appeal All cars tested by Euro NCAP in 2022 score four- or five-star rating for first time in programme history Results show safety performance remains a top priority for carmakers
Thatcham Research partners with Toyota on pioneering Hydrogen Hilux project
Thatcham Research is working closely with Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd (TMUK) to develop a hydrogen version of Toyota’s iconic Hilux pick-up.
Well-balanced Mercedes-EQ EQE top rated for Assisted Driving
Mercedes-EQ EQE ‘Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC’ system achieves right balance of Vehicle Assistance and Driver Engagement
Tesla sets new ADAS performance benchmark, new Chinese entrants also gain five-star Euro NCAP ratings
Another strong batch of vehicle scores has been announced in the latest round of Euro NCAP testing, with all but one achieving a five-star rating.
Matthew Avery, Chief Research Strategy Officer from Thatcham Research, comments:
“The Tesla Model Y has aced testing, securing outstanding all-round safety ratings. It has scored the highest grade ever seen in the Safety Assist category at 98% a
Seeing Stars: Top safety performers revealed in latest Euro NCAP results
All six vehicles in the most recent round of Euro NCAP testing announced today have achieved four or five-star ratings
Latest Euro NCAP gradings show Nissan and Volkswagen are bringing high-performance Assisted Driving to the mainstream
The latest round of Euro NCAP results feature assessment of four new cars with ‘Level 2’ Assisted Driving systems.
DS and Honda models perform well in latest safety testing, Dacia Jogger awarded one-star rating
Dacia Jogger produces it’s second vehicle to be awarded one-star safety rating
Thatcham Research comment: First car safety testing results for 2022 set positive tone
This first set of Euro NCAP results for 2022 represents a great start to the year from a safety perspective
CHARGING AHEAD: Gridserve wins 2022 What Car? Innovation Award, in association with Thatcham Research
Gridserve beats BMW and Hyundai to claim innovation accolade
Nissan Qashqai sets the safety benchmark, winning What Car? Safety Award sponsored by Thatcham Research
Nissan’s Qashqai is pound-for-pound the UK’s safest car in 2022.
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