How to check how safe a car is using Euro NCAP crash test scores

How to check how safe a car is using Euro NCAP crash...


Before 1997, drivers were kept in the dark when it came to knowing how safe a car would be in the event of an accident. The only available guide was...
Experts name the safest used family cars for under £15,000

Experts name the safest used family cars under £15,000


Buying a used family car can be a daunting process at the best of times. From spotting the slippery salesman pushing the old bangers he wants to see...
Euro NCAP launches

Euro NCAP launches "dual rating" crash test to show...


A new system of rating cars for safety has been introduced by independent crash testing organisation Euro NCAP in order to highlight the benefits...
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Number of airbags in cars set to triple


Have we reached peak airbag? Nearly.
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Best in class: safest cars of 2015 revealed by Euro...


Volvo has lived up to its reputation for safety after its relaunched XC90 SUV emerged as the car with the best overall performance in Euro NCAP's...
Products: Shoft seatbelt device review

Products: Shoft seatbelt device


The Shoft device doesn't look like much but with promises of reducing back pain and increasing safety, it could be a no-brainer for those who drive...
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Buying Guide: Five perfect cars for new parents


After the birth of your first child, identifying a suitable car to convey the precious bundle to check-ups, grandparents and the shops should be easy:...
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New Audi A4 awarded top five-star crash rating


Euro NCAP, the crash test organisation, has awarded the Audi A4 its maximum five-star rating ...
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Three essential tips before buying a car


So you want to buy a car, but where do you start? Before you even get to the dealer’s forecourt to do battle with the shiny-suited, silver-tongued...
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Why does the Jaguar I want to buy not meet Euro 6 standards...


Q. I thought all new diesel cars had to have emissions low enough to meet the Euro 6 standard, but a Jaguar I was thinking of buying does not. Why...
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News: Euro NCAP announces crash test scores for Discovery...


Deliberately smashing their brand new Porsche, Land Rover or Mini into a wall is probably the last thing on car buyers’ minds, but that’s exactly...
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News: Tesla Model S electric car gets five star safety...


It's amazing what removing an engine – that big, heavy lump of metal – from between the front wheels will do for a car's crash safety rating...