8 10, 2019

Car News Podcast: Audi, Hyundai, ANCAP and more

By |2019-10-08T15:42:38+10:00October 8th, 2019|News Podcast|0 Comments

In our new podcast-style news cast, we talk about cars and events. This week: Hyundai’s new Ute Audi RSQ3 How car makers choose what goes into your car Luxury Car Tax Electric Motor Cycles Electric Cars ANCAP and EuroNCAP explained Navin asks if the new [...]

2 12, 2018

ANCAP Welcomes Road Standards Bill

By |2018-12-02T10:03:58+10:00December 2nd, 2018|Car News Misc|0 Comments

New Road Vehicle Standards Act encourages regulatory focus on vehicle safety ANCAP, Australasia's independent vehicle safety authority today welcomed the passage of the Road Vehicle Standards Bill through Parliament. ANCAP Chief Executive, James Goodwin acknowledged the extensive review and consultation work that has been undertaken to update the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989. “It is encouraging that vehicle safety and [...]

14 06, 2018

AEB Autonomous Emergency Braking ten fold increase in two years

By |2019-06-29T18:44:56+10:00June 14th, 2018|Car News Misc, safety features|0 Comments

The latest market analysis by independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, has revealed a ten-fold increase in the standard fitment of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) in just over two years. ANCAP has been tracking the availability status and market penetration of AEB across the Australian light vehicle market since December 2015 when just 3 per cent of new vehicles sold [...]

6 06, 2018

Ford’s updated Mustang still only 3 star safety rating

By |2018-06-06T10:27:41+10:00June 6th, 2018|Car News Misc|0 Comments

Australasia’s independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, has today released a 3 star ANCAP safety rating for revised Ford Mustang models following a specification upgrade to improve its safety performance. Following the publication of a 2 star ANCAP safety rating for the Ford Mustang in January 2017, Ford has revised the specification of its Mustang for the right-hand-drive Australian and New [...]