8 06, 2019

Safety Rating date stamps limited to 6 years

By |2019-06-29T17:18:09+10:00June 8th, 2019|Car News Misc, Video Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

What IS ANCAP: 5 Star safety explained For over 20 years, ANCAP (Australasian New Car Assessment Programme) has been testing new cars for safety and crash performance. ANCAP, and its European counterpart, EuroNCAP, now have identical requirements therefore can share results. That means Australian cars and European cars are judged against the same criteria. https://youtu.be/fD2d2lMIMcw Each year, new cars are [...]

21 01, 2019

Hyundai and KIA to get world first multi-accident airbag

By |2019-01-21T18:50:11+10:00January 21st, 2019|Car News Misc|0 Comments

Hyundai Motor Group announced the development and future commercialisation of the world’s first multi-collision airbag system that significantly improves airbag performance in multi-collision accidents. Multi-collision accidents are those in which the primary impact is followed by collisions with secondary objects, such as trees, electrical posts or other vehicles, which occurs in three out of every 10 accidents. New airbag system [...]

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 [...]

17 11, 2018

Choose Your New Car for Safety: Here’s Why

By |2019-06-26T18:18:39+10:00November 17th, 2018|Car News Misc|0 Comments

We often pick a new car based on how it looks or how much it costs, but a new safety campaign is urging all of us to think about how the vehicle we buy might fare in a crash. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey today launched the Safer Vehicle Choices Save Lives campaign, in partnership with [...]