EuroNCAP safety standards to get tougher

The EuroNCAP, the independent body that crash-tests cars to assess the protection offered to passengers, is going to introduce even more wide-ranging standards from next year.

30th August, 2008

The EuroNCAP, the independent body that crash-tests cars to assess the protection offered to passengers, is going to introduce even more wide-ranging standards from next year.

Not only will these incorporate the present tests for occupant safety in the event of a crash, but will go further to assess the inclusion of advanced driver assistance technologies, such as Electronic Stability Control (ESC). The organisation is also calling on vehicle manufacturers to increase efforts to achieve...

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