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Tesla Model 3, Audi A6 score five-star ANCAP ratings
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30th Jul 2019
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Tesla Model 3, Audi A6 score five-star ANCAP ratings

UPDATE, August 2019: It's finally here! Click here to read and watch our first full Australian drive of the new Tesla Model 3. Audi and Tesla have scored top marks in the latest round of ANCAP crash testing, with the A6 and Model 3 achieving five-star ratings. The pure-electric Model 3 sedan scored 96 per cent for 'adult occupant protection', earning perfect marks for driver protection in three of the four 'destructive' tests.
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Scott Collie
2019 Toyota HiLux gets AEB across the range
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24th Jun 2019
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2019 Toyota HiLux gets AEB across the range

Australia's best-selling car has been given a significant safety upgrade. Toyota has made autonomous emergency braking standard across the HiLux range, bringing it into line with the Ford Ranger, Mercedes-Benz X-Class, Ssangyong Musso and Mitsubishi Triton.
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Scott Collie
Audi e-tron, Renault Clio, Volkswagen T-Cross shine in Euro NCAP testing
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23rd May 2019
2 min read

Audi e-tron, Renault Clio, Volkswagen T-Cross shine in Euro NCAP testing

Euro NCAP has released a new round of safety ratings this week, with a trio of new models impressing against the firm's latest, strictest criteria. In addition to the ANCAP ratings released this week based on the European arm's testing, a handful of models not yet available in Australia also received five-star ratings – the electric Audi e-tron, the new Renault Clio light hatch, and the Volkswagen T-Cross compact crossover.
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James Wong
ANCAP: BMW X5, Holden Acadia score five-star ratings
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12th Dec 2018
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ANCAP: BMW X5, Holden Acadia score five-star ratings

The new BMW X5 and Holden Acadia have been awarded top marks in the latest round of ANCAP safety ratings. Both SUVs managed five stars, with the Holden impressing with strong performances in the protection of adults (94 per cent), children (87 per cent), and Vulnerable Road Users (74 per cent), along with Safety Assist (86 per cent).
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James Wong
Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Mazda 6, Lexus ES score five-star ANCAP ratings
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24th Oct 2018
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Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Mazda 6, Lexus ES score five-star ANCAP ratings

ANCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings, with the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Mazda 6 and Lexus ES all achieving five stars based on tests carried out by sister firm, Euro NCAP. The A-Class managed a high score of 96 per cent for adult occupant protection, while the Mazda and Lexus scored 95 per cent and 91 per cent in the same category respectively. James Goodwin, CEO for ANCAP, praised the Mercedes-Benz's performance, along with its high levels of standard safety features.
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James Wong