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Jeep responds to footage of Wrangler tipping over in US safety tests
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12th May 2020
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Jeep responds to footage of Wrangler tipping over in US safety tests

The new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited four-door has been filmed tipping over in two crash tests conducted by a US safety body, prompting the US car giant to issue a statement defending the vehicle's safety record.
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Susannah Guthrie
Audi e-tron, Volkswagen T-Cross get five-star safety rating
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22nd Apr 2020
2 min read

Audi e-tron, Volkswagen T-Cross get five-star safety rating

The Audi e-tron electric SUV and the Volkswagen T-Cross city SUV have each earned five-star safety ratings by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) ahead of their arrival in local showrooms. Both cars were tested by Euro NCAP and subject to a full-width frontal collision at 50km/h, a dynamic offset frontal collision at 64km/h – due to 2019 testing standards – side impact at 50km/h, a side pole impact at 32km/h, and whiplash assessment for front and rear occupants.
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Liam Murphy
2020 Mazda CX-30 scores five stars in ANCAP testing
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30th Jan 2020
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2020 Mazda CX-30 scores five stars in ANCAP testing

Mazda's important CX-30 SUV has achieved five stars in ANCAP testing, returning the highest score for Adult Occupant Protection in the road safety body's history. The high-riding CX-30, which rivals the Kia Seltos, scored 99 per cent for Adult Occupant Protection. It also returned an impressive 88 per cent for Child Occupant Protection, and 80 per cent for Vulnerable Road User Protection.
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Scott Collie
ANCAP: Hyundai Kona Electric maintains 5-star rating in audit tests
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14th Oct 2019
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ANCAP: Hyundai Kona Electric maintains 5-star rating in audit tests

ANCAP has released the results of audit crash testing it conducted on the Hyundai Kona Electric to verify manufacturer-supplied data for the electric crossover. The Kona Electric carried over the 2017-stamped five-star safety rating from its petrol-powered equivalent when it was released earlier this year.
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James Wong
SsangYong Korando, BMW Z4 score five-star Euro NCAP ratings
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5th Sep 2019
3 min read

SsangYong Korando, BMW Z4 score five-star Euro NCAP ratings

Euro NCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings this week, with several upcoming models bound for Australia scoring five-star ratings – including the SsangYong Korando and BMW Z4.
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James Wong