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Hyundai Nexo scores top marks in IIHS crash testing
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12th Aug 2019
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Hyundai Nexo scores top marks in IIHS crash testing

The first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle to be crash tested by the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has passed with flying colours, scoring a 'Top Safety Pick+' grade. Hyundai only offers the Nexo in California but voluntarily put the car up for IIHS testing, where the mid-sized SUV scored 'good' ratings in all six crashworthiness tests.
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Scott Collie
Toyota HiLux gets updated five-star safety rating
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23rd Jul 2019
3 min read

Toyota HiLux gets updated five-star safety rating

The Toyota HiLux has become the first ute in Australia to earn a 2019 five-star safety rating, following a new round of tests against more stringent criteria. The rating is an update to its previous five-star score – from 2015 – and puts a spotlight on rival utes with older ratings that could confuse consumers who may be unaware that not all five-star scores are created equally.
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Joshua Dowling
Euro NCAP: Model 3, Scala, B-Class get 5-star ratings
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4th Jul 2019
2 min read

Euro NCAP: Model 3, Scala, B-Class get 5-star ratings

Euro NCAP has released its latest round of crash results including a range of new models, including the Tesla Model 3, Skoda Scala, Mercedes-Benz B-Class, Kia Ceed, and DS 3 Crossback. The Model 3 impressed with a perfect score in the frontal offset test, and its Safety Assist performance – where it scored 94 per cent, the best yet under Euro NCAP’s most recent protocol.
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James Wong
ANCAP: New HiAce, Nissan Leaf get 5-star crash safety ratings
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27th May 2019
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ANCAP: New HiAce, Nissan Leaf get 5-star crash safety ratings

Independent crash testing authority ANCAP has released safety ratings for the new Toyota HiAce and Nissan Leaf, both scoring the full five stars. Both vehicles managed over 90% for adult occupant protection, with the HiAce impressing further with an 84% rating for vulnerable road users, too.
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James Wong