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ANCAP crash course: The good, the bad, and the dangerous
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4th Feb 2017
18 min read

ANCAP crash course: The good, the bad, and the dangerous

'Safety first'. It's a phrase commonly uttered in schools, workplaces, and even in the home. But in the wake of the Ford Mustang’s recent two-star ANCAP safety rating, the notion of safety actually being first has, yet again, come to the fore. To talk about how far vehicle safety has come, where it is today, and where it’s headed in future, CarAdvice caught up with former Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) chairman, Lauchlan McIntosh. Firstly, though, some background.
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Subaru EyeSight crash avoidance system beats Volvo, Mercedes-Benz
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27th Sep 2013
2 min read

Subaru EyeSight crash avoidance system beats Volvo, Mercedes-Benz

Subaru's automatic braking technology has outperformed crash avoidance systems from more expensive rivals including Volvo and Mercedes-Benz in a new test by an independent vehicle safety assessor in the US. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) pitted 74 mid-sized cars and SUVs against each other in a test designed to determine the effectiveness of their forward collision warning systems.
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