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All Renault and Dacia cars will be speed-limited to 180km/h from 2022
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27th Apr 2021
1 min read

All Renault and Dacia cars will be speed-limited to 180km/h from 2022

All Renault cars will be speed-limited to 180km/h from next year, the French manufacturer has confirmed. The cap will also reportedly apply to cars built by Renault’s budget Romanian subsidiary Dacia (although this is unlikely to inconvenience many people as, even in flagship 2.0-litre guise, the top-selling Duster SUV maxes out at just 181km/h).
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William Davis
Women more likely than men to be seriously injured in car crashes – report 
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15th Feb 2021
4 min read

Women more likely than men to be seriously injured in car crashes – report 

Women are more likely to suffer a serious injury in a car crash – even though men are involved in more road accidents – a report by a leading US safety authority has found. Much of the heightened risk for female drivers was due to the types of cars they were driving rather than physical differences, according to the study.
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Joshua Dowling
2021 Kia Sorento earns five-star ANCAP safety rating
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9th Dec 2020
2 min read

2021 Kia Sorento earns five-star ANCAP safety rating

The 2021 Kia Sorento has been awarded a five-star safety rating by Australian crash-test body ANCAP – however, there's a catch. The maximum five-star score applies only to 2.2-litre turbo-diesel, all-wheel-drive variants of the Sorento, with front-wheel-drive, 3.5-litre petrol V6 models going unrated without a safety score. The discrepancy can likely be attributed to the fact the crash testing was conducted by ANCAP's European equivalent, Euro NCAP.
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Alex Misoyannis
Rimac to destroy $31.2 million worth of cars all in the name of safety
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3rd Nov 2020
2 min read

Rimac to destroy $31.2 million worth of cars all in the name of safety

Croatian hypercar manufacturer, Rimac Automobili, is undertaking a rigorous and expensive crash-test program for its all-electric C_Two hypercar ahead of its production run commencing in 2021. In all, Rimac is building 13 prototypes and five pre-production examples of its 415km/h all-electric hypercar, with plans to destroy 11 of them in order to homologate the C_Two globally.
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Rob Margeit