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Electronic Stability Control Saves Lives

26 JUNE, 2017

New research has revealed 41 lives lost on Victorian roads last year could have been saved if the cars involved had been fitted with common safety technology.

Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today joined researchers to discuss the potentially life-saving benefits of Electronic Stability Control (ESC).

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Top ratings from a range of marques show brands are keeping pace with increasing standards

31 MAY, 2017

Four new safety ratings have today been awarded by the independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, to a mix of European brands - the Skoda Kodiaq, Audi Q5, Mini Countryman and Audi Q2 all achieving 5 stars.

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Consumers vehicle brands and regulators all have a role in encouraging autonomous technologies

29 MAY, 2017

The need to build consumer, industry and regulatory confidence in autonomous vehicle technologies was the key message from Australasia’s leading vehicle safety advocate, ANCAP, at the House of Representatives Public Hearing into the social impacts of driverless vehicles.

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Safe car choices extend with new Subaru XV and Holden Astra sedan

25 MAY, 2017

Two new cars enter the Australasian market this week with 5 star ANCAP safety ratings - the Subaru XV and Holden Astra sedan.

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NEW vs OLD CRASH TEST Fatality rate four times higher in an older vehicle

19 MAY, 2017

New Analysis: Fatality rate four times higher in an older vehicle.

Australia and New Zealand’s independent vehicle safety advocate, ANCAP, today unveiled the results of a car-to-car crash test - dramatically demonstrating the improvements made in vehicle safety over the past two decades. This comes as new analysis shows older vehicles are over-represented in fatality crashes.

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Another poor performance from Great Wall disproves brands claims of outstanding levels of safety for Steed

26 APRIL, 2017

Independent vehicle safety advocate, ANCAP, has today released a concerning 2 star safety rating for the ‘all-new’ Great Wall Motors Steed. 5 star ratings have also been released for the Honda Civic, Hyundai i30 and Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo Activity.

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BMW 5 Series wins praise with 5 stars

12 APRIL, 2017

The new BMW 520d has achieved the top 5 star ANCAP safety rating following completion of independent performance testing.

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Hyundai i20 trails the pack with 4 stars behind top performers Audi A5 Volvo S90 and Hyundai Ioniq

20 MARCH, 2017

Leading independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), today released its latest round of safety ratings covering the Australian and New Zealand markets.

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New entrant top rating Toyota C HR scores 5 safety stars

1 MARCH, 2017

Leading independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), today awarded the new Toyota C-HR with the maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating coinciding with its launch onto the Australasian market this week.

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Ford Mustang scores concerning 2 star safety rating

25 JANUARY, 2017

Leading independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), today released a much anticipated safety rating for the high-selling and iconic sports car, the Ford Mustang.

The Mustang scored a 2 star ANCAP safety rating.

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