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    Official: Volvo V60 PHEV get five-star crash test rating from Euro NCAP [w/video]

    Volvo continues to take kudos for making the safest cars on European roads, with its diesel-engine V60 plug-in hybrid earning the highest score ever for a PHEV given by Euro NCAP. The Euro NCAP tested the all-new V60 PHEV through a series of crash tests and give it a five star rating; if this ...

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    2011 Chevrolet Aveo (Sonic) nabs 5-star Euro NCAP safety rating [w/video]

    The 2011 Chevrolet Aveo hatchback, to be sold in North America as the Chevy Sonic starting this fall, has received a five-star safety rating from the European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP). According to NCAP, the Aveo hatchback scored 85 out of 100 points, which places it among the top ...

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    Nissan Leaf earns 5-star rating in Euro NCAP crash tests [w/video]

    The five-door mid-size electric hatchback Nissan Leaf has achieved a five-star overall crash test rating from the European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP), becoming the first plug-in vehicle to receive five stars from NCAP. Euro NCAP tests vehicles in frontal impact, side impact, side ...

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    Euro NCAP finds small cars offer plenty of protection

    Europe's crash testing authority, Euro NCAP, has published a series of new tests that includes the latest small and fuel efficient models offered there. The top scorers in the small car segment, with five star results, were the Honda Jazz, Hyundai i20 and Kia Soul. The Audi Q5 and the Peugeot 3008 ...

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    Small and safe: Toyota iQ scores 5 stars at Euro NCAP crash test

    With an overall score of 79 percent, the Toyota iQ got the 5 stars that mark it as one of the safest vehicles European roads. The car could've had a better score, but pedestrian protection was rated a poor 54 percent. However, the iQ scored top marks in driver's seat protection, partly thanks to ...

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    Alfa Romeo MiTo scores 5-star rating on EuroNCAP crash test

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    Alfa Romeo's new baby recently got put through the ringer in the EuroNCAP crash tests and passed with flying colors. The MiTo got a Good rating for whiplash protection from the testers and five stars all around for its ability to protect ...

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    VIDEO: Fiat shows that really small cars don't have to crumple

    In the wake of some videos showing a couple of different Chinese cars being put through the standard European frontal offset crash test, Fiat has demonstrated how it's done properly. While the Brilliance BS6 and Chery Amulet would have likely left their occupants maimed or lifeless, the tiny new ...


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