European New Car Assessment Programme

Type: Organization
Name: European New Car Assessment Programme
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

More Peugeot 2008 production to meet demand

.Peugeot has increased production of the award-winning Peugeot 2008 as the brand strives to meet a continued growth in demand for this popular compact crossover across Europe.Launched in spring 2013, Peugeot has fulfilled 120,000 orders to date, but demand ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

VW packs Passat

This year is a significant time for Volkswagen in New Zealand, because it is the 60th anniversary of the German marque's presence here. AT A GLANCE Powertrain: Front-driven transversely mounted four cylinder 1.8-litre direct injected and turbocharged ... [Published The Press NZ - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Euro NCAP, BMW, Continental, Valeo and Ficosa confirmed to present at Smithers Apex inaugural Image Sensors Automotive conference

LEATHERHEAD, England--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Image Sensors organisers have released the full programme for the new 2014 automotive conference, a two day conference covering discussions of automotive imaging systems and technology. Advanced Driver ... [Published Enhanced Online News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t ask for credit

Think back, if you will, to 2008. It was a heady time for Chinese automakers. BYD had just received a US$230 million investment from none other than Warren Buffet. Geely announced plans to sell cars in both the US and the EU. Sure, Brilliance may have ... [Published China Economic Review - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Continental Receives Automotive News Pace Award

Continental, an automotive supplier, received the 2014 Automotive News Premier Automotive Suppliers Contribution to Excellence Award for its Pressure sensor-based Pedestrian Protection System. In a release, the Company noted Continental's solution for ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Should Rearview Cameras Be Mandatory in Europe as Well?

share:A- A+We've all seen crashes of American classic sedans. The bodies are strong, but inside, passengers bounce around and hit all sorts of dangerous edges with deadly consequences. That's old America though, and the new one is all about safety. In ... [Published Auto Evolution - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Thatcham and MIRA form partnership to expand crash testing capability

Thatcham Research has signed an agreement with MIRA to create a full service vehicle safety testing capability for vehicle manufacturers.Thatcham is the UK’s authorised Euro NCAP test Laboratory and is acknowledged as a centre of excellence for crash ... [Published Fleet News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Auto Safety Systems Drive Large New Market

OYSTER BAY, NY -- Sales of collision warning and mitigation systems will reach $29.5 billion by the end of 2020, with the majority of the market value being accounted for by vehicles sold in the Asia-Pacific region, ABI Research forecasts.“During the ... [Published Printed Circuit Design & Manufacture - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

Thatcham Research announced MIRA partnership

HomeWednesday, April 09, 2014Thatcham Research has announced the signing of a collaborative agreement with independent vehicle engineering consultancy MIRA, to create a full service vehicle safety testing capability for vehicle manufacturers.Thatcham ... [Published Autobiz - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Fuelcards.co.uk industry news: Euro NCAP hits the ESC button

01/04/2010Motor safety organisation Euro NCAP has released new findings on the effectiveness of ESC (Electronic Stability Control) systems.The organisation tested more than 40 vehicles fitted with ESC systems at its Thatcham research centre. Each car ... [Published Fuelcards.co.uk - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

How safe is your car?

Chevorlet’s Spark was rated ‘acceptable’ and given the ‘Top Pick’ award for its performance, and was the only small car to achieve this rating out of the 11 tested.The top-selling Fiesta model was given a ‘marginal’ rating, as were the Kia Rio, Mazda ... [Published BT.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Spotlight on crash safety

5 Indian-made cars fail the Euro NCAP crash tests. Ouseph Chacko sifts through broken glass and crumpled metal to see what it means for road safety.1photoUK spec Tata Nano was designed to meet European crash regulationsMar 21, 2014With no government-approved ... [Published AutoCar India - Mar 21 2014]

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"During the past 12 to 18 months, there has been a marked increase in awareness of the potential of advanced driver assistance systems such as Collision Warning and Mitigation Systems (CWM systems) among car OEMs, driven mainly by the decision of ratings agencies such as EuroNCAP to include 'active' systems in their latest test specifications" comments Dominique Bonte, VP and practice director of ABI Research
He added: "The demand for the Ghibli was already high before the actual launch and we expect continuous growth in orders now that it is available in Maserati showrooms across the Kingdom. Customers are invited to visit us and have a closer look at this fantastic new model.”"
There's a real tension in this design: my colleague here recently described it thus: "the bonnet crease points curling over like the whitened knuckles of a balled-up fist. Like an oncoming jab, the overall effect isn't subtle; instead the bearing is one of threatening aggression." All of which rather put me off before my test car arrived and I had a chance to inspect the Giulietta in the metal...
...without any major design changes," said Amit Kapoor vice president of Continental's Passive Safety and Sensorics business unit in North America. "Winning the 2014 Automotive News Pace award for the PPS strengthens our drive towards the continued creation of solutions for automakers for years to come."

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Pulling power: Toyota Auris Touring Sports is a... [Published Glasgow Sunday Mail - Apr 18 2014]
Collision Warning and Mitigation System Sales t... [Published CENS.com - Apr 18 2014]
URBAN JUNGLE CRUISER [Published Luton & Dunstable Express - Apr 18 2014]
New Cheep Cherokee driven [Published Wheels - Apr 18 2014]
Launched: Peugeot 3008 SUV – RM 153,888 OTR wit... [Published Cars, Bikes & Trucks - Apr 17 2014]
2014 Peugeot 3008 [Published Motor Trader Malaysia - Apr 17 2014]
Chrysler Grand Voyager Review [Published Car Advice - Apr 17 2014]
New Peugeot 3008 SUV Launched [Published Star Motoring - Apr 17 2014]
The New MINI Countryman [Published Auto Channel - Apr 17 2014]
More Peugeot 2008 production to meet demand [Published Galway Advertiser - Apr 17 2014]
2014 Renault Koleos review [Published CarsGuide - Apr 17 2014]
MINI in the City: Revised Countryman revealed i... [Published Diesel Car Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
VW packs Passat [Published The Press NZ - Apr 16 2014]
Euro NCAP, BMW, Continental, Valeo and Ficosa c... [Published Enhanced Online News - Apr 16 2014]
Euro NCAP, BMW, Continental, Valeo and Ficosa c... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Apr 16 2014]
Euro NCAP, BMW, Continental, Valeo and Ficosa c... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Apr 16 2014]
Euro NCAP, BMW, Continental, Valeo and Ficosa c... [Published Business Wire Automotive News - Apr 16 2014]
Fast Auto Technic launches the all-new Maserati... [Published Eye of Riyadh - Apr 15 2014]
MINI goes techno for 2014 [Published Car Point - Apr 15 2014]
GOING FOR AN ITALIAN? [Published Luton & Dunstable Express - Apr 15 2014]
Review: Subaru Outback 2.0D [Published iafrica.com - Apr 15 2014]
Don’t ask for credit [Published China Economic Review - Apr 14 2014]
Continental Receives Automotive News Pace Award [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
Nice gesture! [Published Electronic Products - Apr 14 2014]
BMW limits i3 crash repairs to Brisbane, Melbourne [Published GoAuto - Apr 14 2014]
40 years and 30 million Golfs [Published Southland Times - Apr 14 2014]
Mitsubishi Outlander really is a game changer [Published Wheels Within Wales - Apr 12 2014]
Audi Q7 2014 Review [Published Motoring.com.au - Apr 12 2014]
Should Rearview Cameras Be Mandatory in Europe ... [Published Auto Evolution - Apr 11 2014]
Thatcham and MIRA form partnership to expand cr... [Published Fleet News - Apr 11 2014]
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Euro NCAP, BMW, Continental, Valeo and Ficosa c... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Apr 16 2014]
LEATHERHEAD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Image Sensors organisers have released the full programme for the new 2014 automotive conference, a two day conference covering discussions of automotive imaging systems and technology. Advanced Driver Assistance ...
Euro NCAP, BMW, Continental, Valeo and Ficosa c... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Apr 16 2014]
LEATHERHEAD, England--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Image Sensors organisers have released the full programme for the new 2014 automotive conference, a two day conference covering discussions of automotive imaging systems and technology. Advanced Driver ...
Euro NCAP, BMW, Continental, Valeo and Ficosa c... [Published Business Wire Automotive News - Apr 16 2014]
LEATHERHEAD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Image Sensors organisers have released the full programme for the new 2014 automotive conference, a two day conference covering discussions of automotive imaging systems and technology. Advanced Driver Assistance ...
10 Startlingly Dangerous Cars [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 08 2014]
When navigating a multi-ton enclosure of metal and glass from the inside, safety is — or should be — the first priority of manufacturers and drivers alike. Unfortunately, cutting corners for cost effectiveness and poor or lack of testing sometimes leaves ...
Official: Renault Zoe EV sells 10,000 units in ... [Published Autoblog Green - Jan 31 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Renault , Europe/EU Renault can find both good and bad news from its offering on the European electric vehicle market - the Zoe EV sold only one fifth of its sales target for its first year - with 10,000 units sold - ...
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Geely Auto réalise formellement son entrée sur ... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 24 2014]
Autoliv receives Excellence award from Volvo Car [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Dec 30 2013]
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