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The safest cars tested in 2018

Safety organisation Euro NCAP has announced its three ‘best in class’ winners for 2018: the hydrogen-powered Hyundai Nexo (safest large SUV), the Mercedes-Benz A-Class (safest small family car and overall 2018 winner) and the hybrid Lexus ES (safest large family car).

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Two cars performed badly in the latest crash tests, including the new Jeep Wrangler

The latest Euro NCAP results are bad news for FCA, who own both Fiat and Jeep. While cars such as the BMW X5, Volvo V60 and Jaguar I-Pace all get top marks for safety, the aging Panda and brand new Jeep Wrangler hit rock bottom.

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I wasn’t told about my VW Polo’s potentially dangerous seat belt fault

Two owners of new Volkswagen Polos have told us they were not informed about their cars’ potentially lethal seat belt fault. This is despite the Volkswagen Group saying that anyone...

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What all car owners need to know about how VW handled a seat belt fault

Which? can exclusively reveal that Volkswagen Group presented a plastic cable tie as a permanent fix to a potentially lethal car seat belt fault, despite the cable tie not actually...

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Hydrogen fuel-cell car put through crash safety tests for first time

The hydrogen Hyundai Nexo and the latest Mercedes A-Class are among the raft of cars to achieve a full five stars for safety. Car safety organisation Euro NCAP has released...

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Euro NCAP tests: you must not count on automated driving systems

Tests conducted by Euro NCAP show there's a potential risk of drivers becoming ‘over reliant’ on automated driving assistance systems. Tesla's Autopilot system came in for particular criticism.

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VW Touareg, Audi A6 and Suzuki Jimny: are these cars safe to drive?

The VW Toureg and Audi A6 have been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP. But others have fared worse, with the all-new Suzuki Jimny scoring a disappointing three...

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VW and Seat continue to sell thousands of cars with potentially lethal fault

Despite confirming a possibly fatal seat belt fault in May this year, Volkswagen and Seat continue to sell thousands of affected cars – without a permanent fix in place. Earlier this...

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Ford Focus and Volvo XC40 get top rating in Euro NCAP safety tests

The new Ford Focus, Volvo XC40 and BMW X4 have been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP – but there is room to improve. The Ford Focus...

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Safety alert: Seat and Volkswagen car seatbelt fault

Warnings over three cars – the Seat Arona, Seat Ibiza and Volkswagen Polo – have been issued after it was found that the rear left-hand seatbelt could come unbuckled.  UPDATE 14...

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