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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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Did BMW lie about fatal fault?

UK vehicle safety body the DVSA has said that BMW did not initially tell it about a serious electrical fault – and then gave incorrect information. The fault was in...

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New Nissan Leaf aces new car safety test

The new Nissan Leaf is the first car to undergo safety body Euro NCAP’s new extended assessment – and it was awarded a full five-star safety rating. The second-generation model...

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Make sure you avoid these three Don’t Buy cars

Our most recent car tests have discovered no less than three new Don’t Buy cars from big-name manufacturers. Keep reading to find out which ones they are. All three of...

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35 years of car seat belts – how have they made a difference?

Did you know that you are twice as likely to die in a crash if you don’t wear a seat belt? That’s just one of the reasons the use of...

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Top 5 safest cars you can buy in 2018

Cars today are safer than ever before, especially since features such as electronic stability control have become mandatory for any new model sold within the UK. And with buyers expecting...

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New Nissan Micra shocks in Which? safety test

The all-new Nissan Micra has put in a disappointing performance in the Which? hazard avoidance test. Its behaviour in a high-speed avoidance scenario could see you facing opposing traffic for...

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Fiat Punto is the first car to get zero stars from Euro NCAP safety tests

A lack of now-basic safety features and poor collision protection means that the Fiat Punto (2006-) is the first car to ever receive zero stars from safety organisation Euro NCAP....

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