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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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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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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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Which? Awards 2018: winners revealed

Apple, Richer Sounds and Nationwide Building Society were among the brands honoured today at the annual Which? Awards. Hosted by BBC news presenter Naga Munchetty and Which? Group chief executive,...

New Ford Focus: five tech highlights you need to know about

The new Ford Focus is Ford’s most technologically advanced car. That’s what the car manufacturer claimed recently, when it lifted the covers off its all-new fourth-generation Focus hatchback. But is...

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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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