Euro NCAP

16th November 2018

ADAS Titles Confusing US Drivers, AAA Study Claims

American motorists are unaware that ADAS technology with names like Autopilot won’t, in reality, drive their car for them. These are the worrying findings of an AAA survey suggesting...

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IMI Urges Compulsory ADAS Training for Mechanics
7th November 2018

IMI Urges Compulsory ADAS Training for Mechanics

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has called for training on advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) to be made compulsory for automotive technicians. The UK body is arguing...

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Ford Claims Robots Making New Vehicles Safer
1st November 2018

Ford Claims Robots Making New Vehicles Safer

Ford is claiming to have made its vehicles “safer than ever” by employing laser and robotics technology to carry out “automated hot-forming” on them. Hot-forming is the process by...

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18th October 2018

Autonomous Tech Dangerously Confusing Motorists, Study Says

ADAS and automated driver systems are confusing motorists to a dangerous degree, latest research suggests. A study commissioned by auto safety specialists including Thatcham Research, Euro NCAP and Global...

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30th September 2016

Safety tests put stars-in-the-eyes of consumers

“In the majority of global ratings, active safety effectiveness does not yet affect the rating published,” says Michiel van Ratingen, secretary general at Euro NCAP. “US NCAP, Japan NCAP...

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17th August 2016

Making ADAS relevant in a driverless world

Recently ABI Research forecast that the ADAS market will be worth $132Bn (£90Bn) by 2026 and, by the end of 2016, analysts believe it will be worth a staggering...

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9th October 2015

How the advance of ADAS will force insurers to change their risk models

In May, both Euro NCAP and the Australasian New Car Assessment Program said they had found that low-speed autonomous emergency braking (AEB) technology leads to a 38% reduction in...

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4th August 2015

Video: Technology will steer the future of risk assessment

Don’t miss Insurance Telematics USA 2015 this September 2-3.

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13th May 2015

Proof that autonomy prevents rear-end crashes

The study by Euro NCAP and ANCAP, the independent safety bodies for Europe and Australasia, report its results with the publication of Effectiveness of low speed autonomous emergency braking...

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20th April 2015

The Eyes have it for Subaru's tech hungry customers

Subaru has reported huge demand for its EyeSight driver assist system with 85% take-up in its Japanese home market. This week it announced a new milestone with the sale...

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