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In the Press Releases section, you will have access to archives of previously published press releases. https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/rss en Euro NCAP's first rear impact (whiplash) test: 80% of seats tested need improvement https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncaps-first-rear-impact-whiplash-test-80-of-seats-tested-need-improvement/ Wed, 26 Nov 2008 16:45:49 +0200 3549 The last time best-selling cars score five stars https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/the-last-time-best-selling-cars-score-five-stars/ Wed, 26 Nov 2008 16:23:42 +0200 3550 New Road Safety Performance Index https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/new-road-safety-performance-index/ Tue, 14 Apr 2009 16:49:24 +0200 3556 Euro NCAP’s Best in Class Cars of 2013 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-s-best-in-class-cars-of-2013/ Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:50:23 +0200 3540 Euro NCAP’s Spotlight Falls on Heavy Quadricycles https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-s-spotlight-falls-on-heavy-quadricycles/ Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:51:02 +0200 3543 Euro NCAP in 2008: Making safety your top priority https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-in-2008-making-safety-your-top-priority/ Thu, 15 Jan 2009 16:51:52 +0200 3559 New rating to play starring role in improving car safety https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/new-rating-to-play-starring-role-in-improving-car-safety/ Wed, 18 Feb 2009 16:52:43 +0200 3561 Euro NCAP awarded Prince Michael Road Safety Award https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-awarded-prince-michael-road-safety-award/ Wed, 18 Nov 2009 16:53:46 +0200 3563 Euro NCAP wins top safety award https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-wins-top-safety-award/ Fri, 23 Jan 2009 16:54:50 +0200 3566 2009 Safety Defying Brand Expectation https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/2009-safety-defying-brand-expectation/ Wed, 25 Nov 2009 16:59:17 +0200 3570 Safety comes clean https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/safety-comes-clean/ Wed, 26 Aug 2009 17:00:10 +0200 3573 New smaller cars widen safety choice for consumers https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/new-smaller-cars-widen-safety-choice-for-consumers/ Wed, 27 May 2009 17:22:27 +0200 3575 Euro NCAP reveals today’s best safety innovations https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-reveals-today-s-best-safety-innovations/ Fri, 01 Oct 2010 17:23:12 +0200 3577 Euro NCAP launches new multi-lingual website https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-launches-new-multi-lingual-website/ Wed, 02 Jun 2010 17:23:44 +0200 3583 Fewer winners drive out in latest results https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/fewer-winners-drive-out-in-latest-results/ Wed, 03 Mar 2010 17:24:19 +0200 3590 Safety information on the KIA Venga https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/safety-information-on-the-kia-venga/ Wed, 03 Mar 2010 17:24:44 +0200 3592 2010 Euro NCAP to Reward Advanced Safety Technologies https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/2010-euro-ncap-to-reward-advanced-safety-technologies/ Tue, 13 Jul 2010 17:25:07 +0200 3594 Automobile Club d’Italia joins Euro NCAP https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/automobile-club-d-italia-joins-euro-ncap/ Thu, 16 Dec 2010 17:25:41 +0200 3596 Euro NCAP elects professor Andre Seeck as new president https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-elects-professor-andre-seeck-as-new-president/ Fri, 18 Jun 2010 17:26:08 +0200 3605 Latin NCAP joining worldwide NCAP consumer testing for automotive safety https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/latin-ncap-joining-worldwide-ncap-consumer-testing-for-automotive-safety/ Mon, 18 Oct 2010 17:26:34 +0200 3607 Euro NCAP publishing first Chinese vehicle rating https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-publishing-first-chinese-vehicle-rating/ Wed, 24 Nov 2010 17:26:59 +0200 3610 Euro NCAP commences its focus on Plug-In vehicles and advanced safety technologies https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-commences-its-focus-on-plug-in-vehicles-and-advanced-safety-technologies/ Wed, 25 Aug 2010 17:27:31 +0200 3611 Euro NCAP's top five achievers of 2009 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncaps-top-five-achievers-of-2009/ Thu, 28 Jan 2010 17:28:00 +0200 3617 Euro NCAP to announce new initiative at the upcoming eSafety Challenge https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-to-announce-new-initiative-at-the-upcoming-esafety-challenge/ Wed, 30 Jun 2010 17:28:33 +0200 3620 Euro NCAP now testing plug-in electric vehicles https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-now-testing-plug-in-electric-vehicles/ Wed, 23 Feb 2011 17:40:19 +0200 3656 Chinese manufacturers investing in safety https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/chinese-manufacturers-investing-in-safety/ Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:40:51 +0200 3658 More 5 stars but upcoming tougher requirements https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/more-5-stars-but-upcoming-tougher-requirements/ Wed, 24 Aug 2011 17:41:19 +0200 3660 Euro NCAP’s standard set for upcoming electric and range-extender cars https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-s-standard-set-for-upcoming-electric-and-range-extender-cars/ Wed, 25 May 2011 17:41:47 +0200 3662 Euro NCAP announces the results for twelve new vehicles including 5 stars for a pick up https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-announces-the-results-for-twelve-new-vehicles-including-5-stars-for-a-pick-up/ Wed, 26 Oct 2011 17:42:25 +0200 3666 Euro NCAP’s best performing cars of 2010 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-s-best-performing-cars-of-2010/ Thu, 27 Jan 2011 17:42:59 +0200 3674 Signs and markings critical to leap in road safety https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/signs-and-markings-critical-to-leap-in-road-safety/ Wed, 29 Jun 2011 17:43:32 +0200 3676 Euro NCAP tests the safety of business and family vans https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-tests-the-safety-of-business-and-family-vans/ Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:43:57 +0200 3678 Euro NCAP to drive availability of Autonomous Emergency Braking systems for safer cars in Europe https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-to-drive-availability-of-autonomous-emergency-braking-systems-for-safer-cars-in-europe/ Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:45:58 +0200 3682 Euro NCAP new results: Toyota Aygo and twins disappoint in safety tests https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-new-results-toyota-aygo-and-twins-disappoint-in-safety-tests/ Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:46:23 +0200 3683 Jeep Compass disappoints, Honda Civic impresses https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/jeep-compass-disappoints-honda-civic-impresses/ Wed, 22 Feb 2012 17:48:02 +0200 3685 More car manufacturers getting in step with higher pedestrian safety standards https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/more-car-manufacturers-getting-in-step-with-higher-pedestrian-safety-standards/ Wed, 23 May 2012 17:48:45 +0200 3687 Dacia budgets on safety https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/dacia-budgets-on-safety/ Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:49:11 +0200 3695 When innovation and a world first brings higher vehicle safety https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/when-innovation-and-a-world-first-brings-higher-vehicle-safety/ Wed, 29 Aug 2012 17:49:34 +0200 3697 Euro NCAP spreads safety message to non-EU markets https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-spreads-safety-message-to-non-eu-markets/ Wed, 31 Oct 2012 17:50:08 +0200 3698 Euro NCAP Releases Latest Round of Crash Tests https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-releases-latest-round-of-crash-tests/ Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:51:24 +0200 3700 Euro NCAP Best in Class Cars of 2011 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-best-in-class-cars-of-2011/ Tue, 31 Jan 2012 17:51:47 +0200 3701 Euro NCAP’s Best in Class Cars of 2012 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-s-best-in-class-cars-of-2012/ Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:52:09 +0200 3702 China's Shining Star - Qoros Gets Maximum Safety Rating https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/chinas-shining-star-qoros-gets-maximum-safety-rating/ Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:52:38 +0200 3705 Euro NCAP Releases Results for two New Cars and New Advanced Rewards https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-releases-results-for-two-new-cars-and-new-advanced-rewards/ Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:53:02 +0200 3707 Cars of the future need "Readable" roads now https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/cars-of-the-future-need-readable-roads-now/ Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:53:32 +0200 3709 Euro NCAP to Publish First European Crash Avoidance Ratings https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-to-publish-first-european-crash-avoidance-ratings/ Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:53:53 +0200 3711 On the Road with Autonomous Emergency Braking Systems https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/on-the-road-with-autonomous-emergency-braking-systems/ Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:54:14 +0200 3712 Euro NCAP receives Global NCAP Consumer Champion Award https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-receives-global-ncap-consumer-champion-award/ Fri, 31 May 2013 17:54:46 +0200 3715 Euro NCAP Announces Andrew Miller as new Chairman of the Board https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-announces-andrew-miller-as-new-chairman-of-the-board/ Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:53:31 +0200 5246 Euro NCAP’s Best in Class Cars of 2014 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-s-best-in-class-cars-of-2014/ Wed, 07 Jan 2015 18:13:21 +0200 15451 Porsche Premieres with 5 Star Macan, Dacia Logan Falls Behind https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/porsche-premieres-with-5-star-macan-dacia-logan-falls-behind/ Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:03:13 +0200 19303 The New Audi TT Peaks at Four Stars https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/the-new-audi-tt-peaks-at-four-stars/ Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:00:00 +0200 19330 Study Confirms High Effectiveness of Low Speed Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/study-confirms-high-effectiveness-of-low-speed-autonomous-emergency-braking-aeb/ Wed, 13 May 2015 10:01:57 +0200 20576 Skoda Superb Joining the Ranks of Top Safety Achievers https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/skoda-superb-joining-the-ranks-of-top-safety-achievers/ Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:19:08 +0200 20806 Euro NCAP Reveals Latest Safety Ratings https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-reveals-latest-safety-ratings/ Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:29:54 +0200 20817 New ratings released ahead of the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/new-ratings-released-ahead-of-the-2015-frankfurt-motor-show/ Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:01:00 +0200 21284 Tucson Tops Latest Euro NCAP Results https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/tucson-tops-latest-euro-ncap-results/ Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:00:00 +0200 21474 Top Marks for Audi and Honda https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/top-marks-for-audi-and-honda/ Wed, 04 Nov 2015 10:00:49 +0200 21936 Euro NCAP Puts Autonomous Pedestrian Detection to the Test https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-puts-autonomous-pedestrian-detection-to-the-test/ Tue, 10 Nov 2015 10:00:48 +0200 21966 Euro NCAP's Star Cars: Episode VII https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncaps-star-cars-episode-vii/ Wed, 02 Dec 2015 10:00:00 +0200 22780 Euro NCAP Reveals Latest Ratings for 2015 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-reveals-latest-ratings-for-2015/ Wed, 16 Dec 2015 10:00:00 +0200 22912 Euro NCAP’s Best in Class Cars of 2015 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-s-best-in-class-cars-of-2015/ Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:58:37 +0200 23657 Quadricycle Safety at a Standstill https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/quadricycle-safety-at-a-standstill/ Wed, 06 Apr 2016 10:00:00 +0200 24488 Euro NCAP Premieres First Rating with Pedestrian Detection https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-premieres-first-rating-with-pedestrian-detection/ Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:45:35 +0200 24780 Euro NCAP Car Safety Information Now Available in Chinese https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-car-safety-information-now-available-in-chinese/ Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:00:37 +0200 24804 Top of the Stops - AEB Makes an Impact https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/top-of-the-stops-aeb-makes-an-impact/ Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0200 25000 Raising Standards: Renault and Subaru get Top Safety Ratings with AEB across the Board https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/raising-standards-renault-and-subaru-get-top-safety-ratings-with-aeb-across-the-board/ Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:45:00 +0200 25319 Latest Euro NCAP safety ratings: top marks for Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Peugeot 3008 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/latest-euro-ncap-safety-ratings-top-marks-for-mercedes-benz-e-class-and-peugeot-3008/ Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0200 25442 Latest Euro NCAP safety ratings: Fiat Tipo -  it’s cheap, but is it safe? https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/latest-euro-ncap-safety-ratings-fiat-tipo-it-s-cheap-but-is-it-safe/ Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:40:00 +0200 25534 Latest Euro NCAP safety ratings for 2016 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/latest-euro-ncap-safety-ratings-for-2016/ Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:00:10 +0200 25972 Euro NCAP’s Best in Class Cars of 2016 https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-s-best-in-class-cars-of-2016/ Wed, 14 Dec 2016 08:00:00 +0200 25994 Latest Volvos stunt Ford’s Mighty Mustang https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/latest-volvos-stunt-ford-s-mighty-mustang/ Wed, 25 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0200 26239 Euro NCAP Marks 20th Anniversary of Life-Saving Crash Tests https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-marks-20th-anniversary-of-life-saving-crash-tests/ Thu, 02 Feb 2017 06:20:00 +0200 26285 FIAT and Ford Fall Short of Rivals’ Safety Ratings https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/fiat-and-ford-fall-short-of-rivals-safety-ratings/ Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:50:00 +0200 26627 Latest Bimmer Works 5 Star Magic https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/latest-bimmer-works-5-star-magic/ Read the Euro NCAP Press Release of April 12th on the star ratings of the seventh-generation BMW 5 Series and the 2015 Fiat Doblò facelift Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0200 26767 Škoda and MINI get top safety ratings https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/škoda-and-mini-get-top-safety-ratings/ Euro NCAP press release about the crash tests results of the Skoda Kodiaq, MINI Countryman, Nissan Micra and Suzuki Swift 2017. All details of the safety assessments Wed, 31 May 2017 10:00:00 +0200 27271 SEAT’S STAR SUPERMINI https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/seat-s-star-supermini/ Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0200 27664 Euro NCAP Elects New Chairman https://www.euroncap.com/en/press-media/press-releases/euro-ncap-elects-new-chairman/ Leuven 12/7/17 - The members of Euro NCAP have elected Pierre Castaing President and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the next two years Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:00 +0200 27686