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Electric sedan Mercedes EQS sent to the wall
Electric sedan Mercedes EQS sent to the wall

Euro NCAP has checked the safety of the new German electric car Mercedes-Benz EQS. The car passed all tests and received the highest mark. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS electric sedan has earned a maximum five stars for safety in crash tests from Euro NCAP. The electric car received 96% for the protection of adult passengers,… More

KIA Sportage failed crash tests miserably (video)
KIA Sportage failed crash tests miserably (video)

Experts from the independent organization Latin NCAP, which are testing cars for the Latin American market, have conducted a series of crash tests on the fourth generation KIA Sportage. In the basic configuration, the crossover is equipped with two airbags and an anti-lock braking system. As a result of collisions with obstacles imitating cars, Sportage… More

New Ford Bronco: crash test results
New Ford Bronco: crash test results

The American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awards crash-test models with the highest Top Safety Pick rating, but the new Ford Bronco will not get it. The SUV performed poorly in safety tests: in a rear-end collision, the car seats do not provide sufficient protection for passengers. The headlights of the Bronco were also… More

Hyundai Tucson earned zero stars on crash test
Hyundai Tucson earned zero stars on crash test

The independent organization Latin NCAP has tested the safety of the Hyundai Tucson in a series of crash tests, with disappointing results. A crossover of the previous, fourth generation, which is still sold in South America, took part in the tests. Experts recognized the car as extremely unsafe: according to the results of tests by… More

Video: two Fiat models received zero stars in crash tests
Video: two Fiat models received zero stars in crash tests

Specialists of the independent association Latin NCAP conducted another series of crash tests, during which they checked the safety of Fiat Argo and Cronos. The hatchback and sedan, which debuted in the Latin American market in 2017, earned zero ratings for being highly unsafe vehicles. Moreover, both models showed the worst pedestrian protection since the… More

How safe is the Hyundai Santa Cruz?
How safe is the Hyundai Santa Cruz?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has tested the safety of Hyundai’s new frameless Santa Cruz pickup. The IIHS test program includes: 64 km / h frontal impact with 25% overlap; frontal impact at 64 km / h with 40% overlap; side impact; bench tests of seats (imitation of a rear impact); roof roll-over… More

The new Suzuki hatchback failed the crash test miserably
The new Suzuki hatchback failed the crash test miserably

The independent Latin NCAP test organization for the Latin American market has conducted crash tests on the Suzuki Baleno hatchback. During a safety check, the compact model performed appallingly, demonstrating the vulnerability of occupants during collisions. At the same time, the specialists did not begin to complete the tests of the model, since there are… More

Tata Punch became the safest model
Tata Punch became the safest model

The crash test (video) of the newest hatchback Tata Punch, conducted by Global NCAP, brought the newcomer five stars for adult protection: 16.45 points out of 17 possible. Child Protection is rated four stars (40.89 out of 49), but Punch still performed better than the Mahindra XUV300, which earned the same number of stars but… More

A crash test that no one has done before
A crash test that no one has done before

After analyzing the recordings of onboard cameras after thousands of accidents, Tesla engineers found that standard crash tests are good, but not always relevant. Therefore, as part of an internal test, the Model Y crossover was hit in the front end tangentially. Standard crash tests of respected organizations such as NHTSA and IIHS (USA), as… More

Tesla Model Y and VW ID.6 Crozz literally pushed head-on (video)
Tesla Model Y and VW ID.6 Crozz literally pushed head-on (video)

The Chinese YouTube channel Car Crash Test posted a video of an unusual test involving Tesla Model Y and Volkswagen ID.6 Crozz. During the crash test, experts tested the strength of electric crossovers during a head-on collision at a speed of 64 kilometers per hour. As a result of the impact, both models received significant… More