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KIA Carnival ANCAP Rating

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The new generation Kia Carnival has disappointed with a less than satisfactory crash safety result according to Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP)

The people mover was awarded four out of five stars for safety.

Read more: KIA Carnival ANCAP Rating


Australians preferring greener cars

Friday, 24 April 2015

Article PhotoAustralians are buying more fuel efficient cars than they used to a decade ago.

According to the latest report from the National Transport Commission (NTC), 2014's national average from carbon emissions was 188 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre, which is a decrease of 2.3 per cent from 2013.

Read more: Australians preferring greener cars


Crah avoidance technology for heavy vehicles

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Article PhotoThe NRMA says crash avoidance technologies could help reduce at least one-quarter of fatal crashes involving heavy vehicles.

Also, backing this initiative is the Centre for Road Safety which recently released a statement encouraging commercial truck operators to install automated safety mechanisms in their vehicles.

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The safest cars in Australia

Friday, 17 April 2015

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has announced the new Ford Mondeo, Toyota Prius V and Lexus NX have all achieved a maximum five-star safety rating - this applies to the vehicles' current variants as well.

Read more: The safest cars in Australia


Easter weekend road toll shows drivers are not listening

Wednesday, 08 April 2015

Article PhotoA horror Easter weekend has ended for Australia with the national road death toll sitting at 24.

NSW Commander of Specialist Operations, Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn said this indicates people are not paying heed to the dangers of reckless driving, and that is a huge let down.

"We got the message out there, but we're disappointed the message didn't get through," she added.

Read more: Easter weekend road toll shows drivers are not listening


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