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The 2017 Volvo XC60 hitting the barrier in the frontal offse test.

Top safety scores awarded to Volvo XC60

8 NOVEMBER, 2017

Volvo’s new XC60 mid-size SUV has been awarded the maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating by independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, achieving class-leading scores in two key areas of assessment.

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The 2017 Honda CRV hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

Five stars continue for Chinese marques

30 OCTOBER, 2017

Two more Chinese brands have achieved the top rating from independent safety authority, ANCAP, with 5 stars awarded to the LDV T60 and Haval H2. The Honda CR-V also scores the top safety rating.

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The 2017 Range Rover Velar hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

Range Rover Velar arrives with high safety scores across the board

5 OCTOBER, 2017

The new medium-sized luxury SUV, the Range Rover Velar, has today been awarded ANCAP’s top safety rating achieving high scores across all areas of assessment.

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The 2017 MG GS hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

First Chinese vehicle to rise to 5 star standard

28 SEPTEMBER, 2017

Australasia’s independent authority on vehicle safety, ANCAP, has today awarded the first 5 star ANCAP safety rating to a Chinese vehicle with the MG GS rising to meet the top safety threshold.

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Five Star Safety Rating For Many Used Cars Without Breaking The Bank

22 SEPTEMBER, 2017

Used cars can offer great value, particularly for those on low budgets who can’t afford showroom expenses. But not all used cars are principally safe – in fact, a driver in the worst rated vehicle in this year’s Used Car Safety Ratings is ten times more likely to be killed or seriously injured than a driver in a vehicle in the safest category.

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The 2017 Mazda CX-5 hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

Mazda CX-5 and Mercedes Benz C Class Cabriolet score 5 stars while new Kia Picanto achieves 4 stars

8 SEPTEMBER, 2017

Three new safety ratings covering a range of vehicle segments have today been published by independent safety authority, ANCAP.

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The 2017 Peugeot 3008 hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

5 star performance of the Peugeot 3008 adds choice to rising SUV segment

8 AUGUST, 2017

The new Peugeot 3008 enters the popular Small SUV segment with a 5 star ANCAP safety rating following good results in physical testing and the presence of an advanced speed assistance system.

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The 2015 LDV G10 people mover hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

Commercial buyers and families let down with only 3 stars for the LDV G10

27 JULY, 2017

Independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, has today released a 3 star safety rating for the LDV G10 commercial van and people mover.

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The 2017 Land Rover Discovery hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

Land Rover Discovery enters the local market with 5 star safety

29 JUNE, 2017

Independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, has today released a 5 star safety rating for the new Land Rover Discovery.

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Car driving on country road

Electronic Stability Control Saves Lives

26 JUNE, 2017

New research has revealed 41 lives lost on Victorian roads last year could have been saved if the cars involved had been fitted with common safety technology.

Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today joined researchers to discuss the potentially life-saving benefits of Electronic Stability Control (ESC).

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