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A new safety technology to protect vulnerable pedestrians

A new safety technology to protect vulnerable pedestrians

Continental is developing a new technology meant to lower as much as possible incidents between vehicles and vulnerable road users. According to Germany’s Federal Statistics Office, around 50 percent of people killed in traffic accidents are vulnerable road users such as cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians. Between 2000 and 2012, the […]

Kia Carens gets 5-Star safety rating from Euro NCAP

Kia Carens gets 5-Star safety rating from Euro NCAP

The all-new Kia Carens compact MPV has been awarded the maximum 5-Star safety rating by Europe’s known road safety organization, Euro NCAP. The Kia Carens is one of only two compact MPV models currently on sale in Europe to earn 5-Stars in the 2013 Euro NCAP tests. The five-door, five […]

Volvo shows latest safety technology in UK

Volvo shows latest safety technology in UK

Volvo Cars is showcasing the latest applications of its world-renowned safety technology in an exhibition at SMMT’s Westminster headquarters. Displayed in UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders showroom are the Volvo XC60 and V60, which both benefit from the Swedish manufacturer’s latest safety technology, including City Safety, Adaptive Cruise […]

Toyota developing new brake-assist and automatic braking systems

Toyota developing new brake-assist and automatic braking systems

Toyota is developing two pre-crash safety systems meant to help prevent high-speed collisions and pedal-misapplication accident. The Japanese carmaker said the technology will soon be premiered on a high-end Toyota-brand sedan. Within two to three years, the features are expected to equip mid-sized and compact cars, according to Seigo Kuzumaki, […]