anti-lock braking system explained
11 Oct 2016

What is ABS or Anti-lock Braking System?

Almost every new car now comes with ABS or Anti-Lock Braking System, but just what is it and how does it work?

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16 Sep 2016

Dear Crikey, SUVs are not dangerous and nor are they killing people…

An article recently published on Crikey about the dangers of SUVs demands a rebuttal. Here is that rebuttal.

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Holden Colorado score 5 star ANCAP rating
11 Aug 2016

New Holden Colorado scores 5 star ANCAP rating… How does it compare?

The new Holden Colorado has scored a 5 star ANCAP rating realising 34.89 out of 37 for dual cab and crew cab models.

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Subaru Impreza
29 Jul 2016

All-New 2017 Subaru Impreza gets pedestrian airbag

The all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza will become the first model from the maker to get a pedestrian airbag.

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External airbag
16 Feb 2016

External airbags reduce side-impact collision force by 30%

Pedestrian airbags are now a reality and it’s looking likely external airbags will be developed to deploy moments before a side-impact collision to keep occupants safer.

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2015 Mazda2 scores 5 star ANCAP rating
10 Sep 2015

2015 Mazda2, CX-3 score 5 Star ANCAP rating, Audi TT manages 4

In ANCAP rating released overnight, both the 2015 Mazda2 and CX-3 have been awarded a 5 star rating, while the 2015 Audi TT managed just 4 stars.

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21 Aug 2015

Ford’s new Ranger and the Reversing Camera debate…

there’s a bit of noise about reversing cameras not being standard on 2016 Ford Ranger. Here’s my two cents…

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Toyota reveals virtual crash test dummies
27 Jun 2015

Toyota reveals virtual crash test dummies

Toyota’s boffins have revealed clever new software with virtual crash test dummies that are far more sophisticated that physical dummies.

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