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How to fight the keyless entry thieves

Security experts are offering advice to motorists as fears grow of thieves targeting keyless entry systems to steal cars from driveways. And remarkably in an age where cars have never been so technologically advanced, the advice includes fitting old-style security locks that physically attach to the car’s steering wheel. The move follows national tabloid newspapers highlighting what they des...

Range Rover Velar earns crash test praise

The Range Rover Velar has shone in the latest set of crash tests performed by safety body Euro NCAP.

Ten safest used family cars 2017

For the second year, Co-op Insurance, in conjunction with Thatcham Research and road safety charity Brake, have recognised the safest used family cars.

Autonomous Emergency Braking ‘a must’, say experts

Buying a new car? Insist it has Autonomous Emergency Braking and you could help save hundreds of lives, say road safety and motor industry bodies.

Confusion over self-driving technology may increase car crashes

A lack of distinction between 'assisted' and 'automated' driving systems is creating dangerous confusion and could lead to an increase in accidents.

Euro NCAP marks 20 years of saving lives

Safety body Euro NCAP is celebrating 20 years of its crash tests, which have helped cut road deaths and serious injuries by more than half.

Safety experts slam Ford Mustang over poor crash results

The Ford Mustang has drawn heavy criticism from Thatcham Research after scoring the worst crash test rating for a top 10 car brand in nearly a decade.

Thatcham slams Fiat Tipo Euro NCAP result

UK safety research experts Thatcham Research have described the Fiat Tipo's three-star performance in recent Euro NCAP crash tests as "disappointing".

Volvo V40 ranked safest used family car for 2016

The Volvo V40 hatchback has been rated as the Safest Used Family Car 2016, in a new initiative aimed at raising the importance of safety for used car buyers.

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