Maruti WagonR, Hyundai Santro score only 2-star in Global NCAP crash test
In the sixth round of #SaferCarsForIndia crash test, Global NCAP said it chose entry-level versions of Ertiga, WagonR, Santro and the Redigo and as a result only the Ertiga was fitted with at least two airbags as standard while the other models offered only a driver airbag.
Motown queens fail to live up to top safety standards in tests
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Headwinds in tractor business may limit gains for M&M
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Brezza, Nexon clear crash tests with stars
GNCAP tested the Brezza and Nexon that come with two front airbags as standard, and Renault's Lodgy multipurpose vehicle that didn’t have airbags.
4 stars for Tata Nexon in Global NCAP crash test
Tata Motors got 4 stars for adult occupant protection and three stars for child occupants, while its body shell has been rated as 'stable'.
Renault Kwid scores zero star in ASEAN NCAP crash test
According to ASEAN NCAP, Renault Kwid scored low points in adult occupant protection (AOP) and Child Occupant Protection (COP) tests.
Global NCAP gives 2-star rating to Maruti Swift
Vehicles are rated from zero to five based on their safety features and automobiles with higher rating are considered more safe for occupants.
GM India's Chevrolet Enjoy fails Global NCAP crash test
Due to the lack of airbags and poor structural performance in the model, the driver injuries would have been unacceptably high, it said after the crash test.
Renault Kwid, Honda Mobilio fare poorly in NCAP car crash test
Honda’s latest offering Mobilio too scored zero in adult occupant protection in its basic version, but reported better scores for the one with dual airbags.
Renault Duster basic variant scores zero star in Global NCAP crash test
Global NCAP also confirmed that at the request of the manufacturer it also crash tested the higher variant of Duster which comes with an optional driver airbag.
Mandatory crash test for cars in India from October 2017
Government has decided to introduce safety norms under which all new cars will have to undergo mandatory crash tests from October 2017.
Frontal crash test must from October 2015
In its bid to ensure that all cars sold in India meet minimum safety parameters, the government wants all new models to pass mandatory frontal crash test at 56kmph from October 2015.
Maruti Suzuki, M&M slide as premium models fail international crash test
Maruti scrip plunged 3.6 per cent to hit a low of Rs 3,800 on the BSE. M&M shares fell 1.53 per cent to a low of Rs 1,320.75 on the bourses.
Some of India's most popular cars fail GNCAP crash tests; stricter norms from next year
Some of India’s most popular cars including the Renault Kwid, Hyundai Eon, Maruti Suzuki Celerio and Mahindra Scorpio have failed crash tests.
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