Roads Minister Melinda Pavey says the Crashlab upgrade will mean that to achieve a top ANCAP safety rating of five stars, an effective autonomous-emergency-braking or lane-support system will be required on all new vehicles.
The Chery Transcab was awarded no stars with an overall score of 17.04 points, while the Suzuki Carry scored 17.14 points, which also left it with no stars. Both models also scored no points in the safety-assist-technologies category.
More manufacturers are choosing to extend the lifetimes of their models, often introducing only minor facelifts along the way to boost sales. As a result, NCAP has updated the ratings on several of the recently facelifted cars.
Euro NCAP Secretary General Michiel van Ratingen says the ratings continue to represent outstanding engineering achievements. “Euro NCAP’s rating regime now includes over 15 different tests and hundreds of individual requirements...
The supplier officially launched Dec. 5 with Kevin Clark, president and CEO of Aptiv, saying the company has an opportunity to play a large role in an industry’s transformation underpinned by the promise of autonomous vehicles.