Smashing Safety: 12 New Cars Crashed In Eurocarnage Video Gallery

The latest round of European NCAP crash testing's complete, which means our video-bin horn o' plenty overfloweth with clips of a dozen Euro cars getting the stuffing smashed outta them. Thank you NCAP, you've made this the best Smashgiving ever! » 11/25/09 1:15pm 11/25/09 1:15pm

Ten Best Super Car Crash Tests

In a strange celebration of the multitudes of wrecked exotics we've recently seen, we've compiled the ten best NHTSA crash tests of sports cars and super cars. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll thank us. » 4/29/09 5:30pm 4/29/09 5:30pm

Lutz Calls For Three-Year NHTSA Crash Testing Moratorium

In a conversation with WardsAuto.com, GM vice-chairman and product czar Bob Lutz » 9/03/08 3:15pm 9/03/08 3:15pm stated his desire for at least a three-year suspension of US frontal and side-impact crash testing standards. Said Lutz, “In Europe, the crash-test procedures are different than in the U.S., so the tests are different. If our government…

Renault Celebrates 5-Star NCAP Crash Testing...By Crashing Some Cars


Crashing some cars totally seems like a good way to celebrate an all-lineup five-star showing in NCAP frontal testing, and we're glad to see Renault's got the guts to do it. This German commercial for the French automaker's a great example of why ballet is best viewed when performed by cars, and why we love to see… » 9/28/07 1:00pm 9/28/07 1:00pm

Brilliance BC3 Turbo Coupe Coming To China For $15,000

Brilliance, the automaker most recently associated with crashtastic Euro NCAP testing, plans to release the BC3 coupe shown at the Geneva Auto Show earlier this year. First Brilliance plans to drop the 170 HP turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder two-door in the local market this year, Europe in 2008 and perhaps even… » 9/28/07 9:15am 9/28/07 9:15am

Uh Oh, Aveo: Europe's NCAP Calls Out Three-Star-Safe Chevy for Poor…

According to Europe's car-safety gurus, NCAP, the Chevrolet Aveo is a safe car, as long as you don't hit anything head-on. Then, it turns into the most economical enabler of catastrophic chest compression you can buy. Singled out as having an "unacceptably high risk of life-threatening injury to the driver s chest,"… » 3/13/06 3:30pm 3/13/06 3:30pm