2021

#SAFERCARSFORAFRICA

The India manufactured Mahindra XUV300 becomes Global NCAP’s first five star car in Africa

Global NCAP launches a new #SaferCarsForAfrica crash test result today in partnership with the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) and with the welcome support of the FIA Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

In a milestone moment for vehicle safety, the India manufactured Mahindra XUV300 becomes Global NCAP’s first five star car in Africa.

The XUV300 achieved a five star rating for the Indian market in 2020. Global NCAP’s Indian and African programmes share the same assessment protocols and following a production compliance review, the rating has been confirmed for the model’s roll out in Africa.

 

 

2020

#SAFERCARSFORAFRICA

CRASH TEST RESULTS GIVE CAUSE FOR SERIOUS CONCERN

Global NCAP and the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) launch the fourth round of #SaferCarsForAfrica crash test results today (December 3rd) supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the FIA Foundation.

The three models tested, the Steed 5 pick up from Great Wall, the Haval H1 five door SUV and the Kwid five door compact from Renault, all gave serious cause for concern with poor levels of adult and child protection. Alarmingly the zero rated Great Wall Steed 5 demonstrated a high probability of life threatening injury. 

 

 

2019

#STOPTHECRASH CAMPAIGN

FOR CAR AND MOTORCYCLESAFETY LAUNCHES IN SOUTH AFRICA

For the first time in Africa, the #StopTheCrashPartnership hosts live demonstrations of crash avoidance technologies in support of the United Nations Global Goals and the Decade of Action for Road Safety.

Launched at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg with the support of the AutomobileAssociation (AA) of South Africa, the#StopTheCrash Partnership event has a special focus on the life-saving benefits of Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Autonomous Emergency Braking(AEB) and Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS) for motorcycles.

  

2018

NEW CRASH TEST RESULTS:

TRIO OF THREE STARS BUT SHOCKING ZERO FOR THE NISSAN ‘HARDBODY’

Global NCAP and the Automobile Association (AA) South Africa launch the second round of #SaferCarsForAfricacrash test results today with the welcome support of the FIA Foundation and BloombergPhilanthropies. The four models tested show a wide range of safety performance, from zero to three stars for adult protection, with the Nissan NP300 ‘Hardbody’ scoring the lowest ratings which result in a high probability of life-threatening injury in a crash.

Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch #SaferCarsforAfrica today (22) in Cape Town, with the first independent crash test assessment of some of South Africa’s most popular compact and small cars. The crashworthiness results of the five cars tested show a wide range of safety performance, from four to zero stars for adult protection, with the lowest ratings resulting in a high probability of life-threatening injury in a road crash.