Articles about Car Safety

This makes us want the crossover even more
Here's one more reason we want Nissan Philippines to launch the Kicks in our market: It's one safe crossover.The New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) just tested the all-new Kicks, and the vehicle scored
Good to know
Toyota is on one hell of a roll when it comes to vehicle safety. The latest version of the Japanese car manufacturer's seven-seat MPV, the Innova, recently went through the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP)
The company now named Joyson Safety Systems is Japan’s top seatbelt manufacturer
Several years after that huge airbag fiasco, the company we once knew as Takata is still making headlines for all the wrong reasons.According to a report by Nikkei Asia, the former airbag manufacturer that goes by the name of Joyson Safety
That’s one safe crossover
In many ways, the Geely Coolray truly impresses. It's got sporty styling, extra features aplenty, and most important, a reasonable price tag. But there's also one thing the vehicle has recently proven that's arguably more valuable than anything else
It is now developing ways to continue educating drivers in the new normal
Five decades. That's how long Honda has been promoting safe driving across the globe as the company celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Driving Safety Promotion Center in Japan. With it, we take a quick look back at its journey throughout
It is currently developing a ‘Data-Driven Road Safety Tool’
Ford is looking to take road safety up a notch as it is now working alongside various experts to develop a predictive road-safety tool that uses data to predict potential road incident hotspots in a certain area.The American carmaker has
Its new Acceleration Suppression System has just been launched in Japan
Toyota is now officially rolling out its new Acceleration Suppression System to its new vehicles, a safety feature we first heard of just a few months back. This new system aims to prevent accidents caused by accelerator pedal misapplication, or the phenomenon
Still pretty fast if you ask us
Do you dream of owning a Volvo? If yes, we sure hope you don't have any plans of driving past 180kph. This isn't just because, well, going past the speed limit isn't safe-it's also because the Scandinavian
It’s being offered in the new Sorento
When you see a motorist haphazardly maneuver in the direction of their blind spot, there's usually one of two kinds of people behind the wheel: a) A battle-hardened driver who just doesn't give a hoot anymore, or b) a
That’s not a good sight
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently put the four-door Jeep Wrangler to the test, and for the most part, the vehicle got high marks. However, during some of the crash tests, the vehicle did the one thing you wouldn'
It earned the most awards among all carmakers
Mazda has been nabbing awards left and right as of late, it seems. Just recently, it received a couple of Red Dot Awards for the CX-30 and MX-30. Now, the carmaker adds even more hardware to its trophy cabinet as
A surprisingly easy fix you can do at home
Seatbelts make our car journeys far safer. In fact, we now have laws that require their use. However, as seatbelts get older, they don't work quite as well as they used to. For seatbelts to work properly, they must retract and
The brand wants governments to take action
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 1.35 million individuals lose their lives to traffic accidents every year. That's a troubling figure, but even more concerning is that data shows the risk of death by traffic is over three
That’s one safe truck right there
Isuzu has always maintained a reputation for building tough vehicles with reliable engines. But are those vehicles safe? Well, if you're going to base your answer on the latest New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) ratings of
To car owners with young kids, do you already own a child seat?
Have a car in your garage? Have a kid in your car? If your answer to both questions is yes, then we hope you own a proper child restraint system for your vehicle. It isn't just for your kid's sake,
Do you know anyone who needs this feature?
Pedal misapplication is one of the worst things that can happen behind the wheel. One minute you're harmlessly pulling out of a parking slot, the next you're barreling down the garage toward a concrete wall.The surest way to prevent
Good news if you’re eyeing this car
Toyota's cars just keep impressing in the safety department. The latest of the Japanese car manufacturer's offerings to pass ASEAN NCAP crash tests with flying colors? The all-new Toyota Corolla Altis.The results of the sedan's ASEAN NCAP
It’s not over yet
It goes without saying that you shouldn't drive or operate any vehicle though an ash cloud when there's active volcanic activity depositing a significant amount of ash everywhere. Stay inside your house or office, unless it's safer to evacuate.
You’ll need all the help you can get
You've probably heard the news about the phreatic eruption of Taal Volcano earlier today. Ashfall from the said eruption has reached as far as Metro Manila as of writing, and this has become a problem for thousands of unlucky motorists that
A third vehicle earns a four-star rating as well
At last year's Paris Motor Show, VinFast officially entered the market. The company was launched as a subsidiary under Vietnamese giant Vingroup, and was the country's first automotive manufacturer. Needless to say, a lot of people were doubtful.Understandable-as
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