Chevrolet’s Beat Scores 0 Star Rating at Latin NCAP

September seems to be a bad month for Indian cars, especially when it comes to crash tests. Post the Kwid and the Mobilio, now it is time for the Chevrolet beat to get its share of bad press. Latin NCAP crash tested the car recently and gave it 0 stars for adult as well as … Read more

Bettered Kwid with Airbag Scores ONE Star in Latest Crash Tests; Good or Bad You Decide

Fourth Kwid crash test results are out and its an ironical story actually… Entry level small cars have always been at the receiving end when it comes to criticism towards safety. To make the product affordable, manufacturers often try to cut costs by using less expensive raw materials. This obviously has a direct impact on the … Read more

BANNED: Swift, Alto, Jazz, i10 Sales Stopped in Assam for Failing in Crash Tests!

State High Court has banned sale of cars such as Swift, i10 and others in Assam since they failed in Crash Tests! Now, this comes as a nasty surprise! According to, Assam has banned sale of small cars that are unsafe to drive! Models which are listed include the largest sellers like Alto, Swift from … Read more

Global NCAP Seeks “Urgent Withdrawal” of Datsun GO from Indian Market!

By now most of you would be aware about the flunking of Datsun GO and Maruti Suzuki Swift in the recent Global NCAP crash tests. Now, Max Mosley, Chariman of Global NCAP, has written to Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Nissan, to immediately withdraw the Datsun GO from the Indian, Indonesian, and Philippines car markets.

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Swift & Datsun GO Fail Crash-Tests: Weak Body-Structure More Worrying Than Lack of Safety Features

It’s disappointing and alarming to know that the Maruti Suzuki Swift and the Datsun GO have both failed miserably in the latest Global NCAP crash tests. What’s more appalling is the fact that even though the front collision test is performed at a speed of just 64 km/h, the driver and passenger test dummies in the Swift received ‘near-fatal’ injuries while they were ‘fatal’ in the Datsun.

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