• Green NCAP Posts Latest Bestseller Results as It Plans Further Improvements in 2022

    18th November 2021

    Green NCAP finishes off the year with a final batch of five cars, ahead of some big test changes in 2022. The all-electric Lexus UX 300e and Nissan LEAF e+ both achieve a maximum five-star rating. Two Plug-in Hybrids – the Renault CAPTUR E-TECH and Volkswagen Golf 8 GTE –…

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  • Ford Mustang Mach-E: Green and Safe Choice

    27th October 2021

    Today, Green NCAP publishes the environmental rating of Ford’s first electric SUV; the Mustang Mach-E. This clean and green five-star crossover is not, as its name might suggest, an electrified American Pony car but rather a reworked C2-platform vehicle similar to Ford’s 4th generation Puma and 3rd generation Kuga. It’s…

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  • Big Scores, Small Cars.

    30th September 2021

    Today, Green NCAP publishes the results of three popular, high-selling cars. Two small-off roaders and one supermini. Of the three, the MAZDA2 comes out on top with an impressive 3½ stars. Ford’s crossover Puma checks in with a creditable 3 stars and the DS 3 Crossback gets a 2½ star…

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  • Is Going Fully Electric the Green Choice of Today?

    15th July 2021

    Today, Green NCAP publishes the results of three city cars. The new, full electric FIAT 500 achieves a full five stars, the Honda Jazz 1.5 i-MMD Hybrid settles for three and a half, and the Peugeot 208 1.5 BlueHDi 100 chalks up a satisfactory three stars. Today, everybody needs to…

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  • Plug-in Hybrid Cars: Are They All the Same?

    25th February 2021

    Today, Green NCAP announces the environmental performance ratings of 25 new cars including, for the first time, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). The results of three – the Kia Niro, Mitsubishi Outlander and Toyota Prius – show that not all plug-in hybrids offer the same environmental benefits. The Hyundai NEXO…

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  • Green NCAP Returns with Revamped Rating Scheme and Fresh Results

    26th November 2020

    Today, Green NCAP releases the results of 24 cars that have undergone its rigorous tests.  The electric cars stand out as the cleanest and most efficient vehicles but there are also big differences between the best and worst performing conventionally-powered cars.  By combining accurate measurements from extended laboratory testing with…

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  • Euro NCAP Mobilizes New Partners to Promote Safer and Cleaner Mobility in Europe

    22nd April 2020

    Four organisations from across Europe - including Germany’s largest vehicle inspection company DEKRA, the German Insurance Association, GDV, and the Automobile clubs of Austria, ÖAMTC, and Switzerland, TCS - have officially joined the European New Car Assessment Programme as affiliate members. DEKRA joins the programme to support new initiatives on…

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  • FIAT flounders. Škoda and SEAT go greener.

    24th October 2019

    Today, Green NCAP releases its third and final round of the year, with three cars being rated in Green NCAP’s wide range of laboratory and road tests.  The Arona, SEAT’s mini crossover, gets 4 stars in its 1.5 TSI form.  Škoda’s large family car, the Octavia TDI DSG, scores one less…

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  • Latest Diesels Clean Up Their Act

    11th July 2019

    Green NCAP, the consumer programme for greener cars, launches its second round of results today. Five cars have been rated on their performance for clean air and energy efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz C220d 4MATIC and the Renault Scenic dCi 150, both diesel cars, achieve three stars apiece; the Audi A4 Avant…

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  • Green NCAP Press Release

    New Green NCAP helps consumers to make environment-friendly car choices

    28th February 2019

    Today, Green NCAP, the new consumer programme to promote greener cars, launches its first round of results. Twelve cars have been rated against a tough new test regime which explores the gap between manufacturers’ claims and real-world performance.

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