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Volvo’s XC40 achieves top ratings in 2018 Euro NCAP tests

DUBAI, July 18, 2018

Volvo Cars, a leading car maker, announced that its XC40 model was recently recognised with five stars and top ratings in its 2018 Euro NCAP tests.

This achievement highlights that the XC40 model joins its larger siblings in the 60 and 90 series as one of the safest cars on the roads, said a statement from the company.
 
The 2018 Euro NCAP testing was the toughest ever with new and more demanding challenges on safety technology, including cyclist-detection with auto-brake and emergency lane keeping systems, it said.

Overall, the new XC40 received the highest safety score among all cars tested under the new regime, it added.
 
Malin Ekholm, head of Volvo Cars Safety Centre, said: “The new XC40 is one of the safest cars on the market.”

“It comes standard with the largest offering of safety technology of any small SUVs, helping drivers detect and avoid collisions, remain safely in their lane and reduce the impact of accidentally running off the road,” he added.
 
All tested Volvo cars on sale today have received five stars in their respective Euro NCAP assessments.

Last year, the XC60 was crowned the overall best-performing large off-roader and the best overall performer in the prestigious Euro NCAP 2017 Best in Class safety awards. The XC90 received the same accolade in 2015, said a statement.
 
In March, the XC40 was named 2018 European Car of the Year, the first Volvo to win the prestigious award, and it has since been one of Volvo’s top sellers, it said.

The company announced in May that it would expand production in its manufacturing facilities in both Europe and China to meet the overwhelming demand for the car, it stated. – TradeArabia News Service




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