Safety – Autofreaks.com https://www.autofreaks.com Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:42:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.3 Takata Air Bag Rupture Injures Honda Fit Driver in Japan https://www.autofreaks.com/news/takata-air-bag-rupture-injures-honda-fit-driver-in-japan/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/takata-air-bag-rupture-injures-honda-fit-driver-in-japan/#respond Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:33:52 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=119596 Honda_Takata_SRS_AirbagHonda has confirmed yet another case of a Takata airbag inflator rupture incident, which resulted in a minor injury involving a driver in Japan. According to the Japanese automaker, the rupture occurred in the passenger-side air bag of one of its Fit (Jazz here) compact multi-purpose vehicles late last month. The airbag inflated with excessive force, …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/news/takata-air-bag-rupture-injures-honda-fit-driver-in-japan/feed/ 0 Toyota Prius Is The Safest New Large Family Car In 2016 According To Euro NCAP https://www.autofreaks.com/news/toyota-prius-is-the-safest-new-large-family-car-in-2016-according-to-euro-ncap/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/toyota-prius-is-the-safest-new-large-family-car-in-2016-according-to-euro-ncap/#respond Mon, 26 Dec 2016 01:00:07 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=117816 Euro-NCAP-ImageThe Toyota Prius has been named the Best in Class 2016 Large Family Car by the independent safety organisation Euro NCAP. Prius’s Toyota Safety Sense active safety systems – fitted as standard to all versions of the car – proved their effectiveness in the stringent testing carried out by Euro NCAP. This helped the model …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/news/toyota-prius-is-the-safest-new-large-family-car-in-2016-according-to-euro-ncap/feed/ 0 Honda M’sia Team To Approach Affected Takata Airbag Recall Customers Via Door-to-Door https://www.autofreaks.com/news/honda-msia-team-to-approach-affected-takata-airbag-recall-customers-via-door-to-door/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/honda-msia-team-to-approach-affected-takata-airbag-recall-customers-via-door-to-door/#respond Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:58:53 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=117331 04 Honda technician replacing a Takata driver front airbag inflatorHonda Malaysia is very committed to making sure that all Honda vehicles nationwide affected by its Takata airbag recall are fixed! For those who are still unaware, the affected (driver/passenger) front airbag inflators manufactured by Takata found in affected Honda vehicles may deploy with excessive internal pressure when activated. The airbag inflator casing might rupture, which …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/news/honda-msia-team-to-approach-affected-takata-airbag-recall-customers-via-door-to-door/feed/ 0 Continental Tyre Collaborates With ASEAN NCAP At The “Stop The Crash 2016” Campaign https://www.autofreaks.com/sticky-stuff/continental-tyre-collaborates-with-asean-ncap-at-the-stop-the-crash-2016-campaign/ https://www.autofreaks.com/sticky-stuff/continental-tyre-collaborates-with-asean-ncap-at-the-stop-the-crash-2016-campaign/#respond Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:00:42 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=117227 IMG_0561Continental Tyre & Automotive Malaysia, has join-ventured with MIROS and ASEAN NCAP in creating awareness about the importance of safe driving through correct tyre pressure at the recent “Stop The Crash” campaign. The event lasted for 2 days from 29th – 30th November 2016 at the Sepang F1 Circuit. The event was launched by the Minister …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/sticky-stuff/continental-tyre-collaborates-with-asean-ncap-at-the-stop-the-crash-2016-campaign/feed/ 0 Ford Ranger Receives ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Award https://www.autofreaks.com/news/ford-ranger-receives-asean-ncap-grand-prix-award/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/ford-ranger-receives-asean-ncap-grand-prix-award/#respond Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:44:07 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=117091 Ford Ranger Wildtrak (11)Ford Ranger pick-up truck recently received the ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Award 2016 for ‘Best Adult Occupant Protection for Pick-Up Category’. Ford Ranger achieved the highest 5-star safety rating in Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) among all pickup trucks being tested by the ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (ASEAN NCAP) earlier this year with the strongest evaluation …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/news/ford-ranger-receives-asean-ncap-grand-prix-award/feed/ 0 BMW Group Malaysia Continues its BMW Safety 360° Program at My Playpen. https://www.autofreaks.com/news/bmw-group-malaysia-continues-its-bmw-safety-360-program-at-my-playpen/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/bmw-group-malaysia-continues-its-bmw-safety-360-program-at-my-playpen/#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:36 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=116645 BMW 04BMW Group Malaysia recently organized yet another BMW Safety 360° program at My Playpen. The program, which took place for 6 months, was conducted in collaboration with selected Kindergartens and Montessori centres throughout Klang Valley to raise awareness and call to action for more responsible on-the-road and in-car safety practices for children, adults and families. Working …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/news/bmw-group-malaysia-continues-its-bmw-safety-360-program-at-my-playpen/feed/ 0 Hyundai Ioniq Achieves 5-Star Euro NCAP Rating https://www.autofreaks.com/news/hyundai-ioniq-achieves-5-star-euro-ncap-rating/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/hyundai-ioniq-achieves-5-star-euro-ncap-rating/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:43:56 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=116590 Hyundai_Ioniq_Launch (1)Hyundai Ioniq has received a maximum 5-star safety rating from the independent vehicle assessment organisation, Euro NCAP. In the test, the Ioniq achieved top marks in the 4 categories; Adult Occupant, Child Occupant, Pedestrian and Safety Assist. The model features a long list of standard active safety features on all versions including Autonomous Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection, …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/news/hyundai-ioniq-achieves-5-star-euro-ncap-rating/feed/ 0 Proton Bags 3 Awards At The ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Award 2016 https://www.autofreaks.com/news/proton-bags-3-awards-at-the-asean-ncap-grand-prix-award-2016/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/proton-bags-3-awards-at-the-asean-ncap-grand-prix-award-2016/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2016 07:18:08 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=116577 YBhg Dato' Radzaif Mohamed (DCEO of PROTON) receives the award (2)Proton has received 3 awards at the ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Award 2016 for its Iriz, Prevé and the Saga. The awards presentation was held in conjunction with the on-going Stop the Crash ASEAN 2016 campaign held at the Sepang International Circuit, from 29-30 November 2016. The event is also held in conjunction with ASEAN NCAP’s 5th …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/news/proton-bags-3-awards-at-the-asean-ncap-grand-prix-award-2016/feed/ 0 Bosch Motorcycle Systems Honoured With Safety Technology Award by ASEAN NCAP https://www.autofreaks.com/bikes/bosch-motorcycle-systems-honoured-with-safety-technology-award-by-asean-ncap/ https://www.autofreaks.com/bikes/bosch-motorcycle-systems-honoured-with-safety-technology-award-by-asean-ncap/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:27:02 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=116570 1. Simong Song, Managing Director of Bosch receiving an award from David Ward, Secretary General of Global NCAP (far left) and Professor Dr. Wong Shaw Voon, Chairman of ASEAN NCAP (middle)Malaysia–Bosch was recently awarded with the Safety Technology Award: Innovative Motorcycle Technology for Safer Riding by the ASEAN NCAP. This award recognizes Bosch’s continuous effort in innovating safer riding with two-wheeler technologies such as the motorcycle anti-lock braking system (ABS), motorcycle stability control (MSC), and side view assist. This is the 2nd award Bosch has received …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/bikes/bosch-motorcycle-systems-honoured-with-safety-technology-award-by-asean-ncap/feed/ 0 Perodua Bezza Receives Best Occupant Protection For Child & Adult Award By ASEAN NCAP https://www.autofreaks.com/news/perodua-bezza-receives-best-occupant-protection-for-child-adult-award-by-asean-ncap/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/perodua-bezza-receives-best-occupant-protection-for-child-adult-award-by-asean-ncap/#respond Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:01:37 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=116504 Bezza bridgestonePerodua Bezza has received the Best Child Occupant Protection (COP) for small family car category and the Best Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) for small family car category at the recent ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards. “These two awards are a recognition of our efforts to always place our customers’ safety and comfort in our products,” …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/news/perodua-bezza-receives-best-occupant-protection-for-child-adult-award-by-asean-ncap/feed/ 0