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10/16/2019 - NHTSA Announces NCAP Upgrades

NHTSA Announces Coming Upgrades to New Car Assessment Program

October 16, 2019 | Washington, DC

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today announced its plan to propose significant updates and upgrades to the New Car Assessment Program in 2020.

“NCAP is celebrating its 40-year anniversary, and we’re proud that it continues to encourage automakers to invest in safety,” said NHTSA Acting Administrator James Owens. “NHTSA’s Government 5-Star Safety Ratings Program has been replicated around the world, and for good reason: thanks in large measure to NCAP, new vehicles today are safer than ever.”

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