Global NCAP calls for universal application of minimum vehicle safety standards in all world markets by 2020
Green Car Congress
MARCH 11, 2015
Millions of new cars sold in middle and low income countries fail to meet the UN’s basic safety standards for front and side impacts, according to international automotive safety watchdog Global NCAP (New Car Assessment Program). World Health Organization (WHO) figures put the annual death toll from road crashes worldwide at 1.3 The drive for the democratization of car safety must now be extended across all automotive markets worldwide.