Menu

COVID-19 impact: ACEA seeks two-year delay in introduction of 2022 Euro NCAP protocols

News
COVID-19

COVID-19 pandemic has affected automakers’ plans to launch new vehicles due to difficulties and postponement to complete homologation testing and certification

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has requested the European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) for a two-year delay in the planned introduction of 2022 protocols, the ACEA said in a press release last week. The protocol calls automakers in the EU market to equip their new vehicles with new active safety features including automatic emergency braking, automatic emergency steering, pedestrian and cyclist safety, and child presence detection in new vehicles to get higher safety rating.

Thank you for visiting IHS Automotive AutoTechInsight.

*A subscription to News & Analysis includes four IHS Markit-selected sector-specific analytical pieces per month. Access to all analytic pieces across all domains comes with a subscription to All Services. Please click here to subscribe.

For a free daily listing of headlines with limited access please sign up here.

To get access to the AutoTechInsight full suite of services, please contact a sales representative by clicking here.

Already a subscriber? Please log in here

preload preload preload preload preload