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07/02/19
Wolfsburg (D)
Technology

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As part of NCAP crash tests, each car must meet different requirements. The requirements vary from country to country. This poses major challenges for international carmakers like Volkswagen.

New Volkswagen Centre of Competence for Safety
The heart of the Centre of Competence for Safety is the new state-of-the-art sled system.
In a frontal crash, the test vehicle drives at 50 km/h into a large concrete block.
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The Golf GTI TCR of the Girls Only team tackles the first sequence of corners on the 25.4-kilometre track.
In crash tests, the load on the occupants can be determined using test dummies.

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