BRUSSELS — A European New Car Assessment Program (EuroNCAP) crash test study says some vehicles pose a risk to pedestrians. EuroNCAP tested small family car models sold in Europe, including the Mercedes A-Class, Opel Astra, Ford Focus and Renault Megane. Each vehicle received the maximum four stars for front and side impact accidents. The Ford Escort was given only two stars, while the Nissan Almera was rated unacceptable for a high risk of severe injury. While European Union leaders ...

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