The global new car assessment agency World NCAP argues that even today , in many countries manufactured and sold dangerous cars.

The general secretary of the world new car assessment body performing crash tests, David Ward, said that 20% of the cars manufactured worldwide is unable to meet even the minimum standards of passive safety. These cars are manufactured and marketed primarily in the developing markets of South America and Asia and is very cheap. Models such as the Tata Nano, Datsun Go, Chevrolet Aveo, Maruti 800 and many still have not managed to capture either a star (out of five is excellent), in the passive safety tests. Many even do not even have an airbag.