THE STAR – The latest Proton model, the Preve, has been awarded five-star ratings, after achieving the highest standard in all of its test categories, by the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (Ancap).

It was reported that the Proton Saga FLX had also been awarded three stars in the Asean NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme).

To qualify for Ancap star ratings, new vehicles are assessed and awarded points collected from a combination of test categories and scientific criteria.