Insurance Industry Requirements to enable long-term sustainability of ADAS-equipped vehicles

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2020 00:01 BST

Insurer established requirements bring much needed clarity to the safe repair of vehicles with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

Thatcham Research announces Apprentice and Mentor of the Year winners in social media ceremony

Press releases   •   Jul 27, 2020 09:00 BST

​Comment: Tesla Autopilot ruling a “hazard light on misleading marketing”

Press releases   •   Jul 15, 2020 18:00 BST

A German court has ruled that Tesla has exaggerated promises about its so-called ‘self-driving’ technology, Thatcham Research responds

Safety first as the Thatcham Research Automotive Academy reopens

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 09:00 BST

Automotive Academy reopens for delegates completing IMI accreditation

Thatcham Research comment: Euro NCAP’s ‘Euro Rescue' app to save vital seconds in the post-accident ‘Golden Hour’

Press releases   •   Jun 17, 2020 12:04 BST

Following the launch of Euro NCAP’s ‘Euro Rescue’ app Matthew Avery, director of research at Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP board member comments

“The biggest change to Euro NCAP’s impact testing protocols in a decade” Thatcham Research comments on safety rating overhaul

Press releases   •   May 20, 2020 09:00 BST

The world's most exacting car safety programme has added a series of new tests in 2020 to keep drivers and vulnerable road users safe

Five speeding risks to be aware of when driving during lockdown

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2020 09:00 BST

Key advice for motorists to help them avoid misjudging their speed during the UK coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown should not bring a premature end to auto apprenticeship ‘learner journeys’

Press releases   •   Apr 22, 2020 09:00 BST

As the lockdown continues to create unprecedented challenges for the automotive repair sector, Thatcham Research is today issuing a call for businesses to continue their investment in apprenticeships

Improving trend, but more work to do as 13 new cars awarded mix of Superior, Basic and Poor security ratings

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2020 00:01 GMT

Thatcham Research releases first Consumer Security Ratings for 2020

Apollo Motor Group and Thatcham Research renew partnership

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2020 10:03 GMT

The independent accident repair group has signed up to escribe Plus and an ongoing Thatcham Research training programme

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As the UK's only insurer funded automotive research centre, Thatcham Research enjoy a wide remit at the forefront of the latest vehicle technology. Thatcham's leading work in vehicle safety and security has a vital role in shaping the designs of new vehicles, whilst the centre is also seen as a key industry player at the forefront of driving standards in vehicle body repair.

Thatcham's Crash Laboratory is the only official UK crash testing centre for consumer safety body Euro NCAP and are viewed as a centre of excellence when it comes to active vehicle safety, particularly the evaluation of new Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) which provide the foundation for future vehicle autonomy.

Enjoying an increasingly global influence in both the insurance and automotive sectors, Thatcham Research expertise is in great demand with a range of opinion leaders being regularly asked to provide their experience and know-how at high profile events and in the media, living up to their reputation as ‘Experts in Safety, Security and Crash Repair’.


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