Clean sweep of five-star cars means drivers have never been safer

Press releases   •   May 22, 2019 09:00 BST

Cars from Audi, Lexus, Mazda, Renault, Toyota and Volkswagen all achieved the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating for safety.

DLG Auto Services’ Nemhoy McCooty named Thatcham Research Apprentice Mentor of the Year

Press releases   •   May 10, 2019 13:56 BST

Apprentice Mentor of the Year Award celebrates the positive impact mentors have on apprentices while on their ‘learner journey’

ADAS: post-repair calibration to “Vehicle Manufacturer tolerances” is essential

Press releases   •   May 09, 2019 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research is today providing much needed clarity to the automotive, automotive repair and insurance industries on how to manage vehicle repairs involving ADAS

Thatcham Research Automotive Academy records 92% success rate as more learners achieve apprenticeships on time

Press releases   •   May 07, 2019 10:20 BST

At a time when the National Audit Office’s (NAO) report reveals apprenticeship starts have fallen substantially, Thatcham Research apprenticeship results grow

Next round of consultation for safe adoption of Automated Driving announced at ABI Conference

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2019 09:38 BST

Thatcham Research kicks off next phase of Automated Driving consultation with ‘Defining Safe Automation’ document

BSI appoints Thatcham Research’s Head of Repair Sector Services as Chair of automotive standards committee

Press releases   •   Apr 15, 2019 09:00 BST

The BSI has appointed Dean Lander, Head of Repair Sector Services at Thatcham Research, as Chair of its committee on Automotive Services

Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ consultation on new vehicle cybersecurity rating scheme

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2019 12:41 BST

A consultation between 5StarS and the automotive industry on a new vehicle cybersecurity rating scheme has been welcomed by Thatcham Research

Another five-star car from JLR, but with Citroën five-stars comes at an extra cost

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2019 09:00 BST

Euro NCAP launch the second round of 2019 crash test results

Intelligent Speed Assistance a smart move for road safety

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2019 14:03 GMT

Thatcham Research welcomes EU legislation on mandatory car safety tech

Porsche Macan security rating upgraded to Superior

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2019 16:44 GMT

​Thatcham Research has updated the security rating on the Porsche Macan to “Superior”

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Thatcham Research

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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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