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"Regulating Automated Driving" - a UK Insurer View

A clear distinction between "Assisted" and "Automated" systems should be made by International Regulators considering future design standards for vehicles.

Pathway to Driverless Cars: ABI and Thatcham Research response

Insurer proposals to support advanced driver assistance systems and automated vehicle technologies

ADAS Glazing Code of Practice

ADAS Glazing Code of Practice

Documents   •   Jul 28, 2016 13:00 BST

AEB - Frequently Asked Questions

AEB - Frequently Asked Questions

Documents   •   Jan 13, 2016 23:01 GMT

Facts and stats about Autonomous Emergency Braking

Autonomous Emergency Braking - summary document

Autonomous Emergency Braking or AEB is a safety technology which monitors the traffic conditions ahead and automatically brakes the car if the driver fails to respond to an emergency situation. This briefing document explains more about the technology and how it could help lead to a crash free future.

Thatcham Research In-Depth

Thatcham Research In-Depth

Documents   •   Jan 05, 2016 14:14 GMT

Summarising some of the diverse and critical activity that we as the motor insurers’ research centre carry out on behalf of our members.

Future Personal Mobility & Autonomous Technologies

Hybrid and fully electric cars are an important step towards potentially smaller and more ‘personal’ vehicles, maybe single or twin seat, which are fully integrated into the infrastructure and road network. Read more for our views on future personal mobility.

Thatcham 1st : Toyota Mirai

Thatcham 1st : Toyota Mirai

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:26 GMT

The Mirai is a hydrogen fuelled Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle (FCHV) and will be available in the UK, in very small numbers, from Autumn 2015.

Thatcham 1st : Mazda MX-5

Thatcham 1st : Mazda MX-5

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:25 GMT

Available in the UK from late August 2015, the all new MX-5 Convertible is lighter, shorter and lower than its predecessor and is the most compact MX-5 ever produced.

Thatcham 1st : Ford Mustang

Thatcham 1st : Ford Mustang

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:25 GMT

The all new Ford Mustang will be available to buy in the UK, with right-hand drive, for the first time in its 50 year history.

Thatcham 1st : Jaguar XF

Thatcham 1st : Jaguar XF

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:23 GMT

All new, lighter and stiffer XF, by virtue of an aluminium-intensive body structure.

Thatcham 1st : Jaguar XE Saloon 2015

Thatcham 1st : Jaguar XE Saloon 2015

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:22 GMT

The XE is an aluminium-intensive mid-sized saloon, with ADAS, a laser head-up display and the new, modular, ingenium engines.

Thatcham 1st : Mazda CX-3

Thatcham 1st : Mazda CX-3

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:19 GMT

Available with either two or four wheel drive, the all new Mazda CX-3 is a compact crossover and went on sale in the UK in June 2015. Based on the new Mazda 2, the CX-3 shares the same wheelbase but is longer and slightly taller, combining a high driving position with rugged looks.

Thatcham 1st : Honda Civic Type-R

Thatcham 1st : Honda Civic Type-R

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:18 GMT

Built at the Honda UK plant in Swindon, the all new fourth generation Civic Type R is developed from the Mk9 Civic. The Type R is available as a 5 door only and in two trim levels, with AEB as standard fitment.

Thatcham 1st : Honda HR-V

Thatcham 1st : Honda HR-V

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:17 GMT

The all-new HR-V, (known as the Vezel in Japan), is a new crossover, derived from the Jazz. The HR-V has Honda’s highly practical Magic Seat system, allowing for numerous loading configurations.

Thatcham 1st : Honda Jazz

Thatcham 1st : Honda Jazz

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:16 GMT

The 3rd generation of the globally popular car with a more flexible platform and more advanced materials. The all-new Jazz is on sale in the UK from September.

Thatcham 1st : Vauxhall Viva

Thatcham 1st : Vauxhall Viva

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:15 GMT

The Viva is a new entry-level 5-door hatchback model to the Vauxhall range.

Thatcham 1st : Fiat 500x Crossover

Thatcham 1st : Fiat 500x Crossover

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:13 GMT

The 500X is a new compact (B segment) crossover from Fiat, with 73% inclusion of High Strength Steels (HSS) and patching of some panels.

Thatcham 1st : Suzuki Vitara

Thatcham 1st : Suzuki Vitara

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:12 GMT

The new Vitara SUV introduces AEB to Suzuki models and greater options/personalisation and the option of ALLGRIP all-wheel drive.

Thatcham 1st : Volvo XC90

Thatcham 1st : Volvo XC90

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:10 GMT

The 7-seat XC90 is the first vehicle to use Volvo Cars’ new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform set; 40% of the body structure is hot-formed boron steel. The vehicle also includes new advances in active safety and v2x (vehicle to vehicle/infrastructure communications).