Press Releases • Dec 02, 2015 12:18 GMT
As Euro NCAP release their last vehicle safety ratings for 2015, Thatcham Research believes that the prospects for “vulnerable road users” such as pedestrians and cyclists are improving, as vehicle manufacturers future proof their safety systems using camera technology.
Press Releases • Nov 18, 2015 12:13 GMT
As the “Stop the Crash Partnership” kicked off a new worldwide vehicle safety campaign by calling on the Brazilian government to mandate Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Thatcham Research experts backed up the initiative.
Press Releases • Nov 02, 2015 12:08 GMT
Thatcham Research has confirmed a partnership with CATARC, the China Automotive Technology And Research Centre, to enable the introduction of a vehicle insurance rating scheme into China.
Press Releases • Oct 29, 2015 12:05 GMT
Establishing standards to promote consumer confidence around vehicle cyber security is high on the agenda for Thatcham Research, as the British insurers’ research centre turns attentions to combatting future car crime as the newest members of the Cyber Security Consortium for Connected Vehicles (CCV).
Press Releases • Sep 24, 2015 11:47 BST
Automotive research and repair experts from around the globe met together in the heart of England this week to discuss some of the burning issues affecting the automotive and insurance industries worldwide.
Press Releases • Sep 16, 2015 11:44 BST
Leading insurance-owned research body, Thatcham Research, is calling on 10 vehicle manufacturers in Europe to match their USA commitment to fit autonomous emergency braking (AEB) as standard on all new cars.
News • Aug 13, 2015 12:04 BST
Global NCAP with a group of key corporate partners, including Thatcham Research, is launching a new four year global campaign in support of the current UN Decade of Action for Road Safety to promote awareness of leading crash avoidance technologies in the major emerging automobile markets.
Press Releases • Aug 04, 2015 11:33 BST
Thatcham Research hosted a visit from a high profile Saudi Arabian delegation last week, as the group embark on a partnership to bring improved standards in vehicle assessment and crash repair to The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Press Releases • Jul 16, 2015 11:26 BST
The future of vehicle crash repair looks to be in capable hands at Solus Accident Repair Centres, as the nationwide network of accident repair centres owned and operated by Aviva announces the next phase of its apprenticeship strategy with the start of a new drive to recruit a new generation of repair technicians.
Press Releases • Jul 13, 2015 11:23 BST
The nightmare scenario of being stationary in a traffic jam as a lorry bears down at speed could become a thing of the past, as thousands of larger vehicles on UK roads move a significant step further towards safety with new rulings coming in this autumn.
Press Releases • Jun 05, 2015 10:58 BST
The insurance group rating system for Light Commercial Vehicles is to be restructured for 2016, with an increase to 30 groups enabling improved differentiation between similar vehicles and therefore a more accurate reflection of risk.
Press Releases • May 18, 2015 10:48 BST
The mighty Volkswagen Golf – ever-popular, with 30 million bought since its arrival on the road more than 40 years ago – is breaking records for its auto-emergency braking system, according to leading car insurance companies.
Press Releases • May 15, 2015 10:46 BST
Last night’s British Bodyshop Awards provided the perfect platform for Thatcham to acknowledge their own industry champion, as new Head of Commercial Services, Matthew Wright presented the research centre’s award for ‘Apprentice Mentor of the Year’.
Press Releases • May 13, 2015 15:33 BST
Leading insurance-owned research body, Thatcham Research, is calling on UK fleet operators to make a decisive shift to buying only cars with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) as real-world data, released today, shows it reduces rear-end crashes by 38 per cent.