Tag / autonomy & technology
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.
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’
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
Press releases • Apr 30, 2019 09:38 BST
Thatcham Research kicks off next phase of Automated Driving consultation with ‘Defining Safe Automation’ document
Press releases • Mar 27, 2019 14:03 GMT
Thatcham Research welcomes EU legislation on mandatory car safety tech
Press releases • Feb 27, 2019 09:15 GMT
ecademy will support over 100 Enterprise employees from vehicle damage assessors, field repair network supervisors, to managers and maintenance approval support teams.
Thatcham Research Welcomes News of Government Driverless Car Ambitions, but ‘Safety Must Come First’
News • Feb 06, 2019 15:15 GMT
Thatcham Research supports Government’s ambition to position UK at the vanguard of technology development
Press releases • Jun 12, 2018 00:01 BST
Use of the word Autonomous in carmaker marketing and literature is lulling drivers into a false sense of security, Thatcham Research warns
Press releases • Dec 05, 2016 11:17 GMT
Chief Digital Officer role created that reflects data being the lifeblood of great research Focus will be on: • Developing a new Data Strategy • Data Integration and Interface to seamlessly integrate industry data to deliver more impactful research to Members • Information Security to ensure on-going compliance with continuously improving industry recognised standards
News • Nov 28, 2016 16:08 GMT
• Thatcham Research sponsors What Car? Safety Award for third year running • Award continues to recognise car manufacturer safety innovation to drive the adoption of safer cars on UK roads • Nominees required to have AEB fitted as standard, preventing up to 38% of rear end crashes and saving 110 lives every year • Long list to be announced 06 December 2016 - winners announced 11 January 2017
Press releases • Sep 28, 2016 09:01 BST
Safety experts at Thatcham Research have welcomed the addition of two more Euro NCAP five star performers, the Peugeot 3008 and Mercedes E Class. However, with much of the latest advanced technology costing extra, safety still comes at a price.
Press releases • Sep 09, 2016 11:05 BST
Insurers put drivers first in proposing simple cover for driverless cars
Press releases • Aug 31, 2016 09:05 BST
New cars that will appeal to family-oriented buyers are leading the way in prioritising the highest levels of safety as standard, according to test results issued today by the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP).
Press releases • Jul 06, 2016 09:17 BST
New car sales figures released today reveal that the majority of the most popular cars in Britain now offer five star crash protection, but standard fitment of Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) is still only available on half of them.
News • Jun 28, 2016 12:07 BST
Matthew Avery, Director of Research at the UK’s leading independent vehicle safety organisation, Thatcham Research, will this evening feature on ITV4’s 'Goodwood First Glance' in an interview with Nicki Shields, explaining the key stages in the move towards full vehicle autonomy and why safety has to be the priority.
New Euro NCAP Five-Star Cars Embrace Safety by Featuring Advanced High Performance Automatic Braking Systems
Press releases • Jun 22, 2016 09:08 BST
Vehicle safety test results issued today by Euro NCAP reveal that car makers are embracing the importance of offering a full range of advanced safety technologies on new vehicles and accepting that standard rather than optional fitment is the best policy.
News • Jun 06, 2016 13:13 BST
BBC Radio 4’s consumer affairs programme, ‘YOU & YOURS’, today (6 June 2016) featured discussion on the importance of Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) as a crucial car safety technology – highlighting the role of consumers in insisting it is a key feature on their cars, and the responsibility that car makers have to make it more widely available...