Tag / vehicle safety
Press releases • Jul 03, 2019 09:00 BST
Results for the latest cars to be rated against Euro NCAP’s most demanding tests to date have been announced today. Cars from DS, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Škoda and Tesla all achieved the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating for safety.
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 • Apr 10, 2019 09:00 BST
Euro NCAP launch the second round of 2019 crash test results
Press releases • Mar 27, 2019 14:03 GMT
Thatcham Research welcomes EU legislation on mandatory car safety tech
Press releases • Feb 27, 2019 09:00 GMT
The first three cars tested by Euro NCAP in 2019 have all achieved the maximum five-star rating for safety.
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 • Jan 22, 2019 22:30 GMT
The winner and runners up for the What Car? Safety Award 2019 have been revealed - and this year it's gone to a small family car for the first time ever
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 • Sep 06, 2017 09:00 BST
Press releases • Mar 01, 2017 09:00 GMT
After recently celebrating its 20th anniversary, the latest round of Euro NCAP testing has brought safety campaigners back down to earth. The three superminis tested, the Fiat 500, Citroën C3 and Ford Ka+, showed disappointing results said Matthew Avery, director of research at Thatcham Research, the independent automotive research centre and voice of Euro NCAP in the UK.
15,000 Killed and Seriously Injured Saved Annually in the UK as Euro NCAP Marks 20 Years of Car Crash Testing
Press releases • Feb 02, 2017 00:01 GMT
MORE than 182,000 killed and serious injuries have been saved on UK roads since revolutionary Euro NCAP car safety tests were launched 20 years ago. In 2015, 15,000 fewer car occupants were killed and seriously injured.
Press releases • Jan 12, 2017 08:30 GMT
• Toyota Prius the safest new car of 2017, wins this year’s What Car? Safety Award • Prius features class-leading Reverse AEB as standard, aiming to reduce the UK’s £1.7 bn annual parking damage bill • Safety campaigners celebrate chance to decrease the UK's 400 yearly pedestrian deaths, as all ten finalists carry Pedestrian AEB as standard • The Peugeot 3008 & VW Tiguan highly commended
Press releases • Dec 12, 2016 09:00 GMT
• Top ten safest new cars of 2017: What Car? Safety Award long list announced • Manufacturers recognised for safety innovation, driving safer cars on UK road • Safety not at a price, with budget brands now offering key safety features as standard • Huge steps forward in collision avoidance technology - toughest tests to date • Two hybrids, and four SUVs shows market growth in newer segments
Press releases • Dec 05, 2016 11:17 GMT
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Press releases • Nov 30, 2016 09:00 GMT
Buyers of the new Suzuki Ignis and SsangYong Tivoli urged to spec their cars carefully, read the small print and choose optional safety packs for optimum safety Ford Edge and Hyundai Ioniq rated 5 Star Euro NCAP but concerns over rear passenger safety that exceed safe limits Audi Q2 awarded 5 Star Rating and praised for high scores in all areas and effective safety systems as standard