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Government Urged to Revise Plans for Introduction of Automated Lane Keeping Systems to Ensure Road Safety, Thatcham Research and Association of British Insurers warn

Government Urged to Revise Plans for Introduction of Automated Lane Keeping Systems to Ensure Road Safety, Thatcham Research and Association of British Insurers warn

Press releases   •   Oct 23, 2020 00:01 BST

Thatcham Research and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) are urging the Government to revise its plans to introduce Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) onto UK roads in early 2021 because it will put road users’ lives at risk.

VW ID.3 scores 5 Stars and protects its occupants, other road users and the environment

VW ID.3 scores 5 Stars and protects its occupants, other road users and the environment

Press releases   •   Oct 21, 2020 09:00 BST

The VW ID.3 scores a maximum five-star rating during the latest Euro NCAP testing and bodes well for the future of mass market vehicle safety, according to Thatcham Research.

​World’s first Assisted Driving Grading unveiled

​World’s first Assisted Driving Grading unveiled

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2020 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research has worked with Euro NCAP to grade the Assisted Driving systems on 10 new cars, to provide much-needed clarity to motorists regarding the capability and performance of current assisted systems.

Thatcham Research comments on Uber’s self-driving operator charged over fatal crash and considerations for the UK

Thatcham Research comments on Uber’s self-driving operator charged over fatal crash and considerations for the UK

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2020 17:24 BST

Director of Insureance Research Matthew Avery has shared his thoughts on the Uber case in the US and the potential implications of self-driving vehicles in the UK.

Thatcham Research comment: Toyota Yaris first to score five-stars in updated Euro NCAP tests

Thatcham Research comment: Toyota Yaris first to score five-stars in updated Euro NCAP tests

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2020 09:00 BST

Euro NCAP has released the result of the first car to be rated against its revamped 2020 protocols

Variant Code gives insurers greater insight and data granularity

Variant Code gives insurers greater insight and data granularity

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2020 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research has launched a new vehicle dataset to give insurers detailed insight into risk

Miller Crockart joins Thatcham Research as Chief Revenue Officer

Miller Crockart joins Thatcham Research as Chief Revenue Officer

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2020 09:00 BST

​Thatcham Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Miller Crockart as Chief Revenue Officer.

Apprentices set to return to Thatcham Research Automotive Academy

Apprentices set to return to Thatcham Research Automotive Academy

Press releases   •   Aug 24, 2020 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research is delighted that its Automotive Academy will welcome back apprentices for onsite training from Monday, September 7.

Insurance Industry Requirements to enable long-term sustainability of ADAS-equipped vehicles

Insurance Industry Requirements to enable long-term sustainability of ADAS-equipped vehicles

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2020 00:01 BST

Insurer established requirements bring much needed clarity to the safe repair of vehicles with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

Thatcham Research announces Apprentice and Mentor of the Year winners in social media ceremony
​Comment: Tesla Autopilot ruling a “hazard light on misleading marketing”

​Comment: Tesla Autopilot ruling a “hazard light on misleading marketing”

Press releases   •   Jul 15, 2020 18:00 BST

A German court has ruled that Tesla has exaggerated promises about its so-called ‘self-driving’ technology, Thatcham Research responds

Safety first as the Thatcham Research Automotive Academy reopens

Safety first as the Thatcham Research Automotive Academy reopens

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 09:00 BST

Automotive Academy reopens for delegates completing IMI accreditation

Thatcham Research comment: Euro NCAP’s ‘Euro Rescue' app to save vital seconds in the post-accident ‘Golden Hour’

Thatcham Research comment: Euro NCAP’s ‘Euro Rescue' app to save vital seconds in the post-accident ‘Golden Hour’

Press releases   •   Jun 17, 2020 12:04 BST

Following the launch of Euro NCAP’s ‘Euro Rescue’ app Matthew Avery, director of research at Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP board member comments

“The biggest change to Euro NCAP’s impact testing protocols in a decade” Thatcham Research comments on safety rating overhaul

“The biggest change to Euro NCAP’s impact testing protocols in a decade” Thatcham Research comments on safety rating overhaul

Press releases   •   May 20, 2020 09:00 BST

The world's most exacting car safety programme has added a series of new tests in 2020 to keep drivers and vulnerable road users safe

Five speeding risks to be aware of when driving during lockdown

Five speeding risks to be aware of when driving during lockdown

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2020 09:00 BST

Key advice for motorists to help them avoid misjudging their speed during the UK coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown should not bring a premature end to auto apprenticeship ‘learner journeys’

Lockdown should not bring a premature end to auto apprenticeship ‘learner journeys’

Press releases   •   Apr 22, 2020 09:00 BST

As the lockdown continues to create unprecedented challenges for the automotive repair sector, Thatcham Research is today issuing a call for businesses to continue their investment in apprenticeships

Improving trend, but more work to do as 13 new cars awarded mix of Superior, Basic and Poor security ratings

Improving trend, but more work to do as 13 new cars awarded mix of Superior, Basic and Poor security ratings

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2020 00:01 GMT

Thatcham Research releases first Consumer Security Ratings for 2020

Apollo Motor Group and Thatcham Research renew partnership

Apollo Motor Group and Thatcham Research renew partnership

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2020 10:03 GMT

The independent accident repair group has signed up to escribe Plus and an ongoing Thatcham Research training programme

Subaru’s Driver Monitoring System (DMS) beats stiff competition  to win 2020 What Car? Technology Award

Subaru’s Driver Monitoring System (DMS) beats stiff competition to win 2020 What Car? Technology Award

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2020 23:00 GMT

Subaru’s ‘DriverFocus’ Driver Monitoring System has been named as the winner of the coveted 2020 What Car? Car of the Year Technology Award.

BMW 3 Series crowned What Car? Safety Award winner

BMW 3 Series crowned What Car? Safety Award winner

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2020 23:00 GMT

The BMW 3 Series has not only proved popular with car reviewers and buyers, it has also impressed What Car? Safety Award judges, who have named it the safest car of the year.