Press Releases • Mar 11, 2016 14:10 GMT
The success of the UK automotive industry is creating increased demand for new skills. However, uncertainty over access to funding could jeopardise government targets of delivering 3 million new apprentice starts over the next 4 years, according to Thatcham Research.
Press Releases • Mar 09, 2016 12:05 GMT
An agreement between Thatcham Research and the MRC (the Kuala Lumpur based Motordata Research Consortium) is set to ensure the Malaysian crash repair industry has access to the latest comprehensive vehicle repair data from Thatcham Research.
Press Releases • Feb 12, 2016 10:37 GMT
• Thatcham Research welcomes the support of ‘What Car?’ magazine as they join the call for Autonomous Emergency Braking on all new cars • No longer any excuse for car makers to launch new cars without AEB as standard. Where it is an “extra”, car manufacturers and dealerships, need to promote and explain the benefits of potentially lifesaving technology more effectively to consumers
Press Releases • Jan 05, 2016 09:19 GMT
• Support for adoption of Autonomous Emergency Braking • Inclusion of Euro NCAP Safety ratings in official government buying standards • Adoption of a common set of standards to develop intelligent mobility
Press Releases • Dec 09, 2015 15:01 GMT
Markerstudy announced today that it has become a member of Thatcham Research, the UK’s only not for profit, motor industry funded, research centre. The move provides Markerstudy with invaluable access to vehicle group rating and technical data as well as an impressive training programme and bespoke courses designed specifically for its employees.
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.
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.