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Six of the 11 New Cars Launched in 2019 Rated Poor for Security

Six of the 11 New Cars Launched in 2019 Rated Poor for Security

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 00:01 GMT

Thatcham Research has launched security ratings to help consumers better understand the theft risk of new cars against a back drop of rising vehicle thefts. The new ratings assess whether measures to specifically address the keyless entry/start vulnerability, have been adopted.

Enterprise looks to Thatcham Research ecademy for next generation automotive technical learning

Enterprise looks to Thatcham Research ecademy for next generation automotive technical learning

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.

Diamonds in the Rough: Five-Star Safety Ratings for Seat, Mercedes-Benz and Honda SUVs

Diamonds in the Rough: Five-Star Safety Ratings for Seat, Mercedes-Benz and Honda SUVs

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.

Don’t blame drivers for fully automated accidents

Don’t blame drivers for fully automated accidents

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2019 10:10 GMT

​Drivers of fully automated vehicles should not be held liable for accidents involving their cars while the technology is in charge, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) is warning.

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Thatcham Research Welcomes News of Government Driverless Car Ambitions,  but ‘Safety Must Come First’

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

Thatcham Research passes after-market parts certification to TÜV Rheinland AG

Thatcham Research passes after-market parts certification to TÜV Rheinland AG

News   •   Dec 15, 2017 11:00 GMT

The Thatcham Research/TÜV Rheinland partnership will officially end on 31st March 2018, with Thatcham Research not providing any new after-market parts certification services as of 1 January 2018.

Richard Billyeald will join Thatcham Research as Chief Technical Officer on 14 August 2017

Richard Billyeald will join Thatcham Research as Chief Technical Officer on 14 August 2017

News   •   Jun 05, 2017 11:40 BST

Richard Billyeald appointed as Chief Technical Officer from 14 August 2017: brings 20 years plus experience delivering cutting-edge engineering programmes in the automotive, motorsport, aerospace and military sectors Pivotal moment for Thatcham Research as it addresses major issues facing vehicle and insurance industries Andrew Miller leaves on 16 June 2017 to set up own consultancy business

Thatcham Research hails Volkswagen as a "trailblazer" as it announces standard fitment of AEB on all UK vans from 1 June 2017

News   •   May 31, 2017 09:30 BST

Year on year rise in deaths and serious injuries involving vans Volkswagen a trailblazer for being the first manufacturer to fit AEB as standard on all their vans in the UK Shocking that AEB, a proven lifesaving technology, has not been available on vans until now Call for all vehicle manufacturers to follow suit

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Repair Focus - Bodyshop of the Future

Repair Focus - Bodyshop of the Future

Events   •   May 11, 2017 13:55 BST

EXPERIENCE BODYSHOP OF THE FUTURE: REPAIR, SKILLS, LEADERSHIP Forward thinkers, influencers and future talent are set to join Thatcham Research and automotive industry experts on the 6th June to experience the ‘Bodyshop of the Future’. The event will focus on Repair, Skills and Leadership of the future within the Repair Industry. For more information, please call 01635 293174.

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Neale joined Thatcham in 2011 bringing with him a broad background in financial services and latterly the energy and automotive sectors. Neale has a... Show more

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As Director of Insurance Research, the key aspect of Matthew’s role involves engagement with member insurers and building on existing relationships... Show more