• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
Follow Thatcham Research

Press Releases View all 49 hits

Nationwide apprentice, trained at Thatcham Research, to represent the UK at World Skills Abu Dhabi
Euro NCAP to hold car makers accountable for  autonomous car safety as it launches “Road Map 2025”
A Five Star Fiesta for Euro NCAP’s 20th Anniversary
Grey area between "Assisted" and "Automated" driving systems a concern for UK Insurers

Grey area between "Assisted" and "Automated" driving systems a concern for UK Insurers

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2017 00:01 BST

• A clear distinction between “Assisted” and “Automated” systems is fundamental, say UK Insurers • Call for vehicle manufacturers to avoid overstating the reliance that can be placed on the different levels of automation. • Data from accidents should be made available to all parties, to define whether the vehicle or the driver is liable

News View all 10 hits

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

Media no image

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

Thatcham Research continues its sponsorship of the What Car? Safety Award

Thatcham Research continues its sponsorship of the What Car? Safety Award

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

ABI and Thatcham Research ask:  "Who pays when a driverless car crashes? "

ABI and Thatcham Research ask: "Who pays when a driverless car crashes? "

News   •   Nov 22, 2016 06:10 GMT

• Future legislation needs to protect consumers in the event of an accident with an automated car • British insurers are leading efforts to have a standard set of data agreed at an international level • Car manufacturers and legislators need to work with insurers to establish a framework • Data should be easily accessible to determine who was in control - the driver or the vehicle?

Events 1 hit

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.

Jun 06 00:00 BST

Thatcham Research

Images View all 79 hits

Daryl Head prepares in the Thatcham Research Academy for the exacting challenges which lay ahead at World Skills

Daryl Head prepares in th...

License Creative Commons Attribution
Download
Size

8.02 MB • 4746 x 3257 px

2017 Ford Fiesta - frontal offset impact test - Sept 2017

2017 Ford Fiesta - fronta...

License Creative Commons Attribution
Download
Size

2.42 MB • 1920 x 1080 px

2017 Ford Fiesta pole test

2017 Ford Fiesta pole test

License Creative Commons Attribution
Download
Size

1.34 MB • 2816 x 2112 px

Honda Civic - side crash test July 2017

Honda Civic - side crash ...

License Creative Commons Attribution
Download
Size

803 KB • 3072 x 1284 px

Videos View all 28 hits

Documents View all 30 hits

Contacts View all 5 hits

  • Press Contact
  • Head Of Communications
  • james.smith@thatcham.org
  • 01635 293101
  • 07990 706146

  • Chief Technical Officer
Andrew Miller is responsible for the engineering aspects of the Thatcham's work to research and promote vehicle... Show more

  • Strategy & Development Director
Neale joined Thatcham in 2011 bringing with him a broad background in financial services and latterly the... Show more

  • Chief Executive
Peter Joined Thatcham Research as CEO in 2011 bringing with him a broad background in motoring services, & motor... Show more