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Thatcham Research calls on UK Government and carmakers to not stall on mandatory fitment of AEB as EC announces new car safety regulations

Thatcham Research calls on UK Government and carmakers to not stall on mandatory fitment of AEB as EC announces new car safety regulations

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2018 12:30 BST

Just as seat belts are a legal requirement on all cars and vans, AEB should be as well Thatcham Research has campaigned for many years for it to be standard on all vehicles No blockers should be put in the way by car makers or parliamentarians around making AEB mandatory on all UK cars and vans as soon as possible

Solus Warrington’s George Roberts Named Thatcham Research Mentor of the Year at the British Bodyshop Awards
Thatcham Research Announces 2019 Updates to Mandatory Car Security Standards
Electric Nissan LEAF generates five-star rating in Euro NCAP’s most exacting tests ever

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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

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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

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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.

Jun 06 00:00 BST

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What Car? Car of the Year Awards

What Car? Car of the Year Awards

Events   •   Dec 15, 2015 16:15 GMT

Join the great and the good of the automotive industry at the 2016 What Car? Awards as Thatcham reveal Britain's Safest Car.

Jan 13, 19:00 - 23:30 GMT

The Grosvenor,London

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