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Škoda and MINI get top safety ratings

Škoda and MINI get top safety ratings

Press Releases   •   May 31, 2017 16:19 BST

Daniel Payne appointed to new Chief Digital Officer role

Daniel Payne appointed to new Chief Digital Officer role

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2016 11:17 GMT

Chief Digital Officer role created that reflects data being the lifeblood of great research Focus will be on: • Developing a new Data Strategy • Data Integration and Interface to seamlessly integrate industry data to deliver more impactful research to Members • Information Security to ensure on-going compliance with continuously improving industry recognised standards

First Class on Safety – but at a Price

First Class on Safety – but at a Price

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2016 09:01 BST

Safety experts at Thatcham Research have welcomed the addition of two more Euro NCAP five star performers, the Peugeot 3008 and Mercedes E Class. However, with much of the latest advanced technology costing extra, safety still comes at a price.

Driverless Cars: Insurer Response to Government Consultation

Driverless Cars: Insurer Response to Government Consultation

Press Releases   •   Sep 09, 2016 11:05 BST

Insurers put drivers first in proposing simple cover for driverless cars

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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

The Journey to Autonomous Vehicles : Why safety has to come first

The Journey to Autonomous Vehicles : Why safety has to come first

News   •   Jun 28, 2016 12:07 BST

Matthew Avery, Director of Research at the UK’s leading independent vehicle safety organisation, Thatcham Research, will this evening feature on ITV4’s 'Goodwood First Glance' in an interview with Nicki Shields, explaining the key stages in the move towards full vehicle autonomy and why safety has to be the priority.

Car Makers and Consumers Have the Power to Make New Cars Safer

Car Makers and Consumers Have the Power to Make New Cars Safer

News   •   Jun 06, 2016 13:13 BST

BBC Radio 4’s consumer affairs programme, ‘YOU & YOURS’, today (6 June 2016) featured discussion on the importance of Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) as a crucial car safety technology – highlighting the role of consumers in insisting it is a key feature on their cars, and the responsibility that car makers have to make it more widely available...

Queen's Speech - Driverless Cars:  Experts reveal the Stages of Automation

Queen's Speech - Driverless Cars: Experts reveal the Stages of Automation

News   •   May 17, 2016 15:16 BST

A look forward at the expected stages of vehicle automation that are relevant to a new Transport Bill to be announced in the Queen's Speech that will help pave the way for driverless cars.

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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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Mercedes-Benz E-Class - Frontal Offset Impact test 2016 - after crash

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Euro NCAP Pedestrian AEB

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Skoda Kodiaq - Euro NCAP crash testing - May 2017
Toyota Prius Autonomous Emergency Braking Demonstration

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Euro NCAP Demonstration: Pedestrian Autonomous Emergency Braking

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NCAP testing for Pedestrian AEB

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"Regulating Automated Driving" - a UK Insurer View

A clear distinction between "Assisted" and "Automated" systems should be made by International Regulators considering future design standards for vehicles.

Pathway to Driverless Cars: ABI and Thatcham Research response

Insurer proposals to support advanced driver assistance systems and automated vehicle technologies

ADAS Glazing Code of Practice

ADAS Glazing Code of Practice

Documents   •   Jul 28, 2016 13:00 BST

AEB - Frequently Asked Questions

AEB - Frequently Asked Questions

Documents   •   Jan 13, 2016 23:01 GMT

Facts and stats about Autonomous Emergency Braking