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Clean sweep of five-star cars means drivers have never been safer

Clean sweep of five-star cars means drivers have never been safer

Press releases   •   May 22, 2019 09:00 BST

Cars from Audi, Lexus, Mazda, Renault, Toyota and Volkswagen all achieved the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating for safety.

DLG Auto Services’ Nemhoy McCooty named Thatcham Research Apprentice Mentor of the Year

DLG Auto Services’ Nemhoy McCooty named Thatcham Research Apprentice Mentor of the Year

Press releases   •   May 10, 2019 13:56 BST

Apprentice Mentor of the Year Award celebrates the positive impact mentors have on apprentices while on their ‘learner journey’

ADAS: post-repair calibration to “Vehicle Manufacturer tolerances” is essential

ADAS: post-repair calibration to “Vehicle Manufacturer tolerances” is essential

Press releases   •   May 09, 2019 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research is today providing much needed clarity to the automotive, automotive repair and insurance industries on how to manage vehicle repairs involving ADAS

Next round of consultation for safe adoption of Automated Driving announced at  ABI Conference

Next round of consultation for safe adoption of Automated Driving announced at ABI Conference

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2019 09:38 BST

Thatcham Research kicks off next phase of Automated Driving consultation with ‘Defining Safe Automation’ document

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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 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...

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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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What defines Assisted Driving?

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

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Euro NCAP Pedestrian AEB

Euro NCAP Pedestrian AEB

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Skoda Kodiaq - Euro NCAP crash testing - May 2017
Euro NCAP Demonstration: Pedestrian Autonomous Emergency Braking

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Euro NCAP footage of Pedestrian Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) testing. Thatcham Research estimates that AEB systems have the poten...

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Toyota Prius Autonomous Emergency Braking Demonstration

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NCAP testing for Pedestrian AEB

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Assisted and Automated Definition and Assessment - Summary

Technical background on the latest position of Thatcham Research and the Association of British Insurers on the safe introduction of Automated driving technology

"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