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Carmaker Use of the Word ‘Autonomous’ a Danger to UK Roads

Carmaker Use of the Word ‘Autonomous’ a Danger to UK Roads

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2018 00:01 BST

Use of the word Autonomous in carmaker marketing and literature is lulling drivers into a false sense of security, Thatcham Research warns

A Five Star Fiesta for Euro NCAP’s 20th Anniversary
Škoda and MINI get top safety ratings

Škoda and MINI get top safety ratings

Press Releases   •   May 31, 2017 16:19 BST

Superminis Disappoint in Latest Round of Euro NCAP Testing

Superminis Disappoint in Latest Round of Euro NCAP Testing

Press Releases   •   Mar 01, 2017 09:00 GMT

After recently celebrating its 20th anniversary, the latest round of Euro NCAP testing has brought safety campaigners back down to earth. The three superminis tested, the Fiat 500, Citroën C3 and Ford Ka+, showed disappointing results said Matthew Avery, director of research at Thatcham Research, the independent automotive research centre and voice of Euro NCAP in the UK.

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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.

Active Safety Campaign Gathers Momentum in Latin America

Active Safety Campaign Gathers Momentum in Latin America

News   •   Jun 15, 2016 12:32 BST

Chief Executive of Thatcham Research, Peter Shaw welcomed the continuing efforts to promote life-saving crash avoidance technologies across the globe, as the #STOPTHECRASH partnership hosted its Latin America Launch.

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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2017 Ford Fiesta - frontal offset impact test - Sept 2017

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Euro NCAP 20th - the 1997 Rover 100 and a current Honda Jazz line up in the Thatcham Research Crash Lab

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Euro NCAP 20th - the current Honda Jazz during a 40mph frontal offset test in the Thatcham Research Crash Lab

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