Debut Genesis models ace Euro NCAP safety tests

Press releases   •   May 26, 2021 09:00 BST

The Genesis GV80 and G80 have both emerged from rigorous Euro NCAP safety assessment with five-star ratings. Although achieving a four-star Euro NCAP rating, the Citroen C4 performed “adequately”, according to Matthew Avery.

Thatcham Research enjoys success at Bodyshop Live awards

Press releases   •   May 06, 2021 11:05 BST

Thatcham Research colleagues Tom Leggett and Courtney Goodall have been recognised in the 30 Under 30: Rising Stars category at the Bodyshop Live Awards. Read on to find out more about their achievement.

Government urged to take caution in paving the way for Automated Driving

Press releases   •   Apr 28, 2021 00:00 BST

Latest Volkswagen Group EVs power to five-star safety ratings

Press releases   •   Apr 14, 2021 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research Vehicle Damage Assessor apprentices at the cutting edge of blended learning

Press releases   •   Mar 30, 2021 09:00 BST

​New brands choose safety in Euro NCAP’s first tests of 2021

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2021 09:00 GMT

Thatcham Research offers an expert view on the first cars to be tested by Euro NCAP in 2021

All-electric VW ID.3 cruises to What Car? Car of the Year Safety Award success, while Tesla takes home Technology Award

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2021 13:45 GMT

Thatcham Research reveals the winners of the What Car? Safety Award and Technology Award

Revealed: the safest cars and game-changing motoring technologies of 2020

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2021 09:00 GMT

Ahead of the What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2021, here are the nominations for the Thatcham Research-sponsored Safety Award and Technology Award

How safe is the van delivering Christmas to your front door?

Press releases   •   Dec 16, 2020 09:00 GMT

Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP have assessed the performance of safety technology fitted to 19 new vans and uncovered some serious safety shortcomings

New Euro NCAP test protocols identify vehicles that must offer improved protection for other vehicles

Press releases   •   Dec 09, 2020 09:00 GMT

The latest Euro NCAP test results highlight the important challenge some manufacturers face when their vehicles are exposed to the most exacting protocols so far, with the new Land Rover Defender and Isuzu D-Max deemed too aggressive in the head-on collision test.

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As the UK's only insurer funded automotive research centre, Thatcham Research enjoy a wide remit at the forefront of the latest vehicle technology. Thatcham's leading work in vehicle safety and security has a vital role in shaping the designs of new vehicles, whilst the centre is also seen as a key industry player at the forefront of driving standards in vehicle body repair.

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