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Research Centre calls For Funding Clarity to Help Fill UK Automotive Industry Skills Gap

The success of the UK automotive industry is creating increased demand for new skills. However, uncertainty over access to funding could jeopardise government targets of delivering 3 million new apprentice starts over the next 4 years, according to Thatcham Research.

Apprentice Case Study - Jessica Sevellec

Apprentice Case Study - Jessica Sevellec

Documents   •   Mar 10, 2016 10:10 GMT

Thatcham Times and Parts Data Empowering Malaysian Crash Repair

An agreement between Thatcham Research and the MRC (the Kuala Lumpur based Motordata Research Consortium) is set to ensure the Malaysian crash repair industry has access to the latest comprehensive vehicle repair data from Thatcham Research.

Safety should be “Standard” on all new cars launched in 2016

• Thatcham Research welcomes the support of ‘What Car?’ magazine as they join the call for Autonomous Emergency Braking on all new cars • No longer any excuse for car makers to launch new cars without AEB as standard. Where it is an “extra”, car manufacturers and dealerships, need to promote and explain the benefits of potentially lifesaving technology more effectively to consumers

Key Steps to Improving Vehicle Safety

Key Steps to Improving Vehicle Safety

Documents   •   Jan 13, 2016 23:05 GMT

The Actions That Drivers and Vehicle Manufacturers Should be Taking Now to Further Improve Vehicle Safety.

Revealed : The Safest Cars in Britain

Revealed : The Safest Cars in Britain

Documents   •   Jan 13, 2016 23:01 GMT

Revealed : The Safest Cars in Britain and the Actions That Drivers and Vehicle Manufacturers Should be Taking Now to Further Improve Vehicle Safety

AEB - Frequently Asked Questions

AEB - Frequently Asked Questions

Documents   •   Jan 13, 2016 23:01 GMT

Facts and stats about Autonomous Emergency Braking

Thatcham Research In-Depth

Thatcham Research In-Depth

Documents   •   Jan 05, 2016 14:14 GMT

Summarising some of the diverse and critical activity that we as the motor insurers’ research centre carry out on behalf of our members.

Autonomous Emergency Braking - summary document

Autonomous Emergency Braking or AEB is a safety technology which monitors the traffic conditions ahead and automatically brakes the car if the driver fails to respond to an emergency situation. This briefing document explains more about the technology and how it could help lead to a crash free future.

Future Personal Mobility & Autonomous Technologies

Hybrid and fully electric cars are an important step towards potentially smaller and more ‘personal’ vehicles, maybe single or twin seat, which are fully integrated into the infrastructure and road network. Read more for our views on future personal mobility.

Thatcham 1st : Toyota Mirai

Thatcham 1st : Toyota Mirai

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:26 GMT

The Mirai is a hydrogen fuelled Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle (FCHV) and will be available in the UK, in very small numbers, from Autumn 2015.

Thatcham 1st : Mazda MX-5

Thatcham 1st : Mazda MX-5

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:25 GMT

Available in the UK from late August 2015, the all new MX-5 Convertible is lighter, shorter and lower than its predecessor and is the most compact MX-5 ever produced.

Thatcham 1st : Ford Mustang

Thatcham 1st : Ford Mustang

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:25 GMT

The all new Ford Mustang will be available to buy in the UK, with right-hand drive, for the first time in its 50 year history.

Thatcham 1st : Jaguar XF

Thatcham 1st : Jaguar XF

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:23 GMT

All new, lighter and stiffer XF, by virtue of an aluminium-intensive body structure.

Thatcham 1st : Jaguar XE Saloon 2015

Thatcham 1st : Jaguar XE Saloon 2015

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:22 GMT

The XE is an aluminium-intensive mid-sized saloon, with ADAS, a laser head-up display and the new, modular, ingenium engines.

Thatcham 1st : Mazda CX-3

Thatcham 1st : Mazda CX-3

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:19 GMT

Available with either two or four wheel drive, the all new Mazda CX-3 is a compact crossover and went on sale in the UK in June 2015. Based on the new Mazda 2, the CX-3 shares the same wheelbase but is longer and slightly taller, combining a high driving position with rugged looks.

Thatcham 1st : Honda Civic Type-R

Thatcham 1st : Honda Civic Type-R

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:18 GMT

Built at the Honda UK plant in Swindon, the all new fourth generation Civic Type R is developed from the Mk9 Civic. The Type R is available as a 5 door only and in two trim levels, with AEB as standard fitment.

Thatcham 1st : Honda HR-V

Thatcham 1st : Honda HR-V

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:17 GMT

The all-new HR-V, (known as the Vezel in Japan), is a new crossover, derived from the Jazz. The HR-V has Honda’s highly practical Magic Seat system, allowing for numerous loading configurations.

Thatcham 1st : Honda Jazz

Thatcham 1st : Honda Jazz

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:16 GMT

The 3rd generation of the globally popular car with a more flexible platform and more advanced materials. The all-new Jazz is on sale in the UK from September.

Thatcham 1st : Vauxhall Viva

Thatcham 1st : Vauxhall Viva

Documents   •   Dec 16, 2015 09:15 GMT

The Viva is a new entry-level 5-door hatchback model to the Vauxhall range.