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Automated Driving Hype is Dangerously Confusing Drivers, Study Reveals

Automated Driving Hype is Dangerously Confusing Drivers, Study Reveals

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2018 10:30 BST

The #TestingAutomation consumer study, commissioned by Thatcham Research, Euro NCAP and Global NCAP, has discovered potentially dangerous false impressions around the apparent Self-Driving capability of new cars. Read on to find out more

New online technical awareness programme from Thatcham Research to help bridge the knowledge gap in auto repair industry

New online technical awareness programme from Thatcham Research to help bridge the knowledge gap in auto repair industry

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2018 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research is today launching ecademy - a new online technical awareness programme to keep employees up-to-date with developments that may have a significant impact on repair processes

Three-star Euro NCAP rated Suzuki Jimny falls short on safety

Three-star Euro NCAP rated Suzuki Jimny falls short on safety

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2018 09:00 BST

Safety testing results for four vehicles across a range of categories have been released by Euro NCAP today. Read on to find out how the VW Touareg, Ford Tourneo Connect, Audi A6 and Suzuki Jimny fared.

Volvo continues to lead the way in car safety, Ford ups its safety game

Volvo continues to lead the way in car safety, Ford ups its safety game

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2018 09:00 BST

Matthew Avery, Thatcham's Director of Research, offers an expert view on the latest cars to go through the Euro NCAP safety testing regime

Spotlight on apprentice success at Thatcham Research graduation ceremony

Spotlight on apprentice success at Thatcham Research graduation ceremony

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2018 12:26 BST

Graduates honoured at the Thatcham Research and ABP Body Repair Industry Apprentice Awards 2018

Thatcham Research’s Peter Shaw to step down as Chief Executive

Thatcham Research’s Peter Shaw to step down as Chief Executive

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2018 09:00 BST

Peter Shaw is stepping down from his role as Chief Executive with immediate effect due to ill-health.

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

Thatcham Research calls on UK Government and carmakers to not stall on mandatory fitment of AEB as EC announces new car safety regulations

Thatcham Research calls on UK Government and carmakers to not stall on mandatory fitment of AEB as EC announces new car safety regulations

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2018 12:30 BST

Just as seat belts are a legal requirement on all cars and vans, AEB should be as well Thatcham Research has campaigned for many years for it to be standard on all vehicles No blockers should be put in the way by car makers or parliamentarians around making AEB mandatory on all UK cars and vans as soon as possible

Solus Warrington’s George Roberts Named Thatcham Research Mentor of the Year at the British Bodyshop Awards
Thatcham Research Announces 2019 Updates to Mandatory Car Security Standards
Electric Nissan LEAF generates five-star rating in Euro NCAP’s most exacting tests ever
Allianz’s Graham Gibson appointed as Chairman of Thatcham Research
Carmakers challenged to follow Volvo’s lead as it earns another safety accolade
Thatcham Research passes after-market parts certification to TÜV Rheinland AG

Thatcham Research passes after-market parts certification to TÜV Rheinland AG

News   •   Dec 15, 2017 11:00 GMT

The Thatcham Research/TÜV Rheinland partnership will officially end on 31st March 2018, with Thatcham Research not providing any new after-market parts certification services as of 1 January 2018.

Revealed: The ten safest cars of the year
Disappointing year-end sees six three-star Euro NCAP ratings, and the first ever zero-star rating
Carmaker safety efforts hailed as eight vehicles score Euro NCAP 5 star ratings
Keyless Entry vulnerability: Thatcham Research offers guidance to concerned drivers
Thatcham Research applauds European Parliament’s backing for mandatory AEB fitment
Volvo delivers another class leading vehicle