Best-ever Euro NCAP test results shape Thatcham Research safest cars list for 2022
Thatcham Research and What Car? present 10-car shortlist for the What Car? Safety Award 2023 Judges only consider five-star Euro NCAP rated vehicles, along with other criteria such as safety innovation and mass market appeal All cars tested by Euro NCAP in 2022 score four- or five-star rating for first time in programme history Results show safety performance remains a top priority for carmakers
Tesla sets new ADAS performance benchmark, new Chinese entrants also gain five-star Euro NCAP ratings
Another strong batch of vehicle scores has been announced in the latest round of Euro NCAP testing, with all but one achieving a five-star rating.
Matthew Avery, Chief Research Strategy Officer from Thatcham Research, comments:
“The Tesla Model Y has aced testing, securing outstanding all-round safety ratings. It has scored the highest grade ever seen in the Safety Assist category at 98% a
COMMENT: Law Commission report marks necessary step on the journey to safe Automated Driving on UK roads
The Law Commissions have today (26 January 2022) published a joint report, recommending the introduction of a new Automated Vehicles Act to ensure the safe adoption of vehicles with self-driving capability.
Alternative power to the people: five-star safety across the propulsion spectrum
In the latest round of Euro NCAP testing, the Audi Q4 e-tron, Lynk and Co 01, NIO ES8, Subaru Outback and Toyota Mirai all achieved five-star safety ratings.
Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ assurance framework for connected and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity
The 5StarS consortium has launched its proposed assurance framework for connected and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity
DLG Auto Services’ Nemhoy McCooty named Thatcham Research Apprentice Mentor of the Year
Apprentice Mentor of the Year Award celebrates the positive impact mentors have on apprentices while on their ‘learner journey’
BSI appoints Thatcham Research’s Head of Repair Sector Services as Chair of automotive standards committee
The BSI has appointed Dean Lander, Head of Repair Sector Services at Thatcham Research, as Chair of its committee on Automotive Services
Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ consultation on new vehicle cybersecurity rating scheme
A consultation between 5StarS and the automotive industry on a new vehicle cybersecurity rating scheme has been welcomed by Thatcham Research
Porsche Macan security rating upgraded to Superior
Thatcham Research has updated the security rating on the Porsche Macan to “Superior”
Five of the 11 new cars launched in 2019 rated Poor for security
Thatcham Research has launched security ratings to help consumers better understand the theft risk of new cars against a back drop of rising vehicle thefts. The new ratings assess whether measures to specifically address the keyless entry/start vulnerability, have been adopted.
Daniel Payne appointed to new Chief Digital Officer role
Chief Digital Officer role created that reflects data being the lifeblood of great research Focus will be on: • Developing a new Data Strategy • Data Integration and Interface to seamlessly integrate industry data to deliver more impactful research to Members • Information Security to ensure on-going compliance with continuously improving industry recognised standards