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
Motorists offered car security advice as police urge vigilance to cut vehicle crime
Car theft overall has declined significantly, but following a recent rise in incidents a new initiative is encouraging drivers to remain vigilant of their vehicles and keys.
Thatcham Expertise to Drive Standards in Cyber Security
Establishing standards to promote consumer confidence around vehicle cyber security is high on the agenda for Thatcham Research, as the British insurers’ research centre turns attentions to combatting future car crime as the newest members of the Cyber Security Consortium for Connected Vehicles (CCV).