Thatcham Research Vehicle Damage Assessor apprentices at the cutting edge of blended learning
Thatcham Research is on-boarding 15 learners during a virtual realisation week which began on 29 March.
The new cohort met one another along with their Thatcham Research tutors, trainers, assessors, and safeguarding officer via Microsoft Teams. Online sessions for the Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA) apprentices will continue through the week, including a virtual tour of Thatcham Research’s state
New brands choose safety in Euro NCAP’s first tests of 2021
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
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
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?
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
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.
Five-star safety from EV Mazda and hybrid Honda
Two brand-new, family-sized cars from Mazda and Honda have emerged from Euro NCAP’s latest and most exacting safety tests with maximum five-star scores.
Government urged to revise Automated Lane Keeping System plans to ensure road safety
Thatcham Research and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) are urging the Government to revise its plans to introduce Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) onto UK roads in early 2021 because it will put road users’ lives at risk.
VW ID.3 scores 5 Stars and protects its occupants, other road users and the environment
The VW ID.3 scores a maximum five-star rating during the latest Euro NCAP testing and bodes well for the future of mass market vehicle safety, according to Thatcham Research.
World’s first Assisted Driving Grading unveiled
Thatcham Research has worked with Euro NCAP to grade the Assisted Driving systems on 10 new cars, to provide much-needed clarity to motorists regarding the capability and performance of current assisted systems.
Thatcham Research comments on Uber’s self-driving operator charged over fatal crash and considerations for the UK
Director of Insureance Research Matthew Avery has shared his thoughts on the Uber case in the US and the potential implications of self-driving vehicles in the UK.