UK insurers gain insights into new vehicle features as Verisk adds Thatcham Research Variant Code
Variant Code addresses long-standing challenge to accurately underwrite new vehicles
Thatcham Research unveils ‘EV Ready’ Training Programme
Blended learning programme will support the crucial need for automotive businesses and their employees to learn how to interact with all Electric Vehicles (EVs) safely and effectively
Missing occupant interaction countermeasures see Renault Kangoo and Vauxhall Mokka fall short of five-stars
Renault Kangoo and Vauxhall Mokka achieve 4-star ratings in latest Euro NCAP testing
AW Repair Group upgrades to escribe
AW Repair Group returns to Thatcham Research for repair methods and blended learning programme
Debut Genesis models ace Euro NCAP safety tests
The Genesis GV80 and G80 have both emerged from rigorous Euro NCAP safety assessment with five-star ratings. Although achieving a four-star Euro NCAP rating, the Citroen C4 performed “adequately”, according to Matthew Avery.
Thatcham Research enjoys success at Bodyshop Live awards
Thatcham Research colleagues Tom Leggett and Courtney Goodall have been recognised in the 30 Under 30: Rising Stars category at the Bodyshop Live Awards. Read on to find out more about their achievement.
Government urged to take caution in paving the way for Automated Driving
Responding to the UK Government’s announcement today (28 April 2021) around paving the way for Automated Driving, Thatcham Research and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) are urging caution.
“There is still a lot of work needed by both legislators and the automotive industry before any vehicle can be classed as automated and allowed safely on to the UK roads,” comments Matthew Avery, dir
Latest Volkswagen Group EVs power to five-star safety ratings
VW ID.4 and Skoda Enyaq impress in Euro NCAP assessments, but Dacia Sandero
disappoints safety experts as it emerges with just a two-star rating
VW ID.4 and Skoda Enyaq earn five-star Euro NCAP safety ratings in rapidly-growing SUV sector Both all-electric SUVs impress with strong scores across world’s strictest assessment protocols Dacia Sandero lacks passive and vital active safety perfo
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