Thatcham Research Welcomes News of Government Driverless Car Ambitions, but ‘Safety Must Come First’
Thatcham Research supports Government’s ambition to position UK at the vanguard of technology development
Thatcham Research continues its sponsorship of the What Car? Safety Award
• Thatcham Research sponsors What Car? Safety Award for third year running • Award continues to recognise car manufacturer safety innovation to drive the adoption of safer cars on UK roads • Nominees required to have AEB fitted as standard, preventing up to 38% of rear end crashes and saving 110 lives every year • Long list to be announced 06 December 2016 - winners announced 11 January 2017
The Journey to Autonomous Vehicles : Why safety has to come first
Matthew Avery, Director of Research at the UK’s leading independent vehicle safety organisation, Thatcham Research, will this evening feature on ITV4’s 'Goodwood First Glance' in an interview with Nicki Shields, explaining the key stages in the move towards full vehicle autonomy and why safety has to be the priority.
Active Safety Campaign Gathers Momentum in Latin America
Chief Executive of Thatcham Research, Peter Shaw welcomed the continuing efforts to promote life-saving crash avoidance technologies across the globe, as the #STOPTHECRASH partnership hosted its Latin America Launch.
Car Makers and Consumers Have the Power to Make New Cars Safer
BBC Radio 4’s consumer affairs programme, ‘YOU & YOURS’, today (6 June 2016) featured discussion on the importance of Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) as a crucial car safety technology – highlighting the role of consumers in insisting it is a key feature on their cars, and the responsibility that car makers have to make it more widely available...
Queen's Speech - Driverless Cars: Experts reveal the Stages of Automation
A look forward at the expected stages of vehicle automation that are relevant to a new Transport Bill to be announced in the Queen's Speech that will help pave the way for driverless cars.
Euro NCAP Premieres First Rating with Pedestrian Detection
The Toyota Prius is the first car to have undergone Euro NCAP’s newest test of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) technology for pedestrians.
Safer Cars, Fewer Crashes
Thatcham Research have launched a new Car Safety website designed to support the centre's key research activity in vehicle safety.
Global NCAP launch Stop The Crash Campaign
Global NCAP with a group of key corporate partners, including Thatcham Research, is launching a new four year global campaign in support of the current UN Decade of Action for Road Safety to promote awareness of leading crash avoidance technologies in the major emerging automobile markets.