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Clean sweep of five-star cars means drivers have never been safer

Clean sweep of five-star cars means drivers have never been safer

Press releases   •   May 22, 2019 09:00 BST

Cars from Audi, Lexus, Mazda, Renault, Toyota and Volkswagen all achieved the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating for safety.

DLG Auto Services’ Nemhoy McCooty named Thatcham Research Apprentice Mentor of the Year

DLG Auto Services’ Nemhoy McCooty named Thatcham Research Apprentice Mentor of the Year

Press releases   •   May 10, 2019 13:56 BST

Apprentice Mentor of the Year Award celebrates the positive impact mentors have on apprentices while on their ‘learner journey’

ADAS: post-repair calibration to “Vehicle Manufacturer tolerances” is essential

ADAS: post-repair calibration to “Vehicle Manufacturer tolerances” is essential

Press releases   •   May 09, 2019 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research is today providing much needed clarity to the automotive, automotive repair and insurance industries on how to manage vehicle repairs involving ADAS

Thatcham Research Automotive Academy records 92% success rate as more learners achieve apprenticeships on time

Thatcham Research Automotive Academy records 92% success rate as more learners achieve apprenticeships on time

Press releases   •   May 07, 2019 10:20 BST

At a time when the National Audit Office’s (NAO) report reveals apprenticeship starts have fallen substantially, Thatcham Research apprenticeship results grow

Next round of consultation for safe adoption of Automated Driving announced at  ABI Conference

Next round of consultation for safe adoption of Automated Driving announced at ABI Conference

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2019 09:38 BST

Thatcham Research kicks off next phase of Automated Driving consultation with ‘Defining Safe Automation’ document

BSI appoints Thatcham Research’s Head of Repair Sector Services as Chair of automotive standards committee

BSI appoints Thatcham Research’s Head of Repair Sector Services as Chair of automotive standards committee

Press releases   •   Apr 15, 2019 09:00 BST

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

Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ consultation on new vehicle cybersecurity rating scheme

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2019 12:41 BST

A consultation between 5StarS and the automotive industry on a new vehicle cybersecurity rating scheme has been welcomed by Thatcham Research

Another five-star car from JLR, but with Citroën five-stars  comes at an extra cost

Another five-star car from JLR, but with Citroën five-stars comes at an extra cost

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2019 09:00 BST

Euro NCAP launch the second round of 2019 crash test results

Intelligent Speed Assistance a smart move for road safety

Intelligent Speed Assistance a smart move for road safety

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2019 14:03 GMT

Thatcham Research welcomes EU legislation on mandatory car safety tech

Porsche Macan security rating upgraded to Superior

Porsche Macan security rating upgraded to Superior

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2019 16:44 GMT

​Thatcham Research has updated the security rating on the Porsche Macan to “Superior”

UPDATED 26.03.19: Five of the 11 new cars launched in 2019 rated Poor for security

UPDATED 26.03.19: Five of the 11 new cars launched in 2019 rated Poor for security

Press releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 00:01 GMT

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.

Enterprise looks to Thatcham Research ecademy for next generation automotive technical learning

Enterprise looks to Thatcham Research ecademy for next generation automotive technical learning

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2019 09:15 GMT

ecademy will support over 100 Enterprise employees from vehicle damage assessors, field repair network supervisors, to managers and maintenance approval support teams.

Diamonds in the rough: five-star safety ratings for Seat, Mercedes-Benz and Honda SUVs

Diamonds in the rough: five-star safety ratings for Seat, Mercedes-Benz and Honda SUVs

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2019 09:00 GMT

The first three cars tested by Euro NCAP in 2019 have all achieved the maximum five-star rating for safety.

Don’t blame drivers for fully automated accidents

Don’t blame drivers for fully automated accidents

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2019 10:10 GMT

​Drivers of fully automated vehicles should not be held liable for accidents involving their cars while the technology is in charge, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) is warning.

A class act: Mercedes A-Class wins What Car? Safety Award 2019

A class act: Mercedes A-Class wins What Car? Safety Award 2019

Press releases   •   Jan 22, 2019 22:30 GMT

The winner and runners up for the What Car? Safety Award 2019 have been revealed - and this year it's gone to a small family car for the first time ever

Thatcham Research reveals the ten safest new drives for 2019

Thatcham Research reveals the ten safest new drives for 2019

Press releases   •   Jan 08, 2019 09:04 GMT

The ten safest cars launched in 2018 have been

FIAT Panda panned as Euro NCAP awards it zero-stars for safety

FIAT Panda panned as Euro NCAP awards it zero-stars for safety

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 09:00 GMT

The facelifted FIAT Panda has been given one of the lowest scores in Euro NCAP's history

Suncorp becomes first Thatcham Research ‘Global Associate’

Suncorp becomes first Thatcham Research ‘Global Associate’

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2018 09:04 GMT

Suncorp, one of Australia's largest financial services brands, welcomed as Thatcham Research's first ever Global Associate member

Thatcham Research contribution to motoring recognised by the Guild of Motoring Writers
Jonathan Hewett appointed as Chief Executive at Thatcham Research

Jonathan Hewett appointed as Chief Executive at Thatcham Research

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2018 00:01 GMT

New Thatcham Research Chief Executive in pursuit of the 'Safer cars, fewer crashes' vision