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Subaru’s Driver Monitoring System (DMS) beats stiff competition  to win 2020 What Car? Technology Award

Subaru’s Driver Monitoring System (DMS) beats stiff competition to win 2020 What Car? Technology Award

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2020 23:00 GMT

Subaru’s ‘DriverFocus’ Driver Monitoring System has been named as the winner of the coveted 2020 What Car? Car of the Year Technology Award.

BMW 3 Series crowned What Car? Safety Award winner

BMW 3 Series crowned What Car? Safety Award winner

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2020 23:00 GMT

The BMW 3 Series has not only proved popular with car reviewers and buyers, it has also impressed What Car? Safety Award judges, who have named it the safest car of the year.

Mixed results for brands in final Euro NCAP safety ratings release of 2019

Mixed results for brands in final Euro NCAP safety ratings release of 2019

Press releases   •   Dec 18, 2019 10:21 GMT

The final set of Euro NCAP ratings of the year include six five-star rated cars

Do you drive one of the safest cars of 2019?

Do you drive one of the safest cars of 2019?

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2019 00:01 GMT

The 10 safest cars of 2019 have been revealed today by a panel of judges from Thatcham Research, Euro NCAP and What Car? Magazine

Tesla Model X surges ahead of Porsche Taycan on safety, Jeep Renegade posts 2019 rating low

Tesla Model X surges ahead of Porsche Taycan on safety, Jeep Renegade posts 2019 rating low

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 09:00 GMT

A bumper batch of Euro NCAP test results has been released. Find out how the Audi Q7, Ford Kuga, Ford Mondeo, Peugeot 2008, Porsche Taycan, Renault Captur, Škoda Octavia, Subaru Forester, Tesla Model X and VW Sharan fared in the world's most challenging car safety programme

Thatcham Research reveals the top ten innovations breaking new ground in automotive technology

Thatcham Research reveals the top ten innovations breaking new ground in automotive technology

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2019 00:01 GMT

Innovations in Assisted Driving, connectivity and safety dominate the list of nominations for the 2020 What Car? Technology Award, sponsored by Thatcham Research.

Mazda CX-30 hits new high in Euro NCAP impact testing

Mazda CX-30 hits new high in Euro NCAP impact testing

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2019 09:00 GMT

The latest Euro NCAP tests include the record-breaking Mazda CX-30, five-star ratings for the Ford Explorer and Mercedes-Benz GLB and four-stars for the Vauxhall Corsa

Latest Consumer Security Rating issued: Carmakers introduce sleeping fobs to frustrate keyless thieves

Latest Consumer Security Rating issued: Carmakers introduce sleeping fobs to frustrate keyless thieves

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 00:01 GMT

Six new cars have been assessed by independent automotive research centre Thatcham Research in its latest Consumer Security Rating release, and all have achieved the top ‘Superior’ rating.

The Motordata Research Consortium (MRC) Malaysia becomes new ‘Global Associate’

The Motordata Research Consortium (MRC) Malaysia becomes new ‘Global Associate’

Press releases   •   Oct 29, 2019 09:31 GMT

New agreement signed with MRC, making the Malaysian motor insurance centre Thatcham Research's second 'Global Associate' member

Thatcham Research launches IMI-accredited course to drive competency in safe ADAS repair

Thatcham Research launches IMI-accredited course to drive competency in safe ADAS repair

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 09:00 BST

New training on post-repair ADAS calibration launches

More five-star cars from BMW, but Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208 are 2019’s first four-star Euro NCAP rated cars

More five-star cars from BMW, but Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208 are 2019’s first four-star Euro NCAP rated cars

Press releases   •   Oct 09, 2019 09:00 BST

Two five-star BMWs and two four-star rated cars from Peugeot and Jeep paint a mixed picture in this month’s Euro NCAP safety ratings.

‘Guardian Angel’ role for Automated Driving systems vital to safe implementation

‘Guardian Angel’ role for Automated Driving systems vital to safe implementation

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2019 00:01 BST

How does the automotive industry move towards Automated Driving Systems safely?

35-star haul for diverse group of cars in latest Euro NCAP testing

35-star haul for diverse group of cars in latest Euro NCAP testing

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 09:46 BST

September’s Euro NCAP results have shown that carmakers are continuing to meet the challenge set by the world’s most rigorous car safety tests.

Tesla Model 3 sets new safety technology benchmark in Euro NCAP testing

Tesla Model 3 sets new safety technology benchmark in Euro NCAP testing

Press releases   •   Jul 03, 2019 09:00 BST

Results for the latest cars to be rated against Euro NCAP’s most demanding tests to date have been announced today. Cars from DS, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Škoda and Tesla all achieved the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating for safety.

Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ assurance framework for connected and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity

Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ assurance framework for connected and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity

Press releases   •   Jun 26, 2019 10:15 BST

The 5StarS consortium has launched its proposed assurance framework for connected and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity

Keyless vulnerability sees more otherwise secure new cars downrated

Keyless vulnerability sees more otherwise secure new cars downrated

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2019 00:01 BST

Thatcham Research launches it's second round of car security ratings for 2019 - how did the car you're thinking of buying rate?

Apprentice success celebrated at Thatcham Research graduation ceremony

Apprentice success celebrated at Thatcham Research graduation ceremony

Press releases   •   Jun 19, 2019 10:31 BST

Four Thatcham Research graduates honoured with Apprentice of the Year 2019 titles

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