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
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.