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Government Urged to Revise Plans for Introduction of Automated Lane Keeping Systems to Ensure Road Safety, Thatcham Research and Association of British Insurers warn

Government Urged to Revise Plans for Introduction of Automated Lane Keeping Systems to Ensure Road Safety, Thatcham Research and Association of British Insurers warn

Press releases   •   Oct 23, 2020 00:01 BST

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.

VW ID.3 scores 5 Stars and protects its occupants, other road users and the environment

VW ID.3 scores 5 Stars and protects its occupants, other road users and the environment

Press releases   •   Oct 21, 2020 09:00 BST

The VW ID.3 scores a maximum five-star rating during the latest Euro NCAP testing and bodes well for the future of mass market vehicle safety, according to Thatcham Research.

​World’s first Assisted Driving Grading unveiled

​World’s first Assisted Driving Grading unveiled

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2020 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research has worked with Euro NCAP to grade the Assisted Driving systems on 10 new cars, to provide much-needed clarity to motorists regarding the capability and performance of current assisted systems.

Thatcham Research comments on Uber’s self-driving operator charged over fatal crash and considerations for the UK

Thatcham Research comments on Uber’s self-driving operator charged over fatal crash and considerations for the UK

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2020 17:24 BST

Director of Insureance Research Matthew Avery has shared his thoughts on the Uber case in the US and the potential implications of self-driving vehicles in the UK.

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Thatcham Research Welcomes News of Government Driverless Car Ambitions,  but ‘Safety Must Come First’

Thatcham Research Welcomes News of Government Driverless Car Ambitions, but ‘Safety Must Come First’

News   •   Feb 06, 2019 15:15 GMT

Thatcham Research supports Government’s ambition to position UK at the vanguard of technology development

Thatcham Research passes after-market parts certification to TÜV Rheinland AG

Thatcham Research passes after-market parts certification to TÜV Rheinland AG

News   •   Dec 15, 2017 11:00 GMT

The Thatcham Research/TÜV Rheinland partnership will officially end on 31st March 2018, with Thatcham Research not providing any new after-market parts certification services as of 1 January 2018.

Richard Billyeald will join Thatcham Research as Chief Technical Officer on 14 August 2017

Richard Billyeald will join Thatcham Research as Chief Technical Officer on 14 August 2017

News   •   Jun 05, 2017 11:40 BST

Richard Billyeald appointed as Chief Technical Officer from 14 August 2017: brings 20 years plus experience delivering cutting-edge engineering programmes in the automotive, motorsport, aerospace and military sectors Pivotal moment for Thatcham Research as it addresses major issues facing vehicle and insurance industries Andrew Miller leaves on 16 June 2017 to set up own consultancy business

Thatcham Research hails Volkswagen as a "trailblazer" as it announces standard fitment of AEB on all UK vans from 1 June 2017

News   •   May 31, 2017 09:30 BST

Year on year rise in deaths and serious injuries involving vans Volkswagen a trailblazer for being the first manufacturer to fit AEB as standard on all their vans in the UK Shocking that AEB, a proven lifesaving technology, has not been available on vans until now Call for all vehicle manufacturers to follow suit

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What Car? Car of the Year Awards

What Car? Car of the Year Awards

Events   •   Dec 15, 2015 16:15 GMT

Join the great and the good of the automotive industry at the 2016 What Car? Awards as Thatcham reveal Britain's Safest Car.

Jan 13, 19:0023:30 GMT

The Grosvenor,London

Repair Focus - Bodyshop of the Future

Repair Focus - Bodyshop of the Future

Events   •   May 11, 2017 13:55 BST

EXPERIENCE BODYSHOP OF THE FUTURE: REPAIR, SKILLS, LEADERSHIP Forward thinkers, influencers and future talent are set to join Thatcham Research and automotive industry experts on the 6th June to experience the ‘Bodyshop of the Future’. The event will focus on Repair, Skills and Leadership of the future within the Repair Industry. For more information, please call 01635 293174.

Jun 06 00:00 BST

Thatcham Research

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Neale joined Thatcham in 2011 bringing with him a broad background in financial services and latterly the energy and automotive sectors. Neale has a... Show more

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