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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.

Thatcham Research comment: Toyota Yaris first to score five-stars in updated Euro NCAP tests

Thatcham Research comment: Toyota Yaris first to score five-stars in updated Euro NCAP tests

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2020 09:00 BST

Euro NCAP has released the result of the first car to be rated against its revamped 2020 protocols

Variant Code gives insurers greater insight and data granularity

Variant Code gives insurers greater insight and data granularity

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2020 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research has launched a new vehicle dataset to give insurers detailed insight into risk

Apprentices set to return to Thatcham Research Automotive Academy

Apprentices set to return to Thatcham Research Automotive Academy

Press releases   •   Aug 24, 2020 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research is delighted that its Automotive Academy will welcome back apprentices for onsite training from Monday, September 7.

Insurance Industry Requirements to enable long-term sustainability of ADAS-equipped vehicles

Insurance Industry Requirements to enable long-term sustainability of ADAS-equipped vehicles

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2020 00:01 BST

Insurer established requirements bring much needed clarity to the safe repair of vehicles with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

Thatcham Research announces Apprentice and Mentor of the Year winners in social media ceremony
​Comment: Tesla Autopilot ruling a “hazard light on misleading marketing”

​Comment: Tesla Autopilot ruling a “hazard light on misleading marketing”

Press releases   •   Jul 15, 2020 18:00 BST

A German court has ruled that Tesla has exaggerated promises about its so-called ‘self-driving’ technology, Thatcham Research responds

Safety first as the Thatcham Research Automotive Academy reopens

Safety first as the Thatcham Research Automotive Academy reopens

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 09:00 BST

Automotive Academy reopens for delegates completing IMI accreditation