Subjects: Infrastructure, Communication
Latest Euro NCAP gradings show Nissan and Volkswagen are bringing high-performance Assisted Driving to the mainstream
The latest round of Euro NCAP results feature assessment of four new cars with ‘Level 2’ Assisted Driving systems.
COMMENT: Thatcham Research responds to Highway Code changes designed to bring ‘self-driving revolution’ closer
Thatcham Research responds to Highway Code changes designed to bring ‘self-driving revolution’ closer
DS and Honda models perform well in latest safety testing, Dacia Jogger awarded one-star rating
Dacia Jogger produces it’s second vehicle to be awarded one-star safety rating
ALKS Project: Consumer Confidence Safety Framework
Tom Leggett is Lead Research Engineer for Automated Driving at Thatcham Research. This is his final blog in a series providing behind the scenes insights into his work developing a world-first consumer rating framework for Automated Driving Systems.
This final blog will summarise our work creating a Consumer Safety Confidence Rating Framework for automated vehicle technologies, such as Automate
Thatcham Research to develop new centre of excellence for future mobility solutions
Thatcham Research invests in Retford (Gamston) Airport through Gamston Aviation Ltd acquisition
COMMENT: Mercedes-Benz to accept liability for accidents when Automated Driving System engaged
Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will accept legal responsibility for collisions that occur in cars fitted with an ‘L3’ Automated Lane Keeping System, when directly caused by a fault with its technology but not when the driver has "failed to comply with their duty of care".
With this news representing another significant milestone on the road towards Automated Driving, Matthew Avery, chief
The IMI recognises Thatcham Research with ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Motor Industry’ award
Thatcham Research has been recognised by the IMI for its ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Motor Industry'
Thatcham Research comment: First car safety testing results for 2022 set positive tone
This first set of Euro NCAP results for 2022 represents a great start to the year from a safety perspective
FIAT Ducato secures world-first Platinum Commercial Van Safety Rating, but crucial safety equipment still remains inadequate on LCVs
Experts warn crucial safety equipment still remains inadequate on LCVs
WTW partners with Thatcham Research to help insurers adapt to new vehicle technology challenge
WTW and Thatcham Research have announced a new partnership
COMMENT: Law Commission report marks necessary step on the journey to safe Automated Driving on UK roads
The Law Commissions have today (26 January 2022) published a joint report, recommending the introduction of a new Automated Vehicles Act to ensure the safe adoption of vehicles with self-driving capability.
CHARGING AHEAD: Gridserve wins 2022 What Car? Innovation Award, in association with Thatcham Research
Gridserve beats BMW and Hyundai to claim innovation accolade
Nissan Qashqai sets the safety benchmark, winning What Car? Safety Award sponsored by Thatcham Research
Nissan’s Qashqai is pound-for-pound the UK’s safest car in 2022.
Thatcham Research reveals the UK’s safest new cars of 2021
Year’s best performers across tough Euro NCAP and Thatcham Research testing revealed
Charged and EV Ready: AW Repair Group becomes first group to complete Thatcham Research EV training
All AW Repair Group sites receive EV Ready certification
REVEALED: 2021's top tech innovations shaping the future of motoring and helping to tackle climate change
What Car? and Thatcham Research publish nominations for the 2022 What Car? Innovation Award
Electric Vehicle (EV) nominations reflect changing profile of the UK car parc ahead of 2030 ban on new petrol and diesel vehicle sales
Winner and two runners-up to be announced at What Car? Car of the Year Awards, held in London on 20 January 2022
A brace of ambitious new developments in the electric v
HERO TO ZERO: Zero-star safety rating marks fall from grace for first five-star carmaker
The Renault Zoe receives a Euro NCAP zero-star rating, having removed part of vital airbag which protects against head injuries in side impacts.
BMW iX3 emerges as top performer in latest Assisted Driving Gradings
Latest assessments show some VMs getting Assisted Driving tech implementation and marketing right
Surge in electric vehicle adoption marks pivotal moment for EV stakeholders
The steep rise in electric vehicle sales is a pivotal moment for all EV stakeholders, writes Adrian Watson, Head of Engineering Research at Thatcham Research
September 2021 was the UK’s best month ever for new battery electric vehicle (BEV) registrations, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Not only did the 32,721 new BEV registrations account for 15.2% of the ma