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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.

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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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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.

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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, 19:00 - 23:30 GMT

The Grosvenor,London

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  • Chief Technical Officer
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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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As Director of Insurance Research, the key aspect of Matthew’s role involves engagement with member insurers and building on existing relationships... Show more