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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.

The Motordata Research Consortium (MRC) Malaysia becomes new ‘Global Associate’

The Motordata Research Consortium (MRC) Malaysia becomes new ‘Global Associate’

Press releases   •   Oct 29, 2019 09:31 GMT

New agreement signed with MRC, making the Malaysian motor insurance centre Thatcham Research's second 'Global Associate' member

Thatcham Research launches IMI-accredited course to drive competency in safe ADAS repair

Thatcham Research launches IMI-accredited course to drive competency in safe ADAS repair

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 09:00 BST

New training on post-repair ADAS calibration launches

More five-star cars from BMW, but Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208 are 2019’s first four-star Euro NCAP rated cars

More five-star cars from BMW, but Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208 are 2019’s first four-star Euro NCAP rated cars

Press releases   •   Oct 09, 2019 09:00 BST

Two five-star BMWs and two four-star rated cars from Peugeot and Jeep paint a mixed picture in this month’s Euro NCAP safety ratings.

‘Guardian Angel’ role for Automated Driving systems vital to safe implementation

‘Guardian Angel’ role for Automated Driving systems vital to safe implementation

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2019 00:01 BST

How does the automotive industry move towards Automated Driving Systems safely?

35-star haul for diverse group of cars in latest Euro NCAP testing

35-star haul for diverse group of cars in latest Euro NCAP testing

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 09:46 BST

September’s Euro NCAP results have shown that carmakers are continuing to meet the challenge set by the world’s most rigorous car safety tests.

Tesla Model 3 sets new safety technology benchmark in Euro NCAP testing

Tesla Model 3 sets new safety technology benchmark in Euro NCAP testing

Press releases   •   Jul 03, 2019 09:00 BST

Results for the latest cars to be rated against Euro NCAP’s most demanding tests to date have been announced today. Cars from DS, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Škoda and Tesla all achieved the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating for safety.

Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ assurance framework for connected and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity

Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ assurance framework for connected and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity

Press releases   •   Jun 26, 2019 10:15 BST

The 5StarS consortium has launched its proposed assurance framework for connected and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity

Keyless vulnerability sees more otherwise secure new cars downrated

Keyless vulnerability sees more otherwise secure new cars downrated

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2019 00:01 BST

Thatcham Research launches it's second round of car security ratings for 2019 - how did the car you're thinking of buying rate?