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Thatcham Research Automotive Academy records 92% success rate as more learners achieve apprenticeships on time

Thatcham Research Automotive Academy records 92% success rate as more learners achieve apprenticeships on time

Press releases   •   May 07, 2019 10:20 BST

At a time when the National Audit Office’s (NAO) report reveals apprenticeship starts have fallen substantially, Thatcham Research apprenticeship results grow

Next round of consultation for safe adoption of Automated Driving announced at  ABI Conference

Next round of consultation for safe adoption of Automated Driving announced at ABI Conference

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2019 09:38 BST

Thatcham Research kicks off next phase of Automated Driving consultation with ‘Defining Safe Automation’ document

BSI appoints Thatcham Research’s Head of Repair Sector Services as Chair of automotive standards committee

BSI appoints Thatcham Research’s Head of Repair Sector Services as Chair of automotive standards committee

Press releases   •   Apr 15, 2019 09:00 BST

The BSI has appointed Dean Lander, Head of Repair Sector Services at Thatcham Research, as Chair of its committee on Automotive Services

Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ consultation on new vehicle cybersecurity rating scheme

Thatcham Research welcomes 5StarS’ consultation on new vehicle cybersecurity rating scheme

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2019 12:41 BST

A consultation between 5StarS and the automotive industry on a new vehicle cybersecurity rating scheme has been welcomed by Thatcham Research

Another five-star car from JLR, but with Citroën five-stars  comes at an extra cost

Another five-star car from JLR, but with Citroën five-stars comes at an extra cost

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2019 09:00 BST

Euro NCAP launch the second round of 2019 crash test results

Intelligent Speed Assistance a smart move for road safety

Intelligent Speed Assistance a smart move for road safety

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2019 14:03 GMT

Thatcham Research welcomes EU legislation on mandatory car safety tech

Porsche Macan security rating upgraded to Superior

Porsche Macan security rating upgraded to Superior

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2019 16:44 GMT

​Thatcham Research has updated the security rating on the Porsche Macan to “Superior”

Five of the 11 new cars launched in 2019 rated Poor for security

Five of the 11 new cars launched in 2019 rated Poor for security

Press releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 00:01 GMT

Thatcham Research has launched security ratings to help consumers better understand the theft risk of new cars against a back drop of rising vehicle thefts. The new ratings assess whether measures to specifically address the keyless entry/start vulnerability, have been adopted.

Enterprise looks to Thatcham Research ecademy for next generation automotive technical learning

Enterprise looks to Thatcham Research ecademy for next generation automotive technical learning

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2019 09:15 GMT

ecademy will support over 100 Enterprise employees from vehicle damage assessors, field repair network supervisors, to managers and maintenance approval support teams.

Diamonds in the rough: five-star safety ratings for Seat, Mercedes-Benz and Honda SUVs

Diamonds in the rough: five-star safety ratings for Seat, Mercedes-Benz and Honda SUVs

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2019 09:00 GMT

The first three cars tested by Euro NCAP in 2019 have all achieved the maximum five-star rating for safety.