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Don’t blame drivers for fully automated accidents

Don’t blame drivers for fully automated accidents

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2019 10:10 GMT

​Drivers of fully automated vehicles should not be held liable for accidents involving their cars while the technology is in charge, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) is warning.

A class act: Mercedes A-Class wins What Car? Safety Award 2019

A class act: Mercedes A-Class wins What Car? Safety Award 2019

Press releases   •   Jan 22, 2019 22:30 GMT

The winner and runners up for the What Car? Safety Award 2019 have been revealed - and this year it's gone to a small family car for the first time ever

Thatcham Research reveals the ten safest new drives for 2019

Thatcham Research reveals the ten safest new drives for 2019

Press releases   •   Jan 08, 2019 09:04 GMT

The ten safest cars launched in 2018 have been

FIAT Panda panned as Euro NCAP awards it zero-stars for safety

FIAT Panda panned as Euro NCAP awards it zero-stars for safety

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 09:00 GMT

The facelifted FIAT Panda has been given one of the lowest scores in Euro NCAP's history

Suncorp becomes first Thatcham Research ‘Global Associate’

Suncorp becomes first Thatcham Research ‘Global Associate’

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2018 09:04 GMT

Suncorp, one of Australia's largest financial services brands, welcomed as Thatcham Research's first ever Global Associate member

Thatcham Research contribution to motoring recognised by the Guild of Motoring Writers
Jonathan Hewett appointed as Chief Executive at Thatcham Research

Jonathan Hewett appointed as Chief Executive at Thatcham Research

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2018 00:01 GMT

New Thatcham Research Chief Executive in pursuit of the 'Safer cars, fewer crashes' vision

Hyundai in its element as hydrogen-powered NEXO scores five-star Euro NCAP safety rating

Hyundai in its element as hydrogen-powered NEXO scores five-star Euro NCAP safety rating

Press releases   •   Oct 24, 2018 09:07 BST

Results from the latest batch of cars to be tested by Euro NCAP and its partners have been announced today, read on to find out more about the top safety performers

Automated Driving hype is dangerously confusing drivers, study reveals

Automated Driving hype is dangerously confusing drivers, study reveals

Press releases   •   Oct 18, 2018 10:30 BST

The #TestingAutomation consumer study, commissioned by Thatcham Research, Euro NCAP and Global NCAP, has discovered potentially dangerous false impressions around the apparent Self-Driving capability of new cars. Read on to find out more

New Thatcham Research online technical awareness programme to help bridge auto repair industry knowledge gap

New Thatcham Research online technical awareness programme to help bridge auto repair industry knowledge gap

Press releases   •   Sep 28, 2018 09:00 BST

Thatcham Research is today launching ecademy - a new online technical awareness programme to keep employees up-to-date with developments that may have a significant impact on repair processes