Press Releases • Sep 19, 2018 09:00 BST
Safety testing results for four vehicles across a range of categories have been released by Euro NCAP today. Read on to find out how the VW Touareg, Ford Tourneo Connect, Audi A6 and Suzuki Jimny fared.
Press Releases • Jul 18, 2018 09:00 BST
Matthew Avery, Thatcham's Director of Research, offers an expert view on the latest cars to go through the Euro NCAP safety testing regime
Press Releases • Jun 27, 2018 12:26 BST
Graduates honoured at the Thatcham Research and ABP Body Repair Industry Apprentice Awards 2018
Press Releases • Jun 27, 2018 09:00 BST
Peter Shaw is stepping down from his role as Chief Executive with immediate effect due to ill-health.
Press Releases • Jun 12, 2018 00:01 BST
Use of the word Autonomous in carmaker marketing and literature is lulling drivers into a false sense of security, Thatcham Research warns
Thatcham Research calls on UK Government and carmakers to not stall on mandatory fitment of AEB as EC announces new car safety regulations
Press Releases • May 17, 2018 12:30 BST
Just as seat belts are a legal requirement on all cars and vans, AEB should be as well Thatcham Research has campaigned for many years for it to be standard on all vehicles No blockers should be put in the way by car makers or parliamentarians around making AEB mandatory on all UK cars and vans as soon as possible
Solus Warrington’s George Roberts Named Thatcham Research Mentor of the Year at the British Bodyshop Awards
Press Releases • May 11, 2018 10:30 BST
Press Releases • Apr 27, 2018 09:21 BST
Press Releases • Apr 25, 2018 09:00 BST
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As the UK's only insurer funded automotive research centre, Thatcham Research enjoy a wide remit at the forefront of the latest vehicle technology. Thatcham's leading work in vehicle safety and security has a vital role in shaping the designs of new vehicles, whilst the centre is also seen as a key... Show more
Safer cars, fewer crashes...
As the UK's only insurer funded automotive research centre, Thatcham Research enjoy a wide remit at the forefront of the latest vehicle technology. Thatcham's leading work in vehicle safety and security has a vital role in shaping the designs of new vehicles, whilst the centre is also seen as a key industry player at the forefront of driving standards in vehicle body repair.
Thatcham's Crash Laboratory is the only official UK crash testing centre for consumer safety body Euro NCAP and are viewed as a centre of excellence when it comes to active vehicle safety, particularly the evaluation of new Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) which provide the foundation for future vehicle autonomy.
Enjoying an increasingly global influence in both the insurance and automotive sectors, Thatcham Research expertise is in great demand with a range of opinion leaders being regularly asked to provide their experience and know-how at high profile events and in the media, living up to their reputation as ‘Experts in Safety, Security and Crash Repair’.
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