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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 online technical awareness programme from Thatcham Research to help bridge the knowledge gap in auto repair industry

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

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

Three-star Euro NCAP rated Suzuki Jimny falls short on safety

Three-star Euro NCAP rated Suzuki Jimny falls short on safety

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.

Volvo continues to lead the way in car safety, Ford ups its safety game

Volvo continues to lead the way in car safety, Ford ups its safety game

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

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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

Thatcham Research continues its sponsorship of the What Car? Safety Award

Thatcham Research continues its sponsorship of the What Car? Safety Award

News   •   Nov 28, 2016 16:08 GMT

• Thatcham Research sponsors What Car? Safety Award for third year running • Award continues to recognise car manufacturer safety innovation to drive the adoption of safer cars on UK roads • Nominees required to have AEB fitted as standard, preventing up to 38% of rear end crashes and saving 110 lives every year • Long list to be announced 06 December 2016 - winners announced 11 January 2017

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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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  • Chief Technical Officer
Richard joined Thatcham from Williams Advanced Engineering in 2017, bringing 20 years’ experience delivering cutting-edge... Show more

  • Strategy & Development Director
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  • Director of Insurance Research
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