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Thatcham Research announces key appointments to engineering team
Thatcham Research has further fortified its pioneering role in automotive risk intelligence by making key appointments to its engineering team— Yousif Al-Ani as principal engineer - ADAS and Dan Harrowell as principal engineer advanced technologies.
Yousif Al-Ani's appointment catalyses Thatcham Research's ADAS research, propelling the business into new dimensions of risk assess
Euro NCAP releases latest safety ratings and assisted driving gradings
Euro NCAP releases latest safety ratings and assisted driving gradings for the BYD Dolphin, BYD Seal and XPeng P7 which have achieved five-star awards.
Thatcham Research ‘espire’ training to guide bodyshops through revised BS10125 requirements
espire will build on Thatcham Research’s established learning capability through its ecademy platform to offer bodyshops a one stop shop for BS10125-compliant training and assessments.
Thatcham Research’s Road To Rally project celebrates participation in AutoRaise rally and sets sights on Bangers4Ben charity rally
Automotive Risk Intelligence company Thatcham Research is celebrating their participation in the AutoRaise charity rally, completing the two-day event in their restored 2007 Mazda MX5 and raising £2,750.
COMMENT: Thatcham Research supports House of Commons Transport Committee report on self-driving vehicles
The recently published House of Commons Transport Committee report extensively covers various aspects of self-driving vehicles, including insurance, government policy and consumer adoption. Tom Leggett, vehicle technology specialist at risk intelligence company Thatcham Research offers an expert view on the report’s findings.
Thatcham Research ‘insurability’ consultancy supports Toyota and industry consortium partners in pioneering powertrain conversion
Thatcham Research, renowned for research-led automotive risk intelligence, is hailing Toyota’s prototype hydrogen fuel cell variant of its iconic Hilux pick up as a benchmark in sustainable vehicle design strategy.
The Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd (TMUK) led project is a collaborative effort to pioneer zero-emission technology in the commercial vehicle market, reflecting evolving custome
Moving with the times: Thatcham Research’s escribe celebrates 10 years of providing vital intelligence to the repair industry
escribe continues to serve UK vehicle repairers in its 10th anniversary year. Repair portal contains more than half a million repair methods, across more than 1,000 models. escribe users complete just under two million methods downloads per year. Demand for ADAS repair methods guidance has risen by 58% in the last five years. EV repair methods downloads have increased by more than 300% since 2018
Thatcham Research secures funding to identify EV repair and insurance pain points
Five-month research project funded by Innovate UK (IUK), the UK’s innovation agency
· Insurer LV= and SYNETIQ, a specialist in vehicle salvage, dismantling and recycling, to support Thatcham Research
Risk intelligence specialist Thatcham Research is today announcing that it will lead a funded project focused on Electric Vehicle (EV) collision repair and salvage processes and their i
Well-balanced Mercedes-EQ EQE top rated for Assisted Driving
Mercedes-EQ EQE ‘Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC’ system achieves right balance of Vehicle Assistance and Driver Engagement
Tesla sets new ADAS performance benchmark, new Chinese entrants also gain five-star Euro NCAP ratings
Another strong batch of vehicle scores has been announced in the latest round of Euro NCAP testing, with all but one achieving a five-star rating.
Matthew Avery, Chief Research Strategy Officer from Thatcham Research, comments:
“The Tesla Model Y has aced testing, securing outstanding all-round safety ratings. It has scored the highest grade ever seen in the Safety Assist category at 98% a
Thatcham Research comment: Safe adoption pivotal to realising the societal benefits of self-driving technology
Safe adoption will play a pivotal role in realising the societal benefits of self-driving technology.
Investment and development signals new era at Gamston airport
Investment and development signal new era at Gamston Airport
Seeing Stars: Top safety performers revealed in latest Euro NCAP results
All six vehicles in the most recent round of Euro NCAP testing announced today have achieved four or five-star ratings
Thatcham Research to develop new centre of excellence for future mobility solutions
Thatcham Research invests in Retford (Gamston) Airport through Gamston Aviation Ltd acquisition
Thatcham Research comment: First car safety testing results for 2022 set positive tone
This first set of Euro NCAP results for 2022 represents a great start to the year from a safety perspective
WTW partners with Thatcham Research to help insurers adapt to new vehicle technology challenge
WTW and Thatcham Research have announced a new partnership
COMMENT: Law Commission report marks necessary step on the journey to safe Automated Driving on UK roads
The Law Commissions have today (26 January 2022) published a joint report, recommending the introduction of a new Automated Vehicles Act to ensure the safe adoption of vehicles with self-driving capability.
CHARGING AHEAD: Gridserve wins 2022 What Car? Innovation Award, in association with Thatcham Research
Gridserve beats BMW and Hyundai to claim innovation accolade
Nissan Qashqai sets the safety benchmark, winning What Car? Safety Award sponsored by Thatcham Research
Nissan’s Qashqai is pound-for-pound the UK’s safest car in 2022.