Tags: vehicle safety
All-electric VW ID.3 cruises to What Car? Car of the Year Safety Award success, while Tesla takes home Technology Award
Thatcham Research reveals the winners of the What Car? Safety Award and Technology Award
VW ID.3 scores 5 Stars and protects its occupants, other road users and the environment
The VW ID.3 scores a maximum five-star rating during the latest Euro NCAP testing and bodes well for the future of mass market vehicle safety, according to Thatcham Research.
World’s first Assisted Driving Grading unveiled
Thatcham Research has worked with Euro NCAP to grade the Assisted Driving systems on 10 new cars, to provide much-needed clarity to motorists regarding the capability and performance of current assisted systems.
‘Guardian Angel’ role for Automated Driving systems vital to safe implementation
How does the automotive industry move towards Automated Driving Systems safely?
Tesla Model 3 sets new safety technology benchmark in Euro NCAP testing
Results for the latest cars to be rated against Euro NCAP’s most demanding tests to date have been announced today. Cars from DS, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Škoda and Tesla all achieved the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating for safety.
Clean sweep of five-star cars means drivers have never been safer
Cars from Audi, Lexus, Mazda, Renault, Toyota and Volkswagen all achieved the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating for safety.
DLG Auto Services’ Nemhoy McCooty named Thatcham Research Apprentice Mentor of the Year
Apprentice Mentor of the Year Award celebrates the positive impact mentors have on apprentices while on their ‘learner journey’
ADAS: post-repair calibration to “Vehicle Manufacturer tolerances” is essential
Thatcham Research is today providing much needed clarity to the automotive, automotive repair and insurance industries on how to manage vehicle repairs involving ADAS
Next round of consultation for safe adoption of Automated Driving announced at ABI Conference
Thatcham Research kicks off next phase of Automated Driving consultation with ‘Defining Safe Automation’ document
Another five-star car from JLR, but with Citroën five-stars comes at an extra cost
Euro NCAP launch the second round of 2019 crash test results
Intelligent Speed Assistance a smart move for road safety
Thatcham Research welcomes EU legislation on mandatory car safety tech
Diamonds in the rough: five-star safety ratings for Seat, Mercedes-Benz and Honda SUVs
The first three cars tested by Euro NCAP in 2019 have all achieved the maximum five-star rating for safety.
Don’t blame drivers for fully automated accidents
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.
Thatcham Research Welcomes News of Government Driverless Car Ambitions, but ‘Safety Must Come First’
Thatcham Research supports Government’s ambition to position UK at the vanguard of technology development
A class act: Mercedes A-Class wins What Car? Safety Award 2019
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
Carmaker use of the word ‘autonomous’ a danger to UK roads
Use of the word Autonomous in carmaker marketing and literature is lulling drivers into a false sense of security, Thatcham Research warns
A Five Star Fiesta for Euro NCAP’s 20th Anniversary
The new Ford Fiesta scores a Five Star Euro NCAP rating – showing the leaps and bounds seen in car safety since the 1997 Fiesta was first tested 20 years agoBut no standard-fit AEB system on the Fiesta means the SEAT Ibiza is still the Thatcham Research Supermini safety pick of 2017 so farFamilies spoilt for choice in SUV safety – all four SUVs tested receive Five Star Euro NCAP ratingsEuro NCAP c
Škoda and MINI get top safety ratings
Today, Euro NCAP releases the results of four new cars. The MINI Countryman and Škoda Kodiaq are both awarded a five-star rating. Nissan’s new Micra gets four stars with standard equipment and five stars with the optional safety pack (1). The Suzuki Swift is rated as three stars as standard and four stars with the optional safety equipment.All cars tested reached five star levels for adult occupan
Superminis Disappoint in Latest Round of Euro NCAP Testing
After recently celebrating its 20th anniversary, the latest round of Euro NCAP testing has brought safety campaigners back down to earth. The three superminis tested, the Fiat 500, Citroën C3 and Ford Ka+, showed disappointing results said Matthew Avery, director of research at Thatcham Research, the independent automotive research centre and voice of Euro NCAP in the UK.
15,000 Killed and Seriously Injured Saved Annually in the UK as Euro NCAP Marks 20 Years of Car Crash Testing
MORE than 182,000 killed and serious injuries have been saved on UK roads since revolutionary Euro NCAP car safety tests were launched 20 years ago. In 2015, 15,000 fewer car occupants were killed and seriously injured.