Tag : Thatcham Research
Thatcham Research has launched a new ‘EV Ready’ training programme, addressing the current electric vehicle skills gap in the vehicle repair sector.
The new Renault Kangoo MPV and Vauxhall/Opel Mokka have returned four stars in the latest batch of Euro NCAP safety tests after falling short on dummy … Read More »
The Government is being urged to revise its plans to introduce Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) onto UK roads from early 2021 as they will “put … Read More »
Thatcham Research is introducing new IMI-accredited ADAS calibration training designed to address a skill gap in Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) repair, ahead of the arrival … Read More »
Kia drivers can now buy a Faraday case that helps stop models with a keyless entry system from being hacked after Thatcham research indicated a possible … Read More »
Thatcham has published guidance on how to manage vehicle repairs involving Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to help ensure vital vehicle safety functions remain operational post-repair.
Thatcham Research and the ABI have embarked on the latest round of automotive industry consultation around automated driving with the publication of a new ‘Defining Safe … Read More »
More than half of the new cars launched so far this year have potential keyless entry/start vulnerabilities that could leave them vulnerable to relay attack.
Euro NCAP has published its first test results for 2019, which saw five-star ratings for the Seat Tarraco, Mercedes-Benz G-Class and Honda CR-V SUVs.
Government plans to accelerate the introduction of driverless car trials on public roads to become a world leader must be balanced with vital safety considerations.
Thatcham Research has revealed its list of the 10 safest new cars for 2019, which team up top-level crash protection ratings with crash avoidance technology.
Thatcham Research has appointed Jonathan Hewett as chief executive, succeeding Peter Shaw who stepped down earlier this year.
The new Volvo XC40 and Ford Focus have both achieved the maximum five-star Euro NCAP safety rating while being commended for their Autonomous Emergency Braking performance.
Peter Shaw is stepping down from his role as chief executive at Thatcham Research with immediate effect due to ill health.
Carmakers should stop misleading drivers by using ‘autonomous’ terms for technology that still requires driver involvement.
Thatcham Research has appointed Allianz’s Graham Gibson as its new chairman.
Thatcham has praised the XC60 – winner of the 2018 What Car? Best Safety Award – as it reiterates its call for other carmakers to fit … Read More »
Thatcham Research has named its top 10 safest cars of the year, including fleet staples such as the Vauxhall Insignia and Volvo S90 / V90.
Fleets must ensure drivers know the limitations of assisted driving technologies before the benefits to road safety are realised, Thatcham Research has warned.
Drivers concerned over the growing trend of ‘relay’ car theft are being advised that there are a number of actions they can take to help keep … Read More »
Land Rover’s new Range Rover Velar has become the latest SUV to scoop a five-star Euro NCAP rating.
Changes to the way insurers categorise damaged vehicles which are salvaged are to come into effect this weekend (1 October).
Fleets and private drivers are being urged to ensure their new cars are fitted with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) to help cut down on road deaths … Read More »
UK insurers have expressed concerns that the evolution of automated driving technology could result in a short-term increase in crashes.