The back-up driver in a self-driving Uber vehicle has appeared in court facing negligent homicide charges following a fatal accident in the USA.
The Toyota Yaris has become the first car to be put through it paces by Euro NCAP following an overhaul to the safety testing regime.
Thatcham Research has released a set of Insurance Industry Requirements (IIR) that will ensure the safe repair of ADAS-equipped vehicles.
Tesla has been banned from making claims that its cars have “self-driving” technology by a court in Munich.
Euro NCAP has launched Euro Rescue, a new app that helps emergency responders to understand the construction of a vehicle to help safely remove occupants following a collision.
Euro NCAP has announced a series of new safety tests into its programme, which have been labelled as “game-changing” by Thatcham Research.
Thatcham Research has released its first Consumer Security Ratings for 2020, having assessed the security features of 13 new cars.
Thatcham Research has continued its plans to improve road safety through the promotion of properly functioning ADAS on vehicles, with the launch of a new repair course.
The Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208 have broken a run of 25 five-star safety awards for new launches in 2019, while there were top marks for two BMWs.
Thatcham Research has offered 12 ‘Guardian Angel’ guidelines designed to minimise bumps in the road on the journey towards fully Automated Driving systems.
Research commissioned by Autoglass finds that Original Equipment Equivalent glass offers the same standard as Original Equipment Manufacturer windscreens.
A proposed assurance framework aimed at allaying fears around the cybersecurity threat to connected and autonomous vehicles has been launched.
Thatcham Research is urging the industry to collaborate to ensure the safe calibration of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).
Thatcham Research has outlined how automotive repair and insurance companies should manage vehicle repairs involving Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).
Thatcham Research updates security rating after new information around the specification of a motion sensor function on the key fob is provided by Porsche Cars (GB).
Thatcham Research has revealed which cars do not offer adequate protection against theft from keyless entry manipulation.
Enterprise has become the first company to subscribe to ecademy, the new online vehicle technical learning programme from Thatcham Research.
Drivers of fully autonomous vehicles should not be held liable for crashes involving their cars while the technology is in charge, says the Association of British Insurers.
By Andrew Chandler sales director FMG
Thatcham Research has paid tribute to its former chief executive, Peter Shaw, who passed away last week (Thursday, January 24).
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