The latest news from the fleet industry including Thatcham Research launches ‘EV Ready’ training programme.
The Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) appoints seven new committee members and Drive Software Solutions launches ODO inspections app.
New technology, which allows drivers to take their hands off the steering wheel, should be avoided by fleets if given the go-ahead by Government.
Thatcham Research and the Association of British Insurers are calling on the Government to carry out further safety tests before the technology is introduced.
The all-electric VW ID3 has achieved the highest possible score in the Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) safety test.
Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP have assessed the latest driver assistance systems to ensure users are fully aware of their capabilities.
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).
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