As we travel the road towards highly assisted and automated driving, the ability for a vehicle system to dynamically assess and avoid incidents is a critical part of the journey. Thatcham Research has played a critical role in the inclusion of active safety technology in consumer testing, providing the development expertise for a significant majority of Euro NCAP test protocols. Thatcham Research continues to drive this issue, developing the first consumer ratings for assisted driving and setting the frameworks for insurable automated cars.
The Thatcham Research test facility at Gamston, Nottinghamshire provides the full range of testing capabilities for active safety and assisted and automated vehicles. Specifically focused on the assurance of safety technologies, Thatcham Research brings unrivalled expertise to the delivery and development of test protocols and the provision of consultancy to technology developers and vehicle manufacturers.
This vital risk intelligence enables all stakeholders to devise effective implementation strategies for new solutions that maximise risk mitigation gains.