Automotive Academy

Thatcham Automotive Academy takes a new approach to skills development in the UK collision repair sector, providing cost effective vehicle training.

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Autonomous Driving

Over 90% of deaths and injuries on our roads today involve human error. Experts believe that autonomous technology holds the key to a crash free future.

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Repair Technologies

Working from a fully equipped and ultra-modern Repair Technology Centre, Thatcham Research’s technical repair experts produce a wealth of vehicle repair data, ranging from light structural research, to full body methods.

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Car Safety

Clearing up car safety with the UK experts. Stay safe and stop the crash with car safety technology advice and insight, from Thatcham Research – the UK’s premier automotive research centre.

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Vehicle Security

Thatcham Research has been at the forefront of vehicle security since the 1990s, when it introduced the New Vehicle Security Assessment (NVSA) to address levels of vehicle crime.

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Testing

As the UK’s only Euro NCAP accredited crash testing centre, Thatcham Research has a key role in crash testing to evaluate the protection offered by the vehicle in the event of a crash, and the development of testing protocols for new technology designed to prevent the crash happening in the first place.

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Our latest insights

Thatcham Research news and our insights on car safety and security.

News

New online technical awareness programme from Thatcham Research

New product addresses a two-fold challenge for training and allows flexible access to technical content
Testing

Three-star Euro NCAP rated Suzuki Jimny falls short on safety

Safety testing results for four vehicles across a range of categories have been released by Euro NCAP today.
News

Volvo continues to lead the way in car safety, Ford ups its safety game

Volvo enters Small SUV segment, maintains focus on market-leading safety.Both Ford and Volvo commended.