Autonomy experts expect the advent of driverless cars to result in massive amounts of consolidation and change in the motor market, with mid-size personal lines players most at risk.
Thatcham Research held its annual apprentice graduation and award ceremony yesterday, which formed part of ABP’s Body Repair Industry Apprentice Awards.
Thatcham Research CEO Peter Shaw is stepping down from his role with immediate effect due to ill-health.
Thatcham Research has appointed Graham Gibson as the new chairman of its board.
As assistance systems are making cars safer, but also more costly to repair, insurers would love a database listing which features are fitted on which vehicles - but motor manufacturers aren’t sharing that information yet
The government needs to clearly define what constitutes autonomous driving in order that insurers can properly determine liability, a conference heard.
Thatcham Research has set out a list of criteria to assess cars marked as “autonomous” or “driverless”.
A panel of motor experts discussed the challenges of repairing cars equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, at a webinar organised by Post in association with Auto Windscreens.
Rupert Armitage, managing director of Auto Windscreens, argues Advanced Driver Assistance Systems need to be recalibrated by manufacturers, and not the aftermarket
Wtih the European Commission looking to mandate 19 vehicle technologies to be fitted as standard, Martin Milliner, director of claims at LV, asks how ready the public and insurers are for advanced driver assistance programmes.
Insurers have today highlighted the potential dangers of the ambiguities surrounding autonomous driving and driverless technology.
Thatcham Research’s chief technical officer Andrew Miller is set to retire.
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Thatcham Research has issued a new voluntary code of practice to provide clear guidance on the recalibration of car safety technology during the replacement or refit of windscreens.
The Thatcham code of conduct report for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems is due to be published later this month, Post can reveal.
By 2050 all drivers in the UK will use fully automated cars, according to Matthew Avery, director of insurance research at Thatcham Research.
Motorists shouldn't become complacent on the roads as autonomous vehicles are rolled out, particularly when the technology is new, according to the Association of British Insurers.
In a year where regulation, natural disasters, consolidation and cyber/digital again look set to make waves, and when the country could learn if it’s in or out of the European Union, Post had a mind mapping session – with a bottle of wine – to see who…
Shaw is likely to see his profile at an all-time high in 2016.
Insurance and liability issues stemming from the development of driverless cars will be discussed by a group of 11 UK motor insurers led by the Association of British Insurers and Thatcham Research.
Pressure is building from the insurance industry on government to introduce graduated driver licensing across the rest of the UK, following the roll out of new laws for young drivers in Northern Ireland.
Thatcham CEO Peter Shaw claims the government is not prepared to legislate for mandatory autonomous emergency braking systems in new cars, despite broadly supporting the research centre in its call for AEB technology to be fitted as standard.