ADAS and Autonomous Testing news in Europe

Breaking News: Brexit could cause the UK to fall behind on vehicle safety standards.

Letter sent to the Secretary of State to re-establish the United Kingdom as the global leader in road safety. 

As a non-member of the EU, the United Kingdom will need to implement its own law for type approval and update the vehicle safety regulations.

Read more: Breaking News: Brexit could cause the UK to fall behind on vehicle safety standards.

WTW partners with Thatcham Research to help insurers adapt to new vehicle technology challenge

The BMW iX comes with an array of standard and optional-fit features

LONDON, 26 January 2022 — WTW and Thatcham Research have announced a new partnership that combines their market-leading data and analytical capabilities to deliver a more comprehensive understanding of the impact of increasingly advanced vehicle technologies on claims risk.

Read more: WTW partners with Thatcham Research to help insurers adapt to new vehicle technology challenge

How do we know if Automated Emergency Braking systems are fully functional after a car has left the production line?

Testing the functionality of Automated Emergency Braking (AEB) at production facilities sounds impractical, but it could be as simple as driving against a soft target at 15 km/h, to ensure AEB functionality works. 

Read more: How do we know if Automated Emergency Braking systems are fully functional after a car has left...

Thatcham Research reveals the UK’s safest new cars of 2021

 

Safety Award 2021 for active and passive vehicle safety.

  • Year’s best performers across tough Euro NCAP and Thatcham Research testing revealed
  • Expert panel focuses on affordable cars that will deliver biggest benefits to road safety
  • Electric Vehicles (EVs) and Hybrids continue to impress ahead of 2030 ban on new ICE vehicles

Read more: Thatcham Research reveals the UK’s safest new cars of 2021

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