Technical publications

Thatcham Insight: Advanced Lighting Technology

An in-depth look at advances in automotive lighting and the signifcant safety benefits that the technology is already delivering.

Thatcham 1st Sight: Mercedes CLA

The CLA is a 4-door coupe derived from the A-Class.

Thatcham Insight: Hydrogen Fuel Cells

The development of Hydrogen Fuel Cell vehicles and the infrastructure required looks like it is gathering support. 

Thatcham Insight: Lightweight Engineering

Same size car, performance, comfort and equipment levels, but with less weight and smaller engines - How do the manufacturers achieve this?

Thatcham 1st Sight: Toyota RAV4

4th generation of this globally popular SUV that has achieved 4.5 million sales, built at Tahara, Japan.