Technical publications

Thatcham 1st Sight: VW Golf

This is the 2nd use of the modular VW group MQB platform, first seen on the new Audi A3.

Thatcham 1st Sight: Toyota GT86

A "driver focussed" new lightweight coupe with a front mounted boxer engine and with rear wheel drive.

Thatcham 1st Sight: Volvo V40

Features include City Safety (Autonomous Emergency Braking) system and Pedestrian Detection.

Thatcham 1st Sight: new refrigerants

The new air conditioning gas is appearing on cars now. What do you need to know?

Thatcham Insight: Charging Ahead

An in-depth report on electric vehicles, a look at the unique approach of new vehicle manufacturer Tesla and an overview on how the use of Fuel Cells is gathering momentum.