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The SafetyCompanion 2022 is now available

The SafetyCompanion 2022 was published in December. It once again provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the global requirements in vehicle safety. The so-called SafetyWissen (Safety Knowledge) has again been completely updated and expanded in many places. For example, the new Euro NCAP ratings for Child Presence Detection (CPD) and AEB / Lane Support for the protection of powered two-wheelers (PTW) have been included.

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Introduction of Next-generation Nuro with Pedestrian Airbag

article imageA custom external pedestrian airbag across the front of the bot is optimized to reduce the force of impact and number of injuries in the event of collision.

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New Column: Quo vadis Automated Driving?

article imagePart 10: Robot Cars are on the the Horizon
We are pleased to have found a renowned expert in Dipl.-Phys. Udo Steininger, who will accompany the developments around "Automated Driving" in a monthly column in SafetyNews. Udo Steiniger is a senior expert for vehicle safety at TÜV SÜD and has specialized in automated driving since 2006.

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Zero Rating for Sportage, New Accent and Wingle 5 in latest Latin NCAP Results

article imageThe latest New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean, Latin NCAP, results were published with disappointing zero star ratings for the Kia Sportage, Hyundai Accent and Great Wall Wingle 5.

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UN Regulation on Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) extended to Trucks, Buses and Coaches

article imageThe World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) has adopted an amendment to a United Nations Regulation on Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) that lays down the technical requirements for their use in heavy vehicles including trucks, buses and coaches. This step marks the first binding international regulation for the introduction of so-called "level 3" vehicle automation in heavy vehicles on the roads.

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ZF propels Intelligence in Advanced Safety, Automated Driving and Electrification across the Mobility Spectrum

article imageAt the Consumer Electronics Show, ZF showed proof points of its progress toward Next Generation Mobility and how the company believes it is no longer a distant vision but a tangible goal within our grasp. Now. ZF has developed smart technologies with advanced core intelligence that bring safe, automated and electrified vehicles to new levels. These developments offer critical improvements that benefit our global society and the environment.

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Mazda 2 reaches four Stars and Nissan Almera three Stars for Adult Occupant Protection

article imageGlobal NCAP and the Automobile Association of South Africa launch a new round of #SaferCarsForAfrica crash test results with the welcome support of the FIA Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies. The Mazda 2 with driver and passenger airbags achieved four stars for adult occupant protection and three stars for children. The Nissan Almera with driver and passenger airbags scored three stars for adult occupants and three stars for children. 

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Honda Conducting Pilot of new Road Condition Monitoring System to Enhance Safety

article imageHonda Research Institute USA, Inc. is developing a road condition monitoring system that uses vehicle technology to evaluate road conditions in an effort to detect possible hazards. With this vehicle-generated road condition reporting system, Honda hopes to help road operators monitor lane marking conditions in a more frequent, efficient and cost-effective way that helps fulfill Honda s concept of "Safety for Everyone."

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New GHSA Report affirms Behavioral Aspect of Safe System Approach to Reaching Zero Traffic Deaths

article imageThe Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a new report that makes the case for the integral role of behavioral safety and road user responsibility in the Safe System approach to traffic safety and includes recommendations for how organizations and advocates can work together toward ending roadway deaths. This new report, developed for GHSA by Cambridge Systematics, comes ahead of the U.S. Department of Transportation s anticipated release in January of a National Roadway Safety Strategy that will be rooted in the Safe System approach.

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ANCAP welcomes mandatory Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) Technology from 2023

article imageAustralasia s independent vehicle safety consumer advocate, ANCAP SAFETY, has welcomed the announcement by the Australian Government to introduce an Australian Design Rule (ADR) mandating the fitment of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) in light vehicles. The new Australian Design Rule specifies the regulatory requirement for AEB systems to be fitted on newly-introduced vehicle models from March 2023, and all models on sale in Australia from March 2025 slightly behind the European regulatory introduction timeframe of July 2022 and July 2024.

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Connectivity & Automation for safe and efficient Mobility

article imageMobility as a Service (MaaS) is not a new concept for the automotive industry. For some time, there have been discussions surrounding the benefit of owning a vehicle versus public transport solutions, including trains, buses, and taxis, to fulfil society s mobility needs.


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Seminars and Events

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carhs.training seminars and events for automotive safety.

All seminars are available as in-house trainings in both German and English!

Material Models of Metals for Crash Simulation
01.02.2022 - 02.02.2022 Online
Dr.-Ing. Helmut Gese - MATFEM - Partnerschaft Dr. Gese & Oberhofer EUR 940
Introduction to Passive Safety of Vehicles
02.02.2022 - 03.02.2022 in Alzenau
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh EUR 1590
Safety of Commercial Vehicles
03.02.2022 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Bachem - Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences EUR 940
Static and Dynamic Analysis of Long-Fibre-Reinforced Plastics
10.02.2022 - 11.02.2022 Online
Prof. Dr. Thomas Karall - Hof University of Applied Sciences EUR 1590
Introduction to the Python Programming Language
14.02.2022 - 15.02.2022 in Alzenau
Dr. André Backes - TECOSIM Technische Simulation GmbH EUR 1340
Product Liability in the Automobile Industry
14.02.2022 - 17.02.2022 Online
Hans-Georg Lohrmann - Quality-Reliability-Safety Consultant EUR 1340
Automated Driving Part 1 - Technology
16.02.2022 in Alzenau
Dr. rer. nat. Lothar Groesch - Groesch Automotive Safety Consulting EUR 790
Development of Frontal Restraint Systems - Advanced
16.02.2022 - 17.02.2022 Online
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 790
Automated Driving Part 2 - Safeguarding and Market Introduction
17.02.2022 in Alzenau
Udo Steininger - TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH EUR 790
Material Models of Composites for Crash Simulation
18.02.2022 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Thomas Karall - Hof University of Applied Sciences EUR 790
Robust Design - Vehicle Development under Uncertainty
21.02.2022 - 22.02.2022 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Fabian Duddeck, Technical University of Munich EUR 1340
Introduction to Data Acquisition in Safety Testing
21.02.2022 - 22.02.2022 in Alzenau
Thomas Wild - Continental Safety Engineering International GmbH EUR 1340
Introduction of Reduced Order Modelling and its Application for Model based real-time Optimization
22.02.2022 - 25.02.2022 Online
Dr. Kambiz Kayvantash - CADLM EUR 790
Whiplash Testing and Evaluation in Rear Impacts
23.02.2022 in Alzenau
Thomas Frank, LEAR Corporation GmbH EUR 790
Introduction to Passive Safety of Vehicles
02.03.2022 - 03.03.2022 in Shanghai
Rainer Hoffmann - carhs.training gmbh RMB 6900
Auslegung und Bauweisen von Composite-Strukturen
07.03.2022 - 08.03.2022 in Alzenau
Dr. Roland Hinterhölzl - University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria EUR 1340
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Automated Driving Functions
07.03.2022 - 10.03.2022 Online
Dr. Andreas Kuhn - Andata Entwicklungstechnologie GmbH EUR 1340
Ejection Mitigation FMVSS 226: Requirements - Testing - Development Strategies
08.03.2022 in Alzenau
Valentin Zimmermann - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 790
Python based Machine Learning with Automotive Applications
09.03.2022 - 10.03.2022 in Alzenau
Dr. André Backes - TECOSIM Technische Simulation GmbH EUR 1340
Pedestrian Protection - Development Strategies
14.03.2022 in Alzenau
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Maren Finck, carhs.training gmbh EUR 790
NCAP - New Car Assessment Programs: Tests, Assessment Methods, Ratings
14.03.2022 - 17.03.2022 Online
Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck - BASt - Federal Highway Research Institute EUR 1340

Please find the full list of seminars at our website.

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