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Autoliv to launch its first Motorcycle Airbag in 2025

Autoliv, Inc., is pioneering improved safety for 200 million road users through its holistic approach to motorcycle and scooter safety. The first new motorcycle safety product to reach the market will be the bag-on-bike airbag, with production beginning in Q1 2025. The bag-on-bike airbag can significantly reduce the risk of serious injury for powered two-wheeler riders in frontal crashes.

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Self-driving Cars are not yet on our Roads, but Assisted Driving Systems are already supporting Drivers Safety today

article imageEuro NCAP has been evaluating Assisted Driving systems for the past three years, and the latest batch of gradings reveal just how good these systems are. Euro NCAP releases the results of gradings for three vehicles - the Renault Austral, Nissan Ariya, and the Alfa Romeo Tonale.

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Subaru's Bicyclist Detection shows positive Results

article imageEarly versions of Subaru's EyeSight crash avoidance system prevented real-world crashes with bicyclists traveling parallel to the road, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows. However, they were only modestly successful in reducing crashes with bicyclists overall. The automaker recently rolled out changes to the system that could make it more effective at recognizing cyclists in the most common crash scenario.

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Magna completes Acquisition of Veoneer Active Safety Business

article imageMagna strengthens its active safety business with the completion of its acquisition of Veoneer Active Safety from SSW Partners. The deal, which closed, positions Magna as one of a few suppliers equipped to tackle the increasing complexity coming from advanced software, system and integration challenges by delivering a complete set of offerings to customers.

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#StopTheCrash arrives in Mexico to encourage the Government and private Sector to incorporate life saving Technologies

article image#StopTheCrash Partnership hosts live demonstrations of crash avoidance technologies that prevent fatalities and mitigate serious injuries for all road users in support of the United Nations Global Goals and the Second Decade of Action for Road Safety. 

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Vehicle Manufacturers and Safety Experts call for Database of all Speed Limits on the EU Road Network

article imageAhead of a key trialogue meeting between EU Member States, the European Parliament and the European Commission on rules governing Intelligent Transport Systems, vehicle manufacturers and safety experts are warning of the consequences for road safety and the advancement of assisted and automotive driving if the EU removes the majority of roads from a planned database of changes to speed limits on the EU road network.

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Continental's new Brake System for Electronic Stability Control debuts at Changan

article imageContinental supplies Chinese car manufacturer Changan with its new generation of electronic brake systems for Electronic Stability Control (ESC), the MK 120 ESC. This marks the first time that the MK 120 ESC enters series production worldwide. Changan equips its latest Oshan X5 Plus and Uni-T models available in the Chinese market with the brake system. The latest generation of Continental s conventional electronic brake system is highly efficient, offers cyber security features and over-the-air (OTA) functionality, and can be easily installed in the vehicle.

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ZF signs Multi-year-supply-agreement with STMicroelectronics for Silicon Carbide Devices

article imageZF will, from 2025, purchase silicon carbide devices from STMicroelectronics. Under the terms of the multi-year contract, ST will supply a volume of double-digit millions of silicon carbide devices that will be integrated in ZF's new modular inverter architecture going into series production in 2025. ZF will leverage ST's vertically integrated silicon carbide manufacturing in Europe and Asia to secure customer orders in electromobility.

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Calspan Acquisition by TransDigm Group complete

article imageTransDigm Group has completed the previously announced acquisition of Calspan. The acquisition by TransDigm leaves Calspan well-positioned for future stability and success, affording a smooth and lasting transition from the company's legacy private ownership. Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, Calspan's organization will remain intact with no impact to staff or operations.

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Assessment of the Cooperation between Driver and Vehicle Automation: A Framework

article imageSWOV researcher Dr. Reinier Jansen coauthored the article "Assessment of the cooperation between driver and vehicle automation: A framework" in the journal Transportation Research.. As long as the human driver is responsible for part(s) of the driving task during automated driving, the driver and automated driving system are sharing the driving task. Such a shared task is characterized by shared control, in which cooperation between the driver and vehicle automation is essential. However, means to holistically assess the quality of this cooperation are currently lacking.

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18th PraxisConference Pedestrian Protection 2023
13.06.2023 - 14.06.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
Industry Experts EUR 1850
Side Impact - Requirements and Development Strategies
19.06.2023 - 22.06.2023 Online
Stephanie Wolter - BMW Group, Norman Meißner - BMW Group EUR 1650
NCAP - New Car Assessment Programs - Focus Active Safety
26.06.2023 - 27.06.2023 in Alzenau
Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck - BASt - Federal Highway Research Institute EUR 1650
Development of Frontal Restraint Systems meeting Legal and Consumer Protection Requirements
27.06.2023 - 28.06.2023 in Gaimersheim
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 1650
Introduction to Passive Safety of Vehicles
28.06.2023 - 29.06.2023 in Alzenau
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh EUR 1650
Introduction to Passive Safety of Vehicles
11.07.2023 - 14.07.2023 Online
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh EUR 1340
Crash Safety of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
17.07.2023 - 20.07.2023 Online
Rainer Justen - Mercedes-Benz AG EUR 1340
Pedestrian Protection - Development Strategies
17.07.2023 - 18.07.2023 Online
Maren Finck - carhs.training gmbh EUR 790
Development of Frontal Restraint Systems - Advanced
19.07.2023 - 20.07.2023 Online
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 790
Automotive Safety Summit Shanghai 2023
19.07.2023 - 20.07.2023 in Pudong, Shanghai, China
Industry Experts EUR 635
International Safety and Crash-Test Regulations: Current Status and Future Developments
25.07.2023 - 28.07.2023 in Online,
John F. Creamer - GlobalAutoRegs.com EUR 1340
Pedestrian Protection Workshop Vehicle Mark-Up
04.09.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
Material Models of Plastics and Foams for Crash Simulation
05.09.2023 - 08.09.2023 Online
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Stefan Kolling - Technical University of Applied Sciences Hochschule Mittelhessen EUR 1340
Pedestrian Protection Workshop Testing
05.09.2023 - 06.09.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1960
Pedestrian Protection Workshop aPLI
07.09.2023 - 08.09.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1960
Passenger Cars in Low-Speed Crashes
07.09.2023 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Bachem - Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences EUR 790
Head Impact on Vehicle Interiors: FMVSS 201 and UN R21
11.09.2023 in Alzenau
Torsten Gärtner - Opel Automobile GmbH EUR 790
Simulation of Automated Vehicles - MODULE C: Scenarios & Driving Functions
13.09.2023 - 10.11.2023 Online
Industry Experts EUR 2400
NCAP - New Car Assessment Programs - Focus Passive Safety
14.09.2023 - 15.09.2023 in Alzenau
Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck - BASt - Federal Highway Research Institute EUR 1340
SafetyUpDate Austria 2023
19.09.2023 - 20.09.2023 in Graz, Austria
Industry Experts EUR 1590
Pedestrian Protection - Test Procedures
19.09.2023 - 21.09.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 2520
Whiplash Testing and Evaluation in Rear Impacts
25.09.2023 in Alzenau
Thomas Frank - LEAR Corporation GmbH EUR 790
Material Models of Metals for Crash Simulation
26.09.2023 - 27.09.2023 Online
Dr.-Ing. Helmut Gese - MATFEM Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH EUR 790
The ADAS Experience 2023
26.09.2023 - 27.09.2023 in Klettwitz
Industry Experts EUR 1590
Dummy Basics
26.09.2023 - 27.09.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1850
Static and Dynamic Analysis of Long-Fibre-Reinforced Plastics
29.09.2023 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Thomas Karall - Hof University of Applied Sciences EUR 790
Development of Frontal Restraint Systems - Advanced
29.09.2023 in Gaimersheim
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 790

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