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Autoliv unveils revolutionary Passenger Airbag based on the Bernoulli Principle

Autoliv unveiled a patented revolutionary new passenger airbag module that is based on Bernoulli's Principle and can inflate larger airbags more efficiently as well as reduce development time and cost. The Bernoulli Airbag will be commercialized during the third quarter 2023.

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New Study: Legal Issues of Automated Driving

article imageThe North Rhine-Westphalian Competence Network for Automated and Connected Mobility innocam.NRW has recently published a study to assist its network stakeholders in dealing with the new legislation on highly automated driving.

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Conditionally Automated Driving: Mercedes-Benz DRIVE PILOT further expands U.S. Availability to the Country's

article imageMercedes Benz announced that its class-leading DRIVE PILOT system for SAE Level 3 conditionally automated driving received certification from California state authorities. With this significant milestone Mercedes-Benz is the first car manufacturer with authorization to introduce such a SAE Level 3 system in a standard-production vehicle for use on public freeways in the most populous state in the United States.

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C-NCAP Management Regulation 2021 Revision published

article imageThe China Automotive Technology and Research Center Co., Ltd. (CATARC) has published the C-NCAP Management Regulation 2021 Revision in Chinese. The revision of the Management Regulation 2021 has been effective since January 1, 2023.


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Toyota to build new Automotive Battery Lab at Michigan R&D Headquarters, expanding electrified Vehicle Development Capability in the U.S.

article imageToyota announced that it will invest nearly 50 million USD to construct a new laboratory facility at its North American R&D headquarters in York Township, Mich. to evaluate batteries for electric and electrified vehicles in North America. As part of its evaluation process, the new Michigan battery lab will ensure that Toyota's batteries meet North American customer requirements by confirming performance, quality and durability of automotive batteries made by Toyota.

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C-GCAP - China Green Car Assessment Programme launched

article imageCATARC officially released the China Green Car Assessment Programme (C-GCAP), which will evaluate the green performance of automobiles in three aspects: Occupant Health, Energy Efficiency and Low Carbon. Future more version 1.1 of the China Intelligent Connected Car Assessment Programme (C-ICAP) was also published.


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Ansys-Onsemi Collaboration leads to greater Vehicle Perception down the Road

article imageIt may be difficult to envision a world in which we give up control and let our vehicles do the driving. But, in fact, we are getting a glimpse of what that might look like now. Many vehicles on the road today already benefit from advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) that use sensors such as camera, radar, and lidar technologies to avoid collisions with obstacles, help us stay in our driving lane, parallel park, and more.

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UTAC launches its Cyberlab

article imageIn order to meet the new mobility challenges facing car manufacturers, automotive suppliers and all those involved in mobility solutions (car, motorbike, droid), UTAC has set up a laboratory, the Cyberlab, offering tests for vehicle approval in line with the UN R155 standard.

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EU Member States take an Axe to digital Speed Limit Map Data

article imageDigital maps of speed limit information are critical to safety systems such as Intelligent Speed Assistance and for automated vehicles. The information needs to be updated regularly as speed limits change. But EU Member States are attempting to delete proposed requirements to update changes to speed limits from the majority of European roads in upcoming negotiations over the EU Intelligent Transport Systems directive.

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UNECE celebrates five Decades of Safety-belt Use that have saved Millions of Lives

article imageThe mandatory wearing of safety-belts in cars first introduced in Europe at the turn of the 1970s has saved millions of lives around the world in the past 50 years. According to the World Health Organization, the use of safety-belts by occupants of vehicles in front seats reduces the risk of fatal injuries by 45 - 50 % and the risk of death and serious injuries among rear seat occupants by 25 %.

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Caring for Crash Test Dummies

article imageWhen Magna's crash test dummies go on a road trip to local schools in Germany, the first question from children is usually "can they speak?" Some of the dummies are so lifelike that "touching their hand feels like touching a human hand," explains Stephan Baumann, who runs the Magna clinic where dummies go for checkups. That means having their instrumentation tested, certified and once a year recalibrated after undergoing crash tests - usually 30-100 a year depending on the dummy type.

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NHTSA study underestimates Benefits of Side Underride Guards for Trucks

article imageThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) should reconsider its dramatic underestimate of the number of lives that could be saved by requiring side underride guards for large trucks, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said in a recent regulatory comment.

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IAM RoadSmart launches annual Driving Safety Culture Report

article imageIAM RoadSmart has launched the eighth edition of its annual Driving Safety Culture report, with its key objective to reveal the biggest issues impacting motorists on the roads. The annual report, which has studied UK motorists' driving safety attitudes and behaviours since 2015, has highlighted the biggest worries for motorists, with 86 per cent of drivers reporting that the cost of motoring is their main concern. 97 per cent of motorists aged between 50 - 69-year-olds said this was their biggest concern, compared to 65 per cent of 17 - 24-year-olds.

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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!

Introduction to Passive Safety of Vehicles
11.07.2023 - 14.07.2023 Online
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh EUR 1650
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

Please find the full list of seminars at our website.

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