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TU Graz Study on E-Scooter Accidents: More Helmets and less Speed reduce the Injury Risk

A team from the Vehicle Safety Institute at TU Graz has used Human Body Models to investigate accidents involving electric scooters and identified the most important factors for preventing serious injuries.

Image: Lunghammer - TU Graz

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Updates on ASEAN NCAP

article imageTo keep the Malaysian road users updated with the ASEAN NCAP activities, assessment protocol and the upcoming roadmap, ASEAN NCAP organized a Media Engagement Day with a number of local medias, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and also related stakeholders. The objectives of the event were: (i) to promote ASEAN NCAP activities to the Malaysian media; (ii) to provide extensive briefing regarding ASEAN NCAP star rating, its assessment protocol and results interpretation; and (iii) to disseminate knowledge of occupant injury from vehicle collision and publicize vehicle safety information to the Malaysian media.


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DAF introduces full Range of enhanced Safety Features

article imageDAF Trucks further expands the already industry leading safety and driver comfort of all New Generation DAF models by adding a full suite of new Advanced Driver Assistant Systems (ADAS) ex-factory. These new systems are standard on all DAF XB, XD, XF, XG and XG models as of January 2024.

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Lamborghini and Ducati introduces innovative Motorbike-to-car Communication System

article imageAutomobili Lamborghini supports Ducati's commitment to guaranteeing a higher level of safety for motorcyclists. The Bologna-based motorbike manufacturer was one of the leading players at the Demo Event organized at the Lausitzring race track (Germany) by the Connected Motorcycle Consortium to demonstrate the effectiveness of motorbike-car connectivity systems developed over the course of this cycle of the consortium's research.

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Altair releases Altair HyperWorks 2023

article imageAltair announced the release of Altair HyperWorks 2023. This update to Altair's best-in-class design and simulation platform signifies a transformative leap in technology, offering an integrated solution that streamlines workflows, enhances user experiences, and enables innovation. "The release of Altair HyperWorks 2023 is a game-changing milestone for Altair's design and simulation capabilities that will truly revolutionize our portfolio," said James R. Scapa, founder and chief executive officer.

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Bosch now offers Video Perception as a standalone Software Product

article imageMonotonous driving conditions, exhausting journeys, and congestion: many drivers want to be able to do more than stay constantly focused on traffic while they are at the wheel. With increasingly automated driving functions, Bosch is creating the technological foundations that will allow drivers to take their eyes off the road for a short while. This depends crucially on reliable information about the vehicle's surroundings.

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New Test Field for connected Mobility Systems

article imageIn the future the Technical University of Munich (TUM) will have its own test field for its mobility research. The facility in Taufkirchen/Ottobrunn near Munich will make it possible to investigate complex traffic scenarios under laboratory conditions. The laboratory will also support research on the interaction of the autonomous traffic systems of the future and their safe and standardized operation. The State of Bavaria is providing financial support to the project.

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Understanding Autonomous Vehicle Safety: Factors influencing Emergency Stops and critical Blockage

article imageAutonomous vehicles represent a transformative advancement in transportation, with the potential to revolutionize mobility and improve road safety. These vehicles are trained to operate without human intervention, relying on a complex system of sensors to perceive their surroundings. From cameras to lidar and radar, these sensors provide crucial data that enables the vehicle s software to make real-time decisions.

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Innovusion and driveblocks offer pre-integrated LiDAR Perception Solution to accelerate Commercial Vehicle Automation

article imageInnovusion have joined forces. The objective: To speed up commercial vehicle automation by providing a robust and integrated solution designed for a diverse range of environments, including agriculture, container yards, and highways. "In the rapidly evolving field of vehicle automation, providing safe, reliable, and flexible solutions that are available right away is paramount," said Conrad-Christian Kimmle, Managing Director of Innovusion Europe GmbH.

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Immersive Experience: Continental delivers V-Shaped Display to Hyundai Kona

article imageContinental delivers V-shaped displays to equip vehicle manufacturer Hyundai. The technology company's state-of-the-art display solution will now be part of the new Hyundai Kona series, which is on the market since 2023. The display offers a two-in-one solution as it combines the two screens of the instrument cluster and center information display under one glass surface. Additionally, the new Hyundai Kona features over-the-air (OTA) software updates for new functions, design and interaction possibilities in the vehicle, which can be managed via the V-shape display.

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Seminar: Virtual Testing in Vehicle Safety Regulations and NCAP

article imageCertification and homologation through Virtual Testing has been a goal in the automotive industry for some time. Ever-increasing demands from consumer advocates and legislators are accelerating the acceptance of procedures to use Virtual Testing as an alternative or complement to physical testing and homologation. The course provides an introduction to virtual testing-based assessment for both regulatory and NCAP requirements. The trainer Andre Eggers has been a research associate at the German Federal Highway Research Institute since 2006 and works in the fields of biomechanics, evaluation of dummies, human models and virtual testing.

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AAA Research examines ADAS Use over Time

article imageNew research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that drivers who use advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) grow more comfortable with the technology over time -sometimes too comfortable.  After weeks of using ADAS, attention to driving tended to drop.  However, these drivers also used ADAS more when highway demands were lower.

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Seminars and Events

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Simulation of Automated Vehicles - MODULE D: Virtual Test & Certification
26.10.2023 - 11.01.2024 Online
Industry Experts EUR 2400
Dummy Training ES-2 / ES-2re
30.10.2023 - 31.10.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1850
The ADAS Experience 2023 China
01.11.2023 - 02.11.2023 in Wuzhen, China
Industrie Experts from EUR 390
Dummy Certification Basics ES-2 / ES-2re
02.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
Crashworthy and Lightweight Car Body Design
07.11.2023 - 10.11.2023 Online
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Axel Schumacher - University of Wuppertal EUR 1650
Side Impact - Requirements and Development Strategies
07.11.2023 - 08.11.2023 in Gaimersheim
Stephanie Wolter - BMW Group, Norman Meißner - BMW Group EUR 1650
Dummy Training SID IIs
07.11.2023 - 08.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1850
Ejection Mitigation FMVSS 226: Requirements - Testing - Development Strategies
09.11.2023 in Alzenau
Valentin Zimmermann - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 980
Dummy Certification Basics SID IIs
09.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
Design of Composite Structures
09.11.2023 - 10.11.2023 in Alzenau
Dr. Roland Hinterhölzl - University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria EUR 1650
Material Models of Composites for Crash Simulation
10.11.2023 - 24.11.2023 Online
Prof. Dr. Thomas Karall - Hof University of Applied Sciences EUR 980
Pedestrian Protection - Development Strategies
13.11.2023 in Alzenau
Maren Finck - carhs.training gmbh EUR 980
Robust Design - Vehicle Development under Uncertainty
13.11.2023 - 16.11.2023 Online
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Fabian Duddeck - Technical University Munich EUR 1650
Dummy Training WorldSID 50%
13.11.2023 - 14.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1960
Introduction to Active Safety of Vehicles
14.11.2023 in Alzenau
Dr.-Ing. Gerd Müller - Technical University Berlin EUR 980
Model Based Head Injury Criteria for Innovative Protection Design
14.11.2023 - 15.11.2023 Online
Dr. Caroline Deck - University of Strasbourg EUR 890
The Safe Seats eXperience 2023
15.11.2023 - 16.11.2023 in Landsberg am Lech
Industry Experts EUR 1850
Dummy Certification Basics WorldSID 50%
15.11.2023 - 16.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 2075
Crash Test Data Acquisition Workshop
15.11.2023 - 16.11.2023 in Gilching
Heiko Haupt - MESSRING GmbH, Franz Holzinger - MESSRING GmbH EUR 1650
Modeling of Joints in Crash Simulation
16.11.2023 - 17.11.2023 Online
Dr.-Ing. Silke Sommer - Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM EUR 980
Design and Simulation of Vehicle Vibration
17.11.2023 in Alzenau
Dr.-Ing. Olaf Kolk - BMW Group EUR 790
Structural Optimization in Automotive Design - Theory and Application
20.11.2023 - 24.11.2023 Online
Prof. Dr. Lothar Harzheim - Opel Automobile GmbH EUR 1340
Dummy Training THOR
20.11.2023 - 22.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 2940
Virtual Testing in Vehicle Safety Regulations and NCAP
20.11.2023 in Alzenau
Dr.-Ing. Andre Eggers - BASt - Federal Highway Research Institute EUR 790
Crash Safety of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
21.11.2023 - 22.11.2023 in Alzenau
Rainer Justen - Mercedes-Benz AG EUR 1340
Dummy Certification Basics THOR (Draft Procedure)
23.11.2023 - 24.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 2940
Passenger Cars in Low-Speed Crashes
24.11.2023 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Bachem - Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences EUR 790
International Safety and Crash-Test Regulations: Current Status and Future Developments
27.11.2023 - 28.11.2023 in Alzenau
Dr. Thomas Kinsky - Humanetics Europe GmbH EUR 1340
Dummy Training Q1.5, Q3, Q6
28.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
EV Battery Electrical & Thermal Simulations
28.11.2023 - 29.11.2023 Online
Dr. Bartosz Gorecki - QuickerSim Ltd. EUR 790
Dummy Training Q10
29.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150

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