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Stellantis opens Dummy Certification Laboratory in Brazil

Stellantis has taken another significant step towards excellence in vehicle safety with the inauguration of the Dummies Certification Laboratory. Located in the Safety Center, the most modern facility dedicated to vehicle safety in the Southern Hemisphere, within the Stellantis Automotive Hub in Betim, Brazil, the laboratory was fully developed in Brazil by the global Stellantis team in partnership with a Brazilian technology company specializing in data acquisition and testing equipment.

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United Safety launches new Lithium-ion Battery Failure Detection Sensor

article imageUnited Safety & Survivability Corporation is proud to announce the launch of its latest innovation, a Lithium-Ion Battery Failure Detection Sensor. This groundbreaking product sets a new standard in safety for electric vehicles across industries.

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KOITO and DENSO collaborate to enhance Night Driving Safety

article imageKOITO and DENSO announced they have begun collaborating to develop a system to improve the object recognition rate of vehicle image sensors by coordinating lamps and image sensors, with the aim of improving driving safety at night.

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HORIBA MIRA opens Driving Simulator Centre to enhance Next-generation Vehicle Attribute Engineering

article imageHORIBA MIRA has launched its new Driving Simulator Centre at its UK head office in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, UK. Featuring cutting-edge driver-in-the-loop simulator technology, supported by HORIBA MIRA's unparalleled engineering service and consultancy, the Driving Simulator Centre affirms HORIBA MIRA's position as a leading global provider of vehicle attribute engineering.


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Hamamatsu Photonics enhances Vehicle Safety and Comfort

article imageHamamatsu Photonics plays a key role in modern vehicle safety and comfort by developing high-quality optical sensors. These sensors play diverse roles in improving our driving experience while keeping us safe. For instance, illuminance sensors adjust auto headlights according to ambient light, while color sensors enhance display and interior lighting, influencing a driver's mood and attentiveness.

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MGA Research South Carolina celebrates 15 Year Anniversary

article imageMGA is proud to recognize the 15 Year Anniversary of our operation located in Greer, South Carolina. This facility was opened in 2008 in response to several major MGA customers expanding in the region. Today, the team at the South Carolina laboratory is recognized as playing a key role in the Southern Automotive region by providing valuable services to support many customers in reaching their goals.

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Freudenberg Sealing Technologies opens Battery Testing Laboratory in USA

article imageFreudenberg Sealing Technologies has added a state-of-the-art battery testing laboratory to its R&D laboratories at its North American headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan, USA. The multi-million-dollar investment will facilitate in-house battery and battery component testing, including simulated thermal runaway, and will increase the company's functional knowledge and product development capabilities in the field of electric vehicles (EVs).

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Toyoda Gosei invests in Pyrenee, a Start-up developing safe Driving Assist Devices

article imageToyoda Gosei has invested in Pyrenee which is developing safe driving assistance devices to achieve safer mobility in society. Pyrenee Drive, developed by Pyrenee, is a retrofit device that assists the cognitive aspect of safe driving; it captures things around the vehicle that drivers fail to notice, which is the cause of traffic accidents in about 70 % of cases The device detects pedestrians and other automobiles and predicts their movement with AI.

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Honeywell strengthens Safety for Lithium-ion Batteries and Electric Vehicle Workers

article imageGlobal electric vehicle sales have been surging, with 10 million sold in 2022 and 35 % predicted growth by the end of this year. Rising EV adoption and increased lithium-ion battery production raise safety concerns. Li-ion batteries that power EVs can lead to dangerous "thermal runaway" incidents causing intense and prolonged electrical fires. Workers assembling batteries face risks like hand injuries, exposure to chemical hazards, and potential electrocution.

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Thatcham Research supports House of Commons Transport Committee Report on Self-driving Vehicles

article imageThe recently published House of Commons Transport Committee report extensively covers various aspects of self-driving vehicles, including insurance, government policy and consumer adoption. Tom Leggett, vehicle technology specialist at risk intelligence company Thatcham Research offers an expert view on the report's findings.

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TTI's Michael Manser promoted to Director of the Center for Transportation Safety

article imageEffective September 1st, 2023, TTI Senior Research Scientist Michael Manser was promoted to the role of director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute's (TTI's) Center for Transportation Safety (CTS), succeeding Robert Wunderlich after his decade-long leadership as CTS director.

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Seminars and Events

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Side Impact - Requirements and Development Strategies
07.11.2023 - 08.11.2023 in Gaimersheim
Stephanie Wolter - BMW Group, Norman Meißner - BMW Group EUR 1650
Pedestrian Protection - Development Strategies
13.11.2023 in Alzenau
Maren Finck - carhs.training gmbh EUR 980
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
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
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 980
Crash Safety of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
21.11.2023 - 22.11.2023 in Alzenau
Rainer Justen - Mercedes-Benz AG EUR 1650
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 980
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 1650
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 940
Dummy Training Q10
29.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
Dummy Certification Basics Q-Dummys
30.11.2023 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
Static and Dynamic Analysis of Long-Fibre-Reinforced Plastics
01.12.2023 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Thomas Karall - Hof University of Applied Sciences EUR 980
NCAP - New Car Assessment Programs: Tests, Assessment Methods, Ratings
04.12.2023 - 08.12.2023 Online
Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck - BASt - Federal Highway Research Institute EUR 1340
Introduction to Passive Safety of Vehicles
05.12.2023 - 08.12.2023 Online
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh EUR 1340
Introduction to the Python Programming Language
05.12.2023 - 08.12.2023 Online
Dr. André Backes - TECOSIM GmbH EUR 1340
UpDate Seminar Euro NCAP 2023
12.12.2023 - 13.12.2023 in Hanau
Euro NCAP Experts EUR 1590
Crash-Course Additive Manufacturing
12.12.2023 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Fabian Riß - Rosenheim Technical University of Applied Sciences EUR 790
Design for Additive Manufacturing
13.12.2023 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Fabian Riß - Rosenheim Technical University of Applied Sciences EUR 790
Implementation of Additive Manufacturing Processes in Corporate Environments
14.12.2023 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Fabian Riß - Rosenheim Technical University of Applied Sciences EUR 790
Pedestrian Protection - Development Strategies
05.02.2024 - 06.02.2024 in Alzenau
Maren Finck - carhs.training gmbh EUR 830
Design of Composite Structures
06.02.2024 - 09.02.2024 Online
Dr. Roland Hinterhölzl - University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria EUR 1390
Head Impact on Vehicle Interiors: FMVSS 201 and UN R21
06.02.2024 in Alzenau
Torsten Gärtner - Opel Automobile GmbH EUR 830
Euro NCAP - Compact
07.02.2024 in Alzenau
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh EUR 830
Automated Driving - Safeguarding and Market Introduction
07.02.2024 - 08.02.2024 Online
Udo Steininger - TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH EUR 830

Please find the full list of seminars at our website.

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