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TOI calls for Crash Protection for Bus Drivers Standard

A separate European standard for crash safety in buses should be developed, according to TØI researchers in a new report. That's one of the recommendations in a recent TØI report on driver and road safety in Europe and Norway, which was presented at Europe's largest bus fair Busworld in Brussels on October 10, 2023. The report was commissioned by the Public Transport Association.

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NXP and Zendar Inc. accelerate the Development of High-resolution Radar

article imageNXP Semiconductors N.V. announced the investment in and collaboration with Zendar Inc., a software start-up dedicated to revolutionizing autonomous vehicle systems with high-resolution radar. The investment aims to accelerate and improve high-resolution radar solutions for autonomous driving (AD) and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) to complement NXP s leading scalable radar portfolio.

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EU Council adopts new Framework to boost the roll-out of Intelligent Transport Systems

article imageWith a view to accelerating digital transition and smarter mobility in the EU, the Council adopted a new framework on the deployment of intelligent transport systems (ITS) by revising the 2010 directive. The revised directive aims to take account of technological developments, such as connected and automated mobility, on-demand mobility applications, and multimodal transport.

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onsemi Hyperlux Sensors now supported on NVIDIA DRIVE to improve Vision for Autonomous Vehicles

article imageonsemi announced that its Hyperlux Image Sensor Family drivers are now available on the NVIDIA DRIVE platform to greatly enhance the vision of autonomous vehicles and improve safety. With this powerful combination of technologies, automated driving systems get a solution that fully utilizes the sensor s benefits with best-in-class image quality that captures more detail across any lighting condition.

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TNCAP Version 1.1 Protocols published

article imageThe Taiwan New Car Assessment Program (TNCAP) publishes new protocols in Chinese. The current protocols are available via the following links at SafetyWissen.com.

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Hyundai Mobis develops Technology for one-touch automated Parking through self-learned Pathway

article imageHyundai Mobis develops the next generation parking control system; MPS 1.0 P (Premium) that learns the driving route and performs parking using ultrasonic and surround view monitor cameras. The evolution of advanced parking technology continues to progress. With advancements in various urban driver assistance systems (ADAS) and the fusion of video-based sensors, the ultimate era of autonomous parking is swiftly approaching.

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Anritsu and dSPACE showcase Digital Twin for improved VRU Protection

article imageAnritsu Corporation, in collaboration with dSPACE, has developed an advanced digital twin simulation environment designed to provide improved protection for vulnerable road users (VRU). At 5GAA the two companies demonstrates a road safety use case using the C-V2X 5G network for cooperative communications. Vulnerable road users include pedestrians, and bicycles, among others, and there is growing global interest in using C-V2X technologies to prevent accidents with vehicles.

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Lifesaving Rear Seat Reminder Systems: Now available in 215+ new Vehicle Models

article imageThe Alliance for Automotive Innovation released a 2023 report on the auto industry’s progress toward universal rear seat reminder systems in new vehicles by 2025. Data indicates more than 215 new vehicle models on the market today include the lifesaving rear seat reminder technology as standard or optional equipment - a five-fold increase in four years and a 30 percent increase over 2022.

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Joint Research Centre | Science for Policy Report

article imageRoad casualties are still an important cause of death in Europe. There is a clear need for further efforts to achieve the objective of zero road traffic fatalities and severe injuries (while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all) in the EU by 2050; Vision Zero. The JRC (Joint Research Centre) Science for Policy report on ‘Research and Innovation in Transport Safety and Resilience in Europe’ offers a comprehensive quantitative overview and qualitative analysis of R&I activities in fundamental aspects of transport and mobility. It aims to provide evidence-based scientific support to the European policymaking process.


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C-ITS Pilot Dresden receives Award as "Frontrunner for supporting the Automation of Vehicles"

article imageThe aim of the Urban C-ITS Contest is to showcase and award prizes to activities surrounding connected driving in European cities. This year's award ceremony was held in Porto (Portugal) following the Urban C-ITS City Forum. It was a great honor for us Fraunhofer IVI employees to receive an award for the work we have been doing in Dresden.

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Future Mobility: Keeping all Road Users Safe

article imageAn EU-funded project has developed new technologies, as well as testing and assessment methods, to help ensure the safety of future mobility. The EU has pledged to achieve zero road fatalities by 2050. However, as traffic levels recovered following the pandemic, road deaths in 2022 rose by 3 % on the previous year and progress on road safety has been slow. CAVs could help to significantly reduce the incidence of serious injuries and fatalities.

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The Safe Seats Experience 2023
15.11.2023 - 16.11.2023 in Landsberg am Lech
Industry Experts EUR 1850
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
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
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
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 1650
Introduction to Passive Safety of Vehicles
05.12.2023 - 08.12.2023 Online
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh EUR 1650
Introduction to the Python Programming Language
05.12.2023 - 08.12.2023 Online
Dr. André Backes - TECOSIM GmbH EUR 1650
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 - Technical University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim EUR 790
Design for Additive Manufacturing
13.12.2023 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Fabian Riß - Technical University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim EUR 790
Implementation of Additive Manufacturing Processes in Corporate Environments
14.12.2023 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Fabian Riß - Technical University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim 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
Material Models of Metals for Crash Simulation
08.02.2024 in Alzenau
Dr.-Ing. Helmut Gese - MATFEM - Partnerschaft Dr. Gese & Oberhofer EUR 830
Passenger Cars in Low-Speed Crashes
19.02.2024 - 20.02.2024 Online
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Bachem - Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences EUR 830
Introduction to Passive Safety of Vehicles
20.02.2024 - 21.02.2024 in Alzenau
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh EUR 1390
Development of Frontal Restraint Systems meeting Legal and Consumer Protection Requirements
20.02.2024 - 23.02.2024 Online
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 1390
Virtual Testing in Vehicle Safety Regulations and NCAP
21.02.2024 - 22.02.2024 Online
Dr.-Ing. Andre Eggers - BASt - Federal Highway Research Institute EUR 830

Please find the full list of seminars at our website.

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