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Three midsize luxury SUVs excel in back Seat Protection

Three midsize luxury SUVs offer solid protection for front and back seat occupants in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's updated moderate overlap front crash test, which now includes a dummy positioned in the second row behind the driver.

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Roadmap to Safety Report details a comprehensive Plan to prevent Crashes, Fatalities and Injuries

article imageAdvocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) was joined by U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), law enforcement, and public health and insurance leaders to release the 2024 Roadmap to Safety (Report). This comprehensive tool provides a guide for state legislatures, Congress, and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to reverse the trend of skyrocketing deaths and injuries on U.S. roads.

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ASAM OpenSCENARIO® 1 and 2 split into separate Standards

article imageThe two versions of ASAM OpenSCENARIO, 1.x. (now XML) and 2.x (now DSL), shall be developed as two separate standards, with no formal migration nor convergence required by ASAM. Both standards occupy different positions in the application toolchain. To help users determine the most appropriate standard for their use case, they are delineated by their primary use case.

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Mercedes-Benz announces U.S. Availability of DRIVE PILOT The world s first certified SAE Level 3 System for the U.S. Market

article imageMercedes-Benz will launch its production-ready version of DRIVE PILOT in the United States. The class-leading system for conditionally automated driving rolls out in late 2023 with a limited fleet of SAE Level 3 equipped EQS Sedans in California and Nevada called DRIVE PILOT: First Class. In early 2024, Mercedes-Benz plans for additional customer deliveries of DRIVE PILOT equipped MY2024 EQS Sedan and S Class models with participating authorized Mercedes-Benz dealers in California and Nevada.

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In-vehicle Alerts, Speed Limiters needed to curb Epidemic of aggressive Driving

article imageThe Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and other members of the Road to Zero Coalition are urging automakers, regulators and fleet operators to promote intelligent speed assistance (ISA) and speed limiters to help curb an epidemic of speeding that has contributed to a spike in traffic deaths since 2020.

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RTI announces Connext Drive 3.0, bringing Functional Safety and Flexibility to Software-defined Vehicle Development

article imageReal-Time Innovations (RTI) announced RTI Connext Drive® 3.0: The flexible, future-proof, and data-centric communication framework for software-defined vehicles (SDVs). It expedites time to market by providing the first platform-independent adherence to the highest functional safety standard, ISO26262 ASIL D, and bridges the platform gap between DDS, AUTOSAR Classic, AUTOSAR Adaptive and ROS 2.

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ASEAN NCAP won two Awards at Asia Automotive Award 2023

article imageThe New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) is proud to announce that ASEAN NCAP are one of the recipients of the Asia Automotive Award (AAA) 2023 organized by Motonation. The award presentation ceremony was held on 19 November 2023 at the IOI Grand Exhibition and Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur.


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Research and Innovation play a crucial Role in making Roads safer

article image"Research and innovation play a crucial role in supporting 'Vision Zero' and drastically reducing the number of accidents and fatalities on our roads," Markus Schulte, Head of the Cabinet of the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Education, said at the presentation of the DEKRA Road Safety Report 2023 in Brussels.

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On Magna's Radar: The latest Magna Technology

article imageTo develop the latest advancements in automotive radar, Magna experts are monitoring everything from new medical applications for the technology to dash-cam videos depicting distracted-driving accidents on Instagram.

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SWOV Researchers contribute to European Road Safety Observatory Reports on Alcohol and Drugs

article imageSWOV researchers have contributed to two reports from the European Road Safety Observatory. Goldenbeld wrote the Road safety thematic report - Alcohol and drugs and De Goede and Stelling wrote the Safety Performance Indicator report - Alcohol and drugs.

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Dung Hoang Tran's new Tool may make Autonomous Vehicles safer and smarter

article imageThe invention of autonomous vehicles has proven to be an exciting advancement in the technology field, but many remain apprehensive about their introduction into society due to safety concerns. The University of Nebraska-Lincln's Dung Hoang Tran is working on a new solution to change that.

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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!

Pedestrian Protection - Development Strategies
05.02.2024 - 06.02.2024 in Alzenau
Maren Finck - carhs.training gmbh EUR 1390
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 - 21.02.2024 in Online,
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Bachem - Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences EUR 1390
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
Dummy Basics
20.02.2024 - 21.02.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1850
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
Material Models of Composites for Crash Simulation
22.02.2024 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Thomas Karall - Hof University of Applied Sciences EUR 830
Product Liability in the Automobile Industry
26.02.2024 - 29.02.2024 Online
Hans-Georg Lohrmann - Quality-Reliability-Safety Consultant EUR 1390
Dummy Training Hybrid III 5%, 50%, 95%
26.02.2024 - 27.02.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1850
NVH - Background, Practice and Simulation Methodology
27.02.2024 - 28.02.2024 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Jennewein - Darmstadt UAS, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Zopp - RheinMain UAS EUR 1390
Dummy Certification Basics Hybrid III 5%, 50%, 95%, 3y/o, 6y/o
28.02.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
High Speed Cameras Workshop
29.02.2024 in Alzenau
Dr.-Ing. Thomas Weber - High Speed Vision GmbH EUR 830
Dummy Training Hybrid III 3 and 6 y/o
29.02.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
Crash-Course Additive Manufacturing
04.03.2024 - 05.03.2024 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Fabian Riß - Technical University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim EUR 830
Dummy Training BioRID II
05.03.2024 - 06.03.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1850
Design for Additive Manufacturing
06.03.2024 - 07.03.2024 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Fabian Riß - Technical University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim EUR 830
Crash Test Data Acquisition Workshop
06.03.2024 - 07.03.2024 in Gilching
Heiko Haupt - MESSRING GmbH, Franz Holzinger - MESSRING GmbH EUR 1390
Dummy Certification Basics BioRID II
07.03.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
Modeling of Joints in Crash Simulation
08.03.2024 in Alzenau
Dr.-Ing. Silke Sommer - Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM EUR 830
Implementation of Additive Manufacturing Processes in Corporate Environments
11.03.2024 - 12.03.2024 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Fabian Riß - Technical University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim EUR 830
Dummy Training ES-2 / ES-2re
12.03.2024 - 13.03.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1850
International Safety and Crash-Test Regulations: Current Status and Future Developments
14.03.2024 - 15.03.2024 in Alzenau
Dr. Thomas Kinsky - Humanetics Europe GmbH EUR 1390
Dummy Certification Basics ES-2 / ES-2re
14.03.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Automated Driving Functions
18.03.2024 - 21.03.2024 Online
Dr. Andreas Kuhn - Andata Entwicklungstechnologie GmbH EUR 1390
Pedestrian Protection Workshop Vehicle Mark-Up
18.03.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150

Please find the full list of seminars at our website.

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