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New U.S. Child Restraint Systems Standard (FMVSS 213b) published

This final rule amends FMVSS No. 213, "Child restraint systems," and adds FMVSS No. 213b, "Child restraint systems; Mandatory applicability beginning December 5, 2026." FMVSS No. 213b, mandatory in three years, includes those amendments and updates the standard seat assembly on which NHTSA tests child restraint systems for compliance with frontal crash performance requirements.

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Intelligent Safety Technology: IAV and TU Berlin develop new Method for Commercial Vehicles

article imageUsing data intelligently to improve braking safety in commercial vehicles: IAV and TU Berlin have developed a method that enables heavy, networked commercial vehicles to brake even more safely in adverse road conditions by evaluating weather data on-board and using existing sensors.

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From the Lab to the Street: How TU Graz is making Driver Assistance Systems safer

article imageIntelligent speed assist, emergency brake assist, emergency lane assist, driver drowsiness alert, reversing assist, low concentration warning system or emergency brake lights - from July 2024, a whole range of safety and driver assistance systems will be mandatory for all new cars in the European Union. Since October 2017, the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Quality Assurance Methodologies for Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) has been working with corporate partner AVL List GmbH to ensure that these systems work as intended and really provide greater safety.

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Volkswagen's new Exit Warning System reduces Dangers when opening the Doors

article imageThe latest generation of the Volkswagen exit warning system helps to avoid dangerous situations when exiting the vehicle in inner-city traffic. The assist system can warn the driver and passengers about road users approaching the parked Volkswagen from behind. For example, within system limits, the system can detect cyclists, who are often among the most vulnerable road users. In addition to the driver and front passenger doors, the exit warning system also provides protection for the rear doors.

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NHTSA announces Model Year 2024 Vehicles to be included in 5-Star Safety Ratings Tests

article imageThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced its list of model year 2024 vehicles for crash testing as part of the agency s 5-Star Safety Ratings system under its New Car Assessment Program. The listed vehicles represent approximately 86 % of the new vehicle fleet, a broad cross section that will help consumers make purchasing decisions about the vehicles that best fit their needs.

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Magna enhances ADAS Capabilities by joining 5G Innovation Program

article imageMagna is enhancing its automated driving capabilities by joining NorthStar - Telia Sweden and Ericsson's 5G innovation program for industrial enterprises. As part of the agreement, Telia and Ericsson have built a dedicated, private 5G network at Magna s test track located in Vårgårda, Sweden, where new cutting-edge Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) solutions in vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) connectivity are being trialed.

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Zero Prototype Lab: EDAG Group opens Simulator Center

article imageThe EDAG Group is venturing into new dimensions of vehicle development in Wolfsburg: in the new EDAG Zero Prototype Lab, the Group's first vehicle dynamics simulation center, vehicles, their functions and their driving dynamics are comprehensively tested in realistic driving situations before the physical vehicle is created. A groundbreaking, innovative simulation technology makes this possible. 

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Luxoft and MicroVision join Forces to enhance ADAS Automated Testing at Scale

article imageLuxoft has teamed up with MicroVision to set the foundation for a new generation of testing and simulation environments. Modern advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous drive (AD) applications rely on algorithms that must be tested and validated using ground truth (GT) data. MicroVision develop automotive lidar sensors and provide automated generation of high-quality GT data. 

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LeddarTech and TTTech Auto announce a Leap forward in Autonomous Driving Safety

article imageLeddarTech and TTTech Auto are pleased to announce the completion of a joint demonstrator for a fail-operational architecture based on LeddarTech's LeddarVision software and TTTech Auto's Safety Co-Pilot solution. TTTech Auto's innovative Safety Co-Pilot solution tackles the challenges of a safety architecture suitable for autonomous driving on SAE Level 3 and beyond.

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NHTSA releases latest Edition of Countermeasures That Work

article imageThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released the 11th edition of Countermeasures That Work to help state and local governments implement effective programs to save lives, prevent crashes, and make our roads safer for everyone. This report supports the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Roadway Safety Strategy, which includes a special focus on reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries.

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EU Regulation on Advanced Driver Distraction Warning Systems published

article imageThe European Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/2590 on Advanced Driver Distraction Warning Systems (ADDW) was published. In accordance with Article 3, point (6), of Regulation (EU) 2019/2144, the ADDW system is a system that helps the driver to continue to pay attention to the traffic situation and that warns the driver when they are distracted.

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Israel to require Intelligent Speed Assistance updates for EU-approved Vehicles

article imageEU-type-approved vehicles imported into Israel from January 2025 must be fitted with an Intelligent Speed Assistance system capable of reading local speed signs, according to a letter sent to importers by the transport ministry earlier this year. Israel requires new imported vehicles to meet EU, US or Canadian vehicle safety standards, but the new requirement only applies to EU-approved vehicles.

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Seminars and Events

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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 1690
Design of Composite Structures
06.02.2024 - 09.02.2024 Online
Dr. Roland Hinterhölzl - University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria EUR 1690
Head Impact on Vehicle Interiors: FMVSS 201 and UN R21
06.02.2024 in Alzenau
Torsten Gärtner - Opel Automobile GmbH EUR 990
Euro NCAP - Compact
07.02.2024 in Alzenau
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh EUR 990
Automated Driving - Safeguarding and Market Introduction
07.02.2024 - 08.02.2024 Online
Udo Steininger - TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH EUR 990
Material Models of Metals for Crash Simulation
08.02.2024 in Alzenau
Dr.-Ing. Helmut Gese - MATFEM - Partnerschaft Dr. Gese & Oberhofer EUR 990
Passenger Cars in Low-Speed Crashes
19.02.2024 - 21.02.2024 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

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