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Draft C-NCAP Management Regulation 2024 released

The China Automotive Technology and Research Center Co., Ltd. (CATARC) has published the Draft C-NCAP Management Regulation 2024 in Chinese. The C-NCAP Management Regulation (2024 Edition) will be officially implemented from July 1, 2024 onwards.


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Mahindra Scorpio and MG 5 earns zero ANCAP Star Ratings

article imageThe Mahindra Scorpio was introduced in Australia in April 2023 and New Zealand in August 2023. This zero star ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants. The MG 5 was introduced in Australia in August 2023. This zero star ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants.

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Deutsche Telekom jump-starts new Emergency Call in the Car

article imageDeutsche Telekom, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and cetecom advanced are preparing the mobile network for the next generation of automatic emergency call systems in vehicles. Since April 2018, an eCall system has been mandatory for all new vehicle models. The automatic emergency call system prescribed by the European Union is now technically outdated. With the Next Generation Emergency Call (NG eCall), it is getting a future-proof update. 

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TNCAP Fourth Round Results

article imageIn order to provide consumer new car safety information, promote the upgrading of the vehicle industry, enhance the safety of domestic vehicles, and promote the Taiwan New Car Safety Assessment Program (TNCAP), the Ministry of Transportation officially announced the assessment results of the seventh and eighth ranked TNCAP models after completing the selection, purchase, testing, and assessment of the fourth batch of second models. NISSAN KICKS received a five-star assessment, and TOYOTA YARIS received a three-star assessment.

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FEV.io and Streetscope collaborate to advance Safety Evaluations of Autonomous Vehicles

article imageFEV and Streetscope have entered into a partnership, employing industry-exclusive quantitative measures to dramatically enhance ADAS/AD development. As work to improve the fidelity of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Automated Driving (AD) continues throughout the transportation industry, a widespread problem persists, the lack of a consensus approach to determine effectiveness of safety measures in autonomous vehicles.

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Valeo and Teledyne FLIR announce Agreement and first Contract for Thermal Imaging for Automotive Safety Systems

article imageValeo and Teledyne FLIR have started a strategic collaboration to bring thermal imaging technology to the automotive industry to enhance the safety of road users. Together, the team already secured a major contract in late 2023 from a leading global automotive OEM to deliver their new thermal imaging cameras as part of a new generation of advanced driver-assist systems (ADAS) driver-aide technology to improve vehicle and road safety.

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TU Graz and Magna extend Collaboration in Research and Development

article imageTU Graz has been working very successfully with automotive supplier Magna for around 20 years, most recently for five years in the research and development programme "MATURE" (MAgna TU Graz REsearch) focused on automated driving and virtual product development and production.

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Applus and Rohde & Schwarz seamlessly integrate eCall Testing in EMC Test Environments

article imageApplus Laboratories and Rohde & Schwarz have successfully showcased the seamless integration of eCall testing in an electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) test environment. The demonstration illustrated different eCall testing scenarios and capabilities in compliance with the UN ECE R10 standard, which regulates automobile-related EMC.

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Making automated Parking more convenient, accessible and affordable

article imageZF presents its new Parking ECU, an affordable and scalable Electronic Control Unit that enables a variety of automated parking functions to a wider range of vehicles while using cameras and ultrasonic sensors in real time. It is particularly suitable for automated parking functions.

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IPG Automotive releases Version 13.0 of the CarMaker Product Family

article imageIPG Automotive publishes release 13.0 of the CarMaker product family. In addition to a new HD Scenario, the simulation and test software puts forward new 3D models and an extended configurable ground truth sensor. Furthermore, the program can now be linked with virtual reality headsets for the first time.

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Brightness boost in Automotive Forward Lighting as ams OSRAM launches third Generation of OSLON® Submount PL LEDs

article imageams OSRAM launches the next generation of its popular OSLON Submount PL family of LEDs, offering higher brightness and more design flexibility to manufacturers of automotive forward lighting modules and products. The third-generation OSLON® Submount PL LEDs are around 9 % brighter than the second generation based on internal data.

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China mandates Human Supervisors in Automated Vehicles

article imageChina unveiled safety guidelines in December 2023 for the operation of autonomous vehicles in public transportation encompassing autonomous vehicles for both passenger transportation, including taxis, and freight services. The guidelines stipulate regulations for vehicles with varying levels of automation, mandating the presence of at least one human driver or security inspector. Additionally, they necessitate that companies deploying autonomous vehicles for public transportation hold the necessary qualifications and licenses.

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Management Change at MESSRING: Dierk Arp enters Retirement, new Management takes over

article imageAfter many years as CEO of MESSRING Dierk Arp is entering his well-deserved retirement. In his almost 30 years as CEO, Mr. Arp has been a key figure in shaping the company and leading it to its current success.


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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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