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ZF unveils Smart Seat Belt Technology

With its new seat belt system, ZF Passive Safety Systems will enable significantly improved adaptation of the belt force limitation to the size and body weight of the vehicle occupants in the future. The Multi-Stage Load Limiter (MSLL) is primarily responsible for the individual system adjustment. It helps to further reduce the consequences of accidents for all occupants and enables car manufacturers to meet the increased requirements of the NCAP Roadmap 2030.

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UN extends its Cyber Security Management Regulation to Motorcycles and Scooters

article imageUNECE's Working Party on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles decided to include motorcycles, scooters and electric bicycles with speed exceeding 25 km/h in the scope of the UN Regulation No. 155 on cyber security and cyber security management. In force since January 2021, UN Regulation 155 is applied in various regions of the world and covers passenger cars, trucks, and buses.

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Infineon and Aurora Labs to provide improved predictive Automotive Maintenance Solutions

article imageInfineon and Aurora Labs have used CES 2024 to unveil a new set of AI-based solutions to improve the long-term reliability and safety of critical automotive components, including steering, braking and airbags. The companies are offering solutions that implement Aurora Labs' Line-of-Code Intelligence (LOCI) AI technology on Infineon's 32-bit TriCore AURIX TC4x family of microcontrollers (MCUs).

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Goodyear and TNO enable safer Mobility with Tyre Intelligence

article imageIntegrating tyre intelligence powered by Goodyear SightLine into advanced anti-lock brake systems has the potential to reduce stopping distance by nearly six feet. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and TNO have showcased new possibilities for enhancing vehicle safety by integrating tire intelligence technology into the anti-lock brake system controller of a test vehicle.

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USDOT enlists UVA for Key Roadway Safety Research

article imageAs part of the National Roadway Safety Strategy, NHTSA recently awarded the University of Virginia's Center for Applied Biomechanics eight competitive research contracts totaling $4.1 million, with optional follow-on tasks bringing the total to more than $11 million. The contracts will further the center's already impressive research in various areas crucial to automotive safety.

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HELLA and TÜV Rheinland: New "Traffic Rule Engine" Software for Autonomous Vehicles

article imageHELLA and TÜV Rheinland have agreed to cooperate in the field of autonomous driving. The aim of the collaboration is the market-compliant development of a new "Traffic Rule Engine": this new software module knows the applicable local traffic regulations and thus enables autonomous vehicles to behave in accordance with the rules.

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NXP extends Industry-first 28 nm RFCMOS Radar One-Chip Family to enable ADAS Architectures for Software-defined Vehicles

article imageNXP announced an extension of its automotive radar one-chip family. The new SAF86xx monolithically integrates a high-performance radar transceiver, a multi-core radar processor and a MACsec hardware engine for state-of-the-art secure data communication over Automotive Ethernet. Combined with NXP's S32 high-performance processors, vehicle network connectivity and power management, the full system solution paves the way for advanced, software-defined radar.

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Continental's Radar Vision Parking named CES 2024 Innovation Award Honoree

article imageContinental's Radar Vision Parking was named as a CES2024 Innovation Award Honoree under the product category Vehicle Tech & Advanced Mobility. By combining high-resolution surround radars with high-resolution cameras, Continental enables parking use cases that require very precise and close-range measurement around the vehicle. Early parking slot detection, for example, lets users park in a single stroke without driving past the spot.

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smart #3 equipped with Valeo Smart Safety 360 receives 5 Stars at Euro NCAP

article imageValeo Smart Safety 360 (VSS 360), is a new turnkey driver assistance system (ADAS) that enables OEMs to offer safety and park assist functions from entry-level models. Drawing on Valeo's hardware and software expertise, Valeo's Smart Safety 360 system is an efficient way to provide a range of safety and parking assistance functions with limited impact on the architecture, and therefore on the cost, of the vehicle.

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New UN Regulation will ensure Durable Batteries for Electric Vans

article imageBatteries fitted to electric vans will be required to be of high quality and durable over the years thanks to a proposal agreed by UNECE's Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE). The proposal will now be submitted to the UNECE-hosted World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) for adoption in June 2024. 

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ROADVIEW - Autonomous Vehicles in extreme Weather

article imageGetting autonomous vehicles to work properly in sunny and dry weather is difficult enough. Add heavy rain, high winds and dense fog and the task becomes even more difficult. The ROADVIEW project is about just that autonomous vehicles in extreme weather.

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Board names Walter Eichendorf as the new President of the European Transport Safety Council

article imageThe board of directors of the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Walter Eichendorf as President from 1 January 2024. Professor Herman De Croo, the founding president of ETSC since 1993, step down at the end of December after serving as board president for 30 years.

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Head Impact on Vehicle Interiors: FMVSS 201 and UN R21
06.02.2024 in Alzenau
Torsten Gärtner - Opel Automobile GmbH 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 1690
Introduction to Passive Safety of Vehicles
20.02.2024 - 21.02.2024 in Alzenau
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh EUR 1690
Development of Frontal Restraint Systems meeting Legal and Consumer Protection Requirements
20.02.2024 - 23.02.2024 Online,
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 1690
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 990
Material Models of Composites for Crash Simulation
22.02.2024 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Thomas Karall - Hof University of Applied Sciences EUR 990
Product Liability in the Automobile Industry
26.02.2024 - 29.02.2024 Online
Hans-Georg Lohrmann - Quality-Reliability-Safety Consultant EUR 1690
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 1690
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 990
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
Structural Optimization in Automotive Design - Theory and Application
19.03.2024 - 20.03.2024 in Alzenau
Prof. Dr. Lothar Harzheim - Opel Automobile GmbH EUR 1390
Pedestrian Protection Workshop aPLI
19.03.2024 - 20.03.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1960
Static Vehicle Safety Tests in Automotive Development
21.03.2024 in Alzenau
Matthias Kunkel - ACTS GmbH & Co. KG EUR 830
Development of Frontal Restraint Systems - Advanced
21.03.2024 - 22.03.2024 Online
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 830
Pedestrian Protection Workshop Testing
21.03.2024 - 22.03.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1960

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