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Female Crash Test Dummies at Mercedes-Benz Fact-checking the Myths

She is about 1.5 meters tall, weighs 49 kilogrammes and, in dummies of the newest generation, has numerous sensors on various body parts with up to 150 measuring points. For 20 years now, the so-called 'fifth percentile female' has been a driver, front passenger and rear passenger in Mercedes-Benz frontal crash tests - and is an equal to the traditional male dummy, the Hybrid III 50.

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R-AEB Research by American Automobile Association

article imageRecent AAA research examined various simulated collisions across four popular 2023 model-year vehicles equipped with reverse automatic emergency braking (AEB) with rear cross traffic mitigation. Reverse automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems have been shown to significantly reduce rear-end collisions.

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New Numercial Dummy Models and Updates from Humanetics

article imageHumanetics has recently released new and updated computer models of numerical dummy models for computer crash simulations. THOR-5F is a brand new ATD representing the small female anthropometry with superior biofidelity and injury measurement capabilities when compared to the HIII 5th.

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TomTom and Mitsubishi Electric collaborate to advance Automated Driving

article imageTomTom and Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America announced they are integrating technologies to develop new solutions and drive innovation in automated driving. Through this collaboration, TomTom's Advanced Driver-Assistance System (ADAS) Map will power Mitsubishi Electric's High-Definition Locator hardware, providing the highly accurate data required for automated driving.

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First Remote Testing using Mcity 2.0 conducted with Purdue and U-M Researchers

article imageFrom more than 200 miles away, Purdue University researchers were able to test their AV technology using the University of Michigan's real-world test track in Ann Arbor, and challenge it using both real and virtual cars and pedestrians. This first remote use of the Mcity Test Facility came 14 months after U-M announced plans to develop Mcity 2.0-a further enhancement of the world's first purpose-built test environment for AVs and connected vehicles and technologies.

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Accurately measure rotational Velocity with PCB's new Triax Angular Rate Sensor

article imagePCB Piezotronics is introducing the new Endevco Model 7330 triaxial angular rate sensor. It provides accurate measurement of rotational velocity in a small, lightweight package rugged enough for extreme environments, such as automotive safety testing.

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BMW Group partners with Dassault Systèmes to bring the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to its future Engineering Platform

article imageIn an industry where quick time to market of sustainable mobility solutions with advanced technology is a competitive differentiator, the partnership between Dassault Systèmes and BMW Group is testimony to the fundamental role of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform in enabling companies to deliver products faster.

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onsemi opens State-of-the-art Systems Application Lab for Electric Vehicles in Europe

article imageonsemi opened an application test lab in Piestany, Slovakia, focused on the advancement of system solutions for battery/plug-in hybrid/electric vehicles (xEVs) and energy infrastructure (EI) power conversion systems. The state-of-the-art systems applications lab provides specialized equipment to develop and test next-generation silicon (Si) and silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductor solutions in collaboration with automotive OEMs, Tier 1s and EI providers.

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TECOSIM takes on Sales and Support for pSeven Products

article imageTECOSIM and pSeven start working together: the CAE specialist TECOSIM will take on sales and first-level user support for the innovative software solutions pSeven and pSeven Enterprise in the German-speaking countries.


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Valeo is certified ISO/SAE 21434, the Benchmark for automotive Cybersecurity, by UTAC

article imageValeo received its ISO/SAE 21434 certificate, the benchmark standard for automotive cybersecurity. The certificate was delivered by UTAC at a signing ceremony at Valeo's headquarters in the presence of Florent Halbot, Valeo's Vice President Cybersecurity and CISO, and Connor McCormack, UTAC's Chairman and CEO.

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AV 2.0, the next big Wayve in Self-Driving Cars

article imageA new era of autonomous vehicle technology, known as AV 2.0, has emerged, marked by large, unified AI models that can control multiple parts of the vehicle stack, from perception and planning to control. Wayve, a London-based autonomous driving technology company and a member of NVIDIA's Inception startup accelerator program, is leading the surf.


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New SAFER Connected Project: Traffic Safety Benefits through deep Multimodal Learning

article imageThis project aims to make driving safer by improving the perception systems in Autonomous Drive (AD) and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The researchers are focusing on creating advanced sensor fusion methods to enhance the accuracy and robustness of these systems.

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Seminars and Events

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All seminars are available as in-house trainings in both German and English!

Crash Test Data Acquisition Workshop
06.03.2024 - 07.03.2024 in Gilching
Heiko Haupt - MESSRING GmbH, Franz Holzinger - MESSRING GmbH EUR 1690
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 990
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 990
International Safety and Crash-Test Regulations: Current Status and Future Developments
11.03.2024 - 12.03.2024 in Alzenau
Dr. Thomas Kinsky - Humanetics Europe GmbH EUR 1690
Dummy Training ES-2 / ES-2re
12.03.2024 - 13.03.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1850
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 1690
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 1690
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 990
Development of Frontal Restraint Systems - Advanced
21.03.2024 - 22.03.2024 Online
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 990
Pedestrian Protection Workshop Testing
21.03.2024 - 22.03.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1960
Scenario-, Simulation- and Data-based Development, Validation and Safeguarding of Automated Driving Functions
08.04.2024 - 11.04.2024 Online
Dr. Andreas Kuhn - Andata Entwicklungstechnologie GmbH EUR 1390
Basics of Occupant Protection in Frontal Crashes: Mechanics, Energy Considerations, Occupant Protection Criteria and Application Examples
09.04.2024 - 10.04.2024 in Alzenau
Dr.-Ing. Burkhard Eickhoff - Autoliv B.V. & Co. KG EUR 1390
NCAP - New Car Assessment Programs: Tests, Assessment Methods, Ratings
09.04.2024 - 12.04.2024 Online
Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck - BASt - Federal Highway Research Institute EUR 1390
Dummy Training SID IIs
09.04.2024 - 10.04.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1850
Whiplash Testing and Evaluation in Rear Impacts
11.04.2024 in Alzenau
Thomas Frank - LEAR Corporation GmbH EUR 830
Dummy Certification Basics SID IIs
11.04.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1150
automotive CAE Grand Challenge 2024
16.04.2024 - 17.04.2024 in Hanau
Industry Experts EUR 1090
Pedestrian Protection - Test Procedures
16.04.2024 - 18.04.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 2520
Development of Frontal Restraint Systems meeting Legal and Consumer Protection Requirements
17.04.2024 - 18.04.2024 in Gaimersheim
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH EUR 1390
Basics of Accident Reconstruction - Module 1
17.04.2024 - 20.04.2024 in Dresden
Jochen Lehmkuhl - Ing. und Sachverständigenbüro Jochen Lehmkuhl, André Rolke - VUFO Dresden EUR 1400
Crash Safety of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
23.04.2024 - 24.04.2024 in Alzenau
Rainer Justen - Mercedes-Benz AG EUR 1390
Introduction to Active Safety of Vehicles
23.04.2024 - 24.04.2024 Online
Dr.-Ing. Gerd Müller - TU Berlin EUR 830
Dummy Training WorldSID 50%
23.04.2024 - 24.04.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 1960
Side Impact - Requirements and Development Strategies
24.04.2024 - 25.04.2024 in Alzenau
Stephanie Wolter - BMW AG, Norman Meißner - BMW AG EUR 1390
Dummy Certification Basics WorldSID 50%
25.04.2024 - 26.04.2024 in Bergisch Gladbach
BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH EUR 2075
Vehicle Safety under Self-Certification
06.05.2024 - 09.05.2024 Online
John F. Creamer - GlobalAutoRegs.com EUR 1390

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