Vehicle Technology

Vehicle technology news relating to safety and security including surveillance, collision detection, parking assistance and access control

Full vehicle cyber security testing

HORIBA MIRA is now able to offer full vehicle cyber-security testing to military standards in its large vehicle chamber. Vehicle engineering research organisation, HORIBA MIRA has entered a partnership with CPTAS (CESG Platform TEMPEST Accreditation Scheme) accredited Secure Systems and …

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Future motoring to feature at Auto Engineering event

Toyota is attending the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Japan with its vision of future technologies for advanced mobility. Advanced communications technology, enhanced hybrid fuel systems and the latest safety equipment will feature on the 4th generation Prius, which will be …

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Partnership for automonous vehicle vision systems

Kyocera and Tessera Technologies have entered a partnership agreement for the development of intelligent automotive vision systems. Tessera Technologies subsidiary, FotoNation, has partnered with Kyocera in the development of advanced, intelligent, vision systems for automotive applications. Within the partnership agreement, …

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Range of light vans receive crash test ratings

ANCAP has provided 4 and 5 star ratings to a range of light commercial vehicles from Ford and Mercedes-Benz. Popular with commercial customers in van variants and with private buyers as large people-mover vehicles, the latest models of Mercedes-Benz V-Class, …

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Three new child safety seats added to Volvo range

Volvo is encouraging safer use of child seats in cars with the release of three new seats offering greater comfort and safety. Volvo is continuing its tradition of putting safety at the top of its agenda with the release of …

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Vehicle Dynamics award for innovative simulator

Driver-in-the-Loop simulation system from Ansible Motion takes innovation prize in Vehicle Dynamics International award. At the 2016 Vehicle Dynamics International award ceremony, which took place on 6th May, Hethel based vehicle simulation specialist, Ansible Motion, took the Innovation of the …

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Government funding for Australian crash test programme

The Australian government has committed to providing over 2 million dollars during the next two years in support of crash test assessments on new vehicles. As part of National Road Safety Week which is currently taking place in Australia, the …

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Three questions that might save your life

Automotive industry giants appeal to new car buyers attending the London Motor Show to put safety at the top of their agenda with three crucial questions. Thatcham Research, Bosch, Continental and ZF TRW are attending the London Motor Show this …

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Fleet efficiency drives change in tyre choices

Michelin has found that replacement tyre choices in the UK in the freight industry are shifting in a bid to gain efficiency benefits. Demand for replacement HGV tyres in the UK is continuing to show a steady shift towards a …

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Rugged camera range for mounting on vehicles

Security, blind spot elimination and evidence can be achieved with a new range of vehicle surveillance cameras released by Panasonic. Panasonic has launched two new IP surveillance cameras for use on trains, buses and goods vehicles to provide load and …

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