Tag Archives: Vehicle Technology

HIL testing for advanced automotive technology

National Instruments responds to requirements for more advanced ADAS and autonomy testing with updates to VeriStand software to enable HIL testing. Test engineering and technology specialoist, National Instruments (NI) has updated its VeriStand software, as used by embedded software test …

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Road scanner gives eyes to autonomous vehicles

Finnish technology company unveils road scanning system to reduce wear on roads by guiding autonomous vehicles round potholes. As vehicle autonomy, platooning trucks and vehicle lane guidance systems become more of a reality and full autonomy is on the horizon, …

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Low US driver awareness of lighting maintenance

Osram responds to survey results with advice to American drivers on how to optimise lighting for safer night driving. Research performed by Osram America’s Sylvania Automotive Lighting division revealed that seven out of ten drivers are increasingly concerned about driving …

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Modular self-learning brake control for commercial vehicles

Adaptive brake control system provides commercial vehicle manufacturers with a modular architecture to meet increasing vehicle autonomy. Knorr-Bremse’s Global Scalable Brake Control (GSBC) is an innovative brake control system that makes full use of the scope offered by modern software …

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Majority of US child seats incorrectly installed

During the US child passenger safety week, campaign groups are educating parents on the importance of correct child safety seat installation. From September 18th to the 24th, the USA is holding Child Passenger Safety Week, a period of time dedicated …

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Electronic air suspension for Chinese HGV suppliers

Wabco is supplying the three major HGV manufacturers in China with electronically controlled air suspension for improved safety. Several major Chinese heavy duty truck manufacturers including China National Heavy Truck Corporation (CNHTC), Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Company (DFLQ) and Shaanqi, are …

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Connected car development partnership

Volkswagen and LG sign agreement to collaborate on the development of technology to connect vehicles to the smart home. Volkswagen and LG Electronics have agreed to perform joint research and development on a new connected car service platform. As part …

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Mazda CX-9 gains top crash test rating in Australia

ANCAP has filled the gap in crash test ratings on the large SUV segment with a 5-star award for the Mazda CX-9. After undergoing comprehensive crash testing at the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP), the recently launched Mazda CX-9, …

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CAN bus anomoly detection for securing cars from cyber threats

IT security specialist develops Anomaly Detection system to analyse CAN bus communications for potential presence of malicious code. With a long-established presence in the field of cyber security for home and office systems, Symantec is now giving the automotive industry …

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Demonstration available of real-time localisation

TomTom is demonstrating its technology enabling vehicle localisation down to lane level for use in autonomous driving. TomTom has launched its Localisation Demonstrator, a new demonstration device that uses its HD Map and RoadDNA technology to provide lane-level localisation of …

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