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Testing, Inspection and Certification

  • Multi-Car Collision Avoidance (MuCCA)

Multi-Car Collision Avoidance (MuCCA) project: a step further in vehicle-to-vehicle communication

Motorway pile-ups are costly – both in financial terms and in terms of human lives. An Applus+ IDIADA-led consortium was awarded government funding towards the development and trial of technology that could radically reduce the number of multi-car collisions on motorways.     The Multi-Car Collision Avoidance (MuCCA) project will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and [...]

By |April 3rd, 2018|Automotive, Engineering, Innovation|
  • Engine simulation

1D Engine simulation as a helpful tool within the scope of engine development for alternative fuels use

Two of the five pillars of the European Union’s energy strategy are the decarbonizing of transportation to cut greenhouse gas emissions by means of low-carbon mobility and the promotion of research and innovation in low-carbon and clean technologies. In line with the above, Applus+ IDIADA has for a number of years been participating in alternative [...]

By |February 6th, 2018|Automotive|
  • Towards green braking, a new challenge related to copper-free materials

Towards green braking

Braking-system development is currently facing a new challenge related to the use of copper-free materials. US regulations are driving the rest of the world towards a definitive reduction of copper in brake-pad compounds, mainly for environmental reasons. Indeed, we can ultimately foresee copper being entirely eliminated from friction materials as a direct result of US [...]

By |November 21st, 2017|Automotive, Engineering, Innovation|
  • iGAME event at the high speed track in IDIADA

Automated vehicles: road-testing regulation

Vehicle automation is considered to be among those technological developments with the greatest potential to solve society’s key mobility problems, both existing and future, at an international level. This technology, or group of technologies, promises to enhance the safety, comfort and sustainability of one of the fundamental pillars of societies relying on [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|Automotive|
  • Applus+ Systems P1

Inspection-software optimisation in technical vehicle inspections

Inspection teams play a key role in the technical vehicle inspection process, directly influencing both the inspection procedure and the end result, technically, operationally and in terms of quality. During 2016, a team from the Applus+ Automotive Division rolled out the replacement of the management software for equipment known as P1s across [...]

By |June 27th, 2017|Automotive, Inspection, Uncategorized|
  • Applus Idiada test bed

Applus+ innovates with a new and better engine test bed

Applus+ IDIADA’s engineers are constantly searching for ways to innovate and further advance the company’s services with the aim of becoming one of the top 10 automotive engineering companies in the world, and being already ranked in the top 20. In line with its policy of client-orientation, a year ago the Powertrain department invested [...]

By |May 29th, 2017|Automotive, Engineering, Testing|
  • Cambra Semi-Anecoica 1 low

NVH Vehicle Development

Applus+ IDIADA is an independent partner for the automotive industry with extensive capacity for management and resolution of NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) development projects. Advanced tools for testing and simulation, a highly experienced team, integrated within a whole vehicle performance department and management network for global development projects, which provide us with unique characteristics [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Automotive, Engineering|

Running Resistance

  The reduction of fuel consumption and emission levels is one of the major concerns of the automotive industry. Industry efforts are focused on the development of more efficient powertrain solutions and the improvement of vehicle running resistance.  For this purpose, Applus+ IDIADA has developed an innovative methodology which enables enhanced integration of the expertise [...]

GPSi: Universal verification system for taximeters

As legislation continues to evolve, so too do the demands placed upon Applus+. In some cases we find simple solutions, but at other times we must think proactively and innovatively in order to achieve our goals. For example, recent changes regarding the system for measuring braking power, the most important element of our inspections. In response [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Automotive, Technical Assistance|

Tyre characterisation and modelling

The global performance of any road vehicle is affected substantially by the performance of its tyres, which transmit all the tyre contact patch inputs to the rim and chassis. However, tyre behaviour is also affected by wheel motion, which is controlled by the vehicle chassis. It is therefore imperative to draw on all available tyre-characterisation [...]

By |May 30th, 2016|Automotive, Services, Testing|
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