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Testing, Inspection and Certification

  • PROSPECT project: advancing on lifesaving technologies at European roads

PROSPECT project: advancing on lifesaving technologies at European roads

According to the latest data available, in 2017 25.300 people lost their lives on EU roads; of which 21% were pedestrians and 8% were cyclists. These percentages help to explain the effort made during the last decade to progress in active safety, as a result of advances in video and radar technology. Some of these [...]

By |May 17th, 2019|Automotive|
  • Catalonia living

Catalonia Living Lab (I): Connected and automated vehicle (CAV) development and testing

In 2015, the Spanish Traffic Department (DGT) published a legal framework allowing automated vehicle tests on public roads. Sparked by this publication, the Catalan government and the automotive industry (represented by CIAC) initiated Catalonia Living Lab. As a first step, a catalogue of test locations was created. This catalogue was created based on a solid [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Automotive, Engineering, Testing|
  • Real-Driving-emissions

Real Driving Emissions: real challenges for the automotive industry

Testing car emissions has become a crucial element of production for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), with consumers increasingly aware of the impact of car emissions when purchasing a vehicle. Under new EU regulations, in addition to completing laboratory tests (WLTP), vehicles must complete on-road testing in a Real Driving Emissions (RDE) test. […]

By |March 1st, 2019|Automotive, Testing|
  • Developing synergies

Developing synergies between physical and virtual driving tests

Through its IDIADA Division, Applus+ has acquired two new high-tech driving simulators. As such, it remains a global leader in automotive industry design, testing, certification and engineering services. Always client-driven, Applus+, through its IDIADA Division, is integrating virtual and physical testing. It aims to support its clients’ product-development activities by providing them with engineering, testing [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Automotive, Engineering, Inspection, Services, Testing|
  • Electric mobility

Applus+ IDIADA takes a step towards electric mobility with new e-motor test laboratory

The race to foster green driving systems is heating up, and Applus+ IDIADA is keen to stay abreast of the competition. Clients can avail of a full service engineering and testing partner for electric and hybrid vehicle development projects, facilitating both conversion projects focused on maximising the number of carry-over-parts and development projects for electric [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Automotive, Engineering|
  • Smart mobility

How do we shape the uncertain future of the new “smart mobility”?

Perhaps the perfect answer to this question is “collectively, through coordinated experimentation”. But, since the needs of every individual and every city are unique, there are myriad visions of what the future should look like. In this new era, spearheaded by digital technology and transport providers, the various players must learn to coordinate and evolve, [...]

By |February 7th, 2019|Automotive, Innovation|
  • Crash test dummies

Crash test dummies based on older bodies to reduce road fatalities

Applus+ IDIADA is participating in the ‘SENIORS’ project, to develop car test methods and tools to better assess the protection of older road users. Statistics show that Europe’s roads are getting safer, with the number of road fatalities reducing by 20% over the past seven years. At the same time, however, the proportion of older people [...]

By |October 25th, 2018|Automotive, Innovation, Testing|
  • Applus+ IDIADA leads the deployment of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems in Europe

Applus+ IDIADA leads the deployment of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems in Europe

Applus+ IDIADA coordinates C-MobILE (Accelerating C-ITS Mobility Innovation and depLoyment in Europe), the flagship project of the European Commission in Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems. The project aims to enable the large-scale deployment of interoperable C-ITS services in Europe. This innovative project envisions completely safe and efficient transport on European roads, without casualties and serious injuries, [...]

By |October 9th, 2018|Automotive, Engineering, Innovation|
  • colhd

COLHD project: finding innovative alternative fuel solutions in HGVs

Applus+ IDIADA is part of COLHD, a European funded project bringing together some of Europe’s top universities, SMEs and engineering organizations, to find alternatives to using fossil fuels in Heavy Good Vehicles (HGVs). The project aims to develop an alternative fuel (AF) engine that is more efficient than a standard diesel engine. Such a prototype [...]

By |September 27th, 2018|Automotive, Engineering, Innovation|
  • International mobility

International mobility, key to Applus+ IDIADA´s talent growth

International assignments throughout the Group help enhance cultural literacy, facilitate the mastery of foreign languages and expand our professional networks, making employees an even greater asset for the company. Global mobility is on the rise as many employees seek to boost their personal growth and career development through an international move. In an increasingly global [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Automotive|
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