CAVWAY is a new vehicle proving ground that Applus+ IDIADA is constructing in the UK along with its partner, Prova Developments. It will provide a secure, controlled & connected proving ground suitable for the development and testing of connected & autonomous vehicles (CAV), as part of a UK national infrastructure of “CAM TestBeds”. It will [...]
In response to the emerging needs of the automotive industry related to connected & automated vehicles, Applus+ IDIADA has utilised its development and validation expertise to engineer a level four autonomous vehicle that meets the necessary functional requirements to safely operate whilst keeping overall car performance. Under the name of CAVRide, the demonstration was to [...]
Statistics show that Europe’s roads have become safer in the past decade, but progress remains too slow. The EU road safety policy framework 2021-2030 establishes a new 50% reduction target for deaths and, for the first time, also for serious injuries. The Stockholm Declaration of February 2020 paves the way for further global political commitment [...]
Multi-Car Collision Avoidance (MuCCA) Project: World’s first demonstration of collective collision avoidance between real cars.
Our Applus+ IDIADA team in the UK recently completed the Multi-Car Collision Avoidance (MuCCA) Project, a high-profile connected and automated vehicle (CAV) project. The aim was to develop and demonstrate an advanced safety concept in which several autonomous cars use vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications to cooperate in real time to avoid a collision. With this technology, [...]
The integration of IDIADA Spain Virtual Proving Ground (ISVPG) with testing and simulation software has strengthened virtual development and validation activities by offering new virtual scenarios for various applications such as comfort/durability simulations, driving simulator activities and ADAS & Autonomous Driving system development. ISVPG supports development activities by having the most important surfaces of [...]
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a collaborative work methodology for setting up and managing a construction project. It encompasses the execution of the whole project and extends throughout the life cycle of the construction, facilitating its management and reducing its operational costs. Gathering graphic information at different steps of the construction work At Applus+, we [...]
The current disruption in the automotive industry is unprecedented, as not one, but several major changes are forcing it to adapt: the 4 megatrends that have defined the R&D investments during the last decade (Autonomous, Connected, Electrified, and Shared cars) are finally reaching mass-market readiness – and the consumer is already demanding them. Maintaining a [...]
Many of our clients visit our structural testing facilities in Barcelona to witness their tests and follow them in real-time. In some cases, they even invite their own end clients to witness the testing process with them. In 2010, Applus+ released a secure online testing environment called E-Testing that allows you (and your own end clients) to [...]
Applus+ strives to respond to its clients’ needs and anticipate new challenges in industrial safety, with solutions that are unique in the market, and the most comprehensive services in their field. One of them is GPSi, a taximeter verification system created by Applus+’s Automotive Division. The usual method for this task is a rolling-road system that [...]
Digital twin solutions through the integration of 3D digital imaging, engineering simulation, and machine learning cognition.
Using photogrammetry techniques for the digitization of assets Artificial intelligence (AI) and smart systems are now pervasive. The journey of digitization and smart technologies can take many forms for different applications. For engineering services, the journey starts with creating a digital replica of the physical world that mirrors the actual asset as closely as possible [...]