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Testing, Inspection and Certification

CAVs and ADAS: current and future

Right now, we are stepping into a world of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs). Here we explore what those concepts really mean today, how they will work together in future, and what that means for companies developing and testing the technology. Connectivity in vehicles takes two broad forms today: firstly, an internet connection allows over-the-air [...]

By |October 18th, 2021|Automotive, Engineering, Innovation|

ASSURED Project: Fast and Smart Charging Solutions for Full-Size Urban Heavy-Duty Applications

ASSURED has been implemented to boost the electrification of urban commercial vehicles and their integration with high-power fast charging infrastructures, and involves the evaluation of several infrastructures in different cities across Europe. The project started in October 2017 with the goal of developing and testing high-power solutions for full-size, urban, heavy-duty applications. The main objective [...]

CAVWAY: Applus+ IDIADA’s new testing site for autonomous vehicles in the UK

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 [...]

By |June 10th, 2021|Automotive, Engineering, Innovation, Services, Testing|

CAVRide project: an L4 automated taxi designed to navigate driverless within IDIADA´s headquarters

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 [...]

  • PIONEER´s testing

The PIONEERS project: Protective Innovations of New Equipment for Enhanced Rider Safety

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 [...]

By |March 16th, 2021|Innovation, Testing|
  • MuCCA cars together with storm and rainbow in background

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, [...]

By |January 28th, 2021|Automotive, Innovation|

GPSi, Applus+’s digital answer to the traditional taximeter verification methods

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 [...]

By |July 31st, 2020|Automotive, Innovation|
  • Child restraint systems

I-size regulations for child restraint systems: Comparative protocol study between R-44 and R-129

Although EU data show a reduction in road fatalities in recent years, children remain a vulnerable group of road users. Improving the kinematics and biomechanics considered in testing child restraint systems (CRS) can enhance the safety of child passengers in vehicles. Both anthropometry (i.e. measurements of the human body) and side impact need to be [...]

By |October 16th, 2019|Automotive, Certification|
  • Applus+ Automotive in Denmark: innovating on off-lease vehicle inspection

Applus+ Automotive in Denmark: innovating on off-lease vehicle inspection

Applus+ Automotive in Denmark has developed a new application for managing the inspection of off-lease vehicles, which may be exported to other countries where the Division offers these services. Applus+ Automotive in Denmark has developed a new web application to manage off-lease vehicle inspection. This initiative improves the company´s software for such inspections and reinforces [...]

By |May 16th, 2018|Automotive, Innovation, Inspection|
  • 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|
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