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Testing, Inspection and Certification

  • 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|

IDIADA’ s Virtual Proving Ground: a whole new range of testing possibilities

  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 [...]

By |November 26th, 2020|Automotive, Innovation|

Virtual development at Applus+ IDIADA

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 [...]

By |September 25th, 2020|Automotive, Engineering, Innovation|

SUaaVE: a European-funded project aimed at improving users’ acceptance, trust and comfort regarding future Level 4 Automated Vehicles

The introduction of autonomous vehicles is set to disrupt the automotive industry and market. The transformation of the driver to a passenger requires new systems, new design and new features, both from the technological point of view and the user-centered part. Other aspects such as comfort, security, ethics and design will also need to be [...]

By |June 25th, 2020|Automotive, Engineering|
  • road management

PAV-DT: turning vehicles into low-cost real-time inspection tools

Despite spending 6.000 million euros every year in road pavement maintenance, around 30% of the 5,5 million kilometer European road network is in poor condition. Current strategies, based on corrective maintenance, are not only inefficient and costly but also have a negative impact on pavement life, road safety, driving costs comfort and the environment. One [...]

By |June 19th, 2020|Automotive, Inspection|
  • Improving vehicle safety

Using high-speed cameras for vehicle safety testing

In recent years, vehicle safety has become one of the main characteristics identified when buying a car [1]. One of the most important players in this global understanding of safety is the emergence of entities such as EuroNCAP that have been pushing the European automotive market towards better vehicle safety for over 20 years. As [...]

By |April 29th, 2020|Automotive, Innovation, Testing|

Incorporating Driver State Assessment into Adaptable Automated Control Systems

Some of the principal benefits of developments in autonomous vehicles are improvements in safety and efficiency for road users. Central to these are transitions between manual driving and automated control. Here it is vital to consider the driver state and environmental conditions so that vehicle systems can adapt their functionality accordingly. Applus+ IDIADA is a [...]

By |March 20th, 2020|Automotive, Engineering, Testing|
  • IDIADA’s CAVRide: an in-house engineered self-driving taxi

IDIADA’s CAVRide: an in-house engineered self-driving taxi

The CAVRide is an IDIADA research and development project led by the HQ’s Electronics Department and Connected & Automated Vehicles’ specialists, together with the UK Business Unit. […]

By |March 5th, 2020|Automotive, Engineering|
  • Tyres safety

How tire development can tackle a safety issue: noiseless electric vehicles

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly common on our roads; however, one aspect continues to generate discussion: their quietness. This aspect is of special interest as it affects pedestrian’s and vulnerable road user’s (VRU) safety.  Through the EU-funded PBNv2 project, Applus+ IDIADA has been working in collaboration with several partners to improve this issue with regard [...]

By |February 18th, 2020|Automotive, Engineering|
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