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GM to offer 22 safety technologies in 2016 models
By ABR Staff Writer
The 2016 models of US automotive giant General Motors (GM) will offer 22 safety technologies, covering a range including driver alerts and night vision.
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Local Motors launches road-ready 3D-printed car designs
By ABR Staff Writer
US vehicle manufacturing firm Local Motors has unveiled the design ‘Reload Redacted - Swim/Sport’ which is not only the winner of the contest Project Redacted but also the foundation for the world’s first-of-its-kind road-ready 3D-printed vehicles.
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Ford F-150 Raptor completes 1,000 miles desert trial
By ABR Staff Writer
Off-road truck ‘2017 F-150 Raptor’ from the stable of Ford has covered more than 1,000 miles in its ongoing tests across the harsh desert terrain in the southwestern region in the US.
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Google begins testing driverless cars in US
By ABR Staff Writer
Internet giant Google has initiated testing of its autonomous cars on the public streets in Austin, Texas, to ascertain the way the prototypes negotiate with traffic, obstacles and road conditions.
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Toyota adds to its safety model for pre-collision analysis
By ABR Staff Writer
Japanese automobile major Toyota has added a new muscle model, capable of profiling changes in posture pre-collision of vehicle occupants, to its Total Human Model for Safety (Thums) Version 5 software application for virtual crash simulations.
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Daimler revs up simulation for model development
By ABR Staff Writer
German automotive major Daimler has introduced a slew of measures combining Dynamic Select with Adaptive Damping System to subject the virtual prototype of new-generation A-Class models to a set of driving situations before translating them into reality.
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Messring and TH Ingolstadt varsity tie up for mishap test
By ABR Staff Writer
German crash-test facility maker Messring has joined hands with TH Ingolstadt University to test for systems to be put in place for an active safety device capable of averting accident or ameliorate the severity of collisions.
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Louisiana Tech varsity probes electric cars noise safety
By ABR Staff Writer
Louisiana Tech University’s Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness (PDRIB) is probing noise safety standards of electric and hybrid cars to ascertain whether the sound is safe enough for pedestrians, including blinds.
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Mercedes-Benz Actros pips rivals in over 90% Fuel Duels
By ABR Staff Writer
Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks have aced out rivals in more than 90% of ‘Fuel Duels’ held across 22 countries in Europe, a test comparing engines on the parameters of fuel consumption.
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Porsche opens $100m experience center in Atlanta
By ABR Staff Writer
German sports car major Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) has opened $100m experience center and headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, with a view to expand its footprint across the US.
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Ingolstadt University of Applied Sciences to open vehicle safety R&D center in Germany
By ABR Staff Writer
Ingolstadt University of Applied Sciences will build a test center with €28m investment for carrying out R&D in vehicle safety in Germany.
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Audi to develop central driver assistance controller for piloted driving
By ABR Staff Writer
German automobile manufacturer Audi is developing a new central driver assistance controller (zFAS) with high-end computing power for piloted driving.
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Honda tests automated cars in San Francisco
By ABR Staff Writer
Honda has commenced testing of its new cars with automated and connected vehicle technology at the Concord Naval Weapons Station (CNWS) in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Bureau Veritas opens automotive components and system testing lab in China
By ABR Staff Writer
Quality assurance provider, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services (BVCPS) has opened its new Electrical & Electronics laboratory specializing in the testing and certification of automotive components and systems, and large domestic appliances in Guangzhou, China.
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2016 Chevrolet Malibu tested in extreme conditions
By ABR Staff Writer
General Motors has announced that the company is testing the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu using data collected by the company since 1972.
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