Renault is buying a 35 pc stake in Autonomous Vehicle Simulation (AVS), a move that will help it in efforts to develop and test autonomous vehicles. AVS was formed together with Oktal, a unit of French high-tech engineering company Sogeclair. Its technology will complement theÂ SCANeRTM simulation software already used by Renault and its alliance partner Read More..
Tuev Sued has appointed former Cisco executive Dirk Schlesinger chief digital officer, as the German testing and certification company responds to the growing importance of digital technologies in the manufacturing industry. Schlesinger willÂ be in charge of a new digital services division that will work with the company’s business departments to create service offerings in the Read More..
Many companies fail to adequately test mobile applications, according to a survey on enterprise application quality. The World Quality Report, which is compiled each year by consultants Capgemini, software test specialist Sogeti and IT group HP, found that only 31 pc of 1,550 CFOs, CIOs, IT directors and quality assurance (QA) directors polled conduct tests Read More..
Mercedes-Benz has inaugurated two new climatic wind tunnels that will enable the German premium carmaker to test new vehicles’ performance in extreme weather conditions early in the development process. The wind tunnels, located at Mercedes’ Sindelfingen, Germany, site, can produce temperatures ranging from minus 40 to plus 60 degrees Celsius, hurricanes with wind speeds of Read More..
Here’s what the auto industry wants: Microprocessors that are tailormade for the automotive environment, that can withstand huge temperature swings and near-constant vibration and, most importantly, never ever fail. To make microprocessors that meet those requirements, experts say a rethink of the entire production process is order. And that’s exactly what is happening. “Until now, Read More..
German software maker IPG Automotive has launched a new version of its CarMaker test platform. The open-integrationÂ and testing platform can be used throughout the development process. CarMaker 3.5 now includes TruckMaker, a platform that is specifically suited for virtual test driving of commercial vehicles CarMaker software can be used throughout the entire development process. Read More..
With global competition in electric vehicles set to heat up, Honda is starting tests of its next-generation mobility products. The Japanese auto and motorcycle maker said its Electric Vehicle Testing Program, to be conducted in Saitama Prefecture, will include electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, electric scooters and electric carts. The tests will be conducted in real-world Read More..