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Engineering down under

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Take a tour of the Australian Automotive Research Centre in Melbourne, which covers a 1,000ha area, and encompasses a raft of test roads and surfaces – including a 4.2km hot mixed surface road

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Creating the GM Electrovan

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Floyd Wyczalek, project manager for the GM Electrovan, recalls his work on the world's first fuel cell vehicle in 1966, and takes a retrospective look at the development of fuel cell technology since.

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From a testing perspective, who stands to benefit most from PSA's acquisition of Opel?

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Engineering down under

Take a tour of the Australian Automotive Research Centre in Melbourne, which covers a 1,000ha area, and encompasses a raft of test roads and surfaces – including a 4.2km hot mixed surface road

17 August 2017

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Creating the GM Electrovan

Floyd Wyczalek, project manager for the GM Electrovan, recalls his work on the world's first fuel cell vehicle in 1966, and takes a retrospective look at the development of fuel cell technology since.

26 July 2017

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Qiantu Motors tests the K50

Engineers evaluate the electric sportscar's chassis and suspension and conduct ESP calibration in winter conditions​.

20 July 2017

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Lucid Air Alpha achieves top speed of 235mph

The all-electric Lucid Air Alpha prototype undergoes the second round of high-speed testing and achieves a top speed of 235mph.

20 July 2017

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Horiba MIRA opens emissions test facility

Take a tour of the new €10.3m Advanced Emissions Test Centre at the UK proving ground, which houses a 4WD climatic chassis dyno, three climatic soak rooms and an ambient soak room.

12 July 2017

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Evaluating the Jaguar E-Pace

The new SUV visited four continents, covering more than 120,000km ​

5 July 2017

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Testing the Faraday Future FF91

A new video series gives a glimpse into the extensive testing of the new electric vehicle cross-over

30 June 2017

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Yandex.Taxi unveils autonomous prototype

Technology giant Yandex has demoed its first autonomous test mule, which will be used to evaluate self-driving tech as well as maps, navigation and route planning systems within the vehicle

15 June 2017

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Daimler opens Vehicle Safety Technology Centre

Thanks to a new operating concept and flexible system layout, around 900 crash tests, including 1,700 sled tests, can be carried out a year at the new facility in Sindelfingen.

05 June 2017

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Honda Proving Center reopens

The scorching desert facility near Cantil, California, has been upgraded to include a 1,300,000ft² vehicle dynamics area and a modified powersports complex.

1 June 2017

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Ambulance crash testing

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health highlights new crash test methods designed to help improve ambulance safety

1 June 2017

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Braking systems development

A snapshot of some of the virtual and physical test techniques being adopted at Applus+ IDIADA to develop next-generation braking systems

24 May 2017

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Toyota NA expansion

Operations are now well underway at Toyota Motor North America’s expanded R&D, purchasing and prototype development centers in York Township, Michigan

16 May 2017

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Hyundai i30 N testing

Watch the mule undergo evaluation on snow and ice and on UK roads

16 May 2017

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Automated vehicle test initiative

A new National Cooperative Highway Research Program in automated vehicle testing is now underway at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

28 April 2017

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BMW 5 Series crash testing

High-speed dynamic footage of the new model undergoing frontal, side and pole impacts as part of the 2017 Euro NCAP safety tests.

25 April 2017

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Ford Performance RS RX development

This behind the scenes footage gives an insight into the engineering process of the vehicle's wing, suspension, driveshaft, and cockpit.

21 April 2017

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Transmission performance

Punch Powerglide NVH engineers reveal how the LMS Imagine.Lab and LMS Test.Lab packages have enhanced the development of automatic transmissions for the Asian market.

11 April 2017

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Spray simulation

Analysis of water management performance in the rain considering wheel spray, in Exa Corporation's PowerFlow 5.4 environment.

29 March 2017

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Evaluating the VW Atlas

The OEM provides a glimpse into the rigorous test regime of its new SUV.

21 March 2017

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Volvo crash test footage

Watch the new XC60 undergo a series of crash tests at the Volvo Safety Center. For an interview with Malin Ekholm, director of the facility in Gothenburg, Sweden, see this year's upcoming issue of Crash Test Technology International.

15 March 2017

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Kia Stinger winter testing

As part of a grueling two-month winter test program, Kia engineers visited Arjeplog, Sweden to refine the Stinger's dynamics in extreme low-grip conditions.

6 March 2017

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Seat's climate test facility

Witness extreme materials testing at Seat's Technical Centre in Montorell, Spain.

28 February 2017

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Lucid Air prototype testing

Watch the development vehicle undergoing road evaluation earlier this year in the San Francisco Bay Area.

20 February 2017

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Virtual vs. physical testing

Exa Corporation's VP of ground transportation applications, Dr Ales Alajbegovic, discusses the limitations of physical testing and conventional design processes used in aero, thermal and acoustics development.

13 February 2017

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Euro NCAP 20th anniversary

On the 20th anniversary of Euro NCAP, Thatcham Research travels through time with this crashtest footage of a 1997 Rover 100 and a current Honda Jazz.

6 February 2017

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GM opens new test facility

General Motors of Canada employees and engineers discuss the opening of the OEM's Canadian Technical Centre-Markham Campus.

31 January 2017

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Obese and elderly ATDs

Trauma experts from the University of Michigan have helped in the development of new obese and elderly crash test dummies.

23 January 2017

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Benchtop electrical analyzer

This automated analysis system, developed by Purkeys, guides technicians through the analysis of heavy-duty vehicle electrical systems.

17 January 2017

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Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford introduces its next-generation Fusion Hybrid development vehicle. Its fleets of test vehicles currently being evaluated on public roads in Michigan, California and Arizona is due to triple to around 90 cars.

5 January 2017

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Tough competition

Faraday Future benchmarks its FF91 against a Ferrari, a Bentley and a Tesla.

5 January 2017

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Powertrain NVH testing

Simcenter Solutions from Siemens PLM Software enables engineers to map full powertrain NVH behavior against other interplaying attributes, in order to develop the best engine control strategy.

13 December 2016

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Ford's weather factory

Take a tour of this new, multi-million dollar environmental test facility, which is claimed to be the most advanced of its kind.

6 December 2016

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Bugatti Chiron development

A grueling 4.5-week test regime saw the sportscar put through its paces in the scorching heat of Death Valley in California and other US desert locations.

30 November 2016

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Turkey test

The Tesla Model S's collision avoidance software is put to the test, as two 15lb dead turkeys are placed on the road to simulate a young child that could have fallen.

30 November 2016

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Continental R&D

This historical footage from the Tier 1 supplier gives an insight into early tire puncture testing and vehicle electronics analysis at the Contidrom in the 1950s.

22 November 2016

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Testing a 1976 Ford Fiesta

Former Ford test engineer, Karel Willaert, gets back behind the wheel of the first generation Fiesta, which his team tested at Lommel Proving Ground 40 years ago.

17 November 2016

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How do you crash test a US$2m car?

Christian Von Koenigsegg gives an insight into the crash test program for the Regera hypercar.

9 November 2016

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Crash roll-over test facility

Watch a high-speed crash in action at Millbrook's new facility, which offers roll-over and small offset frontal impact testing of vehicles.

2 November 2016

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Torsion track testing

AB Dynamics driving robots performing driverless testing at Bundeswehr Technical Centre 41 in Germany on the torsion track surface.

26 October 2016

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Faster pass-by noise testing

Discover how to maximize your test productivity using new features in the Siemens pass-by noise solution.

19 October 2016

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Transport Systems Catapult tests self-driving vehicles

Test runs took place on pavements around Milton Keynes train station and business district in the UK.

17 October 2016

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Illmor in-cylinder CFD

Enjoy these silent animations of fuel spray and turbulence inside an engine cylinder.

27 September 2016

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Boosting test productivity

Learn how the latest upgrades in the LMS Test.Lab 16 software can improve test efficiency and overcome bottlenecks in data acquisition.

27 September 2016

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Land Rover Discovery testing

The vehicle's 35,000 components were put through their paces on a range of terrains, in over 20 countries, across 1,000,000 test miles.

22 September 2016

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New crash test facilities

Millbrook has enhanced its crash test capabilities with a new facility, which offers roll over and small offset frontal impact testing.

21 September 2016

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TrueMotion crash algorithm

This intelligent new smartphone app, called Impact, can detect when a vehicle has been in a collision to automatically notify first responders and connect with emergency services.

13 September 2016

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DevBot development

Newly established motorsport championship, Roborace, has revealed its DevBot robotic, driverless, electric development car.

7 September 2016

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Hyundai tests i30N handling

A disguised prototype was recently put through its paces on the twists and turns of this mountain road

30 August 2016

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LT-5 Chevrolet Corvette testing in 1988

Enjoy 30 minutes of raw video taken during a 180mph cooling test at General Motors' Desert Proving Ground in Mesa, Arizona, USA, back in 1988

25 August 2016

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Marines test tactical transport vehicle

This multi-utility vehicle, being developed by the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, will be used to help less marines cover a greater area, provide expeditionary power and to give Marines superior firepower.

18 August 2016

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Audi INKA test

This video details the various processes involved in the INKA corrosion and aging test, conducted on a Q7 model. More information available here.

16 August 2016

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Nissan BladeGlider

After two years of design and development, Nissan has unveiled a working prototype of its high-performance zero-emissions sportscar concept, the BladeGlider.

9 August 2016

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Intertek buzz, squeak and rattle tests

This video filmed inside a specialized test chamber, gives an insight into component-level buzz, squeak and rattle testing at Intertek.

29 July 2016

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JLR all-terrain self-driving research

In a new multi-million pound research project, the car maker is developing self-driving technology for application in a wide range of real life, on- and off-road driving environments and weather conditions. More information available here.

29 July 2016

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Nissan leaf prototype

Engineers recently created a new Leaf prototype in their spare time. It houses a 48kWh battery that is twice the size of the original Leaf production model, providing a 75% increase in driving range in everyday conditions. More information available here.

29 July 2016

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Hyundai fine tunes N sound

Engineers refine the exhaust sound of the new Hyundai N engine during development.

25 July 2016

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Ford GT wind tunnel tests

Ford engineering supervisor Nick Terzes gives a behind the scenes look inside the wind tunnel at Allen Park, Michigan, where a Ford GT pre-production verification prototype undergoes wind tunnel testing.

19 July 2016

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Bugcrowd cybersecurity

A pioneer in crowdsourced security testing, Bugcrowd harnesses the power of more than 30,000 security researchers to surface critical software vulnerabilities and level the playing field in cybersecurity.

19 July 2016

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Hyundai develops revolutionary technology

In this this series of films, Hyundai UK tests whether or not it’s possible to drive the Hyundai i20 using the power of positive thought alone. The campaign documents the challenge through three films and behind the scenes content.

19 July 2016

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Nissan watertight tests

The company gives an insight into its stringent test process to ensure all cross-over models are watertight, which involves thousands of liters of water being sprayed at the exterior of the vehicle from every angle.

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12 July 2016


Keycom's radar test system

The ME7220E/G simulates a moving vehicle for testing and development of collision avoidance radars. The system can also be utilized in the development of pre-crash braking systems.

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12 July 2016


Autonomous Army truck platooning

The US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center and the Michigan Department of Transportation have teamed up to test highway communications technology for Army vehicles along the I-69 in the St. Clair and Lapeer counties.

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4 July 2016


From track to road

Explore the McLaren Applied Technologies simulator and learn how F1 tech is being used to improve automotive testing and development.

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4 July 2016


Ford Performance driving simulator

Take a close look inside the full motion racing simulator at Ford's Technical Support Center in Concord, North Carolina, USA. The system was a crucial building block in the Ford GT drivers’ preparations for the 2016 Le Mans 24 hours

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27 June 2016


Efficient data capture

Learn how to ensure accuracy and precision in data acquisition with the complete LMS Scadas XS test suite, which provides tools for every application

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20 June 2016


Europe’s greatest roads

This six-part video series produced by Ford showcases some of Europe’s greatest roads

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20 June 2016


Aston Martin DB11 testing

A DB11 prototype being put through its paces in sub-zero temperatures at locations in Sweden and Finland

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13 June 2016


Electric bus with wirelessly rechargeable Lithium-ion battery

Watch a demonstration video of Toshiba's fast, cable-free contactless charger for electric vehicles, which is currently under development

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13 June 2016


Hyundai tests its new N powerplant

Footage of the new Hyundai N 2.0 Turbo engine being tested in the lab at the Namyang R&D Center in Korea, before the engine was put through its paces at the Nürburgring 24-hour race

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06 June 2016


Chevrolet Spark side IIHS crash test

This video shows the 2016 Chevrolet Spark undergoing a recent IIHS 31mph side impact crash test, in which the stationary test vehicle is struck on the driver’s side by a crash cart fitted with a deformable barrier

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06 June 2016


JLR's application of CFD technology

Director of special vehicle operations, Mark Stanton reveals how Jaguar Land Rover uses Exa PowerFLOW simulation software to optimize the aerodynamics of its vehicles.

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02 June 2016


Zero vehicle prototypes

Jaguar Land Rover's director of special vehicle operations, Mark Stanton discusses the company's goal of reaching full vehicle verification exclusively through digital simulation by 2020.

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25 May 2016


Challenges in data acquisition

Learn more about how the LMS Test.Lab high-speed multi-channel data acquisition system can help you overcome data logging challenges in testing and development.

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25 May 2016


Ford's mobile wind tunnel

Take a look inside the world’s first fully mobile aeroacoustic wind tunnel featuring an innovative, patent-pending test system that allows for sources of unwanted wind noise in early production vehicles to be identified faster and solutions developed sooner.

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25 May 2016


Applus IDIADA Spain proving ground

Take a tour of Applus IDIADA's extensive proving ground facilities in Spain.

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25 May 2016


GATEway deploys first shuttle prototype

An automated GATEway prototype shuttle vehicle navigates its way around the Greenwich Peninsula in London, UK for the first time.

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23 May 2016


Chevrolet Camaro Z28 prototype crash

This video footage leaked by MotoriOnline captures a prototype Chevrolet Camaro Z28 in a high-speed crash during testing at the Nürburgring recently. The test driver escaped without injuries and the Z28 was hardly damaged.

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17 May 2016


Ford Super Duty camper handling and roll testing

See how the company uses a custom built slide-in camper simulator to test the roll stability control of its vehicles.

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17 May 2016


Inside TM4's test facilities

This series of videos offers an insight into product validation, testing and manufacturing at electric and hybrid powertrain developer TM4.

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11 May 2016


QinetiQ proving ground

Take a tour of the Hurn, UK facility where defense technology company QinetiQ puts military and commercial vehicles through their paces.

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11 May 2016


Ford F-150 video series

This six-part monthly video series, which highlights the capabilities of the new Ford F-150 Raptor, was shot on the Mojave desert terrain where the vehicle was designed and tested at the company's Arizona proving ground.

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03 May 2016


Ford Focus RS RX development documentary

This four-part documentary series highlights various elements of the Ford Focus RS rallycross vehicle development with behind-the-scenes access and interviews with the engineering team and drivers.

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29 April 2016


European Truck Platooning Challenge

As part of this initiative, which took place earlier in 2016, six brands of automated trucks - DAF Trucks, Daimler Trucks, Iveco, MAN Truck & Bus, Scania and Volvo Group - platooned on public roads from several European cities to the Netherlands. The aim of the challenge was to bring platooning one step closer to implementation.

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20 April 2016


Google self-driving car project

So far, the Google self-driving car has self-driven more than 1.5 million miles with a safety driver inside. It is currently out on the streets of Mountain View, California, Austin, Texas, Kirkland, Washington and Metro Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

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19 April 2016


Autonomous vehicle testing in the dark

At Ford's Arizona Proving Ground, a Ford Fusion Hybrid autonomous research vehicle was recently driven with no headlights on, along the desert roads there

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Immersive visualization technology

Exa sees the future of engineering collaboration moving to 3D immersive simulation project reviews as they offer substantially better data insight than a wind tunnel could ever provide.

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Nissan Titan XD development documentary

Nissan published this multi-chapter Titan 'truckumentary' to highlight the various design, planning and engineering steps taken in the development of the vehicle

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Debating autonomous driving

Does the Nordic model offer the rest of the world a template for autonomous driving? Experts at Volvo’s autonomous driving debate in the Swedish Parliament give their view

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The history of Intertek Group

Testing and certification company Intertek looks back on its history, which began more than 130 years ago

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Intertek Phoenix lab tour

The Intertek Phoenix facility is part of Intertek’s Center for the Evaluation of Clean Energy Technology. Testing of electric vehicles, hybrids, and other alternative fuel vehicles takes place on the proving grounds tracks, the streets, and inside the lab there

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Ford Ranger development documentary

This new documentary series called 'Science of Tough' captures Ford engineers putting the new Ranger through its paces in grueling tests across the world. Testing focused primarily on the vehicle's load box, torque output, water-wading capability and engine cooling systems

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GM Powertrain Performance and Racing Center tour

A tour of the recently opened GM Powertrain Performance and Racing Center reveals how the transfer from track to road helps GM design and develop its engines. For more on the facility click here.

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Development of the new E-Class

After more than four years of intensive development and testing, the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class has now been launched. More on the test program in the June issue of Automotive Testing Technology International.

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AMG M178 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine testing

Take a look at the rigorous testing that goes into every AMG engine in this behind the scenes video.

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Ford squeak and rattle testing

Ford is using mobile climate and road simulators to minimize squeaks and rattles from the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty. This rigorous testing puts the vehicle through some of the most extreme conditions known to man inside the simulators.

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Modern camouflage used by Ford

This video shows how Ford is using innovative new camouflage techniques to hide its vehicles from spy photographers.

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TRL's UK Smart Mobility Living Lab

Learn more about TRL's recently established UK Smart Mobility Living Lab at Greenwich, which provides a real-life environment where connected and automated vehicles services and processes can be safely developed and evaluated.

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World's worst potholes inspire test road

Check out Ford's nightmare test road, which simulates some of the world's worst potholes, at the company's Lommel Proving Ground in Belgium.

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Improved vehicle design in simulation

Exa Corporation's Dr Paul Stewart discusses the advantages that 3D simulation and visualization can offer vehicle design engineers

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GM opens Communitech facility

Initial areas of focus for the GM team based at the Communitech facility in Silicon Valley, Canada, will be to explore and experiment with advanced smartphone applications, and new ride-sharing services and approaches. The team will also explore new partnering opportunities to incubate new ideas for urban, multi-modal transportation systems that combine public transit, ride-sharing and advance the mandate of the Canadian Engineering Centre to build a fleet of autonomous Chevrolet Volt vehicles

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Applus IDIADA China proving ground

This new facility is due to open in June 2016 and will be fully operational in 2018. It features 16 tracks including wet tracks, a skid pad and areas for handling and braking tests, as well as workshops for passenger cars and commercial vehicles

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An overview of tire development at Applus+ IDIADA

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Testing the Ford F-Series Super Duty

Five truck customers will witness development and testing of the new vehicle in this new We Own Work video series

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Ford 2017 Super Duty frame stunt

In this massive stunt the steel frame of the 2017 Ford Super Duty is put to the test and loaded with eight F-150s and an F-750 TONKA dump truck

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Altran's passive safety center

Take a tour of the Altran World Class Center based in Gratz, Austria, which focuses on passive vehicle safety engineering and testing. More than 100 experts are based here

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Ford materials tests

The soil and cleanability test, which splashes different substances on seat fabrics to evaluate how well they can be cleaned afterwards, testing their overall stain resistance

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The mace snagging test, which spins seat fabrics on rotating rollers roughly 600 times while they’re repeatedly struck by a spikey iron ball to test how strong they are

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A team of examiners smell various samples of materials used inside Ford vehicles and rank them to help the engineers achieve interiors with a perceptible but not disturbing odor

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New off-road area at Colmis

Colmis Proving Ground has opened its new off-road test area covering more than 3km. This new addition features a high number of up and downhill tracks with several different sections

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Ford autonomous vehicle snow tests

Unlike other automakers which have tested autonomous vehicle technology only in dry, mostly sunny climates, Ford has conducted extensive snow testing of its autonomous vehicle technology in Michigan, USA

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FordPass: day in the life animation

Ford recently introduced its FordPass platform, which re-imagines the relationship between automaker and consumer

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New version of IPEmotion

The latest release of Ipetronik's IPEmotion software features extended data analysis capabilities. For example, the offline classification supports 2D methods like Rainnflow, From-to-Count, Transition Matrix and others

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The SEAT Technical Centre

Inside SEAT's R&D facility in Spain, which celebrated its 40th anniversary only last year. For more information on the center click here.

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Reduced scale wind tunnel

Take a look inside GM's new reduced scale wind tunnel test facility, which was recently installed at its Technical Center in Michigan, USA

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Virtual crash testing

This video produced by CNET takes a look at how CAD is changing and revolutionizing automotive crash testing

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Vertical street crash

Kia Motors recently built a vertical street structure, which it used to illustrate a Grand Carnival MPV vehicle collision in an entirely new way by converting a normal 56km/h crash test into a vertical drop crash test from a height of 12.6m

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Ford-funded University of Michigan battery lab

Ford is expanding its global battery R&D footprint for EVs by adding research and engineering capabilities in Europe and Asia. The company is also investing in a world-class battery R&D facility at the University of Michigan in the USA

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Prediction of flow-induced noise

The FIND module within Exa PowerAcoustics locates, quantifies and ranks noise sources so NVH design improvements can be made

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Volvo mocks testing procedures

This live test was set up to demonstrate the sturdiness and mobility of the Volvo FMX. It was filmed in Serbia on a closed-off gravel pit with all buildings empty, locked and sealed. The remote control used by Sophie was specially made for this film

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Meet Sophie: behind the scenes of Volvo's Look Who’s Driving project

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Volvo Trucks at Asta Zero

Volvo recently visited the Asta Zero proving ground to test its collision warning with emergency brake system with the help of robot driven trucks

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Vertical street crash

Kia Motors recently built a vertical street structure, which it used to illustrate a Grand Carnival MPV vehicle collision in an entirely new way by converting a normal 56km/h crash test into a vertical drop crash test from a height of 12.6m

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Ford tests at Mcity

Ford Motor Company is the first automaker to test a fully autonomous vehicle, the Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Research Vehicle, at Mcity

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The automated Fusion Hybrid research vehicle is unique in that it fuses existing driver assist technologies found on Ford vehicles today such as a front-facing camera, radar and ultrasonic sensors, then adds four LiDAR sensors to generate a real-time 3D map of the vehicle’s surrounding environment

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Climatic wind tunnel

Inside Ford's climate chamber at its Allen Park, Michigan facility while winter testing is underway

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NVH optimization at 3M India

Discover how 3M India uses LMS Simulation and Testing Solutions tools to develop innovative methods of optimizing vehicle acoustics without adding weight

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Volvo begins kangaroo research

In order to develop kangaroo detection and collision avoidance technology, a team of Volvo Cars safety experts recently traveled to the Australian Capital Territory to film and study the roadside behavior of kangaroos in their natural habitat

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Lotus 3-Eleven under test

Footage of the new Lotus 3-Eleven during its recent two-week test session at the Nürburgring in which over 2,000km were covered

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Ford Focus RS weekly documentary

Episode 8

In this final installment it's time for the nail-biting management review

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Episode 7

It's sign-off day following Block’s headline appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

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Episode 6

The Ford manufacturing plant in Saarlouis, Germany, gears up for production in the final stages of development

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Episode 5

The team heads to Sweden for winter testing as it is under increasing pressure to improve performance

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Episode 4

Ken Block heads to Ford’s top-secret test facility in a pre-production model

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Episode 3

A 1,600km (1,000-mile) drive through epic terrain takes prototypes from high in the Rocky Mountains to the Arizona desert

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Episode 2

Design and development – crunching crashes put the new design to the toughest of tests

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Episode 1

Project kick-off – Ken Block and Raj Nair debate what the car should deliver, from behind the wheel of an early prototype

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Drone footage of 2017 Ford Raptor

This summer an engineering prototype of the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor tackled the dunes at Silver Lake, Michigan, State Park, USA

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Evoque Convertible testing

According to Land Rover, the vehicle breezed through its grueling all-terrain test and development program

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EDF Energy's #PrettyCurious campaign

According to a recent study, around a third of girls in the UK aged 11 to 16 don’t think they are smart enough to become a scientist with boys the same age five times more likely to want to pursue a career in engineering. EDF Energy's #PrettyCurious campaign aims to inspire girls to become scientists

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Kia tests the new Sportage

Hot weather testing of the new Kia Sportage in Death Valley, California. For an update on the latest developments at Kia's test facility there, see the upcoming issue of Automotive Testing Technology

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IPG steering-in-the-loop test rig

Take a look at how the company's new steering test bench works

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IIHS crash-focused research center

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has opened an expanded testing facility that will enable it to evaluate the latest crash avoidance technologies year-round

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Development of the Bentley Bentayga

Testing of the new SUV, which is being unveiled at the IAA Frankfurt Show this week, from September 15-25 2015

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Ford's 30 durability tests

Every new Ford model is subjected to some of the hottest, highest, coldest and roughest conditions on earth. Here's an insight into some of those tests

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McLaren Sports Series test footage

Following its global debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the McLaren Sports Series has now entered into the pre-production phase

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Ford F-150 Raptor under test

An early engineering prototype, which combines parts from the 2017 Raptor with the 2015 F-150, climbs tight two track trails in Northern Michigan, where the team is testing the new truck’s components over challenging terrain

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Automated vehicle tests in 1969

An insight into automated vehicle testing at Continental's Contidrom facility over four decades ago

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Ford's cold weather testing

Ford subjects its prototype vehicles to the most extreme cold weather conditions at the McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida panhandle

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The SEAT Technical Centre turns 40

This year, the SEAT Technical Centre in Spain celebrates its 40th anniversary. In the last five years the company has invested €1.4bn in R&D

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Jaguar F-Pace extreme weather testing

Watch as Jaguar’s first performance crossover is exhaustively tested in the searing heat and dust of Dubai to the ice and snow of northern Sweden. Gravelled mountain passes were also included in a Jaguar test program for the first time

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A drive through Mcity

The University of Michigan has opened its new test environment dedicated to the development and testing of connected and automated vehicle technologies

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Winter testing the Bentley Bentayga

Bentley puts the new Bentayga through its paces in Sweden

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Volvo XC90: run-off-road crash test

Crash test showing a run-off-road ('ditch') crash at 80km/h (50 mph) with the all-new Volvo XC90 T6. Occupants are as follows: Driver – THOR dummy (normal size male); Front passenger – Hybrid III dummy 50%; Rear seat RHS passenger – Q1.5 dummy (18- month-old child in a rear-facing child seat). For more on Volvo testing, see the June 2015 issue of ATTI.

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Bloodhound cockpit testing

Lightweight composite ballistic panels have been developed to protect Bloodhound driver Andy Green's cockpit. In testing, supplier Morgan Advanced Materials fired a projectile at them with 29KJ of energy, the equivalent of a 2,000mph cricket ball!

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Ariel test footage

Testing of the Nomad mule on gravel rally stages in Wales, UK

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Testing the Chevrolet Malibu 2016

A snapshot of the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu under test. Conditions were based on four decades of real world data collected by GM

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Underground testing of the Range Rover Evoque Convertible

Land Rover was granted access to the 26-mile network of Crossrail tunnels 40m below the streets of London, UK, with the first Range Rover Evoque Convertible prototype

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Mugen Euro's new engine test center

Motorsport specialist Mugen Euro teamed up with Sierra-CP Engineering to create a state-of-the-art motorsport engine test facility in Milton Keynes, UK that is being used by Honda's Formula 1 engine program for 2015 and beyond

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Hennessey's Venom GT hits 270.49mph

Following extensive aerodynamic testing and data logging, the Venom GT recently set a new world speed record for two-seat sports cars

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Alfa Romeo 4C completes lap of the Nürburgring

The new Alfa Romeo 4C completes a record breaking lap of the ring in just 8 mins 4 secs

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Development of the McLaren P1

The P1 was revealed as a design study at the Paris Motor Show in 2012. Now, testing of the production vehicle is underway

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Aries crash test footage

Insane crash test footage of an EURONCAP frontal crash, 40% offset at 60km/h, a second crash frontal crash at 50km/h and third a frontal crash at 120km/h

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Volvo V40 unveiled

Further to the article in the June 2012 issue of Automotive Testing Technology International, Volvo bosses Stefan Jacoby and Peter Mertens discuss their new Audi A3 rival

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Testing the Jaguar F-Type

Martin Brundle and Mike Cross discuss the dynamics of Jaguar's forthcoming sports car

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