Post Tagged with: "Safety"

Successful EU Research Project: MotorBrain Increases Range and Safety of Electric Vehicles

Successful EU Research Project: MotorBrain Increases Range and Safety of Electric Vehicles

30 European partners are carrying out basic research on electric drive systems Electric drives are to become significantly smaller and lighter Main focus lies on integration of electronics and more safety To design smaller, lighter, safer, and more efficient electric drives — with these objectives, researchers from nine European countries commenced the MotorBrain project, funded by the European Union, three[Read More…]

Ralph Lauxmann Becomes Head of Systems & Technology in the Chassis & Safety Division

Ralph Lauxmann Becomes Head of Systems & Technology in the Chassis & Safety Division

Effective January 1, 2015, Ralph Lauxmann will take over as Head of Systems & Technology in the Chassis & Safety division headquarters in Frankfurt, at international automotive supplier Continental. In this role, he will report directly to Frank Jourdan, Head of the Chassis & Safety division and member of the Executive Board of Continental AG and functionally to Christian Senger,[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
TRW highlights advanced rear seat airbag safety technologies at Airbag 2014

TRW highlights advanced rear seat airbag safety technologies at Airbag 2014

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. is outlining at Airbag 2014 how a combination of advanced restraint systems can help to address the protection of rear seat occupants during frontal impacts. Dirk Schultz, director of Inflatable Restraints for TRW Occupant Safety Systems, said: “We conducted an analysis of the German In-Depth Accident Study database for information on injury patterns of rear-seated occupants[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Delphi’s Electronically Scanning Radar Brings Safety to One Million Vehicles

Delphi’s Electronically Scanning Radar Brings Safety to One Million Vehicles

Delphi Automotive recently sold its one millionth electronically scanning radar (ESR) globally – a key milestone as car makers meet growing customer demand for new technologies that improve safety. Since its debut in 2009, Delphi’s ESR set the standard for long range automotive radar sensors.  Key features were introduced in this radar, including multi-mode operation, digital beam forming, and a[Read More…]

by August 22, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Bosch safety technology for motorcyclists

Bosch safety technology for motorcyclists

Motorcycling is becoming safer. From 2008 to 2013, the number of motorcyclists who had fatal accidents on Germany’s roads fell by 13% to 568. Experts believe that one reason for the decline is the spread of anti-lock braking systems. Summarizing the findings from the German In-Depth Accident Study GIDAS, Gerhard Steiger, president of the Bosch Chassis Systems Control division, says,[Read More…]

by August 6, 2014 Globescan, Web Exclusive
100 million Bosch ESP systems

100 million Bosch ESP systems

Bosch has produced 100 million ESP systems since the start of series production in 1995. In the process, the company has made a significant contribution to making driving safer. Especially on slippery roads, but also in instances where vehicles drive into bends too quickly, the electronic stability program helps keep vehicles on course and prevent skidding accidents, which often have[Read More…]

by March 26, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive