In January 2018, Calspan will open a state-of-the-art crash test
facility to support the increasing needs of the automotive crash test
Hyundai Motor Group said Friday that it has earned the most awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) this year for its high crash test
FRENCH car major Renault's popular SUV Duster has failed a crash test
conducted on its base variant due to lack of airbags, earning zero stars for adult occupant protection.
By simulating an Anthropomorphic Test Device (ATD or crash test
dummy) in software, time and money can be saved whilst preparations take place.
In order to be in the running for the award - which is the first to recognise safety in the UK used car market - all the cars had to have a five-star Euro NCAP crash test
rating, CO2 emissions of 120g/km or lower and be available to buy on the second-hand market for PS15,000 or less.
The moderate overlap frontal crash test
has the vehicle located so that it is offset by 10 percent from the centerline in relation to the side of the barrier.
The planned changes will improve on the well-known safety ratings by adding an additional crash test
, using new and more human-like crash test
dummies, rating crash-avoidance advanced technologies, and assessing pedestrian protection.
John Thornton, chairman of the Automotive Testing Technology International Awards, explained on behalf of the international expert jury just why they selected the facility from Protech this year: "Protech is a deserving winner of the Crash Test
Facility of the Year Award.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 30, 2015-MESSRING gets '2015 Crash Test
Facility of the Year' award
Cars in India are required to pass the frontal crash test
norm which is also known as steering impact test to be able to manufacture and sell cars.
Each crash test
costs about $2,000 to conduct, and the independent tests were going to be paid for by CPS and Subaru, not the manufacturers of the products.
To determine the pedestrian's behavior, a crash test
dummy was used.