Tag: ADAS

Range anxiety, ADAS and unexpected electric vehicle consequences

Range anxiety, ADAS and unexpected electric vehicle consequences

3rd September 2019 | 0 Comments

The future is electric and the automotive market is rapidly moving in such a voltaic direction. But the transition is far from complete and the switch to autonomous vehicles is even further off. In the interim we all have to be aware of some of the unexpected consequences that the introduction of new technologies brings. The two clearest examples are range anxiety and ADAS concerns.

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Hella Gutmann Solutions announces software update for mega macs devices

Hella Gutmann Solutions announces software update for mega macs devices

14th August 2019 | 0 Comments

As Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) become more prevalent in the vehicle car parc, it is vital that all independent workshops understand the technology and are equipped to handle working on these systems.

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Hella Gutmann launches portable ADAS calibration tool

Hella Gutmann launches portable ADAS calibration tool

12th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) has released the CSC-Tool Mobile (camera & sensor calibration tool) advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) recalibration tool. The CSC-Tool Mobile is engineered to the same exacting criteria as the standard version, which was released last year, but with the added bonus of being portable and able to be assembled in just a few minutes. Again, as with the standard tool, it is fully compatible with the HGS mega macs range of diagnostic tools, which all come pre-loaded with the necessary ADAS calibration software.

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Speed limiters to increase demand for wheel alignment

Speed limiters to increase demand for wheel alignment

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Wheel alignment supplier Absolute Alignment anticipates increased demand for four wheel alignment services from 2022 onwards if speed limiters become compulsory on all new cars across Europe.

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Autopromotec adds Hybrid and ADAS village

Autopromotec adds Hybrid and ADAS village

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

The 2019 edition of Autopromotec now includes a “Hybrid & ADAS Village”. This space will be exclusively devoted to showcasing latest generation ADAS safety systems for hybrid cars and will be organised in collaboration with Quattroruote Professional.

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Speed limiters head raft of safety rules due to be introduced from 2022

2nd April 2019 | 0 Comments

A range of new vehicle safety features, to be fitted as standard on all new cars, vans, lorries and buses sold in Europe from 2022, has moved a step closer after a provisional EU deal was reached in Strasbourg. The new rules include requirements for new technologies, such as Automated Emergency Braking (AEB) and over-ridable Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA), to be fitted as standard for the first time.

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Remarketing sector faces unprecedented upskilling demand – VRA

4th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Rapidly changing vehicle technology means that the remarketing sector is going to have to undergo an unprecedented period of upskilling over the next decade, says the Vehicle Remarketing Association. The organisation – which represents companies that handle, sell, inspect, transport or manage more than 1.5 million used vehicles every year – says that the rise of electric vehicles, increased connectivity and increasing levels of autonomy will all have an impact.

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Hella, AEye to extend perception solutions collaboration for ADAS, automated driving

18th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Automotive lighting and electronics supplier Hella is to extend its strategic partnership with AEye, a forerunner in artificial perception systems and the developer of iDAR. The companies are working to deliver customised sensing and perception solutions for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving (AD) based on AEye’s iDAR technology.

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Hella increases sales and earnings in a challenging market environment

Hella increases sales and earnings in a challenging market environment

14th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Hella, a global automotive supplier, has concluded the first six months of its fiscal year 2018/2019 (June 1 to November 30, 2018) with positive sales and earnings despite a challenging market environment. Thus, currency and portfolio-adjusted consolidated sales rose by 7.3 per cent. Taking into account exchange rate effects and the divestment of the wholesale distribution business, the reported sales increased by 2.8 per cent to € 3.6 billion (previous year: € 3.5 billion).

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Do markets dream of electric cars?

Do markets dream of electric cars?

9th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Phillip K Dick may well have been thinking far further into the future than the current popularisation of electric cars when he wrote his famous novella “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”, however the rise of big data alongside electric and autonomous vehicles means the most advanced cars of today have an increasing amount in common with the artificial intelligence in the source material for the film Blade Runner.

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Euro Car Parts distributing Texa diagnostic software

Euro Car Parts distributing Texa diagnostic software

14th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts has expanded its Workshop Solutions diagnostic range with the addition of the Texa car, supercar, motorcycle and LCV portfolio.

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Why tyre servicers need to address ADAS – Hella Gutmann Solutions

Why tyre servicers need to address ADAS – Hella Gutmann Solutions

14th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Technological tipping points are not always easy to identify, and the pace of change in the automotive industry can make it a challenge for garages not affiliated with new car dealerships to stay on top of new carfeatures as they begin to require repair. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are emblematic of this, and considering their centrality to the safe operation of many new cars, the stakes have also risen. Tyres & Accessories visited Hella Gutmann Solutions’ facilities in and around Ihringen, Germany to see how the supplier of diagnostic and camera and sensor recalibration solutions is responding to garages’ increasing need for new equipment, technician training, and data, to address the rise of ADAS.

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Millbrook expands ADAS test facilities

Millbrook expands ADAS test facilities

23rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Millbrook is expanding its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) test facilities. According to the well-known test centre, Millbrook has “the best facilities for testing these cutting-edge technologies in the UK”. In addition to modifications to existing road and test track infrastructure, Millbrook is reportedly making “a significant investment in high-precision instrumentation and soft targets that allow contact without damage”.

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Osram partners Joyson Safety Systems in ‘super cruise’ semi-autonomous driving system

7th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Osram Opto Semiconductors and Joyson Safety Systems are equipping the new Cadillac CT6 with an innovative system for semi-autonomous driving. According to the two companies, ‘Super Cruise’ is the industry’s first true hands-free driving technology. Osram’s infrared and LED components, which are embedded in Joyson Safety Systems’ steering wheel for the Cadillac CT6, allow the system to monitor driver attentiveness by tracking his or her head position to ensure drivers are watching the road ahead while ‘Super Cruise’ is engaged.

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Hella plans national roadshow of events to highlight technology

15th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS), the leader in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) recalibration for the aftermarket, is urging workshops to take advantage of the opportunity afforded by Euro Car Parts (ECP), and attend one of its ADAS open information events.

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