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Vehicle production moves up a gear with advanced network technologies

The automotive industry has continually pioneered new manufacturing and assembly processes, driving the adoption of key innovative technologies on the factory floor. To enhance their competitiveness, companies need interconnected and flexible production systems that can decrease cycle times while increasing quality. Industrial communication technologies play a key role in the …

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New swarm testing capability to accelerate ADAS and autonomous vehicle development

Leading automotive test system supplier AB Dynamics has showcased its unique capability to replicate simulated swarm tests quickly and accurately in the real world and vice-versa. By using a common toolchain, complex scenario testing can be transferred from one environment to the other with centimetre accuracy. This enables the testing …

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Pickering Interfaces announces Partner Program with System Integrators to collaboratively optimise customer test solutions

Pickering Interfaces has launched its Pickering Partner Program, which is designed to ensure that customers get the support they need from the best available systems integrator in their region for their application or requirements. “Customers are working on more complex and diverse systems, and they may need a more complete …

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KiSUITE – Analysis software for NVH

KiSUITE is the software platform designed to complement the Kistler KiNOVA data acquisition system by providing comprehensive data analysis capability. A group of four packages share the ease of use and flexibility characteristics that make NVH analysis simple, straight forward and insightful. KiSUITE – Analysis – A flexible and powerful …

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Upgrade to a new Ansible Motion driving simulator enables more efficient and accurate testing in the virtual world for BMW Group

Ansible Motion has announced that BMW Group has upgraded to its new, class-leading Delta S3 driving simulator to acquire more accurate and representative data to develop, refine and validate the latest vehicles and technologies virtually. Ansible Motion’s compact, lightweight class-leading Delta S3 simulator will ensure BMW Group can do more …

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MTS awarded two contracts valued at $17 million collectively

MTS has announced two new awards for its test and simulation business totaling $17 million in contractual value. MTS will partner with a leading multi-national engineering and manufacturing conglomerate to provide a fault ride through tester for its offshore wind business. This first-of-a-kind solution will help maintain power generation stability …

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Analog Devices introduces automotive industry’s first wireless battery management system for electric vehicles

Analog Devices has announced the industry’s first wireless battery management system (wBMS), which enables automotive manufacturers increased flexibility to scale their electric vehicle fleets into volume production across a wide range of vehicle classes. This is the first wireless battery management system available for production electric vehicles, and it will …

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Ansible Motion expands team in response to simulation growth

Ansible Motion, the pioneering specialist in Driver-in-the-Loop (DIL) vehicle simulation technology, has widened its pool of talent with three new appointments to its engineering and design teams, as it responds to the recent growth in demand. The fresh recruitment drive comes during a successful period of growth for the Norwich-based …

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How is smart technology set to transform the automotive industry?

The automotive industry is laden with technological advancement — and always has been. Whether it be for safety, entertainment, comfort, or innovation, you can be confident that manufacturers are working tirelessly to develop the latest bit of tech every single day. In recent years, the focus for automotive giants around …

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High-pressure rated Inductives keep packing a riveting punch

Automotive technicians assembling prototype vehicle bodies during pre-production use manual punch-riveting tools to join individual sheet-metal parts. Several thousand joints are required per vehicle, and tools must be compact since space is often limited. Bad joints, which are very costly to repair, can occur if the technician does not set …

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