Predicting the unpredictable: Are driverless cars ready for real-world complexity?
Driverless cars are coming, but there’s a lot of work to be done preparing them for the scenarios they’ll face on the road. TÜV SÜD is working on new assessment approaches to ensure safety and security of autonomous vehicles.
PEGASUS project: Autonomous cars - Ensuring safety on the road
TÜV SÜD is the only technical service organisation working together with 16 industrial and research partners within the PEGASUS project to formulate method and tool requirements for ensuring the safety of highly autonomous driving functions.
Meeting international automotive emissions and fuel efficiency regulations
The Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedures (WLTP) have been developed and will take effect in 2017 in the EU and 10 additional countries. At the same time, the EU has adopted regulations that mandate so-called Real Driving Emissions (RDE) test procedures. To more closely harmonise global emissions testing procedures TÜV SÜD conducted therefore a round robin testing program.
South Korea relies on TÜV SÜD's impartial third-party services for exhaust-gas measurement
South Korea's state measurement institute, K eco (Korean Environment Cooperation), and TÜV SÜD signed a cooperation agreement. Under the cooperation agreement, TÜV SÜD is the partner of European OEMs for accessing this important Asian market. TÜV SÜD also supports K eco with the introduction of the WLTP and RDE standards.
New DYCOT laboratory - non-destructive testing for the automotive industry
TÜV SÜD opened the new DYCOT test laboratory for the automotive industry on 30 November 2016 in Czech. Jiří Socha, Director of the Auto Service Division at TÜV SÜD Czech, explains the thoughts about developing the new DYCOT-laboratory. In the interview he talks about his expectations for the new project.