Whenever there is a breakdown or an accident, it is essential to secure the location in question. This explains why in many countries the warning triangle is required by law. But until this is set up, the vehicle remains unsecured – a danger for all road users that should not be underestimated, especially in the dark.
Webasto presented the new Webasto Next charging station for private as well as commercial use at the IAA Mobility. Thanks to the new Webasto Charge Connect backend system, the wallbox offers a comprehensive package of digital management and control functions.
Visitors to the ITS World Congress 2021 will experience first-hand how a collision warning system from Continental will act as a digital guardian angel, providing efficient protection for vulnerable road users in the future. The system, which is being further developed in collaboration with technology company Continental, Deutsche Telekom, Vitronic Dr. Ing. Stein Bildverarbeitungs GmbH and the City of Hamburg, warns of collisions in real time using a smartphone. For this, the Continental solution calculates the route over the next five seconds using GPS and speed data from cars and smartphones in a Telekom cloud computer in the immediate vicinity.
The TSN/A conference has become one of the most important international meetings of experts in the field of industrial Ethernet standards. With the help of Time Sensitive Networking (TSN), standard Ethernet gains a new dimension through time-synchronous and deterministic data transmission. How these technologies will affect industry, automotive and the audio-video-consumer world are the central questions of this year's conference. Marcus Pietzsch from the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS will take a closer look at the latency of time-critical networks in his workshop.
Ricardo and Lightning eMotors, a leading provider of medium duty commercial electric vehicles for fleets, today announced they have entered into a strategic partnership agreement to deploy vehicles in the UK, a market with over 700,000 commercial vehicles in operation today.
Schweinfurt (Germany). Since volume production started in 2005, four million units have rolled off the line, turning ZF's ConAct pneumatic release cylinder into a globally successful product for commercial vehicles. ConAct enables the clutches in automated commercial vehicle transmissions to be controlled more precisely, adding to more economical vehicle operation. The product also reduces the system weight.