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Subaru partners with Pittsburgh-based ANSYS on hybrid vehicle design

Subaru Corporation is partnering with Pittsburgh-based ANSYS, Inc. to develop control systems that deliver unrivaled safety and reliability for their next-generation hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). Namely, Subaru is using ANSYS SCADE tools to automate and expedite the precise design and validation of embedded software in the electronic control units (ECUs) for the company’s new e-Boxer system.

Impossible Aerospace US-1 makes record flight over Nevada desert

During a public demonstration, an unmodified production US-1, carrying both a FLIR Duo Pro R thermal camera and HD video transmitter, crossed the state’s “playa” – alkali or salt flats – in repeated 72-minute flights. The aircraft flew with and against prevailing winds, covering distances of 29 and 21 miles, respectively.

Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group joins SAE ITC’s Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium

Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) – the rideshare company’s Pittsburgh-based autonomous vehicle (AV) research division – has joined the Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium (AVSC). AVSC member companies like SAE international, Ford, General Motors, and Toyota collaborate on the development of best safety practices around which AV technology can responsibly evolve in advance of broad deployment.

CAR research group and Velodyne latest to join with SAE in the International Alliance for Mobility Testing & Standardization (IAMTS)

The Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and Velodyne Lidar, Inc. have joined the International Alliance for Mobility Testing & Standardization (IAMTS) alongside SAE International as core members of the organization’s Technical Leadership Committee. IAMTS is a global, membership-based alliance of stakeholders in the testing, standardization, and certification of advanced mobility systems and services.
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