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At CES 2016 last week, IAV and Microsoft demonstrated a connected highly automated driving (CHAD) vehicle capable of connecting with the Microsoft Azure cloud and Windows 10 to enable communication that helps prevent vehicle and pedestrian accidents and increases driving comfort and convenience. This vehicle-2-x communication (V2X) connectivity approach uses data from the vehicle’s surroundings to improve smart service for convenience and enhance safety by anticipating and mitigating potential hazards. The two demonstrated a use case pf the approach: a pedestrian with a wearable device is walking toward the road, concealed by a parked vehicle. The device is located by nearby intelligent roadside infrastructure that is connected to the Azure cloud. The CHAD vehicle then receives a V2X warning that permits the safe, convenient adjustment of its driving dynamics in order to detect and avoid the hazard. This IAV and Microsoft solution incorporates the Azure IoT Suite (a cloud-based offering with preconfigured solutions that address common Internet of Things scenarios); connected vehicle and infrastructure data; and Cortana Analytics—a fully managed big data and advanced analytics suite—for predictive hazard modeling. Cloud solutions of this nature can be used to transfer information from the surrounding environment, such as traffic light sensors, into the connected vehicle to better predict safety procedures. IAV and Microsoft intend to use Windows 10 Continuum to stream Windows 10 directly to the car’s dashboard. For example, it could integrate data and services into the vehicle through devices the driver already uses on his notebook, tablet PC or smartphone, with apps such as Skype for Business, Calendar and Groove Music. It’s critical to develop mobility solutions that help keep everyone safe on the road—and in this case, by accurately and quickly relaying information about a vehicle’s surroundings to the driver. Partnering with IAV and collaborating on their concept vehicle gave us a reliable way to test and refine our unique platform, and we look forward to exploring together our next phases of this project. The increased convenience of technologies similar to those that IAV and Microsoft showcased at CES is brought about through the possibility of reacting promptly to the vehicles’ surroundings. V2X warnings can avoid emergency braking maneuvers and reduce the risk of rear-impact crashes. It is the CHAD vehicle, closely connected with its surroundings and other road users, that gives the driver time to be productive while en route. IAV has several test vehicles demonstrating the current state of this future technology in Europe and in the United States. For example, they have already covered more than 43,000 on-road miles (70,000 km), almost without any intervention from the driver. Its next development step consists of continually working to perfect V2X communication to interconnect vehicles seamlessly with each other and their surroundings.


News Article | January 11, 2016
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« IAV and Microsoft demonstrate connected highly automated driving vehicle for enhanced safety; cloud-based analytics and big data | Main | New software, electric motors for 2017 Ford Fusion hybrid and plug-in hybrid » Volkswagen is unveiling the Tiguan GTE Active Concept plug-in hybrid at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The five-seat concept is based on the completely redeveloped second-generation Tiguan—the first SUV to be based on the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB)—which will arrive in the US market in 2017 with a longer wheelbase and available seven-seat functionality. For Volkswagen, the new Tiguan marks the kickoff of an SUV product offensive that will significantly expand the range of vehicles offered, especially in North America. The Tiguan GTE Active Concept is equipped with a turbocharged and direct-injection TSI gasoline engine that produces 148 hp (110 kW) and 184 lb-ft (201 N·m) of torque, mated to two electric motors: 40 kW on the front axle and 85 kW on the rear. The total system power of 221 hp (165 kW) can supply all four wheels with propulsive force under off-road conditions and the 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system also boosts traction and contributes to active safety on normal pavement. The vehicle can cover up to 20 miles (32 km) in all-electric mode. The driving range, based on a battery capacity of 12.4 kWh and a 16.9-gallon fuel tank, is 580 miles (933 km). The Tiguan GTE Active Concept uses a 6-speed dual-clutch (DSG) automatic transmission that was specially designed for hybrid use, with the front electric motor being housed inside the casing. Other plug-in hybrid components of the 4MOTION plug-in hybrid drive include: a 12.4 kWh lithium-ion high-voltage battery that can be charged either externally or via the gasoline engine; power electronics for the front motor; a second module at the rear that converts the battery’s DC current into AC for the electric motors; and an on-board charger. Depending on the driving mode, the Tiguan GTE Active Concept can be driven by the front, rear, or by all four wheels. As a default, the concept car always starts off in zero emissions E-mode. If the battery is sufficiently charged, the rear electric motor powers the car by itself, while the TSI engine and the front electric motor are decoupled from the drivetrain and shut off to save energy. However, as soon as the driving situation demands it, or the driver manually activates a related mode, the front electric motor is engaged within fractions of a second. This means the Tiguan GTE Active Concept is a zero-emissions all-wheel-drive vehicle with up to 20 miles all-electric range. In E-mode, the Tiguan has a top speed of 70 mph (113 km/h). If the battery isn’t sufficiently charged and the system calls for the rear electric motor to be supplied with power for dynamic handling or for the Off-road program, the TSI engine is re-started and engaged (Hybrid mode). In this case, the front electric motor serves as a generator for the rear electric motor. Since the energy for driving the rear axle flows “by wire” and not mechanically, this is called an “electric driveshaft”. In Hybrid mode, the Tiguan GTE Active Concept may automatically use the TSI engine and/or the electric motors, depending on the energy level of the battery. The rotary/push-button switch for the new 4MOTION Active Control unit is located on the center console. The driver can use this control to select one of six driving programs: On road (Comfort or Eco); Offroad (Rocks, Sludge & Sand, or Gravel); Sport; Snow; Charge (battery is charged while driving); and Battery Hold (maintains a constant battery charge). When the Tiguan driver turns the switch to the left, the On-road, Sport, Snow, Charge or Battery Hold programs can be activated. When the switch is turned to the right, the user can access the Off-road programs. In off-road duty, the 4MOTION Active Control can adapt the assistance systems to the given driving situation within seconds, an added safety benefit. The same applies to the Snow program, which optimizes safety in winter road conditions. Four-wheel-drive is also activated when the driver selects 4MOTION Active Control or when GTE-mode is selected, for instance. The E-mode and GTE mode are activated by separate buttons on the center console. When the driver presses the E-mode or the GTE-mode button a second time, the car switches back to Hybrid mode. As mentioned, the Tiguan GTE Active Concept may operate with either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive in Hybrid mode and in E-mode. In the sporty GTE mode, the car automatically switches to all-wheel drive. The GTE mode is unique to plug-in hybrid Volkswagen vehicles. The transmission, accelerator pedal, engine mapping, and steering settings are sportier and the TSI engine and the electric motors work together (in kickdown/boosting) to allow the full system power of 221 hp to be available. When this happens, the Tiguan GTE Active Concept has a top speed of 120 mph (193 km/h) and can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds. Depending on the given driving situation, the system may use the TSI engine only or switch over to the additional “Coasting” or “Regenerative braking” hybrid modes. Safety systems. The Tiguan GTE Active Concept is also equipped with safety systems such as Front Assist with Autonomous Emergency Braking and pedestrian monitoring, an active hood for pedestrian protection, Lane Assist and the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System. Next-generation infotainment system. The top level next-generation modular infotainment platform (MIB) is also featured on the Tiguan GTE Active Concept. Two features of this system are a large 9.2-inch high-resolution touchscreen (1,280 x 640 pixels) and gesture control functionality. All functions and displays utilize a screen surface that is as clear as glass; facing the driver on the left are four sensor buttons (Menu, Home, On/Off and Volume). The 8.2-inch wide and 4.1-inch tall home screen consists of a large main window and two configurable tiles (positioned on the right side on the home screen), each of which is 1.7 inches tall and 2.3 inches wide. These can be filled with ten different types of content, such as Media (including song/album cover information) or Phone (including an image of the person to whom you are talking). In addition, it is possible to use the entire surface of the home screen for one function—for example, to show the navigation map in large format, to show special instruments for the Off-road program (steering angle, compass, altitude indicator) or to show, via Car-Net App-Connect, the smartphone apps for Mirror Link, Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.


« UMTRI: average new vehicle fuel economy in US in January up from December | Main | Albemarle granted permit to increase lithium brine extraction rates in Chile; MOU for 27-year lithium quota » In collaboration with engineering partner IAV, the Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg, ZSW); the Reiner Lemoine Institut (RLI); and Wasserelektrolyse Hydrotechnik (HT) are researching cost-effective methods of producing hydrogen with the help of automotive technology. In the ecoPtG project, the researchers and engineers are developing an alkaline water electrolyzer with an output of 100 kW. They aim to demonstrate that CO -neutral hydrogen can be produced in a cost-effective manner and intend to facilitate the storage of electricity. Electricity is increasingly being generated from fluctuating renewable sources. Solar and wind energy generation depends on the weather and is subject to significant fluctuations. At times, renewable energy production thus temporarily exceeds regional demand. Hydrogen produced according to the power-to-gas method can play a role in resolving this challenge and decarbonizing the transport sector. By converting electricity to gas, solar and wind power become storable. If required, hydrogen can be reconverted or used as environmentally compatible fuel for fuel cell vehicles. High investment costs have been barrier to market entry, especially in the case of smaller electrolyzers. The partners set up the ecoPtG project to change this situation. Using a straightforward concept, simplified production processes and affordable materials—such as plastics—they intend to make the envisaged alkaline 100-kilowatt electrolysis fit for the market. To achieve this aim, the project partners are predominantly using automotive technology, focusing on power electronics, steering and sensor technology as well as production process components for temperature control and media loops. In the automotive industry, many of these components, which also meet electrolysis requirements, are mass-produced cost-effectively using various drive technologies. The ecoPtG project has been designed to investigate ways of transferring these technologies to hydrogen production. Peripheral parts such as the control unit or power electronics drive the costs up and are thus a major hurdle preventing industrial use of smaller electrolyzers. We know these parts from vehicle development where they are already produced in large volumes at low costs. IAV wants to use this know-how in the ecoPtG project with successful integration of vehicle technology in electrolyzers. Our aim is to develop a modular low-cost electrolyzer in the 100 kW class for the production of 4-35 kg hydrogen per day. —Dr.-Ing. Christopher Severin, Head of Department for System Development and Combustion Concepts at IAV Based on a resolution of the German Parliament, the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology is providing a total of €4.75 million in funding for ecoPtG.


— "Powertrain Testing is undergoing radical change, driven by the challenges that global society faces today. The need for reduced dependence on fossil fuels and improved carbon footprints is driving advances in the technologies used in all vehicles. This in turn has a direct impact on approaches to testing of powertrain components and systems. There are three major areas of powertrain test: Hardware-in-the-loop and Component cells test sub-systems of the Powertrain and normally include simulation of other components that are absent from the test. These are generally focused on the development of hardware systems such as engine/prime-mover/transmission control systems. Full-Powertrain cells provide a test of the full Powertrain solution, often in combination with a Robot Driver and real-world simulation tools. In-Vehicle tests allow the full powertrain to be tested in the vehicle, normally with a Robot Driver and again will often use real-world simulation technologies. " For more information or any query mail at sales@wiseguyreports.com This report focuses on the Powertrain Testing in Global market, especially in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa. This report categorizes the market based on manufacturers, regions, type and application. Market Segment by Regions, regional analysis covers North America (USA, Canada and Mexico) Europe (Germany, France, UK, Russia and Italy) Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia) South America, Middle East and Africa Market Segment by Applications, can be divided into Automotive powertrain components manufacturers Automotive Manufacturers Others 2 Manufacturers Profiles 2.1 AKKA Technologies 2.1.1 Business Overview 2.1.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.1.2.1 Type 1 2.1.2.2 Type 2 2.1.3 AKKA Technologies Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.2 Ricardo 2.2.1 Business Overview 2.2.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.2.2.1 Type 1 2.2.2.2 Type 2 2.2.3 Ricardo Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.3 FEV 2.3.1 Business Overview 2.3.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.3.2.1 Type 1 2.3.2.2 Type 2 2.3.3 FEV Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.4 ThyssenKrupp 2.4.1 Business Overview 2.4.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.4.2.1 Type 1 2.4.2.2 Type 2 2.4.3 ThyssenKrupp Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.5 Horiba 2.5.1 Business Overview 2.5.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.5.2.1 Type 1 2.5.2.2 Type 2 2.5.3 Horiba Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.6 Atesteo 2.6.1 Business Overview 2.6.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.6.2.1 Type 1 2.6.2.2 Type 2 2.6.3 Atesteo Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.7 Applus+ IDIADA 2.7.1 Business Overview 2.7.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.7.2.1 Type 1 2.7.2.2 Type 2 2.7.3 Applus+ IDIADA Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.8 Intertek 2.8.1 Business Overview 2.8.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.8.2.1 Type 1 2.8.2.2 Type 2 2.8.3 Intertek Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.9 IAV 2.9.1 Business Overview 2.9.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.9.2.1 Type 1 2.9.2.2 Type 2 2.9.3 IAV Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.10 MAE 2.10.1 Business Overview 2.10.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.10.2.1 Type 1 2.10.2.2 Type 2 2.10.3 MAE Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.11 A&D 2.11.1 Business Overview 2.11.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.11.2.1 Type 1 2.11.2.2 Type 2 2.11.3 A&D Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.12 IBAG 2.12.1 Business Overview 2.12.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.12.2.1 Type 1 2.12.2.2 Type 2 2.12.3 IBAG Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.13 IFP 2.13.1 Business Overview 2.13.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.13.2.1 Type 1 2.13.2.2 Type 2 2.13.3 IFP Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.14 FAKT 2.14.1 Business Overview 2.14.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.14.2.1 Type 1 2.14.2.2 Type 2 2.14.3 FAKT Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.15 CSA Group 2.15.1 Business Overview 2.15.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.15.2.1 Type 1 2.15.2.2 Type 2 2.15.3 CSA Group Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.16 KST 2.16.1 Business Overview 2.16.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.16.2.1 Type 1 2.16.2.2 Type 2 2.16.3 KST Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 2.17 CRITT M2A 2.17.1 Business Overview 2.17.2 Powertrain Testing Type and Applications 2.17.2.1 Type 1 2.17.2.2 Type 2 2.17.3 CRITT M2A Powertrain Testing Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share 3 Global Powertrain Testing Market Competition, by Manufacturer 3.1 Global Powertrain Testing Sales and Market Share by Manufacturer 3.2 Global Powertrain Testing Revenue and Market Share by Manufacturer 3.3 Market Concentration Rate 3.3.1 Top 3 Powertrain Testing Manufacturer Market Share 3.3.2 Top 6 Powertrain Testing Manufacturer Market Share 3.4 Market Competition Trend 4 Global Powertrain Testing Market Analysis by Regions 4.1 Global Powertrain Testing Sales, Revenue and Market Share by Regions 4.1.1 Global Powertrain Testing Sales by Regions (2011-2016) 4.1.2 Global Powertrain Testing Revenue by Regions (2011-2016) 4.2 North America Powertrain Testing Sales and Growth (2011-2016) 4.3 Europe Powertrain Testing Sales and Growth (2011-2016) 4.4 Asia-Pacific Powertrain Testing Sales and Growth (2011-2016) 4.5 South America Powertrain Testing Sales and Growth (2011-2016) 4.6 Middle East and Africa Powertrain Testing Sales and Growth (2011-2016) 5 North America Powertrain Testing by Countries 5.1 North America Powertrain Testing Sales, Revenue and Market Share by Countries 5.1.1 North America Powertrain Testing Sales by Countries (2011-2016) 5.1.2 North America Powertrain Testing Revenue by Countries (2011-2016) 5.2 USA Powertrain Testing Sales and Growth (2011-2016) 5.3 Canada Powertrain Testing Sales and Growth (2011-2016) 5.4 Mexico Powertrain Testing Sales and Growth (2011-2016) For more information or any query mail at sales@wiseguyreports.com ABOUT US: Wise Guy Reports is part of the Wise Guy Consultants Pvt. 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News Article | November 3, 2016
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The 2017-Model Seattle International Auto Show drives into the CenturyLink Field Event Center on Thursday, Nov.10 and runs through Sunday, Nov.13, 2016. The event center will be packed with all the auto industry has to offer – more than 500 vehicles including electric and alternative fuel vehicles, ultra-high-end exotics, luxury rides, test drives and more. From car buffs to casual enthusiasts, the Seattle International Auto Show offers something for everyone. This annual event offers consumers the chance to compare hundreds of new vehicles side by side, all under one roof, in a non-selling environment. Attendees can sit in the driver’s seats, inspect engines, kick tires, count cup holders, check trunk space, test drive vehicles and take in that new car smell. From Audi to Toyota, dozens of new models will turn heads on the show floor including the Chevrolet Colorado (Motor Trend’s 2016 Truck of the Year), Chevrolet Camaro (Motor Trend’s 2016 Car of the Year), Volvo XC90 (Motor Trend’s 2016 SUV of the Year), the redesigned Honda Ridgeline and more, as well as the latest alternative fuel options such as the BMW i3, Chevrolet Bolt EV and Toyota Prius Prime. Test drives Attendees can get behind the wheel and test drive over 50 new vehicles from Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep, Chevrolet, Subaru, Buick, GMC and Toyotaon the streets around CenturyLink Field Event Center, Friday through Sunday. (Hours of operation vary, see website for details). Kids Test Track Why should mom and dad have all the fun? Kids ages 3-7 can do their own test drives of a variety of battery-powered ride-on cars on two special tracks just for them. Luxury Zone The Luxury Zone features a multi-million-dollar display of current vehicles from Acura, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Ferrari, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce. The duPont REGISTRY™ LIVE showcase features the ultimate in extravagance with a stunning collection of unique, rarely seen luxury and exotic vehicles, including a Ferrari Scuderia, Ford GT (Heritage Paint Scheme) and a 1960 Corvette. Hot Rod Garage Sure to steal the spotlight at this year's show is the Hot Rod Garage. Aficionados of the genre will be drooling over the selection of muscle cars, classic cars and hot rod restorations including: ‘55 Chevy 210 Handyman, ‘55 Chevy Coupe, ‘69 Chevy Camaro, ‘67 Pontiac GTO, ‘69 Chevy Camaro Dragster, ‘34 Ford 5 Window Coupe and ‘67 Chevy Nova and more. ArtCars4Kids Eleven popular local artists have unleashed their imagination and talent to transform 15 traditional pedal cars into one-of-a-kind works of art. The ArtCars4Kids project takes the idea of a shiny paint job to a whole new level with the mini-cars serving as the artists’ ‘canvas’ for imaginative, unique designs. Although the cars have already been – or some will be – auctioned at Seattle Children’s Home fundraisers, online, and at other upcoming events, all will be on display at the show. Through the magic of technology, visitors to the show will have an opportunity to get a free caricature of themselves in their favorite pedal car as a souvenir. Additionally, Ryan Henry Ward, Seattle’s most prolific muralist, will be onsite painting one of the cars on Saturday, 10 a.m.- noon. In honor of Veteran’s Day, two IAV (Interim Armored Vehicle) Stryker armored fighting vehicles will be on display, courtesy of Joint Base Lewis-McChord. On display Friday Nov.11 only. The Seattle International Auto Show will be open to the public Thursday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 at the CenturyLink Field Event Center, located at 800 Occidental Drive South, in Seattle. Show hours are Thursday, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $16 for adults (13 & over), $13 for senior citizens (62 and older) and $13 for Military (with any D.O.D. ID). Children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult, compliments of BECU. Attendees can sign up for a FREE one-year subscription to Motor Trend magazine, courtesy of the Washington State Auto Dealers Association. Advance sale discount E-tickets can be purchased online at http://www.SeattleAutoShow.com.


Support for MATLAB® R2016b, new API Functions and other enhancements. Bangalore, India, December 25, 2016 --( When running a test suite in Reactis, the tool compares output values computed by the model against the output values stored in the tests and flags any differences. To avoid falsely reporting small differences, Reactis let's you specify a tolerance to be used for this comparison. Previously only a relative tolerance could be specified. Beginning in V2016.2 you can alternatively specify an absolute tolerance. Having large buses at the top-level of a model can be unwieldy when testing. To simplify testing such models, Reactis now includes a capability to unpack top-level buses and create top-level scalar inputs corresponding to each bus element. The unpack routine can also do a data flow analysis of the model and only create inputs for bus elements that are actually used in the model. For details see the V2016.2 release notes http://reactive-systems.com/mlists.msp?lid=2&itm=169 About Lanika Solutions Lanika is Advanced Technical Computing Software provider for Engineers and Scientists in Industry, Government and Education. The Company partners with reputed principals viz., Reactive Systems, Breault Research Organization (BRO), FEI-VSG, IAV EasyDoE, MultiMechanics, ExpertControl and Sigma Technology, developing industry-leading technologies that help a wide base of clients throughout the Indian sub-continent solve the toughest engineering problems. The company offers the best technologies for modeling simulation, testing and validation, optical design analysis, 3d visualization and analysis, engine calibration, composite structural analysis, design optimization, feedback control systems, and more. Visit www.lanikasolutions.com to learn more. About Reactive Systems Reactive Systems, founded in 1999, is a software testing and validation company with offices in Cary, NC and Nagoya, Japan. Visit www.reactive-systems.com to learn more. Bangalore, India, December 25, 2016 --( PR.com )-- Lanika Solutions and Reactive Systems are pleased to announce the release of Reactis® V2016.2 and Reactis Model Inspector V2016.2. The new version includes support for MATLAB® R2016b, adds support for a number of new Simulink® features, adds new API functions, extends the syntax supported by the C Plugin, and includes several other enhancements.When running a test suite in Reactis, the tool compares output values computed by the model against the output values stored in the tests and flags any differences. To avoid falsely reporting small differences, Reactis let's you specify a tolerance to be used for this comparison. Previously only a relative tolerance could be specified. Beginning in V2016.2 you can alternatively specify an absolute tolerance.Having large buses at the top-level of a model can be unwieldy when testing. To simplify testing such models, Reactis now includes a capability to unpack top-level buses and create top-level scalar inputs corresponding to each bus element. The unpack routine can also do a data flow analysis of the model and only create inputs for bus elements that are actually used in the model.For details see the V2016.2 release notes http://reactive-systems.com/mlists.msp?lid=2&itm=169About Lanika SolutionsLanika is Advanced Technical Computing Software provider for Engineers and Scientists in Industry, Government and Education. The Company partners with reputed principals viz., Reactive Systems, Breault Research Organization (BRO), FEI-VSG, IAV EasyDoE, MultiMechanics, ExpertControl and Sigma Technology, developing industry-leading technologies that help a wide base of clients throughout the Indian sub-continent solve the toughest engineering problems. The company offers the best technologies for modeling simulation, testing and validation, optical design analysis, 3d visualization and analysis, engine calibration, composite structural analysis, design optimization, feedback control systems, and more.Visit www.lanikasolutions.com to learn more.About Reactive SystemsReactive Systems, founded in 1999, is a software testing and validation company with offices in Cary, NC and Nagoya, Japan.Visit www.reactive-systems.com to learn more. Click here to view the list of recent Press Releases from Lanika Solutions Private Limited


« United Airlines begins commercial-scale use of renewable jet fuel; 15M gallons over 3-year period | Main | Berkeley Lab team develops new high-performance solid-state H2 storage material: graphene oxide (GO)/Mg nanocrystal hybrid » Elio Motors, the startup vehicle manufacturer planning to launch a three-wheeled vehicle that will get up to 84 mpg with a targeted base price of $6,800, will sell 100 pre-production vehicles built at its Shreveport, Louisiana, production facility fourth quarter of 2016. This limited run of pre-production vehicles will be a step forward for Elio Motors as it works toward mass production. The pre-production vehicles will allow Roush, which was named lead engineering partner earlier this week, to provide a quieter, smoother vehicle with refined driving characteristics, Elio said. We now intend to sell the first 100 pre-production vehicles built to one or more fleet customers, rather than use them for internal purposes as previously disclosed in our offering statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This will help us generate additional revenue, it will allow us to evaluate vehicles under real-world driving conditions and it will allow our supplier team to refine our design. Elio is moving the bulk of the consumer launch into 2017 at a date to be determined, as the company continues to seek additional funding. As we have stated in the past, building an ultra-low cost, high efficient vehicle for the masses is not an easy task. It takes solid engineering and supplier partnerships, which we have, and substantial funding, on which we continue to make progress. We recently had a successful stock offering, which showed there is investment interest and enthusiasm for this project. We raised significant funds, moving us even closer. Our team will keep fighting to get this done. The key is to not quit, and to continue to move forward toward our goal. We have a number of other financial strategies that we are pursuing relentlessly to help get us to our consumer production launch. In November 2015, the company introduced the P5, its fifth-generation prototype, featuring a 0.9 liter, 3-cylinder engine designed by IAV specifically for Elio Motors.


News Article | December 21, 2016
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LONDON, December 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Die 17. internationale Jahreskonferenz für gepanzerte Fahrzeuge (International Armoured Vehicles - IAV) findet vom 23. bis 26. Januar 2017 im Twickenham Marriot Hotel, London, statt und vereint Fachleute, Lieferanten und andere Beteiligte, um...


LONDRES, December 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- La 17[e] édition de la Conférence internationale annuelle sur les véhicules blindés (International Armoured Vehicles, IAV) se tiendra du 23 au 26 janvier 2017 au Twickenham Marriot Hotel de Londres. Elle rassemblera des professionnels, des...


La 17[e] édition de la Conférence internationale annuelle sur les véhicules blindés (International Armoured Vehicles, IAV) se tiendra du 23 au 26 janvier 2017 au Twickenham Marriot Hotel de Londres. Elle rassemblera des professionnels, des fournisseurs et d'autres acteurs concernés pour une analyse en profondeur du rôle des véhicules blindés dans le contexte actuel de la défense et de la sécurité. Le programme mis à jour de la conférence IAV réunissant plus de 70 intervenants du monde entier est disponible ici. C'est notre plus importante conférence à ce jour et une manifestation à ne pas manquer. Les nouveaux conférenciers au programme sont les suivants : Au fur et à mesure que le programme se précise, la liste des délégations invitées qui confirment leur présence est sans précédent, notamment les délégations de haut niveau ci-dessous : Pour consulter le programme, des détails sur la manifestation et les modalités d'inscription, rendez-vous à la page http://www.iavevent.com, appelez le +44-(0)-20-7368-9809, ou envoyez un courrier électronique à : armouredvehicles@iqpc.com Les représentants de la presse sont invités à participer à cet important forum sectoriel. Pour obtenir gratuitement un laissez-passer pour la presse, veuillez envoyer un courrier électronique à Jessica Taylor à l'adresse ci-dessus.

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