2016 sees the introduction of new testing and ratings procedures and philosophies at several major global crash testing and safety ratings organisations.
From 2016, much of the focus of the NCAP and associated organisations will be on active safety, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and crash prevention.
This exclusive Greenstreetsoftware.info report looks at recent testing and ratings changes; the emergence of safety testing in emerging markets; and the ways that key industry stakeholders plan to meet future requirements in the years leading up to the introduction of semi- and fully-autonomous vehicles.
This report includes exclusive insight from:
- Continental: Frank Jourdan, Member of Continental’s Executive Board and President of Chassis & Safety Division
- Delphi: Mike Thoeny, Managing Director, Electronic Controls Europe, Delphi Electronics & Safety
- Euro NCAP: Michiel van Ratingen, Secretary General
- Ford: Wulf-Peter Schmidt, Manager Sustainability, Vehicle Environmental Engineering
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS): David Zuby, Executive Vice President and Chief Research Officer
- Latin NCAP: Alejandro Furas, Latin NCAP Secretary General
- TRW: Brian Loh, VP Active Safety and Semi-Automated Portfolio, Global Electronics
Table of contents
- Executive summary
- Euro NCAP key dates 2012 – 2016
- Key recent changes in crash testing requirements
- Testing times – new Euro NCAP tests…
- …and new dummies
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
- 2016-2020 – focus on active safety
- Crash avoidance
- More stars for better-equipped cars
- The road to zero crashes
- Safety equipment on the all-new Volvo XC90
- Fitment rates up, costs down
- Europe – Euro NCAP testing plans from 2016
- Latin NCAP calls for standard fitment of basic active safety
- Is there still a role for passive safety?
- Global NCAP’s two stage minimum car safety regulation plan
- Safety emerges in emerging markets
- Post-2020: to semi-autonomy and beyond
- Semi-autonomous and self-driving cars – revolution or evolution?
- Increasing levels of automation