Swedish Safety: Polestar 2 EV earns NHTSA’s highest safety rating

Gothenberg, Sweden — The NHTSA has awarded the Polestar 2 its highest possible safety rating, marking it as one of North America’s safest vehicles available to consumers. This follows testing under the NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), which assesses vehicles for their safety features, from construction features that protect passengers to emerging vehicle technologies like […]

Fishing for Frank: Opus IVS acquires AutoTechcelerators, wins product award at SEMA 2022

Toronto, Ontario — One of the North American auto industry’s most influential voices has a new home, as Frank Terlep’s Auto Techcelerators has now come under the ownership of Opus IVS, following an acquisition deal. This deal will see the convergence of Terlep’s line of popular CoPilot ADAS products with Opus’ numerous diagnostic scanning tools […]

EV/AV Report: perplexing policies and ADAS laser attacks

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s report, automakers criticize the push for electric vehicle adoption, scientists discover a dangerous exploit in autonomous vehicle (AV) sensors and American lawmakers approve integrating thermal cameras into AV sensor suites. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Too many Cooks Representatives of Canada’s auto industry warn that […]

Safety Central: SEMA 2022 to feature 6,000 sq.-ft. dedicated ADAS exhibit space

Las Vegas, Nevada — If your sensors tell you that ADAS is your target, you may want to recalibrate toward the 6,000 sq.-ft. dedicated ADAS exhibit at the SEMA show next week, where telematics industry leaders will show off their latest and greatest new products. Set to take up the entire southwestern corner of the […]

Memorable Milestones: Mitchell Diagnostics passes 50,000 static and dynamic calibrations

Toronto, Ontario — The Mitchell Diagnostics platform has reached a new milestone, having performed more than 50,000 static and dynamic calibrations since 2021. In a newsletter published Thursday, Mitchell said the number of calibrations grew exponentially since the launch of the MD-TS21 target system last year, and the number of calibrations completed has nearly doubled […]