AB Dynamics works with Volvo Cars to carry out advanced vehicle testing using innovative drive-by-wire system, Flex-0

Compact technology from AB Dynamics enables simpler control of vehicles during ADAS, autonomous, durability and safety testing Bradford-on-Avon, 17th September 2018… Volvo Cars is now conducting advanced vehicle testing using an innovative drive-by-wire technology from leading test system supplier, AB Dynamics. Flex-0 enables vehicles to be driven directly through the CAN bus, without the need…

European engineer exchange transfers knowledge and enhances productivity

AB Dynamics and UTAC CERAM exchange engineers to learn more about each other’s role in the ever-dynamic and expanding automotive testing industry Bradford-on-Avon, 9th August 2018… Automotive test system supplier, AB Dynamics, has recently completed an engineer exchange with UTAC CERAM, a France-based independent test house. The exchange aimed to share knowledge to enhance future…

Performance tests confirm aVDS is the first of a new generation of vehicle driving simulators

Independent expert development driver confirms class-leading realism achieved by exceptional frequency response and low latency across the entire range of travel The aVDS (advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator) from leading automotive test system supplier AB Dynamics has been confirmed as the market leader through performance tests and an independent review. The results highlight the aVDS’s consistency…

Self-Driving Motorcycle Improves Testing of Autonomous Vehicles

Riderless motorcycle can interact with autonomous vehicles to enable more exhaustive testing using a wider variety of traffic combinations Bradford-on-Avon, 24 May 2018… A self-driving motorcycle, co-developed by AB Dynamics, one of the leading suppliers of advanced automotive test systems, will allow autonomous cars to be tested under much more challenging and representative conditions. Unlike…

AB Dynamics accelerates prototype development and competitor benchmarking

Integrated camera system captures component and vehicle body displacements directly during kinematics and compliance testing System enables the relationships between applied forces and deflections to be studied with unprecedented accuracy Increases the ease with which competitor vehicles can be analysed and prototype vehicles can be validated Bradford-on-Avon, UK, 17th April 2018… AB Dynamics, one of the…

New AB Dynamics LaunchPad platform adds cyclist and pedestrian capability to complex ADAS and autonomous testing

Addition of LaunchPad means AB Dynamics offers a world first; accurate, choreographed control of all mobile features involved in ADAS and autonomous vehicle testing Computer control allows development of repeatable complex scenarios involving multiple moving elements Unique technology from AB Dynamics introduces new era in ADAS and autonomous vehicle testing to help bring features to…

New German office opens as AB Dynamics continues expansion

Regional expertise and support for German-based OEMs helps development of ADAS and self-driving technologies Bradford-on-Avon, UK, 1st March 2018… AB Dynamics, a leading supplier of automotive test systems, has opened an additional European office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The new facility will provide regional support to the company’s customers, which include some of the…

AB Dynamics and Guy Martin build autonomous Ford Transit

Advanced driving robots feature in Guy Martin vs the Robot Car as part of Rise of the Robots on Channel 4 Bradford-on-Avon, UK, 24th November 2017… AB Dynamics, a leading supplier of automotive test systems, has enabled Guy Martin to build a self-driving Ford Transit for a Channel 4 programme. The company supplied a variety…

New compact pedal robot from AB Dynamics improves ADAS testing in sports cars

Low-profile Combined Brake and Accelerator Robot offers reduced actuator height and improved ergonomics for performance orientated vehicles Bradford-on-Avon, UK, 21st November 2017… AB Dynamics, one of the leading suppliers of advanced automotive test systems, has announced the launch of its new pedal robot, CBAR600L. The low-profile actuator design is an adaption of the popular CBAR600…

AB Dynamics Opens Cutting-Edge Technology Centre in Bradford-on-Avon

The award-winning, automotive test system supplier has seen continued, rapid growth prompting the creation of a new, tailored engineering facility Bradford-on-Avon, UK, 15th November 2017… The advanced automotive test system supplier, AB Dynamics, has recently opened its new global headquarters in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire. The purpose-built, £9 million state-of-the-art facility was officially opened by HRH Prince…