Driving change to mobility with electrification offering
HORIBA Automotive has announced its electrification offering to the industry which includes solutions for the different stages of vehicle development and evaluation, including material characterisation, component, system and full vehicle testing.
HORIBA MIRA TOGG partner for electric SUV
TOGG has announced it will be working with UK-based engineering consultancy, HORIBA MIRA, as a key partner during the development of its pioneering electric SUV. The battery electric SUV unveiled last year, is Turkey’s first home-bred vehicle and represents the culmination of Turkey’s progress in industrial technology. It is one of two electric vehicles announced by the automaker, with a C-Sedan concept also announced.
Autonomous vehicle development centre nears completion in the UK
Self-driving vehicles are a significant step closer to becoming a reality on public roads with the construction of a new ecosystem nearing completion in the Midlands.
COVID-19: an unexpected re-route for future mobility?
For some time now, the future mobility vision – in which totally autonomous vehicles are an everyday reality and shared mobility services are widely adopted – has been heralded as the future of mass transport.
Self-driving boost with 5G deployment
In a welcome boost for Britain’s self-driving revolution, HORIBA MIRA is teaming up with Vodafone to bring 5G to its Midlands headquarters. This latest investment by HORIBA MIRA will see Vodafone deploy and build a 4G and 5G mobile private network at the company’s Nuneaton site.
Battery ‘shaker’ with electrical and thermal cycling
Responding to soaring demand from the UK automotive industry for advanced battery safety testing, HORIBA MIRA has invested £1.5m in a new Large Climatic Vibration Laboratory and Battery Abuse Facility that also offers electrical and thermal cycling.
Rugged enclosure enables HORIBA OBS-ONE PEMS for NRMM
HORIBA has launched an advanced rugged enclosure for its versatile OBS-ONE portable emissions measurement system (PEMS), enabling it to be used for the in-service monitoring of real world emissions (RWE) of combustion engine-powered non-road mobile machinery (NRMM) in real-life operational and often harsh environments.
Automated lane keeping regulations for functional safety
With less than six months until the new UN regulations on Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) are enabled, automakers are preparing for a new ‘common rulebook’ for Level 3 automation of vehicles. But with an international standard for functional safety already in place, what does best practice look like in the new ALKS era? Here David Ward, Senior Technical Manager for Functional Safety at leading automotive engineering consult...
HumanDrive scenario-based testing spurs standardisation
HORIBA MIRA has revealed that the government-backed HumanDrive project enabled the automotive engineering firm to demonstrate the benefits scenario-based testing processes can provide in validating autonomous vehicles.
Contactless engineering creating positive industry legacy
Despite the challenges faced by the automotive industry throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, HORIBA MIRA has stated that one encouraging takeaway has been the marked shift towards remote, contactless engineering services – a move which offers a positive legacy towards mainstream adoption across the industry.
Urgent review of EV testing to tackle range anxiety
An urgent overhaul of how range is determined on electric vehicles (EVs) is needed if the UK is to successfully tackle ‘range anxiety’, according to global engineering and testing consultancy HORIBA MIRA.
Vehicle resilience technology centre opened
Specialist in advanced automotive engineering, research, development and testing, HORIBA MIRA, has established a new Vehicle Resilience (VRES) Technology Centre at its UK headquarters in Nuneaton, enhancing its test and engineering capabilities. It is an engineering and test facility dedicated to a combined approach to automotive cyber security, functional safety and electromagnetic resilience.
In-line material analysis for printed electronics manufacturers
OEM of instruments and measurement systems, HORIBA, has successfully implemented in-line, non-destructive, non-intrusive and non-contact material analysis and characterisation techniques into roll-to-roll printed electronics manufacturing to provide quality assurance and improve yield.
Research to develop real-time computational 3D imaging
It has been announced that HORIBA Scientific has developed for QuantIC, the UK Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging, Time-Correlated Single-Photon Counting (TCSPC) electronics to support its research into real-time computational 3D imaging and Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR).
Milestone brings RDE testing one step closer for the UK
Construction of the UK’s first dedicated Real Driving Emissions (RDE) Testing Centre is one step closer after MAHLE Powertrain took delivery of automotive testing systems from HORIBA UK. The technology forms an integral part of an £8m investment at the company’s Northampton site.
Automotive test equipment designed for stricter procedures
Supplier in the fields of engine test systems, driveline test systems, brake test systems, wind tunnel balances and emissions test systems, HORIBA has supplied MAHLE Powertrain with a suite of test equipment for its newly-constructed Real Driving Emissions (RDE) Testing Centre. The centre is the first of its kind in the UK and will allow MAHLE Powertrain to test a vehicle’s conformity to the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle ...
Autonomous unmanned JCB compact track loader to be showcased at DSEI 2017
HORIBA MIRA will be showcasing its autonomous unmanned JCB Compact Track Loader on stand N8-340 at DSEI, the defence exhibition at London’s EXCEL centre from the 12th September.
Liquid nitrogen hybrid bus completes rigorous trials
A hybrid bus that runs on both diesel and liquid nitrogen has completed a rigorous series of trials to bring it one step closer to the road. Built by engineers at HORIBA MIRA as part of an Innovate UK consortium, the company claims that the hybrid bus - CE Power - is the world’s first to be powered by liquid nitrogen. The bus utilises alternative propulsion to address urban air pollution challenges and features a high-efficiency, ...
Mass flow controller suits industrial applications
HORIBA STEC has announced the availability of a range of mass flow products designed specifically for and in response to demand from non-semiconductor industries & applications. The semiconductor industry places high demands on MFC manufacturers to produce products according to SEMI standards which provide users with the highest levels of performance when controlling high purity process gas.