SAE and ISO publish joint automotive cybersecurity standard

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SAE International , in collaboration with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), published ISO/SAE 21434™ Standard: Road Vehicles – Cybersecurity Engineering. The standard helps the industry define a structured process to ensure cybersecurity is incorporated into the design of road vehicles, including systems, components software and connections of any external device or network.

SAE International publishes new J2954 wireless charging standard

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SAE International has published the first global standard that specifies, in a single document, both the electric vehicle and supply equipment (EVSE) ground-system requirements for wireless charging of electric vehicles (EV). The new standard was more than a decade in the making.

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Researchers propose testing standards for particulate photocatalysts in solar fuel production

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Due to the lack of testing standards, it is difficult to compare the results obtained by different research groups or provide a reliable guide for large-scale implementation. Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background Solar fuels Standards

Minnesota becomes latest state to adopt California clean car standards

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Minnesota has become the latest state to adopt California clean car standards; the new standards were finalized by a notice in the state register on Monday. The policy will implement two clean cars standards to reduce vehicle emissions.

Corporate EV Alliance calls for US standards ensuring interoperable chargers

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A coalition of major businesses, including Amazon, Siemens, DHL and Uber, sent a letter to officials from the Department of Energy, Department of Transportation, and General Services Administration calling for programs and standards that ensure interoperability and open access at publicly funded electric vehicle charging stations. Electric (Battery) Fleets Infrastructure Standards

First international safety standard for Level 4 automated driving systems has been published

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An international group of experts led by WMG, University of Warwick working together as a part of an ISO technical committee, has published the first international (ISO) safety standard for Level 4 automated driving systems, taking them a step further towards being more widely available. Growth in this area has been hampered by a lack of international standards that define minimum performance and safety requirements to be met. Autonomous driving Market Background Standards

Why IoT Sensors Need Standards

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Because there are now thousands of sensor products on the market, adherence to standards that could improve their performance or accelerate development of new applications has grown in importance, as has the need for independent conformity and certification protocols.

SAKOR introduces dynamometer line for testing electric motor efficiency to meet international environmental standards

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As part of the global effort to reduce the use of fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions, regulators are developing energy efficiency standards for the billions of small, medium, and large electric motors used around the world. Electric (Battery) Motors Standards Testing

IEEE Standard Will Make Autonomous Vehicles Safer

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That’s why the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) worked with the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society to form a committee and a working group to develop ADS standards. He leads a global team working on automated vehicle safety technology and related standards.

EPA finalizes greenhouse gas standards for LDVs MY 2023-2026

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing the federal greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for passenger cars and light trucks for Model Years (MY) 2023 through 2026. The standards they replace increased in stringency by only 1.5%

SK On and KERI to collaborate on Li-ion battery safety technology and standards

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Korea-based batterymaker SK On—the recently spun-off battery business of SK Innovation—and Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) signed an MOU to develop technology to maximize the safety of lithium-ion batteries and also to develop related standards. A standard thermal shock endurance test, for example, that assesses a battery’s tolerance to heat, would be transformed into a more sophisticated stress test by simultaneously adding external impact.

EPA restores California’s authority to enforce greenhouse gas emission standards for cars and light trucks

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reinstated California’s authority under the Clean Air Act to implement its own greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards and zero emission vehicle (ZEV) sales mandate. The ACC program is a package of state regulations that set emissions standards for criteria pollutants and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for light-duty vehicles and a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) sales mandate.

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EPA proposes first US greenhouse gas emissions standards for aircraft

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for airplanes used in commercial aviation and large business jets. These are same types of airplanes covered by the international aircraft CO 2 standard.

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ZF brake systems standard in Volkswagen ID.3, ID.4 and MEB

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The latest in ZF brake control solutions will be established as standard in Volkswagen’s ID.3 It meets stringent safety standards set by the European road safety association EuroNCAP. and ID.4 models as well as in Volkswagen Group’s globally marketed MEB modular e-drive system platform.

NHTSA finalizes first occupant protection safety standards for automated vehicles without driving controls

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This rule updates the occupant protection Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards to account for vehicles that do not have the traditional manual controls associated with a human driver because they are equipped with automated driving systems (ADS). Before this rule, occupant protection standards were written for common, traditional vehicle features, including steering wheels and other manual controls.

New Courses on Technical Standards Used in Aerospace and Defense

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The use of technical standards can ensure that critical software and systems components that run the systems are reliable and secure. 1012 and the IEEE 29119 series of standards developed with the aerospace and defense industries.

Euro Parliament committee backs revised CO2 standards for cars and vans; zero-emission road mobility by 2035

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The European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) adopted this week, with 46 votes in favor, 40 against and two abstentions, a position on proposed rules to revise the CO 2 emission performance standards for new cars and vans in line with the EU’s increased climate ambition. With CO 2 standards, we create clarity for the car industry and stimulate innovation and investments for car manufacturers.

US Tire Manufacturers Association to produce standardized tire tread particles for researchers

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The increased popularity of SUVs, larger and heavier than standard vehicles, exacerbates this problem, as does growing sales of heavy EVs and widespread use of budget tires, the company said.

New 2023 Toyota Sequoia full-size SUV comes standard with Hybrid i-FORCE MAX Powertrain

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Drive Mode Select is an all-new feature on Sequoia, offering different driving modes depending upon driver preference, and it includes standard settings Eco, Normal and Sport. Toyota has unveiled the all-new third-generation 2023 Sequoia full-size SUV.

Underwriters Laboratories and SAE International to collaborate on autonomous vehicle standards

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Underwriters Laboratories and SAE International have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to formalize a cooperative relationship between the two standards development organizations centered on autonomous vehicles and other automotive applications. On 1 April 2020, Underwriters Laboratories published ANSI/UL 4600, the Standard for Safety for the Evaluation of Autonomous Products, which encompasses autonomous vehicles. Autonomous driving Market Background Standards

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Use a New IEEE Standard to Design a Safer Digital World For Kids

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To help digital-service providers do a better job of designing products and services with children in mind, the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) recently published IEEE 2089 -2021. For each process, the standard defines the purpose; outcomes; activities and tasks; and inputs and outputs.

ANSI EV standards panel releases progress report on standardization activities

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The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Electric Vehicles Standards Panel ( EVSP ) published of a Progress Report on activity within the standardization community to address the gaps and recommendations described in the ANSI EVSP’s Standardization Roadmap for Electric Vehicles – Version 2.0 (May A gap is where there is a significant issue of concern that is not addressed by existing standards, codes, regulations, or conformance programs.

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China announces new national standards for wireless EV charging; incorporating WiTricity technology

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The China Electricity Council (CEC) recently ratified and published a set of national standards (“GuoBiao” or GB standard) for the wireless charging of EVs; WiTricity’s patented technology is incorporated in the standards. The new standards are: GB / T 38775.1 Standardization is critical to large-scale deployment of wireless charging for EVs both in China and around the world, allowing any equipped EV to use any standard wireless charger.

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CARB approves Clean Miles Standard for TNCs

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved the US’ first standard to transition ride-hailing fleets to zero-emission vehicles by 2030. The Clean Miles Standard (CMS) ( earlier post ) sets electrification and greenhouse gas emission targets for transportation network companies (TNCs)—e.g., Uber and Lyft. The goals of the CMS are to: Reduce GHG emissions. Increase vehicle electrification. Reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT).

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Thermo King transitioning to lower GWP transport refrigerant R452A as standard

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Thermo King, the transport refrigeration brand of Trane Technologies, will transition to a lower global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant as standard in its truck and trailer units.

Next generation electric Volvo flagship SUV to come standard with Luminar LiDAR and NVIDIA DRIVE Orin

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Volvo Cars’ forthcoming fully electric flagship SUV will have industry-leading safety technology as standard. By having this hardware as standard, we can continuously improve safety features over the air and introduce advanced autonomous drive systems, reinforcing our leadership in safety.

Koch Strategic Platforms invests $100M in Standard Lithium

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Koch Strategic Platforms (KSP), a subsidiary of Koch Investments Group, is making a US$100-million investment in Canada-based Standard Lithium ( earlier post ) through a direct private placement. Standard Lithium’s flagship project is located in southern Arkansas, where it is engaged in the testing and proving of the commercial viability of lithium extraction from more than 150,000 acres of permitted brine operations.

Ongoing market rollout for SAE hydrogen fueling standards

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At the Fuel Cell Seminar and Energy Exposition (FCS&EE) today in Los Angeles (co-sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE), Toyota and Honda, among others), SAE is providing a short course on “SAE H 2 Fueling Standardization”; the course is presented by Jesse Schneider from BMW and Steve Mathison from Honda, both of whom have been deeply involved in the development of the SAE hydrogen fueling standards. The SAE J2601 standard lookup table is used to determine a 21.8

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“Software-Defined Car” project seeks to develop standardized rules and processes; SofDCar

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The “Software-Defined Car” (SofDCar) project now aims to develop standardized rules and processes to ensure that electronic components of the vehicle interact smoothly, remain updatable and, hence, safe. Some of today’s vehicles already feature more than 100 control units. This high complexity of electrical and electronic systems and their architecture will further increase, but must remain manageable.

NHTSA issues final rule to modernize autonomous vehicle safety standards

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The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a final rule to modernize numerous Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) and to clarify ambiguities in current occupant protection standards for vehicles equipped with automated driving systems that are designed without traditional manual driver controls. The rule amends several crashworthiness regulations to clarify safety standards.

Steeper fleet fuel economy standards finalized, will bring more hybrids and EVs sooner

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On Friday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finalized tougher fuel economy standards for vehicle fleets that will mean an adjusted, industry-wide average of about 49 mpg across new passenger vehicles and light trucks in 2026.

Standards Certification Testing: Bringing Order to the Internet of Things

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In the world of electronic communications, standards certification makes sure that everybody knows the rules and plays by them. Over the years, Comarch has steadily expanded its work with multiple standards organizations. Standards organizations know their own technologies inside-out.

Audi involved in EEBUS standard for intelligent connection of EVs and buildings

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The Audi e-tron’s charging system is the first on-board EV system to use the new communication standard. At the “Plugfest E-Mobility” at the Audi plant in Brussels, developers are testing cross-industry compatibility before the EEBUS standard for energy communication is introduced in February. The ultimate aim of EEBUS is to develop a standard that is universally applicable. The specifications of the communication standard will be rolled out at the beginning of February 2019.

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NHTSA finalizes CAFE standards for Model Year 2024-2026; fleet average of 49 mpg by 2026

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The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has finalized new Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards for MY 2024-2026. The new standards require an industry-wide fleet average of approximately 49 mpg for passenger cars and light trucks in model year 2026. The new standards will increase fuel efficiency 8% annually for model years 2024-2025 and 10% annually for model year 2026.

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Steps Toward Health Data Standards for Wearables

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Industry groups and standards bodies have begun quantifying wearable devices' capabilities via the IEEE P360 standard for wearable consumer electronic devices and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) standards for step counting, heart rate, and sleep tracking.

International Lithium Association (ILiA) commissions TDi Sustainability to examine ESG and standards in the lithium industry

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The International Lithium Association ( ILiA ), the not-for-profit industry association representing the global lithium value chain, announced a wide-ranging agreement with TDi Sustainability to explore standards and environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in the lithium industry.

New #NEMA standard to enable coexistence of C-V2X & DSRC for connected vehicle roadside infrastructure

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A new National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Standard will harmonize and could accelerate deployment of connected vehicle roadside infrastructure technology, according to a preview of the Standard presented at the Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia (ITSGA) Annual Meeting in Athens, GA. The NEMA Connected Vehicle Infrastructure Technical Committee is currently drafting the Standard and is expected to be finished by the end of 2019.

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ANSI releases Standardization Roadmap for EV deployment

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Domains and topical areas for the standardization roadmap for electric vehicles. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) released the Standardization Roadmap for Electric Vehicles – Version 1.0 , developed by the Institute’s Electric Vehicles Standards Panel (EVSP). Maximize the coordination and harmonization of the standards and conformance environment domestically and with international partners. —Standardization Roadmap.

Agreement reached to standardize swappable batteries for electric motorcycles

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The Swappable Battery Consortium for Electric Motorcycles has reached an agreement to standardize swappable batteries and replacement systems, allowing battery sharing and paving the way for increased adoption of electric motorcycles in Japan. The consortium will conduct technical verification and standardization of mutual-use swappable batteries, based on these common specifications.

Khronos Group exploring industry interest for new open standard for high performance embedded computing (HPEC) applications

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The Khronos Group has created an Exploratory Group to gauge industry interest for a potential new open standard for high performance embedded computing (HPEC) applications. Khronos created the Exploratory Group to assess the degree of interest in making this new standard an open, royalty-free standard under the Khronos framework. Khronos standards include Vulkan, OpenGL, OpenGL ES, OpenGL SC, WebGL, SPIR-V, OpenCL, SYCL, OpenVX, NNEF, COLLADA, OpenXR and glTF.

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SAE International publishes updated standard for on-route mechanized conductive EV charging systems for buses: SAE J3105

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SAE International published its latest standard, SAE J3105 : Electric Vehicle Power Transfer System Using Conductive Automated Connection Devices, along with three new tributary documents. The standard covers the general physical, electrical, functional, testing, and performance requirements for a mechanized (hands-free) conductive power transfer system primarily for transit buses using an overhead coupler capable of, but not limited to, transferring direct current (DC) power.

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2022 Audi A3 now on sale in US with standard 48V MHEV; 24% better combined fuel economy in A3 40 TFSI quattro

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The A3 features a standard 2.0-liter TFSI engine, generating a maximum 201 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. The 2022 A3 offers the latest available technologies, such as Audi’s MMI touch display infotainment, with a standard 10.1"

China’s first V2X application layer standard released

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The first standard designed for the V2X (vehicle-to-everything) application layer in China has been officially released. The standard (T/CSAE 53-2107) was developed by a working group led by General Motors, together with Tsinghua University and Chang’an Auto, with the support of the China Industry Innovation Alliance for the Intelligent and Connected Vehicles. The standard has identified 17 China Day One V2X applications covering safety, efficiency and information service.

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