safety

TechArt outfits a Porsche 911 Targa 4 police car for styling road safety

World-renowned Porsche tuning expert TechArt has unveiled its latest project car based on the 911 Targa 4. As you can see, it’s a police car, but you won’t see it flagging down motorists anytime soon. On the contrary, TechArt created this 911 police car for the 2022 Tune it! Safe! Campaign of the German Federal Ministry of Transport.

Working with partners like the German Association of Automotive Tuners and Hankook, TechArt aims to promote safe and responsible tuning with its latest creation. Of course, the blue, yellow, and white police livery stands out. But unlike other police cars, this Porsche 911 is wearing a subdued yet highly aerodynamic body kit.

The front spoiler, side skirts, rear spoiler, and wind diffuser are wind-tunnel tested to route the wind in utmost efficiency. It also gets bespoke TechArt lowering springs to lower the ride height by 1.57-inches. It wears black TechArt Formula

Read More

The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls




Microsoft and partners may be compensated if you purchase something through recommended links in this article.

Read More

SK hynix Receives ISO 26262 FSM Certification, the International Functional Safety Standard in Automotive Semiconductors

Published: Nov. 11, 2021 at 6:00 PM CST|Updated: 16 hours ago

– Awarded the Automotive Safety Integrity Level D (ASIL-D), the highest level of initial hazard defined within ISO 26262

– Certification to raise company’s competitive edge in semiconductor memory technology for ADAS and other autonomous vehicle solutions

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — SK hynix announced that it has received an ISO 26262: 2018 FSM (Functional Safety Management) certification, the international standard for functional safety in automotive semiconductors. The global automotive functional safety certification institute, TUV Nord, conducted the assessment. Both companies commemorated the distinction by hosting an online ceremony. In attendance at the ceremony were Daeyong Shim, Head of Automotive Business, and Junho Song, Head of Quality System, from SK hynix and Bianca Pfuff, Profit Center Manager Functional Safety and Deputy Head of Certification Body SEECERT, and Josef Neumann, Senior

Read More

It’s easy to check your car’s safety rating: Here’s how

Be safe.


IIHS

It’s easy to overlook safety as a crucial part of your car, but it’s a crucial pillar to any vehicle. In the event of a crash, a car’s number one job is to keep passengers as safe as can be. With that in mind, you can check your current car’s safety rating with a few simple steps. Or, if you’re shopping for a new car, you can find that particular vehicle’s safety rating too.

Here’s how to find out your car’s safety rating, and what happens if the federal government hasn’t tested a particular car.

1. Have your year, make and model information

Perhaps you know it by heart, or you need to find this information. The owner’s manual included with your car will give you all the relevant information needed to supply the proper year, make and model. Don’t have the owner’s manual? A window

Read More