26% of American pedestrians killed in traffic died between 6 and 9 p.m. Another 24% died between 9 p.m. and midnight. Pedestrian motor vehicle crash deaths have increased 45% since reaching their low point in 2009, and account for 16% of crash fatalities.
Analysis by DVN Editor Daniel Stern
Consumer Reports magazine provides some of the most widely-trusted car ratings and buying advice in North America. They’ve been testing headlamps for some 15 years now, at a facility we visited earlier this year.
Automated, connected, electric and shared vehicles (ACES) will have a profound impact on society and how new vehicles are designed and built, but it is unlikely their materials composition and manufacturing techniques will change dramatically in the
“4D” printing means producing a 3D multi-material printed part that reacts to external stimuli, such as heat, moisture or sound. In 4D printing, material is pre-programmed to have sensing and actuating abilities that allow the material to self-transform over time.
Pedestrians and bicyclists top the list of VRUs (vulnerable road users). 6,000 pedestrians were killed in traffic violence in the United States in 2017, with the majority of those deaths happening during darkness. Additionally, more than half of bicycle-vehicle crashes
Scientists have succeeded in using a new active principle to reduce the number of different layers in OLEDs to just one. The first prototype of the new OLEDs can already compete with current designs in terms of efficiency and luminosity.
TI have published a free guidebook describing how innovative lighting technology can best be deployed in vehicle rear lighting systems. The 12-page document describes LED, OLED, and other advanced light sources as well as driver technology options,
A recent newspaper article by Detroit Free Press auto columnist Mark Phelan is one of the latest attempts by American popular media to report coherently on ADB. How did he do? Significantly better, in DVN’s estimation than US-market 2018-model
A new report by CMI has interesting things to say about the market forecast for headlamp aim machines—the type used in workshops and garages to check headlamp alignment on vehicles in service. Automatic machines are expected to account for largest market