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Calspan is now the proud owner of the complete Q-Series Anthropomorphic Test Devices (ATDs) more commonly known as dummies. Owning all of the dummies in the Q-Series family: Q0, Q1, Q1.5, Q3, Q3s, Q6 and Q10, permits Calspan to better serve sled and vehicle . . .
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You’ve got a 4-star safety rating, now what? If your vehicle did not achieve the NHTSA NCAP Star Safety Rating that you had hoped, the NHTSA’s “Optional” New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) might be right for you. What it is: In 1987, the National . . .
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April is #NationalCarCareMonth! Preventative maintenance increases the longevity of your car AND allows for the features on your vehicle designed to keep you safe to continue to work properly. Calspan is a world leader in automotive safety research, helping to make the roads a . . .
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Have you heard the term, “Optional NCAP”? Do you know what it means? If you’re a car manufacturer and you don’t, you may be missing out an opportunity to be recognized for safety improvements that you have incorporated into your vehicles. In 1987, the . . .
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Calspan is thrilled to be presenting at Automotive Testing Expo North America 2017. Automotive Testing Expo brings together automotive testing professionals, suppliers, and engineers from around the world who are experts in the automotive testing industry. For three days, Calspan will join over 60 . . .
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Exciting things are happening at Calspan in Buffalo, NY. A brand new, totally enclosed Crash Lab is entering the final phases of construction. November 2016 marked the start of construction on the 58,000 sq-ft building. Since then, the completely steel frame exterior, interior drywall, . . .
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Calspan and MESSRING partner to provide automotive test solutions Coming together to fulfill the growing North American demand for crash test services and equipment Buffalo, New York – On September 26, 2017, Calspan and MESSRING announce that a partnership agreement has been established between . . .
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Expanding Automotive Crash Test Capabilities Computer aided crash simulation is a tool to virtually test a vehicle and is used to reduce the time and costs of the product development cycle. These simulations are based on assumptions made by engineers, and must be validated . . .
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The emergence of new vehicle and manufacturing technologies has led to the explosive growth of the automotive industry. New vehicle models and the addition of several new vehicle startups means that crash testing facilities around the world are experiencing an uptick in the number . . .

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