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Auto manufacturers are constantly working to update, improve, and innovate car design to meet the needs and demands of consumers. Each iteration of a vehicle must also meet safety standards set by the market the product is sold in. THE CHALLENGE: The process to . . .
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Visit Us at Booth #8 Calspan will be exhibiting at the 2019 SAE Government/Industry Meeting which will be held in Washington D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center April 3-5, 2019. Attending this annual event is part of Calspan’s commitment to serve global . . .
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Crash Test expert, Gerald Goupil explains about the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Test Verification Program. With so many vehicle models on the market, each being refined or refreshed each year, it’s nearly impossible for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) to test . . .
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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, . . .