Three years ago, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy launched the PEGASUS project with the aim of delivering standards for making highly automated vehicles safe.
Autonomous vehicle technology is evolving rapidly, but it must be thoroughly designed, implemented and tested to ensure the overall safety of all road users.
With the advent of automation and connectivity, inspection of vehicle safety – one of the core tasks of Technical Services – is undergoing fundamental change.
The introduction of Industry 4.0 and other IoT and wireless communications technologies has resulted in a new age for technological innovations. This has been especially prevalent in the automotive industry.