Wednesday, April 21, 2021 06:35 AM

ASTAZERO REVEALS INDOOR TEST TRACK FOR ACTIVE SAFETY SYSTEMS AND AUTONOMOUS TECHNOLOGIES - AUTOMOTIVE TESTING TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

AstaZero is to open the worlds longest indoor track for use in testing active safety systems and autonomous technologies in any vehicle variant. Operators and engineers will be able to conduct tests 24 hours a day, 365 days a year using reproducible lighting and surfaces.

The existing AstaZero site is a full-scale, independent testing and demonstration facility for future road safety, and has been extended to house the indoor track. Named the AstaZero Dry Zone, the track is 700m long and 40m wide and will be inaugurated on April 28, 2021.

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AstaZero Dry Zone will play an important role in the transition of the automotive industry and will provide unique opportunities needed for research, development and validation of self-driving and connected vehicles as well as the surrounding infrastructure, commented Pia Sandvik, CEO of AstaZero parent company, RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden).

With the automotive sector needing to conduct millions of tests on all types of vehicles each year, an environment in which driving scenarios can be consistently reproduced is a necessity for accurate testing.

The tests and trials conducted by vehicle operators require plenty of personnel and result in excessive travel, ...

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