’14 Ford Explorer SUV undergoes crash test.
DEARBORN, MI – Ford has increased the computing power needed to virtual crash-test vehicles by 50%, but its unlikely physical vehicle testing will cease anytime soon, says a top engineer. Steve Kenner, global director-automotive safety office, says government regulations require physical crash testing to verify a vehicle, and changing those requirements is difficult. “(In) most of the countries that have European regulatory framework you have to do whole vehicle approval and have ...
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