Autonomous driving – safety first!

Automotive Engineering

The TARA2000-AUT provides a uniform beam with edge-to-edge high-power illumination over a rectangular field, and is the industry’s first to be qualified to the AEC-Q102 automotive quality standard and the ISO functional safety standard. It is ideal for 3D gesture sensing as well as 2D/3D driver and interior monitoring applications. The automotive industry comprises a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles.

  • The first car arrived shortly thereafter, an 1894 Benz Viktoria belonging to Pakubuwono X, the Susuhunan of Surakarta.
  • Sales increased considerably when the locally assembled Holden Gemini arrived in 1981.
  • The companies most in favor of localization were the large Chinese firms like the Liem Group and PT Astra Motor.
  • His unique experience with product development and design comes from 18 years of work involving the automotive and peripheral industries.
  • “Volvo Car Group’s philosophy when it comes to the use of the technology in our cars reflects our customers’ desire get the best from their lives without adding complexity.

Even as the Indonesian automobile market has grown rapidly after the Asian Crisis Holden did not return, as GMH’s export manager Bob Branson decreed the end of exports to countries with annual sales of less than 500 cars in 2001. Vehicle production began in September 1974 at the PT Multi-Astra manufacturing subsidiary. Toyota Indonesia’s most famous product is the Kijang series of light trucks and vans. The Kijang, developed from the Philippine market Tamaraw Revo of 1976, has spawned an entire range of vehicles and is now built in a number of Asian countries including India.

However, more recent reports confirmed the opposite; namely that the automotive industry was slowing down even in BRIC countries. In the United States, vehicle sales peaked in 2000, at 17.8 million units. Safety is a state that implies being protected from any risk, danger, damage, or cause of injury. In the automotive industry, safety means that users, operators, or manufacturers do not face any risk or danger coming from the motor vehicle or its spare parts. Safety for the automobiles themselves implies that there is no risk of damage.

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Two weeks later the Japanese occupied the plant and interred all foreigners; on 31 December GM wrote off the entire enterprise. The plant was taken over by Toyota, and was used to assemble trucks for the military. In 2003, Daihatsu through PT Astra Daihatsu Motor launched its joint project with Toyota, which spawned the Toyota Avanza and Daihatsu Xenia. As an entry-level MPV, it complements the role of Toyota Kijang, offering similar capability in a smaller and cheaper package. Both cars would later send Astra Daihatsu Motor as the largest car manufacturer in the country, surpassing Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia, and saw the Avanza as the best selling car in Indonesia since 2007 until today.