Engineering

22 Jul 2019

ACOUSTIC WARNING SYSTEM IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES MANDATORY

ACOUSTIC WARNING SYSTEM IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES MANDATORY Since July 1, 2019 it is mandatory to build in an acoustic warning system in electric vehicles. This decision is a result of new EU legislation. It requires that the Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS) be installed in newly registered hybrid, electric and fuel cell vehicles - including trucks and buses - for the protection of other road users. In the EU, the warning sound is mandatory up to a speed of 20 km/h. The legislation describes in great detail how an AVAS warning may and may not sound. This applies, for example, to the minimum and maximum noise production, and to certain noise criteria.

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07 Jul 2019

TÜV NORD QUALITY SYSTEMS FOR BUS PRODUCTION AND FIRE PREVENTION

TÜV NORD QUALITY SYSTEMS FOR BUS PRODUCTION AND FIRE PREVENTION Recently TÜV Nord presented her 'TÜV Nord Bus Inspection'. A new service from TÜV Nord that came on the market at the end of 2018 and has since been tested by various manufacturers and buyers in 'real life' conditions. It is a new quality / inspection procedure that TÜV Nord has developed and works completely independently of the manufacturer. With this, TÜV Nord strives for maximum transparency. Customers can follow the inspections carried out by TÜV on-line in real time.

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