BRACE was presenter on EV OBD at the SAE OBD Europe event in March 2016

  • April 5, 2016
  • Marcel Romijn

For EV it is often considered that a Diagnostics system is not needed; however while they are zero emissions still there are many other stakeholders and legislations to be satisfied. After our earlier annoucement now a post where you can download our presentation.

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A paper from BRACE and TU/e is presented at the FESCA workshop on April 3

  • March 7, 2016
  • Marcel Romijn

As a side effect of the work carried out on the Cruise Control Functional Safety project a paper was written and submitted for approval. Lead authors were the students that worked on the project and supervisors of BRACE and the TU/e supported. This paper will be presented at the "13th ...

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Bringing extended range to EV's..... by adding a trailer with a generator set?

  • March 7, 2016
  • Marcel Romijn

At BRACE there are several projects which involve Electric Vehicles or EV. Anyone working on these projects typically moves from a bit skeptical on the large scale roll-out to being close to an EV believer. An EV has many advantages. The big disadvantage remains the driving distance w/o charging. While ...

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BRACE presents at the TUV Symposium on Functional Safety & Security in Industrial applications, together with partner Shakti Corp

  • Feb. 19, 2016
  • Marcel Romijn

At May 10 & 11 in Cologne, Germany a conference is organised by the TUV with a focus on Industrial applications; which includes the off-highway industry. BRACE and Shakti Corp will present together on "A Systems Engineering approach to Hazard Analysis in Complex Systems".

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BRACE will present at the Conference on Sensors for Exhaust Gas Cleaning and CO2 Reduction

  • Feb. 18, 2016
  • Marcel Romijn

At this conference in June, held in Leipzig, Germany, BRACE will present on "Cheating on Onboard Diagnostic Systems". The presentation will explain some do's and dont's from legal point and how the aftermarket industry cheats the OBD with aftertreatment delete kits.

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BRACE will present at the VDI Conference on Connected Off-Highway Machines

  • Feb. 8, 2016
  • Marcel Romijn

At this conference held May 10 and 11 in Düsseldorf, Germany BRACE will present "On-board and cloud based diagnostics – The sunny and the dark side". BRACE has been over the last years very active in connected car/machine topics with regards to possibilities to improve service and repair. Combined with ...

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BRACE will be presenting on EV-OBD at the 2016 SAE OBD Europe conference in Stuttgart.

  • Jan. 22, 2016
  • Marcel Romijn

From 29th of February 2016 to March 2nd 2016 the industry experts and government officials from around the world will meet in Stuttgart again to discuss experiences with regards to OBD. BRACE has been invited as a presenter.

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Part 3: Functional Safety Demonstration project - Cruise Control in panic mode

  • Jan. 20, 2016
  • Marcel Romijn

In this demonstration project BRACE has selected the Functional Safety competence as a central topic. In co-operation with the HAN University of Applied Science a demonstration project has been setup. The project is executed by a thesis student of the HAN and an intern student of the TU/e. In the ...

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The future of the internal combustion engine is..... a 1976 Opel Manta?

  • Jan. 4, 2016
  • Marcel Romijn

In recent years, electric mobility has taken flight spectacularly. As a result, expectations for the future of electric vehicles are sky-high as well. This poses the question: how will it end? Will electricity completely replace internal combustion, or will there be a place in the future for the good old ...

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Bart Oosthoek; BRACE Competence Leader for Functional Safety is now certified as official Functional Safety Engineer (TÜV Rheinland)

  • Dec. 17, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

Some news from late 2015 to start 2016: As part of our continuous effort to improve services to our customers and the fullfill the ambitions of employees BRACE send Bart Oosthoek to the training and exam. Congratulations to Bart!

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