BRACE migrated to new project management & development tooling

  • April 23, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

Recently BRACE has started to upgrade their toolchain for development processes and project management. ACA IT from Belgium has organised the setup and hosting.

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BRACE’er Mark Soons has a side job as an automotive technology teacher

  • April 17, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

One of our engineers shares his knowledge to the students of the automotive school at the Summa College Eindhoven. This school focusses on mid-level technical education and can act as a preparation for a Bachelors level study. Mark Soons spends besides his activities at BRACE one day a week to ...

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Part 3 of Concept realization of an 4x4 Vehicle's Transfer case

  • April 13, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

Continuing the demonstrator project at BRACE Automotive now the stage of development for a transfer case housing has been reached. Marc Fiedler; an intern from the Fontys Automotive Engineering Bachelor has been given a role in this step: The main task for the third stage of the Transfer case project ...

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BRACE is co-author on "Why we need a harmonized interface between vehicles and the cloud"

  • March 16, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

Next week the CTI Automotive Diagnostic Systems conference is being held in Stuttgart. One of the presentations there is given by two members of the OBD4HDD group. BRACE is one of the co-authors.

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BRACE visited the SAE On Board Diagnostics Europe 2015 conference.

  • March 9, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

Recently the SAE organised a conference in Stuttgart where all the experts in the world of On Board Diagnostics came together to discuss new developments in this field. BRACE engineer Diederik van Dijk was present as well.

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BRACE was presenter at the IQPC Functional Safety for Non-Road Vehicles conference

  • March 4, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

Last week BRACE provided a presentation focussing on our vision into solving Functional Safety issues when dealing with the off-highway industry. Small volumes and a large number of variants are making the Functional Safety more challenging there than in e.g. passenger cars.

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Crash safety awareness in vehicle interior developments

  • Feb. 27, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

Where typically crash safety in interiors is only considered as being something for the seatbelts and the airbags there is a lot more to it. For example with the upcoming Volvo XC90 one of the large safety inventions was actually in the seat. When a vehicle leaves the road in ...

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Part 2 of Concept realization of an 4x4 Vehicle's Transfer case

  • Feb. 18, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

BRACE Automotive executed a demonstrator project in cooperation with a thesis student of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Goal is to demonstrate the capabilities of BRACE in gears, bearings and housing design of a transmission. The demonstrator product is a transfer case for a 4x4 vehicle that can work ...

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Automatic/Automated transmissions trend

  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Marcel Romijn

While automatic transmissions have been popular for decades this popularity was very regional dependent. With the roll-out of more automatic and automated transmissions concepts and a stronger push for fuel economy and vehicle comfort the traditional situation has changed. We asked BRACE Automotive Engineer Ruud Bogers to shine some light ...

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