VW ADAS Test Drive Check List

vw adas test drive Mar 19, 2020

IMPORTANT: Always be careful of traffic conditions and safety around the vehicle

                        Your test vehicle may not be equipped with all safety systems

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC):

  • Verify radar module is not damaged or obstructed
  • Verify system maintains acceleration, deceleration and braking between vehicle and vehicle in front.

Adaptive Cruise Control with Traffic Jam Assist:

  • Verify radar module is not damaged or obstructed
  • Verify system maintains acceleration, deceleration and braking between vehicle and vehicle in front in stop and go traffic

Front Assist (FCW) and AEB:

  • Verify vehicle responds (slows/stops) when vehicle or object in front

 Lane Assist (LA)

  • Verify system provides visual, audible and haptic warnings when vehicle approaches or crosses lane markers
  • At speeds over 40MPH verify system counter-steers away

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Toyota Safety Sense ADAS Test Drive Check List

Uncategorized Mar 17, 2020
 

IMPORTANT:    Always be careful of traffic conditions and safety around the vehicle

                        Your test vehicle may not be equipped with all safety systems

Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS):

  • Vehicle speed must be between 7 MPH (11 km/h) and 110 MPH (177 km/h).
  • Verify system provides visual, audible and haptic warnings when vehicle detects a collision when moving forward, identifies a potential pedestrian event and in daylight detects bicycles.

Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC):

  • Vehicle speed must be between 25 MPH (40 km/h) to 110 MPH (177 km/h)
  • Test for acceleration, deceleration and braking between vehicle and vehicle in front at variable speeds

Full-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (FS-DRCC):

  • Vehicle speed must be between 0 MPH (km/h) to 110 MPH (177 km/h).
  • Test for acceleration, deceleration and braking between...
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Test Drive CoPilot™ Platform Adds ADAS “How To” Safety System Videos

company news Mar 17, 2020

Richardson, TX. (March 11, 2020) – Auto Techcelerators, LLC, today announced that that it has added dozens of manufacturer and other ADAS “how to” safety system videos to its Test Drive CoPilot™ platform and mobile apps. According to Auto Techcelerators, the Test Drive CoPilot™ platform and mobile apps now include ADAS safety system videos for nineteen (19) different makes and models.

Auto Techcelerators Co-founder and CEO Frank Terlep, commented; “One of the challenges repairers face is knowing how different manufacturer safety system are supposed to operate and be tested. By adding these videos to our manufacturer specific ADAS test drive recommendations and checklists, we hope to improve the way repairers perform, manage and document test drives. Terlep added, “Our team will continue to add and edit these videos, our test drive recommendations and checklists based on vehicle safety system changes.”

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Test Drive CoPilot™ Platform Completes Integration with CCC Secure Share™

company news Mar 17, 2020

Richardson, TX. (March 9, 2020) – Auto Techcelerators, LLC, today announced that that it has completed integration between its Test Drive CoPilot™ platform and CCC’s Secure Share™. This integration allows users of the Test Drive CoPilot™ platform to easily select the appropriate CCC Repair Order that needs a documented test drive and then select and save the test drive report and billing statement to the appropriate CCC Repair Order file.

 Auto Techcelerators Co-founder and CEO Frank Terlep, commented; “Integration with CCC’s Secure Share™ will make it easy for collision repairers to perform one of the most important steps in the repair process, a pre-delivery test drive that validates all vehicle safety systems perform as designed prior to delivering the vehicle to the consumer.”

 About Auto Techcelerators, LLC. Auto Techcelerators, LLC designed and developed the Test Drive CoPilot™platform.  Our team has...

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ADAS Repairs and Calibrations…What is the Industry’s Game Plan?

adas calibrations Mar 04, 2020

You have heard me say it before…Today’s and tomorrow’s vehicles today are “computers on wheels”. With more than 100 million lines of code, that’s more than twice that of an F-35 fighter jet or the Large Hadron Collider, the largest energy particle collider and the largest machine in the world. 

Vehicle ADAS safety systems are what is driving the increased use and implementation of software, sensors, ECU’s and other technologies! And if you think this trend is going to stop, YOU ARE WRONG! In 2022 97% of all vehicles manufactured in North America will include Automated Emergency Braking (AEB).

The other thing we need to remember is many vehicle parts and panels now include electronics, cameras, and sensors. Today when a repair facility replaces a windshield, repairs a bumper, performs a front-end alignment, or simply disconnects a battery, that vehicle may need to be calibrated. Once calibrated, the repair facility must perform a...

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Hyundai SmartSense Test Drive Check List

Uncategorized Feb 25, 2020

IMPORTANT: Always be careful of traffic conditions and safety around the vehicle

                        Your test vehicle may not be equipped with all safety systems

 Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

  • Minimum speed must be at least 18MPH/30km/h
  • Verify acceleration, deceleration and braking between vehicle and vehicle in front.
  • Verify ACC image appears in instrument cluster

Forward Collision Avoidance (FCA)

  • Verify system provides visual, audible and haptic warnings when vehicle detects a collision when moving forward.
  • Verify vehicle speed decreases and ultimately stops when getting too close to vehicle ahead

Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS)

  • Speed must be between 40MPH/60 km/h and 112MPH/180 km/h
  • Verify system keeps vehicle within driving lanes and/or continuous vehicle centering

Blind View Monitor (BVM)

  • Verify left and right gauges in instrument panel change to camera...
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FCA Test Drive Checklist

adas test drives Feb 18, 2020

Chrysler Test Drive Checklist

IMPORTANT: Always be careful of traffic conditions and safety around the vehicle

Your test vehicle may not be equipped with all safety systems

 Forward Collision Warning (FCW+):

  •  The default status of FCW+ is the Far setting. This means the system will warn you of a possible collision with the vehicle in front of you when you are farther away. This gives you the most reaction time.
  • To change the FCW+ status, press the “Fwd Collision Warning” button and select the “Near” or “Far” button. Press the back arrow/Done button on the touchscreen to return to the previous menu
  • Vehicle speed must be above 1 MPH (2 km/h
  • Ignition must be ON, vehicle is in D (Drive).
  • Verify initial warning is combined audible/visual warning to the driver.
  • Verify second warning is brake jerk combined with audible/visual warnings
  • Verify Final action: System will activate autonomous braking.

Forward Collision Warning-Plus (FCW+)...

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GM ADAS Test Drive Checklist

gm adas test drives Feb 04, 2020

IMPORTANT:    Always be careful of traffic conditions and safety around the vehicle

                        Your test vehicle may not be equipped with all safety systems

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

  • Verify Driver Information Center (DIC) displays green icon
  • Test drive speed must be above 18 MPH/30km/h
  • Verify vehicle accelerates/decelerates when following another vehicle ahead

Lane Departure Warning (LDW)

  • Test drive speed must be at least 35 MPH (56 km/h) for at least 10 minutes
  • Verify amber lane departure warning indicator located on instrument cluster flashes.
  • Verify system produces three (3) chimes through the infotainment system or three pulses to the left or right side of the seat

Forward Collision Alert (FCA)

  • Verify Driver Information Center (DIC) presents the following
    • Green icon when following a vehicle
    • Amber icon when you are following too...
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Honda Sensing System Test Drive Check List

honda adas test drives Jan 28, 2020
 

IMPORTANT: Always be careful of traffic conditions and safety around the vehicle

                        Your test vehicle may not be equipped with all safety systems

Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS):

  • Verify system provides three (3) stages of visual, audible and haptic warnings when test vehicle detects a collision when moving forward.
  • Stage 1: System generates visual and audio warnings alerting you to brake or move away from an oncoming object.
  • Stage 2: In addition to above warnings, the system lightly applies the brakes to help you slow down and avoid hitting the obstacle.
  • Stage 3: System applies brakes strongly in order to significantly reduce the speed of the vehicle.

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC):

  • Verify acceleration, deceleration and braking changes with vehicle in front at variable speeds

Adaptive Cruise Control w/ LSF (Low Speed Follow):

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Ford Co-Pilot360™ Test Drive Check List

Uncategorized Jan 28, 2020

IMPORTANT:    Always be careful of traffic conditions and safety around the vehicle Your test vehicle may not be equipped with all safety systems

BLIS ® Blind Spot Information System w/ Cross Traffic Alert:

  • Verify system provides visual, audible and haptic warnings when vehicles appear in rear and adjacent lanes.
  • While vehicle is in reverse verify system provides visual, audible and haptic warnings when other vehicle(s) approach from side or rear.

Lane Keeping System (LKS):

  • Verify system provides visual, audible and haptic warnings when test vehicle approaches or crosses lane markers

Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking:

  • Verify system provides visual, audible and haptic warnings when test vehicle detects a potential collision with a vehicle or pedestrian when moving forward.

Evasive Steering Assist (ESA):

  • Verify system provides visual, audible and haptic warnings when test vehicle ESA system identifies a vehicle ahead and helps maneuver...
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