Valeo LaneVue Lane Departure Warning System (http://rbi.ims.ca/4919-545). First introduced on the Infiniti FX, and now available on the 2006 Infiniti M35 & M45 models, the Lane Departure Warning (LDW) system uses a camera mounted behind the windshield and proprietary software algorithms to monitor the lane markings in front of the vehicle. The system identifies lane changes, when the turn signal is not used, as an unintentional lane departure and sounds an audible warning to alert the driver. Valeo engineers worked with Iteris to develop a video system that includes a CMOS camera with Integrated Signal Processing. For more information on Iteris video sensors, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4919-546.
A bold, gold, open-air coupe may not be the ticket to automotive nirvana for every consumer, but Lexus’ LF-C2 concept car certainly turned heads at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. What’s more, it may provide a glimpse of the luxury automaker’s future.
The complexity of diesel engines means optimizing their performance requires a large amount of experimentation. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a very useful and intuitive tool in this, and cold flow analysis using CFD is an ideal approach to study the flow characteristics without going into the details of chemical reactions occurring during the combustion.
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