Technical Takes & Updates

Read about important updates and technical insights from our experts and engineers.

Driving Forces: Veronda Osborne Veronda Osborne

Driving Forces: Veronda Osborne

Over her last 12 years at GCAPS as the Business Manager, Veronda Osborne has had a role in every aspect of the organization. With responsibilities including fiscal administration, human resources, purchasing, shipping and receiving, Veronda is one of the Driving Forces behind GCAPS’ success and has a positive impact on every business operation.

January 2024 Newsletter Jon Darab and Evan Lowe

January 2024 Newsletter

We start the new year with renewed energy and enthusiasm. Our focus remains steadfast on offering exemplary services and robust solutions to improve the performance of the mobility of people and things. 

Process of Mobility: Scenario Scenario

Process of Mobility: Scenario

The scenario step is the start of the entire process, like the first domino in the chain reaction. Errors in this step can lead to the remaining steps being inaccurate. Scenario is a combination of the operational driving domain (ODD) and the surrounding actors (e.g., other vehicles, pedestrians), both dynamic and static.

Tire Model Selection

Tire Model Selection

Heavy emphasis has been placed on vehicle simulations to improve the performance of handling, ride comfort, and safety, which are all customer focused areas and are required to comply with regulations. However, when it comes time to select the tire model to use and the facility to complete the testing, which one should you choose?

Wet Testing

Wet Testing

How much does the vehicle need to alter its path to be deemed unstable? Although there are multiple standards on how to quantify a tire’s performance on dry surfaces, there is only one standard to quantify the tire’s performance on wet surfaces, called the EU Wet Grip Label.