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Alain Piperno

Alain is an autonomous vehicles testing and homologation senior expert at UTAC in France. From 2015-2019 he was a research leader and trainer in French research institute VEDECOM and at UTAC. From 2015-2018 he led a French automobile AV testing/homologation working group. In 2014 he worked on the French AV safety roadmap as Renault’s research safety leader. He managed some Renault end-to-end innovation projects from 2006 to 2013, including tele-diagnosis, connected car services, stolen vehicle tracking, EV smart charging and smartphone software.


Level 2-3-4-5 overview of regulation/Euro NCAP status and testing challenges

UTAC is a worldwide reference in testing and type approval, an accredited lab for Euro NCAP tests and for French type approval tests. This presentation will review today’s regulation and testing capacity proposals and new challenges. It will cover Level 2-3-4-5 regulations status for M1 vehicles, shuttles, buses, delivery robots, SW/OTA, cybersecurity, AI and virtual type approval. We will also discuss needs/solutions for testing and validation, including physical, new protocols, new targets, rain and fog testing, digital and VIL testing, AI, V2X and cybersecurity.