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Honda aims to take 3D leap forward with advanced crash-test simulation software

Posted 12:01 am U.S. ET, June 25
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A closeup image of the Acura MDX after a virtual side-impact crash test captured by the new 3D software. (HONDA)
It takes roughly five years, on average, to develop and launch an all-new vehicle these days. A redesigned crossover or sedan can require less time from drawing board to showroom. Numerous automakers have tried to shorten product development cycles over the past 20 years but often with little success. Too many complex facets in r&d, product planning, and manufacturin ...
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