2021
10.01

III. ZalaZONE Innovation Day 

The event highlighted the results and latest trends in autonomous transport and drone research, which were complemented by a professional conference with indoor and outdoor demonstrations of autonomous drones and ground vehicles performed by research teams of BME Automated Drive, Széchenyi István Egyetem, Pannon Egyetem, SZTAKI, MouldTech Systems Kft. and CollMot Robotics Kft. In the demonstration “Central perception” a sensor-monitored zebra was built […]
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2021
08.25

Norbert Michelisz was testing on ZalaZONE

At the end of August 2021 WTCR champion Norbert Michelisz and the M1RA Team tested the new track elements in extreme conditions with their Hyundai i30 N TCR racing car on the ZalaZONE test track.   Dr. Zsolt Szalay, head of Research and Innovation of ZalaZONE stated that with the test track built with the help of government investment, […]
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2021
08.07

Test automation

As advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) continuously evolve and develop, the borders between simulation and real-world testing are slowly disappearing. The Budapest University of Technology and Economics and the ZalaZONE R&I Team are working together to develop new testing method, where the virtually created scenarios can be transferred in real-time into an actual physical scenario […]
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2020
10.16

3rd ZalaZONE Trilateral ONLINE Conference

The 5-level trilateral cooperation between Hungary-Austria-Slovenia, related to the activities of the ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground, began in 2017 with the cooperation of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, the Technische Universität Graz and the University of Maribor. Reaching a higher level of cooperation, strengthened by regional and state-level agreements, research institutes and automotive cluster industry companies collaborated with state […]
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2020
10.02

II. ZalaZONE Innovation Day 

On the II. ZalaZONE Innovation Day, Dr. László Palkovics, Minister of Innovation and Technology, leaders of BME, Széchenyi István University and Pannon University, as well as city and county politicians laid the foundation stone of a university research building and inaugurated the R&D Module as the University Test Track of the ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground. The University […]
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2020
08.28

Self-driving vehicles – Axióma Steam’s Interview

The latest edition of Axióma Steam featured self-driving vehicles. Axióma visited The Automotive Proving Ground ZalaZONE near Zalaegerszeg, spoke with Head of research and innovation Dr Zsolt Szalay and Sales director Robert Siddi and tried the test track with 4 modules out with a professional test driver!
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2020
08.09

Autonomous vehicle testing on TV show „Innovátor „

The TV2’s magazine show INNOVÁTOR visited ZalaZONE’s complex proving ground system, which enables traditional automotive tests and offers the possibility to test automated and self-driving vehicles as well.
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2020
08.04

Interview about ZalaZONE on Ózon TV Show “Jövőkép”

Nowadays we drive increasingly better cars, which can be developed based upon multiple tests by automotive engineers. The automotive test track in Zalaegerszeg is unique in many aspects in Europe. The Ozone TV Show JÖVŐKÉP is about to investigate and show the Proving Grounds elements and curiosities to the public guided by Hungarian Minister of Innovation and […]
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2020
07.15

Klubrádió invited Dr Zsolt Szalay

Klubrádió invited Dr Zsolt Szalay, Head of Research an Innovation and asked him to find out more about the proving grounds elements, their uniqueness as well as scientific background work in collaboration with universities and scientific partners.  
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