2022
06.27

FS Easter preparation event organized on ZalaZONE

The preparatory competition for the Formula Student East Series was held on June 24-26 at the ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground. On the event, organized by the Association of Hungarian Vehicle Engineers and the Innovation and Training Center of the University of Széchenyi, supported by the ZalaZONE R&I Team, attended 5 teams with their own prototype […]
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2022
06.15

High-ranking NATO and EU military guests on ZalaZONE

High-ranking NATO and EU military guests visited ZalaZONE on June 13, 2022, as part of the V4 Chief of Defence meeting recently organized in Hungary. In the program, experts sought answers how the V4 countries can work together in the future in the areas of “transformation and innovation”. The visit is also relevant because of […]
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2022
04.21

index.hu Interview with Dr. Zsolt Szalay, Head of ZalaZONE R&I

An interview with Zsolt SZALAY, Ph.D., head of ZalaZONE Research & Innovation has been published at Index.hu Zrt about the future of autonomous driving, its technical, legal, social, psychological and philosophical challenges and the key role of the ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground. Read the full article HERE (in Hungarian)
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2022
04.07

PL-HU CCAM Workshop at ZalaZONE

On April 07-08, 2022, a Polish-Hungarian Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility (CCAM) Workshop was held at the ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground. The workshop brought together experts from Polish and Hungarian Ministries (Hungarian Ministry for Innovation and Technology and Polish Ministry of Infrastructure) as well as universities (BME and Warsaw University of Technology). Colleagues from Polish […]
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2022
03.31

First BME Conference on ZalaZONE Related R&I Activities

The first ZalaZONE related conference was organized at Budapest University of Technology and Economics on 31st March 2022. Researchers of the university had the chance to present their project developments to the ZalaZONE team in 4 different sessions such as 3D object detection and visualisation, GNNS based localisation, simulation and conflict management between aerial and […]
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2022
03.26

Jean Todt, United Nations Special Envoy for Road Safety at the handover of the ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground

Jean Todt, former President of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) and the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, also attended the ceremonial handover of the ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground on 26 March. In his speech, he emphasized that ZalaZONE provides an excellent opportunity to develop and test new safety technologies contributing to the improvement […]
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2022
03.26

Phase 2 of ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground completed

The ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground was ceremonially handed over in the presence of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, UN Special Envoy for Road Safety Jean Todt and Minister of Innovation and Technology László Palkovics, on March 26. The foundation stone of the 260-hectare test track on the border of Zalaegerszeg town was laid in May 2017, […]
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2022
03.09

Bosch Group establishes R&D centre at ZalaZONE

Bosch Group has announced the establishment of a new research and development center next to the ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground in Zalaegerszeg. Focus of the activities in Zala will be on testing and developing technologies that will shape the automotive industry of the future, including electric and self-driving vehicles. The company’s accent is on developments […]
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2022
03.04

Students from Budapest explored ZalaZONE

On the Innovation Day on March 4 at the Eötvös József High School in Budapest students could choose from 25 companies they wanted to learn more about. Thus, a group from one of the best high schools in the country came to the ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground in Zalaegerszeg. The students between 13 and 18 […]
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2022
01.28

Artificial Intelligence Exhibition at ZalaZONE

Artificial Intelligence and Technology Exhibition was organized at ZalaZONE Automotive Proving Ground by Digitális Jólét Nonprofit Kft., with the participation of the Hungarian Ministry of Innovation and Technology on January 28, 2022. The event, opened by Prof. Dr. László Palkovics, minister for innovation and technology aimed to present the Hungarian Artificial Intelligence, drone, and agricultural […]
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