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Mar-17 Mechanical Simulation Releases SuspensionSim 2017
Dec-16 Mechanical Simulation Releases CarSim, TruckSim, and BikeSim 2017.0
Dec-16 Mechanical Simulation Upgrades NIOSH's QuadDS Driving Simulator
Feb-16 Mechanical Simulation Releases CarSim 2016
Dec-15 Mechanical Simulation Releases CarSim, TruckSim, and BikeSim 2016
Oct-15 Mechanical Simulation Delivers Engineering Driving Simulator to Canadian Tire
May-15 Mechanical Simulation Releases SuspensionSim 9.0
May-15 Mechanical Simulation Releases BikeSim 9.0
Apr-15 Mechanical Simulation Corporation Joins University of Michigan's MTC Affiliates Program
Feb-15 Mechanical Simulation Releases TruckSim 9.0
Nov-14 Meritor and Meritor-WABCO Purchase QuadDS Driving Simulator from Mechanical Simulation Corporation
Oct-14 Mechanical Simulation Releases CarSim 9.0
Mar-14 Terence J. Rhoades, President of Mechanical Simulation Corporation, Honored with SAE International Medal of Honor
Feb-14 Mechanical Simulation Releases SuspensionSim 8.2
Dec-13 Mechanical Simulation Delivers Human-Hardware-in-the-Loop Driving Simulator to Geely Automobile
Aug-13 Mechanical Simulation Releases TruckSim 8.2
Jul-13 National Transportation Safety Board Takes Delivery of a 3 DOF Driving Simulator from Mechanical Simulation Corporation
Mar-13 Mechanical Simulation Announces New Representation Agreement in India with Xitadel
Feb-13 Mechanical Simulation Purchases SuspensionSim
Jan-13 BikeSim 3.2 is Released
Jan-13 CarSim 8.2 is Released
Dec-12 BikeSim Identifies Vibration Modes in Racing Motorcycles
Dec-12 RPUG Award Presented to Mike Sayers
Nov-12 Mechanical Simulation Earns 2012 Award for Exceptional Engineering Support
Apr-12 Partnership with Altair Engineering
Jan-12 TruckSim 8.1 Released

Archived press releases

Mechanical Simulation Delivers Engineering Driving Simulator to Canadian Tire

ANN ARBOR, Mich., October 27, 2015 - Canadian Tire Corporation has taken delivery of a motion based driving simulator from Mechanical Simulation Corporation in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The QuadDS driving simulator has been installed at Canadian Tire’s newest store in Edmonton, Canada to allow customers to analyze the value of snow tires compared to all-season tires. The simulator includes a Canadian Tire branded driving environment that allows customers to select between four different vehicles.

Once the customer begins driving, sales associates can instantaneously change the tires on the vehicle and change the driving conditions from dry pavement, to wet pavement, to snow/ice. The driving course features four driving surfaces that are found on typical automotive proving grounds. These include an instrumented acceleration/braking road, a double-lane change road, a hill climb course, and a skid pad. This level of interactivity and immersive driving provides a valuable tool to help customers understand the benefits of snow tires by performing real world driving maneuvers in a safe and repeatable environment.

About Mechanical Simulation Corporation: Mechanical Simulation Corporation is a technology leader in the development and distribution of advanced software used to simulate vehicle performance under a wide variety of conditions. The company was established in 1996, and from its Ann Arbor, Mich., headquarters provides car, truck and motorcycle simulation packages, training and ongoing support to more than 120 OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, and over 200 universities and government research groups worldwide. For more information, visit www.carsim.com.


 


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