The current barrier test will continue but the vehicles will also have to pass the pole test
, which is a much more aggressive test.
1 standard, recently adopted by the Accredited Standards Committee O5 (ASC O5) requires that full-scale pole tests
be conducted following the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) D 1036 standard or an equivalent procedure.
The beam also passes the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) 5-mph rear pole test
After the Phase I Vehicle Assessment test which was completed for Green Automotive in February," said Ben Rainwater, Executive Consultant to the Company, "it was determined that the All-Electric SUV should be subject to a side impact test and in particular the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) part 214 Oblique Pole Test
primarily because it is the more stringent of three (3) separate side impact tests that are required to comply with FMVSS 214.
Tenders are invited for 3 qty of switch test 10 pt back, 1/8" or 1 1/2" 10 pole test
switch, c-c c-c c-c c-c p-p back connected, plastic cover, with hardware for 1 1/2" panel.
It does four tests: frontal and side impact tests, a side pole test
and a pedestrian test.
Euro NCAP's assessment involves front and side collisions plus a pole test