Renault Mégane III scored 5 stars at EuroNCAP with the help of Virtual Performance Solution

Virtual Performance
Ground Transportation

Renault Mégane III

https://group.renault.com
Simulation is key to our project development process. PAM-CRASH allows us to identify not only the behavior of standard vehicle definition but also the probability to improve our crash performance and to build virtually every element that has an impact on our decision-making.
Eric Duguet, CAE Body-in-White Manager, Renault Group

Challenge

Launch a vehicle with same comfort and safety standards but with a reduced production cost and a lighter Body-in-White Reduce CO2 emissions Use fewer physical prototypes than for Mégane II in order to meet financial and planning objectives

Benefits

Save costs and time in the development process by decreasing the number of real prototypes needed for physical tests Get highly accurate results especially for strength, scattering and distortion effect Reduce overall CO2 emissions while keeping the same standard of vehicle robustness Simulate the entire car with Finite Elements (FE) modeling