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2016-02-05
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The £20 million consortium project will help pave the way for future generation EV batteries.
2016-02-03
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At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, GM’s European brands Opel and Vauxhall will unveil “a template” for the sporty shape of things to come.
2016-02-03
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Porsche’s decision to downsize the new-generation Boxster’s engines from flat-6 to turbocharged flat-4 may shock purists. But power and torque are up, and fuel consumption and emissions down, in a demonstration of what technology can deliver.
2016-02-03
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The new ALL4 driveline was designed to keep fuel consumption and emissions comparable to those of 2-wheel drive Mini models.
2016-02-03
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Britain has established a real-world test highway for connected and autonomous vehicle technologies. JLR is one of the companies investing in the 66-km-long R&D route.
2016-01-25
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Researchers at a U.K. university have revealed a "smart" glazing solution that uses nanotechnology to achieve self-cleaning, energy saving, and anti-glare properties.
2016-01-20
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A significant chunk of Audi's €24B technology investment will be in automated/autonomous systems. Chairman Stadler provides details.
2016-01-13
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Bentley’s design, engineering and R&D programs are expanding as never before under the VW Group.
2015-12-17
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When Land Rover decided to create a convertible version of the Range Rover Evoque Coupe, it was a serious challenge for the company’s designers and engineers.
2015-12-16
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Porsche announced it will build the electric Mission E concept, and with Bentley, is now positioned to share advanced technologies. Each brand is heading for pure electric-production models, each targeting 500-km range, huge acceleration capability, and 15-20 minute 800V battery charging times.
2015-12-04
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Citroën is developing a new suspension that will replace its hydraulic system. The French OEM known for its engineering creativity and quirky models may re-enter the North American market, says its CEO.
2015-12-02
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The cloak of confidentiality has been partially lifted on the T25M project, under development by Shell Lubricants, Gordon Murray Design, and Geo Technology.
2015-11-19
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It is possible to look at Audi’s new-generation aluminum/carbon fiber-constructed V10 R8 supercar in two ways: its entire technology comprises 50% of the latest R8 LMS (Le Mans Series) GT3 racecar; alternatively, the racecar comprises 50% of the road car. Oliver Jarvis, Audi’s motorsport team driver, provides insights to both cars.
2015-11-11
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Jaguar Land Rover is literally intent on harvesting energy saving solutions, researching a range of new technologies including how to mix carbon fiber with flax, says its R&D Director, Dr. Wolfgang Epple.
2015-11-02
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Ongoing investments by parent Geely are pushing Volvo into the vanguard of autonomous driving, chassis sophistication, electrification...and even innovative reflective paint.
2015-10-27
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Claimed to be the “world’s most power dense variable speed electric motor,” Aeristech's novel boosting device was designed to solve a major challenge facing downsized engines.
2015-10-27
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The Nexcel oil cell is a removable one-piece engine oil tank and filter that integrates with the powertrain. But there is far more to it than that.
2015-10-21
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Aston Martin is on a straight route towards the introduction of a pure electric model; the replacement of all its current sports cars, starting with the DB11 next year; the addition of a production version of its DBX crossover concept, and development of an all-new V12 engine.
2015-10-16
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That is the task of Mark Chapman, Chief Engineer of the U.K. supersonic Bloodhound Project and his team, now on course to attempt a new World Land Speed Record that at Mach 1.4 blends automotive and aerospace engineering technologies to achieve a spectacular target never before considered outside the realms of space fiction.
2015-10-14
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General Motors’ European duo, Opel and Vauxhall, have created a convincingly fresh design and engineering challenge to Volkswagen’s ubiquitous Golf and Ford’s Focus. It's no mean feat.
2015-09-29
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Senior engineering executives demonstrated to Automotive Engineering, on the fast Circuito de Navarra racetrack in northern Spain, that its new lightened, aerodynamically efficient 2016MY XF really is a “sports sedan.”
2015-09-21
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Principal Engineer considers acoustic holography as the next step in the further development of its new noise measurement system.
2015-09-21
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SsangYong is set on making meaningful inroads into the challenging European market, where aesthetics and engineering need to cohere convincingly to achieve real success. UK CEO Paul Williams describes it as a "challenger brand."
2015-09-11
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The W12 Bentayga brings the ability to blast a Bentley across sand dunes and race over frozen lakes.
2015-09-08
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Porsche's all-new turbocharged flat-six engines for the 2016 911 Carrera and Carrera S are full of technology tricks for more power and fuel efficiency. Will anyone miss the unblown 3.4-L and 3.8-L units they replace?
2015-08-20
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The automaker is developing a camera-based lighting system that can automatically widen dipped beams at road junctions and roundabouts. It is also researching infrared image triggered spotlighting and an intelligent GPS linked system.
2015-08-11
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Ian Callum joined Jaguar in 1999, where he and his team created, among others, the R-Coupe, RD-6, C-X75, and C-X17 concepts. His Jaguar production model list spans, chronologically, the last generation XK (2006), followed by the XF, XJ, and the F-Type, in coupe and convertible forms. Now, Callum has led his team to create the new XF and future Jaguars.
2015-07-31
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Can a supercharger with a mechanical variable speed drive give a downsized engine the performance “feel” of a larger-displacement, naturally-aspirated unit without sacrificing efficiency? A joint U.K. research project aims to find out.
2015-07-23
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Based in Frankfurt, Pierre Juan manages sales and technical teams across 19 countries as the Global Automotive Vice President at Styrolution. The company describes itself as the leading global styrenics supplier. He discusses the future of plastics in the automotive industry, including opportunities and challenges.
2015-07-15
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The all-new 2016 XC90 is built on the mixed-materials SPA chassis and includes PHEV propulsion among its 4-cylinder-only powertrain packages. It shows the future direction of Volvo cars—including automated driving.
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