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2015-03-11
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Collaborative projects between OEMs can be surprising, as evidenced by the Daimler and Renault-Nissan link and its latest A-segment products — said to be the first of more joint developments.
2015-03-03
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To sharpen a significant aspect of its marque identity, a tunnel is at the heart of company’s new €4.5 million Lighting Assistance Center (LAC) at its Ingolstadt, Germany, headquarters is helping it develop new technologies including matrix laser forward lighting.
2015-03-02
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The Evora has been re-engineered, lightened, redesigned, moved upmarket, and re-designated as the 400 to fulfill the model's potential, giving it a 300-km/h capability.
2015-02-13
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A motorsports lubricant specialist has found direct parallels between the lubricant requirements of stop-start systems used in production vehicles and those of electrically-powered motorsport vehicles.
2015-02-11
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The new SUV, based on the MLB matrix, is up to 325 kg lighter and is packed with technology including all-wheel steering, many driver-assistance options, and an e-tron electrified version is on the way.
2015-01-28
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Engineering Launch Manager Mike Rogers and his team handled new powertrain, body, and trim complexities as they guided Ford's new C/D-class product from development to production at a new plant.
2015-01-27
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The system can anticipate, by up to five seconds, the likelihood of a vehicle ahead "cutting-in" and endangering another.
2015-01-22
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Hydraulics out, electric in, is the philosophy of automotive design and development specialist MarchantCain. The company, which developed the underbody diffuser for the Porsche 918 Spyder, is now also developing fresh active aerodynamic systems.
2015-01-11
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The new John Cooper Works shown at the NAIAS produces 170 kW and 350 N·m.
2015-01-11
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“For Audi, the A3 Sportback e-tron (plug-in hybrid (PIH)) marks another important step towards sustainable individual mobility,” said Audi Head of Sales, Wayne Griffiths, of the NAIAS-bound car.
2014-12-29
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When is an SUV not and SUV? When it’s the new Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, a sportier version of the GLE, formerly M-Class.
2014-12-23
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Tackling whiteout blizzard conditions, Jaguar Land Rover shows the way ahead.
2014-12-09
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Volkswagen Group is on a technology blitz aimed at increasing overall vehicle efficiency. The IR-resistant dashboard materials and the 10-speed DSG transmission are in the production pipeline along with other innovations.
2014-12-03
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Thorsten Kniesa likes a quiet life, and as a senior member of the team that created Opel Group’s (Opel and Vauxhall) three-cylinder Ecotec gasoline engine, he has helped ensure that buyers of the just launched Corsa hatchback can also have one.
2014-12-02
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Oerlikon Graziano is demonstrating a new hybrid transmission that integrates a 120-kW electric motor within the same space as a conventional transmission.
2014-12-02
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Ford has a lot riding on the new Mustang. It isn’t just another Ford model, it is a statement of capability and international intent, and no-one appreciates that more than Ford of Europe (FoE) Chief Operating Officer.
2014-11-03
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PSA Peugeot Citroën worked with chemical company BASF and Swiss company Rehau on the development of the Citroën Cactus’s UV-stable thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) exterior detailing.
2014-10-29
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Making the most of new materials is the aim of every automaker: Audi is among those demonstrating how it can be done—for example, by employing glass-fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) springs on its A6 Avant.
2014-10-23
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Volvo's new 2.0-L development engine has a bi-turbo configuration, supported by the inclusion of an electric compressor in the loop. Power output is 331 kW.
2014-10-15
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The system features a monobloc housing that also fully integrates the propshaft's CV joint. Its electro-mechanically-actuated clutch is similar to that used in the Range Rover Evoque.
2014-10-13
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Mid-racing season switch by Ferrari to new simulation software from rFpro supplements the limited track testing permitted under FIA rules.
2014-09-29
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Volkswagen spreads its Audi A3 e-tron PHEV powertrain to the new Golf GTE. Powertrain control from ICE to electric drive is silky indeed, and EV range is worthy of a good city car. But system cost is significant in a VW-badged vehicle.
2014-09-24
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High-technology safety systems and a very wide span of powertrains—including a new bi-turbo diesel—are two of the star aspects of Ford’s new U.S. Fusion-based Mondeo for Europe.
2014-09-23
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Mercedes-Benz is replacing aluminum pistons with a new generation of high-strength steel in some of its car diesel engines.
2014-09-16
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The gull-winged SLS "replacement" is less costly, less radical, more practical, but still bristling with technology.
2014-09-08
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Detailed secrets of the coupe-style aluminum-intensive sedan slotting into the company’s range below the XF and having design and technology links to the F-type sports car.
2014-09-08
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For hybrids to reach future emissions and fuel consumption targets, the balance of power between the ICE and electric motor will change radically, ushering in energy harvesting flywheel opportunities, Torotrak Director Jon Hilton believes.
2014-08-18
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There is no excuse for gear noise in any electrified vehicle drivetrain, asserts an expert in driveline NVH. The solution is in a systems approach and thorough root-cause analysis at the design stage. (For more detailed images, click on the arrow at the upper right corner of this box.)
2014-08-06
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The latest Leon is such a good performer and handler that SEAT is using it as the basis for a competitively priced one-make racing series car for private race teams.
2014-08-06
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Imagine a future Land Rover equipped with Laser Wade Aid, a system that can measure water depth before a vehicle even gets its front tires wet, or a future Jag featuring a virtual windshield.
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