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2014-09-16
The gull-winged SLS "replacement" is less costly, less radical, more practical, but still bristling with technology.
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2014-09-08
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.
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2014-09-08
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.
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2014-08-18
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.)
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2014-08-06
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.
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2014-08-06
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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2014-08-04
VW/Audi is spinning rapidly into a new engine-boosting era with its electric compressor technology witht he help of a 48-V network.
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2014-07-30
The eighth-generation model demonstrates further melding of computer and car technologies in a high volume product.
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2014-07-29
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR)'s all-new Ingenium modular, turbocharged gasoline and diesel engine range targets significant internal friction reduction by using rolling-element bearings to support camshafts and balance shafts.
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2014-07-24
Advances in automotive lubricant technology are aimed at meeting the challenge of new downsized and boosted engines, and the need for friction reduction across the powertrain.
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2014-06-23
For over 40 years, Alpina has been BMW's 'outside' tuning house. Their CEO explains the synergies behind his company's success.
Article
2014-06-16
Specialist concept vehicle builder Envisage Group has developed new techniques to facilitate greater functionality and value for money in the creation of efficient concept vehicles.
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2014-05-29
It’s a very long way from building $10,000 Ford Escorts to being responsible for a company making $1.5 million super cars, but Mike Flewitt, CEO of McLaren Automotive, has completed the journey. “Basically, building one car is similar to building any other,” he says modestly.
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2014-05-21
Imperial College, London, and the University of Bath, are separately involved in work aimed at cleaner production cars.
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2014-05-21
Audi has big hopes for its new "e-boosting" turbo system, along with a new V6 diesel and a new type of diesel aftertreatment system.
Article
2014-04-29
Despite the burgeoning success of highly effective single platform modular solutions, hardware variation is not falling, warns BWI Group global technology executive Olivier Raynauld.
Article
2014-04-16
The all-new sports car poses a crucial question: Is it too clever by half? Dr. Andre Ebner, who heads the company’s development of onboard systems, argues very strongly that it is not.
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2014-04-15
Will fuel-cell motive power be necessary if lithium-air battery technology proves a success?
Article
2014-03-25
Ola Källenius, former Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of high-performance specialist Mercedes-AMG, gives a steer on the new model's design and technology.
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2014-03-24
The technology organization has developed an innovative process to help reduce the cost of composite component use. Features normally added in a separate operation, such as clips and inserts for threaded fasteners, can now be molded directly onto the back of high-quality composite panels, producing a more cost-effective part than a conventional bonded assembly.
Article
2014-03-24
The modular, torque-dense motor revs to 15,000 rpm, weighs only 13 kg, features new-generation power control and offers ample systems-engineering and vehicle packaging opportunities.
Article
2014-03-07
Systems costs are coming down while fueling infrastructure is going up in key regions. But is fuel cell technology ready to provide a truly viable alternative to advanced ICEs and hybrids?
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2014-03-06
The VW brand cascades its sportscar technology into the SUV to create a new vehicle sub-species.
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2014-03-03
The new model's Active Curve Tilting Function (ACTF) is arguably the automotive equivalent of a high-speed “kneedown” motorcyclist leaning a machine into a bend.
Article
2014-02-24
For those doubters able to see beyond the (at present) minuses of electric motive power, the practical little car may help to generate an automotive epiphany on the rugged road to powertrain reformation.
Article
2014-01-30
Lubricant performance may not appear to be a salient challenge for EV operation even when it comes to the development of world electric speed record achievements and on-track e-racecars; but it is, says Millers Oils' Technical Director, Martyn Mann.
Article
2014-01-22
Software company rFactor Pro developed software for a major F1 team to overcome the problem of driver-in-the-loop simulator dynamics reaction lag (latency); now it is cascading the solution into production vehicle simulators.
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2014-01-22
In parallel with the auto industry's car design and engineering challenges runs the vital function of testing. With the advent of EVs and HEVs it has acquired an increasingly complex dimension.
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2014-01-14
Volvo’s new SPA (Scalable Product Architecture) will make a major contribution to the company’s aim that by 2020, no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo.
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2014-01-07
The new car has a raft of technologies plus quality and equipment levels including air suspension.
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