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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Article
2013-12-18
Key input from Ford of Europe engineers and designers played a major role in creating a Mustang for world markets.
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2013-12-14
There has been a population explosion at Mini’s Oxford, England, manufacturing facility: robot count has risen from 600 to nearly 1500, and Plant Director Frank Bachmann is delighted with the resultant increase in production quality.
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2013-12-10
A new system called MSYS is designed to bring greater smoothness, energy efficiency, and reduced weight to EV and HEV transmissions.
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2013-12-05
AEI is not a publication that would normally embrace road impressions of a vehicle: the extraordinary Volkswagen XL1 is a very rare exception.
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2013-12-02
Millbrook Proving Ground in the U.K. has introduced a Portable Emissions Measurement System (PEMS).
Article
2013-11-26
“Beneath the outer skin is a brand new car with state-of-the art technology. As always, we want our new Mini to offer that famous go-kart feeling,” said company boss Peter Schwarzenbauer of the latest generation hatchback.
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2013-11-04
The system, called MatrixBeam, runs permanently on high beam with subtleties that include the ability to dim down for multiple “targets,” providing long-range high beam illumination that can straddle both an approaching vehicle and one traveling ahead, without dazzling the occupants of either.
Article
2013-10-28
Lower emissions and component mass are on the front burner at Delphi's new advanced diesel technology center in Luxembourg.
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2013-10-15
Quality is very much on the mind of Automobiles Peugeot Director General Maxime Picat. Fully aware that it is a much abused word in the automotive industry, he is at pains to define its application within his company: “It is not just about cars but the quality of all our products and services."
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2013-10-01
The company's driver-assistance programs range from safer passage through road works and trailer reversing, to bundling emergency assist, advanced lane assist, and partial vehicle piloting systems to help control the outcome of a medical emergency and the effect of driver fatigue.
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