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2012-01-23
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The drive to provide vehicle owners with more information that’s easy to understand is prompting display providers to unveil products that offer more depth of field than conventional units. Taking vastly dissimilar approaches aimed at different applications, Johnson Controls and TRW Automotive recently demonstrated displays designed for instrument clusters and keypad entry.
2012-09-13
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Elimination of moving parts is just one advantage TRW is citing about its new Electric Horn System (EHS) announced Sept. 12. The company employs a special coating by which the steering-wheel airbag cover is rendered touch-sensitive.
2009-09-21
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About the size of a deck of playing cards, TRW Automotive Holdings’ camera-and-multisensor package provides a vehicle with the capability to see the road, the environment, and the lighting conditions under which a driver is operating.
2010-01-20
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The company's engineers are working to develop products that help to reduce complexity, weight, packaging, and ultimately cost. “The industry needs to find smarter ways to further integrate active and passive systems...as the rate of electronics growth continues to accelerate,” said Martin Thoone, Vice President of Engineering, Global Electronics, at TRW.
2010-08-26
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Emerging standards are helping engineers in the push to improve vehicle safety, providing methodologies that ensure that safety systems respond promptly and correctly on the rare occasions that they will be needed.
2011-01-13
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TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has secured several contracts for the supply of electric power steering (EPS) to domestic Chinese vehicle manufacturers, with the first launch scheduled as early as 2012.
2009-05-01
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The integrated electric park brake (EPBi) system from TRW is a further development of its electric park brake technology (EPB).
2010-03-22
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Knobs and push buttons continue to evolve, providing innovative ways to provide simple control functions while giving stylists and engineers a broader palette of options. Touch-sensitive displays are moving to the fore as LCDs (liquid crystal displays) transform infotainment systems and capacitive switches also provide new capabilities.
2010-03-22
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Complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) imagers are gaining popularity in vehicles as active-safety systems expand their roles. Now that they have proven their mettle in backup systems, cameras built upon those imagers are being used to look at all kinds of things in front of the vehicle.
2010-04-01
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TRW in March signed a joint-venture agreement with Xi'an Dong Fang Group Co., Ltd, a division of China North Industries Group Corp., to set up an airbag inflator and seatbelt pretensioner manufacturing facility in Xi'an, Shanxi Province, China.
2009-01-23
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TRW Automotive U.S., LLC, a subsidiary of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., has acquired Michelin North America Inc.'s stake in the EnTire Solutions, LLC, joint venture. TRW and Michelin established the JV in 2003 to develop and manufacture direct tire-pressure monitoring systems. 
2009-03-05
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Head restraints began as one of the first passive safety systems in 1969, but they’re now becoming a tool for automakers that employ active safety systems. TRW Automotive is entering this growing market with a head-restraint system said to be faster and less complicated than competing systems.
2016-08-05
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Anke Kleinschmit, Daimler AG's Vice President Group Research and Sustainability and Chief Environmental Officer, talks with Automotive Engineering about when to expect all-electric Mercedes-Benz sedans, the realistic timeline for autonomous technology and other strategic industry issues.
2014-11-20
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TRW stockholders representing 79% of the company's shares outstanding have voted to allow the proposed acquisition of the company by ZF to proceed. Under the terms of the agreement, ZF will acquire TRW in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $12.4 billion based on equity value.
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.
2013-09-04
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The new 6T80 transaxle and Haldex AWD with limited-slip rear differential enable the fwd sedan to handle the significantly higher output. The top-mount air box with intercooler also contains the throttle body.
2014-03-06
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Mainstream media outlets heavily touted vehicle-to-vehicle/-infrastructure (referred to as V2X) communications after a recent NHTSA endorsement. Often overlooked are technical challenges that still must be overcome before V2X can make any real impact.
2014-03-10
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Changes in networking are likely to occur as safety systems are linked together to further reduce accidents and pave the way for autonomous driving. Many developers feel that the bandwidth of CAN (Controller Area Network) systems won’t meet emerging demands, so they’re moving toward Ethernet and FlexRay.
2013-12-06
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Two unnamed vehicle platforms for the European market are the first-time applications of TRW's latest lane keeping assist (LKA) technology, the company announced Dec. 3. What distinguishes the new technology from the former one is introduction of closed-loop control. 
2014-03-04
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TRW Automotive's steering-wheel concept being shown at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show supports semi and fully automated driving via several multifunctional features including hands on/off detection. The steering wheel is featured in Rinspeed's steer-by-wire XchangE electric vehicle concept.
2014-04-03
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A new occupant-protection technology from TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has the passenger-seat airbag deploying from the headliner instead of the dashboard. It is being launched on the Citroën C4 Cactus.
2014-06-18
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TRW Automotive has launched its next-generation seatbelt retractor, the Floating Spool 1 (FS1), which offers reduced weight (about 15% lighter) and smaller dimensions compared to previous systems, according to the company. Production of the global FS1 technology starts in the second quarter of 2014.
2014-09-15
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Germany's ZF has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire U.S.-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. for $13.5 billion, according to a Sept. 15 TRW press release. ZF has stated that TRW will be operated as a separate business division within ZF.
2013-04-23
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TRW has launched its first integrated remote keyless entry (RKE) and direct tire-pressure-monitoring system (TPMS) with a major Japanese vehicle manufacturer. "Integrating RKE and TPMS can offer enhanced value and performance," said Ken Kaiser, Vice President, Global Electronics Engineering, TRW.
2017-10-15
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The big challenge for Dirk Hacker's engineers was to retain the rear-drive feeling that the M5 is known for; "we want the driver to feel that he can steer the car on the throttle as well as with the steering wheel,” he explained.
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