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2009-09-08
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Engineers are leaving no path unexplored as they devise systems that prevent crashes. Many are beginning to tap into navigation and GPS data, using the information to augment radar and cameras.
2008-06-18
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Visteon and 3M team up to produce a demonstration concept showing what is possible today and tomorrow in vehicle interiors.
2008-07-09
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Telematics appears poised for a solid market takeoff, but most industry representatives say that success will hinge on putting together a mélange of services that appeal to customers.
2011-12-01
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BAE Systems and Visteon Corp. have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop in-vehicle electronics technology for the automotive and defense markets. The cooperation combines BAE Systems’ advanced scientific and engineering expertise with Visteon’s range of automotive electronics solutions and system-integration knowledge.
2012-03-16
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The intertwining of the automotive and consumer industries is fostering new ways to get the latest technologies into vehicles. Application software developers and automotive companies are currently employing a range of distribution models to bring the benefits of apps to the auto industry.
2012-02-09
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The use of a set of LED chips or arrays with individual switching phases, as well as the dimming factors and overlapping elements, leads to more flexibility to realize AFS and glare-free high-beam concepts. The major challenge will be to offer modularized parts of LED chips and carriers, as well as electronic-control elements, according to Dr. Rainer Neumann of Visteon Innovation & Technology GmbH.
2012-08-23
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Ford's new compact MPV demonstrates exceptional performance from 1.0-L EcoBoost gasoline engine; technology also includes 'mobile' B-pillars.
2009-08-28
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While efficient drivetrains and lightweight body shells grab green headlines, interior supplier companies are working hard to reduce the environmental impact of their products, by making them lighter and using more sustainable materials.
2010-01-05
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Fujitsu Microelectronics America’s MB86R01 system-on-chip graphics display controller has been designed into a new virtual display system developed and manufactured by Visteon for the 2010 Land Rover Range Rover.
2011-02-11
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A fingertip pushes the capacitive touch grid's icon for HVAC controls as a beep signals that the control panel's business card-sized blue screen is in the heating/cooling mode on an India-inspired technology demonstration vehicle, called the Growth Market Car.
2009-07-15
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Proposed new auto A/C refrigerant passes flammability risk assessment by Honeywell. Phase-in R-1234yf systems could be installed on same assembly line as continuing production R-134a systems, according to Visteon analysis.
2009-07-08
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An innovative multistep molding process leads to a lower-cost but upscale look for inner door panels and on the dashboard of the 2010 Ford Taurus. Even viewed close-up, or by running fingers over the "stitches," it appears to be real needle-and-thread work.
2008-10-27
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Visteon Corp. recently opened an office in St. Petersburg, Russia, to provide customers with a local interface to the company's global engineering and manufacturing resources and to be a center for new business development.
2010-05-19
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Visteon’s 'zero leak' fitting is designed to eliminate refrigerant leakage in vehicle air-conditioning systems.
2010-07-30
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GM announces R-1234yf systems for 2013 model year, but improved R-134a systems, with CO2 emissions credits for reduced leakage and higher efficiency, offer an alternative.
2010-03-04
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A digital projector and an infrared camera pairing could change how a driver interacts with vehicle controls. Visteon engineers are working on a rear projection touch-capable Integrated Center Panel (ICP) that senses human touch differently from today's resistive or capacitive touch systems.
2009-03-13
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Glimpse the future of vehicle interiors from a supplier focused on getting skinny and going green within a stowage-savvy environment.
2009-01-13
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Though this year’s Consumer Electronics Show mirrored the dreary economic times, suppliers in the intertwined consumer and automotive markets continued their efforts to bring more technologies into the vehicle. Television broadcasts are moving to augment telematics and HD radio, which are rapidly gaining momentum.
2015-10-14
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Sachin Lawande explains how innovation will drive product technology at the revitalized supplier—and his plan includes adding Visteon's first-ever CTO.
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.
2016-03-16
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As telecoms firm up plans to upgrade from 4G to 5G cellular networks, automotive Tier 1s are beginning to incorporate this 5th-generation wireless technology into their plans to enhance safety and push towards autonomous driving.
2016-09-01
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Time of flight (ToF) cameras are ready to let drivers control some of the many options of today’s infotainment systems with a mere wave of their hand. ToF-based systems can also monitor drivers to see if they’re drowsy or not watching roadways.
2016-11-28
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If there’s any doubt that connectivity is the next wave for advanced features and functions, it should dissipate after CES 2017. A multitude of advances in over the air updates and security will be shown in Las Vegas in January, setting the stage for much of the auto industry’s technology rollouts throughout the year.
2016-11-28
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Human-machine interfaces are changing rapidly and consolidating as radio head units handle more functions and connect to diverse systems inside and outside the vehicle.
2015-06-05
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Human-machine interfaces are being designed to alert drivers when they need to take control and respond to events that are beyond the understanding of the electronic controls.
2013-08-13
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In a move to strengthen its hand in vehicle climate control and electronics, Visteon on Aug. 13 announced it has agreed to sell its 50% stake in a interior systems joint venture with a Chinese supplier and to increase its stake in an electronics joint joint venture with the same company.
2013-12-12
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Preventing outsiders from hacking into electronic systems is becoming a greater concern as wireless technologies become the norm for vehicles. Automakers are employing different techniques to reduce vulnerability, often by teaming up with partners that specialize in security.
2013-12-18
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Highly publicized hacking attacks have prompted design teams throughout the supply chain to beef up their security efforts. Chipmakers are playing a key role in this effort, adding encryption capabilities to CPUs used throughout the vehicle.
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.
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