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Development services provider Bertrandt, in cooperation with the TU Bergakademie Freiberg and the University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück, has further developed a robot-based test stand to ...

The only part that maintains a consistent direct tactile contact with the driver, and performs a driving task, is the steering wheel. It is thus an essential part of the human-machine interface in ...

Piston rings offer a significant potential to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of internal combustion engines. Federal-Mogul has developed a new type of piston ring coating called DuroGlide, ...

The potential of thermal management with respect to CO2 reduction is given by faster warm-up of engine and drivetrain, reduced losses from water pump & fan and finally the operation of the engine ...

Acoustic optimisation in the automotive industry is often conducted in the late development process and is correspondingly expensive. Acoustic simulation can be used to  bring the cost down and ...

Meta Motoren- und Energie-Technik, IKA and FKA have jointly developed a new downsized engine concept to reduce CO2 emissions specifically in sub-compact and small cars. The power unit combines a ...

Raising specific power output in turbocharged engines with reduced displacement is a common way to achieve low fuel consumption and emission values without sacrificing driving performance. This is ...

Some years back, Zizala Lichtsysteme developed an adaptive headlight for BMW Motorrad based on a Xenon projector system, with a moveable lens for correcting the pitch. The inclined position will be ...