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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Burgman fuel cell scooter (Burgman FCS) of Suzuki Motor Corporation is a hybrid scooter, which is equipped with a compact and air-cooled fuel cell system, jointly developed with Intelligent ...

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 ...

Active methods for the modification of vehicle sounds are increasingly being used across a range of vehicle segments. The methods available liberate sound design from mechanical constraints. Due to ...

Autosar is not suited for every embedded software architecture application. Due to its wide-ranging diversity, Autosar places high demands on the resources provided by the microcontroller and ...