The foundations of established test methods for long-fibre-reinforced composites were largely laid down around 30 years ago and have been subject to continuous development ever since. ...

Today’s chassis frames in trucks with rigid axles have big unsprung masses limiting driving comfort and stressing the road surfaces. In the course of a research project that was sponsored by the ...

The Future Steel Vehicle (FSV) is the fifth automobile steel research project. These projects made a major contribution to the development, implementation and processing of new high-strength and ...

Headlights for new car models must meet the high customer-specific styling requirements. At the same time, due to the era of discussions about CO2 emissions, they have to be extremely economical with ...

High temperatures are still the main cause for the majority of failures in electronics. But thanks to an automatic procedure for accurate thermal characterisation and analysis of electronic ...

Prototypes are connecting many concept ideas of the future to series production developments of today. Visteon changed over a series production model to its latest demonstration vehicle C-Beyond. ...

Can partial networking technology makes it possible to reduce power consumption and ensures energy efficiency during both operating and idle time. Audi is developing and standardising this technology ...

New light sources such as LEDs make it possible to further develop lighting systems, while at the same time offering a wide spectrum of styling and design opportunities. Lighting engineers and ...

The OEM Seat has designed and developed a new concept of an in-vehicle Human-Machine Interface (HMI) which features multiple systems, integrated in a single unified interface, and allows for tactile ...