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To reach future CO2 emission targets, the automotive hybrid development focuses more and more on low voltage solutions up to 60 V, next to complex and cost-intensive high voltage systems. Basically, ...

In the course of the increasing automation of the automobile, one question is receiving more and more attention: which non-driving-related activities drivers might choose to engage in while their ...

Modern passenger cars have more and more active safety systems on board. An advanced simulation methodology is needed to guarantee an optimal occupant protection for every situation. Therefore, Tass ...

With the RGB-LED light source, which can show various colours, a new generation of ambient lighting has entered the automobile interior. Dräxlmaier developed the innovative Paspol welting light ...

The steady increase in equipment in driver assistance and communications systems has made it necessary to look at driver workload and risk of accidents. The flood of information may even overload the ...

Headlamps and their lighting technology shall give a sense of safety but also have to face demands for high performance, low energy consumption and a great styling potential. Until now, the ...

In manual transmissions, clutch discs with torsion dampers or dual mass flywheels have been used to reduce the rotational irregularities of combustion engines for the transmission input. Dual mass ...

Almost all modern diesel and gasoline engine concepts rely on the use of turbocharging. As a result, the boundary conditions for the components of the air intake system have also changed. Mann+Hummel ...