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Current research and concept vehicles offer an outlook on the future of fully automatic driving, thereby questioning the fundamental automobile engineering for manual operating vehicles and establish ...

Energy efficiency and resource saving is of great importance for vehicles, especially when it comes to automobiles with electric propulsion. Under the leadership of the ika, a multi-material concept ...

With the tough CO2 targets under the European legislation for 2020, hybridisation is one of the key elements to improve fuel-efficiency. Getrag compares a 48 V belt-driven e-machine solution with a ...

Further CO2 emission reduction of passenger cars is mandatory beyond 2020. FEV has developed a concept of condensed water injection, which is ideally combinable with exhaust heat recovery. The ...

By further refinement of the design, Bosch has been able to make pushbelts even more silent, thereby granting excellent comfort for drivers within cars powered by CVTs (Continuously Variable ...

Continental’s new MiniMAB one-channel ABS presents manufacturers of light motorcycles and scooters with an opportunity to enhance safety. For the cost-sensitive class of motorcycles starting below ...

First impressions are decisive vital to the sales success of a car. That is why, even in today’s computer age, OEMs continue to work with clay models that can be constantly refined and improved ...

Vehicle technology to make driving safer has been around for some time. The industry is now set to take the transformational next step – from line-of-sight driver assist functions to prevent ...