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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 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 ...

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 ...

There are times during the phase of a nation’s growth, when we have to sit up and notice a few things. India has grown at a rate of 7 % in the last decade. Not only has the growth lead to better ...

In recent years, the increasingly tight emission standards have been driving the development of electric powered pumps, whose control strategy can be optimised in order to minimise the absorbed ...

Ethanol fuel mixtures account for the majority of biofuels used worldwide. However, their properties make these fuels more difficult to use in cold conditions, especially when starting a cold engine. ...

In order to ensure sustainable success, most OEMs are currently focusing their innovation concepts on achieving technology leadership in lightweight design and the use of lightweight materials. For ...

Modern downsizing, in connection with the rigorous exhaust limit values in the future for cars, commercial vehicles and off-highway applications, is a great challenge for internal combustion engine ...

Increasing demands regarding energy efficiency result in conflicts of objectives between driving range and thermal comfort. In contrast to measures aimed at optimising the efficiency of heating and ...