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BorgWarner has launched its first eDM (electric drive module) and is expanding the corresponding family by developing the iDM (integrated drive module). The company’s all-in-one propulsion solution ...

Despite increasing levels of digitisation, cars are still equipped with lock cylinders to ensure the door can be unlocked at any given time. Kiekert’s ReactiWake locking system guarantees this on a ...

New tasks within the interaction between driver and vehicle are brought about by the trends of connectivity, automation, and electrification. Continental is developing various options that can map ...

Edag, voestalpine and simufact have developed the additively manufactured LightHinge+ engine hood hinge. The worthwhile result: as well as being half the weight of conventional designs, it also ...

Exceptional interior space materials, which create unique accents and are both optically and haptically impressive, contribute to the comfort of high-grade vehicles. For component production, ...

In the context of electrification and development activities, fuel cell vehicles represent an increasingly interesting approach for various vehicle classes, especially for those with long ranges. AVL ...

Daimler has opened a new test site in Immendingen (Germany). One of the main goals there is to provide contemporary testing possibilities for the changed test requirements for innovative vehicles. ...

Materials subjected to high temperature service conditions will change their microstructure with time. Associated with this ageing process is a change of mechanical properties as well as a change of ...

A central element in the operation strategy of an electric vehicle is the vehicle deceleration by recuperation in order to maximise efficiency and range. As a consequence, the operation of wheel ...