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Cover Story January 2019 TomTom Safe Autonomous Driving High-Definition Maps

Together with IT and telecommunications companies, vehicle manufacturers will enable fully automated driving within the next decade. The navigation of cars is a central element of this automotive ...

The combination of electrification and alternative operating fluids offers considerable optimisation potential for future powertrain concepts in terms of efficiency and emission behaviour for ...

Since LED technology found its breakthrough in all lighting functions, it comes now to digitalisation. LEDs meet the digital needs; they can be switched on or off individually. Using the matrix ...

Within the framework of the ‘Roll To Device 2’ (R2D2_ research project, Audi, Hella and Osram show how new development methods and processes enable the integration of flexible OLEDs into ...

The growing number of megacities in Asia in particular requires new mobility concepts, including small vehicles for passenger transport such as people movers. In a feasibility study, Schaeffler is ...

After LEDs, laser could be the next light source that will revolutionise front lighting technology for cars. While the first laser applications have been set for additional high beam spots, there are ...

New methods are required for efficiently achieving the development goals of future powertrains. APL describes the use of new tools based on genetic algorithms for the targeted parameter optimisation ...

The driving range of electrical vehicles decreases significantly at low outside temperatures. In order to reduce the dependency of the driving range on the ambient conditions, partners Denso, ...

Digitalisation and electrification also have an impact on automotive lighting, both on the vehicle interior and the external lighting. In this article, Hella explains the changes to headlamps brought ...