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Decoding Technology August 2020 Autonomous Vehicles’ Influencers

In automated vehicles, at least one of the safety-critical functions such as throttle, braking or steering occurs without any direct driver input. These automated vehicles could become autonomous ...

Materials, at the centre stage in the mobility ecosystem, can be a winning proposition for all stakeholders. Generally, material strategy is reviewed under three situations – while selecting the ...

Connected mobility has a lot more to offer in the new normal. Predictions globally are that shared mobility usage will drop in 2020 as COVID-19 pushes people into private cars and two-wheelers, and ...

The new normal of mobility will challenge the principles of chassis systems, with autonomous driving, shared mobility, and e-mobility co-existing along with conventional mobility platforms. With ...

Techniques to transmit power to the wheels in a vehicle have changed significantly with the new mobility paradigms. The types of transmissions are ingeniously evolving and adapting to cater to this ...

Transmissions are the prime pathways of power transfer and their efficiency influences the energy management architecture in an automobile Techniques of transmitting energy from the engine to the ...

Simulation through virtual tools and methods is imbibed in every developmental step of product life cycle. These tools and methods have become mandatory to efficiently manage time and resources, and ...

Emission controls, as it applies to the mobility industry, is specific to tailpipe emissions. The mobility fraternity worked on various technologies for emission controls, engine design and ...

The concepts and technology demonstrators of yesteryears are starting to become a reality with consumers. XEVs, empowered mobility (EM), autonomous vehicles, digitalisation, modular powertrains are ...

Braking systems have also become conduits to energy storage with the demanding energy and energy management needs, including better fuel efficiency for customers. Until recently, braking systems were ...

Technology evolution in the mobility landscape is attributed to innovations – radical or incremental – that have brought value to the consumer and businesses Without dwelling into the ...

Certain OEMs have separate Special Vehicle Teams working on various vehicle aspects; OEMs and component manufacturers are stepping up to take on consumer demand and reap the benefits ...

Materials of the future may appear to be a cliché statement in today’s ecosystem because the future is ever changing for the millennial consumers of mobility solutions. The physical and chemical ...

The future of mobility will be decentralised and not be driven by conventional engineering. It will be driven by digital and data experts, communications and radar technologists, advanced material ...

The implementation of safety features and devices will go through a radical change, even more than in the current prototype evaluation stage, with the advent of autonomous driving vehicles. With ...

Mobility is rapidly evolving from vehicle ownership to a shared vehicle paradigm. This onset of shared mobility along with autonomous driving accentuates the need of smart, intelligent and safer ...

The future powertrains and vehicles that were being researched in labs, captive test tracks and discussed in boardroom strategies in the 90s, are now a reality The fabric of mobility solutions ...

Emissions Control Technologies (ECT) could have gone extinct if the predictions of conventional powertrains going extinct would have materialised. Nevertheless, the reality of the mobility industry ...

Emissions mitigation approach XEVs is a smart strategy; ECT studies shows Battery Electric Vehicles make up for higher manufacturing emissions within 18 months of driving Emission Control ...

Alternative powertrains and vehicles are well integrated in the mobility ecosystem due to the flexibility and penetration that they provide to operate in different regions of the world to a variety ...

To go that extra mile with last bit of energy in the vehicle is every driver’s desire! Energy in a vehicle has to be optimised for maximum efficiency to meet this driver demand to provide the ...