Technology

Electric and hybrid vehicles are the poster boys of automotive technology, yet continue to be an albatross around the neck when it comes to sales, barring exceptions such as the Toyota Prius. Key ...

Truck transmissions are now expected to do far more than just transfer power. They are also tasked with ensuring that modern-day commercial vehicles are environmentally friendly, economical, quiet ...

The recently concluded International Automobile Exhibition (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany saw manufacturers showcasing concepts, as well as new products, focused on performance with efficiency. This ...

Traffic congestion is a major problem for motorists these days and although multiple efforts to counter it are underway, a magic wand solution is unlikely. Wouldn’t it be good if one could call ...

Volkswagen is expanding its so-called New Small Family platform with a new model called Eco Up. Its three-cylinder MPI engine with 1 l displacement is designed to run on compressed natural gas (CNG). ...

Vehicle manufacturers are constantly trying to up the safety element in their products. Developing effective anti-theft components that can also connect to the satellite or the use of mobile phone ...

Going through a phase of accelerated growth, Audi India isn’t leaving any stones unturned to add more feathers to its cap. Having claimed the top spot in the luxury segment in India, the company ...

On July 31, 2013, VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV), an equal joint venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Limited, inaugurated the country's most modern engine manufacturing plant in ...

As environmental concerns grow, carmakers are trying to reduce emissions from every possible area. Manufacturing is one such area, which has undergone several improvements and changes in order to ...

Driven by increasing demands to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, automakers worldwide are in a race to find new ways of improving fuel efficiency in passenger cars and light trucks. Along with more ...

Nissan Micra hatchback has been in the Indian market for a while, but hasn’t managed to grab a major share of the B segment sales. The company recently unveiled the soon-to-be-launched new Micra, ...

The Lotus T128 is set to revolutionise the Le Mans Prototype (LMP2) category of the World Endurance Championship. Borrowing heavily from a process perfected in Formula 1, the T128 will be the first ...

INTRODUCTION Thirty five km northeast of Hanover, Germany, lies the most modern testing facility of Continental AG. Contidrom, as the proving ground is called, was the venue for the company’s ...

Sustainability as a concept is imbibed and integrated into every business within AkzoNobel, the leading global paints and coatings company, and a major producer of specialty chemicals. While the ...

Within the framework of a research project funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), Leiber Group GmbH & Co KG and the University of Stuttgart, Institute for Internal ...