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2015-07-23
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Based in Frankfurt, Pierre Juan manages sales and technical teams across 19 countries as the Global Automotive Vice President at Styrolution. The company describes itself as the leading global styrenics supplier. He discusses the future of plastics in the automotive industry, including opportunities and challenges.
2015-07-15
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The all-new 2016 XC90 is built on the mixed-materials SPA chassis and includes PHEV propulsion among its 4-cylinder-only powertrain packages. It shows the future direction of Volvo cars—including automated driving.
2015-07-13
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In addition to lighter weight and significant improvements in efficiency, the new car employs plenty of technology and driver support.
2015-07-01
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Its programs include driver brain wave analysis, heart and respiration monitoring, safer autonomous driving, and added driver support.
2015-07-01
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All-new lightweight composite bodyshell, supercharged 336-kW (450-hp) V6 engine, and an open cockpit without windshield or doors—that's Lotus's no-nonsense 3-Eleven, its quickest production model to date.
2015-06-30
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Lighter, more aerodynamic, and with Off-Road Engineering package, the Mercedes-Benz GLC replaces the GLK.
2015-06-17
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Results to date show that the tiny engine also performs happily as a 666-cc twin, demonstrating potential for dynamic downsizing of the EcoBoost power unit.
2015-06-09
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New surface scanning technology is being utilized by rFpro to produce digital road models with unprecedented accuracy and speed to help make autonomous driving safer.
2015-06-05
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The beginnings of the new compact sedan can be traced back to the slightly ethereal, emotional, even psychological world of marketing.
2015-05-26
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RKLAB AG is developing a self-pressurizing fuel injector that uses an electro-hydraulic multiplier to magnify pressure, and high speed, high flow valving to control fuel delivery. It is designed to provide the potential to reduce engine out emissions sufficiently to eliminate the need for aftertreatment.
2015-05-11
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To debut in the next-generation A4 due later this year, the new 2.0-L TFSI unit takes gasoline technology a step closer to diesel-like fuel consumption and torque capability.
2015-04-28
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FCEV advocates point to new stack platforms with greater power density, and manufacturing strategies aimed at building production scale.
2015-04-10
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A new tool to precisely simulate the thermal processes in Lanxess’s weight-saving Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite was announced by the company at the recent Plastics in Automotive Engineering conference at Mannheim, Germany.
2015-03-11
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Collaborative projects between OEMs can be surprising, as evidenced by the Daimler and Renault-Nissan link and its latest A-segment products — said to be the first of more joint developments.
2015-03-03
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To sharpen a significant aspect of its marque identity, a tunnel is at the heart of company’s new €4.5 million Lighting Assistance Center (LAC) at its Ingolstadt, Germany, headquarters is helping it develop new technologies including matrix laser forward lighting.
2015-03-02
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The Evora has been re-engineered, lightened, redesigned, moved upmarket, and re-designated as the 400 to fulfill the model's potential, giving it a 300-km/h capability.
2015-02-13
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A motorsports lubricant specialist has found direct parallels between the lubricant requirements of stop-start systems used in production vehicles and those of electrically-powered motorsport vehicles.
2015-02-11
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The new SUV, based on the MLB matrix, is up to 325 kg lighter and is packed with technology including all-wheel steering, many driver-assistance options, and an e-tron electrified version is on the way.
2015-01-28
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Engineering Launch Manager Mike Rogers and his team handled new powertrain, body, and trim complexities as they guided Ford's new C/D-class product from development to production at a new plant.
2015-01-27
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The system can anticipate, by up to five seconds, the likelihood of a vehicle ahead "cutting-in" and endangering another.
2015-01-22
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Hydraulics out, electric in, is the philosophy of automotive design and development specialist MarchantCain. The company, which developed the underbody diffuser for the Porsche 918 Spyder, is now also developing fresh active aerodynamic systems.
2015-01-11
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The new John Cooper Works shown at the NAIAS produces 170 kW and 350 N·m.
2015-01-11
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“For Audi, the A3 Sportback e-tron (plug-in hybrid (PIH)) marks another important step towards sustainable individual mobility,” said Audi Head of Sales, Wayne Griffiths, of the NAIAS-bound car.
2014-12-29
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When is an SUV not and SUV? When it’s the new Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, a sportier version of the GLE, formerly M-Class.
2014-12-23
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Tackling whiteout blizzard conditions, Jaguar Land Rover shows the way ahead.
2014-12-09
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Volkswagen Group is on a technology blitz aimed at increasing overall vehicle efficiency. The IR-resistant dashboard materials and the 10-speed DSG transmission are in the production pipeline along with other innovations.
2014-12-03
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Thorsten Kniesa likes a quiet life, and as a senior member of the team that created Opel Group’s (Opel and Vauxhall) three-cylinder Ecotec gasoline engine, he has helped ensure that buyers of the just launched Corsa hatchback can also have one.
2014-12-02
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Oerlikon Graziano is demonstrating a new hybrid transmission that integrates a 120-kW electric motor within the same space as a conventional transmission.
2014-12-02
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Ford has a lot riding on the new Mustang. It isn’t just another Ford model, it is a statement of capability and international intent, and no-one appreciates that more than Ford of Europe (FoE) Chief Operating Officer.
2014-11-03
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PSA Peugeot Citroën worked with chemical company BASF and Swiss company Rehau on the development of the Citroën Cactus’s UV-stable thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) exterior detailing.
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