This zone covers the products—from spark plugs to transmissions—developed by automotive suppliers.
Vehicles are being engineered with a silicon infrastructure that does everything from control the powertrain to allowing remote connections—including the possibility of hacking.
Mercedes has been putting diesels in vehicles since 1926. It has been offering them in the U.S. since 1949. And 2013 is seeing a range of offerings, including in its popular GLK SUV.
The 2016 to 2025 CAFE standards will bringmany significant alterations to automotive powertrains, with even more and greater change to follow.
Process simulation has helped the automaker develop a more efficient production line as part of its world-class manufacturing initiative.
Schaeffler Group makes products ranging from bearings to differentials. Here’s a look at some of its recent developments.
Comfortable, quiet and cheap.
For a while, videos of Chinese cars being crash tested and crumpling up like cheap suits were pretty much diversionary viewing in the West.
“A tide of innovation has invigorated the global auto industry, and we are taking these giant leaps forward to remain a leader of new technology. “We are not doing this for the sake of the technology itself.