Automotive Supply Side

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This zone covers the products—from spark plugs to transmissions—developed by automotive suppliers.

ARTICLES

  • Automotive Supply Side
  • Done in One: Infineon’s Dual-Sensor

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  • Automotive Supply Side
  • Your Really Smart Car

    Vehicles are being engineered with a silicon infrastructure that does everything from control the powertrain to allowing remote connections—including the possibility of hacking.

  • Automotive Supply Side
  • Mercedes GLK250 BlueTEC 4MATIC: Bringing Diesel Tech to a Midsize SUV

    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.

  • Automotive Supply Side
  • The Future of Powertrains: Everything but the Kitchen Sink

    The 2016 to 2025 CAFE standards will bringmany significant alterations to automotive powertrains, with even more and greater change to follow.

  • Automotive Supply Side
  • Chrysler Simulates Powertrain Production

    Process simulation has helped the automaker develop a more efficient production line as part of its world-class manufacturing initiative.

    BLOGS

    300th Show & a ’05 Ford GT

    While there is great anticipation for the forthcoming Ford GT, the previous generation car, which was produced in model years 2005 and 2006, is still among the best designed vehicles ever. [Not Karl’s car.] On “Autoline After Hours” we’ve interviewed Camilo Pardo, who is credited with that car’s design. (We also interviewed Craig Metros, who worked on the next-gen GT.) The new Ford GT setup for racing On this edition of “After Hours” we have a 2005 Ford GT in the studio along with its one-and-only owner, Karl Brauer, who picked up his car in Santa Monica on August 23, 2005, with seven miles clocked on the odometer.

    Mazda & Design

    Mazda—as we’ve said in this space many times—is the mainstream manufacturer that has consistently had the best design for its products across the board.

    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

    While the drive to reduce emissions from cars and trucks is on-going, the automakers are faced with adding technology to vehicles that cost consumers money, but which can’t be appreciated the same way, say, LED headlamps or satellite radio can.