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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  • 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

    The Kids Are All Mobile

    When the Renault Twizy* was introduced a few years back, one of the points that Renault stressed is that the urban electric vehicle is “safer than a two- or three-wheeler.” Which would be a bike or a trike.

    The Kids Aren’t All Right

    One of the features offered on the forthcoming 2016 Chevy Malibu is called “Teen Driver.” The system is being positioned as something that “provides parents with a tool to help encourage safe driving habits for their kids, even when they are not in the car with them.” Or put more plainly: It keeps an eye on the kid behind the wheel.

    The Volt Recharged

    “Gen 1 or better!” That, says Andrew Farah, vehicle chief engineer for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt, was the motto he and his team lived by as they developed the second-generation car.