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
  • 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.

  • Automotive Supply Side
  • Improving Powertrains— Conventional and Advanced

    Schaeffler Group makes products ranging from bearings to differentials. Here’s a look at some of its recent developments.

    BLOGS

    Since When Did the FIA Care About Cash?

    This past weekend the 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship kicked off with a race in Beijing.

    2014 Lexus CT 200h

    While I am loathe to directly quote a press release, I’m doing so here to make a point: “In 2007, the F brand launched with IS F, a super sedan that catapulted the Lexus brand onto tracks and into driving purists’ hearts with a specially built 416 horsepower V8, track-tuned chassis and street-dominating attitude. “Then came the Lexus LFA, a V10-powered supercar that sent a 552 hp, carbon-fiber shockwave through the world’s top sports car echelon.” And: “The ‘F’ stands for Fuji Speedway, where Lexus conducts much of its high-speed development.

    Pro 3D Printer to Be Launched

    Although this illustration appears to be a man standing next to either a major appliance or a classic minicomputer from a company like Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC) from back in the day. . . . . .it is actually a 3D printer that will soon be launched by German RepRap.