Automotive Supply Side

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


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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Chrysler Simulates Powertrain Production

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

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  • Improving Powertrains— Conventional and Advanced

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


    How to Make a Hellcat

    Russ Ruedisueli is vehicle line executive and Head of Engineering at SRT.

    Infiniti Q80: A Concept, Right?

    It’s going to be a few weeks until Infiniti reveals the Q80 Inspiration at the Paris Motor Show, at the Parc des Expositions de Versailles on October 2, but they have released this photographic tease: The company says “Its very dimensions place the Q80 Inspiration clearly at the peak of the Infiniti range,” and while they didn’t provide those dimensions, given the fact that it is an “80” and presently the largest number in the sedan lineup is “70,” it is a bigger car.

    Made in Michigan

    These are automotive rearview cameras: They are the sort of thing that you’d image would be produced in a place like China, Thailand, India, or some other country far, far away from Michigan.