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.
This is a proposed drawing of the Audi Q1, a compact SUV that is going into production at the Audi plant in Ingolstadt in 2016: Stated Rupert Stadler, chairman of the board of management of Audi AG, “The Audi Q1 is part of our broad-based SUV strategy.” As of right now, the strategy comprises the Audi Q3, RS Q3, Q5, SQ5, and Q7.
One of the interesting things that Alan Mulally did early on in his tenure at Ford was to bring back the Taurus.
While there is considerable buzz in the U.S. auto world as various publications and organizations announce their cars, trucks, SUVs, etc. of the year, one thing that recently happened in Japan is worth noting.
The event for tool & moldmaking, additive manufacturing