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Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some ligh...
Driver assistance systems use a combination of warnings and some degree of active intervention to help steer the driver away from trouble. A...
| 16 Jun 2015
Has Audi ever bettered the styling of the original AU314 TT? Certainly to many eyes, the second generation model was a disappointment, but the progressive tech and aggressive looks of the new model are a big step ahead, especially in TTS form.
| 11 Jun 2015
Continuing just-auto’s series of research snapshots – pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some value-added glazing products, including acoustic windscreens, infrared reflective windscreens, laminated side glass, polycarbonate and ever thinner glazings. But are these features really just solutions looking for problems?
| 9 Jun 2015
It was launched with great fanfare only last year but sales of the Aslan, Hyundai's import-fighter, continue to disappoint. This is worrying news for HMG in its home market.
| 1 Jun 2015
The rearview mirror has been transformed over the last decade into a high-tech electronic module, writes Matthew Beecham. Tomorrow’s mirrors will feature even more, including lights, cameras, displays and controls.
| 13 Jan 2015
BWI Group’s MagneRide suspension systems are being increasingly featured in top end cars. In the EU they work on high end integration of chassis components with advanced control and sensory systems to produce vehicles that take safety, ride dynamics and sophistication to a new level. Conversely, BWI also work within the advancing Chinese market that sits in a very different end of the spectrum, where basic safety and control devices like ABS and ESC are just starting to take hold, and where AEB and autonomous driving are concepts reserved for the very top layer of the social elite who can afford to import EU and NA models. Matthew Beecham spoke to Craig Diem, BWI Group, Director – Strategic Planning about how the Group deals with the different challenges that these markets bring.
| 14 Oct 2014
Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.
| 2 Jul 2015
June was another good month for the auto industry as US light vehicle sales continued to grow.
| 29 Jun 2015
New generation Audi A4 based on Volkswagen Group's MLB architecture, as also used by the larger A6. Build expected at all existing global locations. S4 and RS4 derivatives to follow, plug-in hybrid sedan expected. Announced 29 June 2015 with public debut at the Frankfurt show next September.
| 29 Jun 2015
Renault is the latest brand to confirm the details of a motor show world premiere for the 2015 Frankfurt IAA.
| 24 Jun 2015
Engineers working in Formula E, the electric car racing series, expect to double the energy output of vehicle batteries within the next four years.
| 23 Jun 2015
ZeroLight, a UK-based technology company, has told just-auto that it has developed a game changing car configurator technology that will revolutionise the car buying experience at the point where new car buyers are considering and specifying cars that they will potentially purchase. Audi is the first customer for the new technology that it is now being rolled out across its dealers globally.
| 16 Jun 2015
GKN has said that its "Hybrid Power's Gyrodrive flywheel hybrid energy storage system" helped power the hybrid Audi R18 e-tron quattro to third place at the weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours, the fourth consecutive podium result for the technology with Audi Sport.
| 15 Jun 2015
Audi has reported a fall in sales in China for the month of May, a development it described as part of the "current reticence to buy in the Chinese luxury segment".
| 10 Jun 2015
Back in 1994 a bunch of Audi and Porsche engineers got together to create the RS 2 Avant, a brawny estate – based on the Audi 80 – intended to reinstate the Ingolstadt company as a performance car manufacturer after the successes it had enjoyed with the quattro the previous decade.
| 3 Jun 2015
It seems American new vehicle buyers went out of their way to confound the analysts in May.
| 29 May 2015
Carmakers are moving quickly to follow Hyundai's lead in offer Google's Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay systems.
| 29 May 2015
Harman says it has completed its acquisition of Bang & Olufsen's automotive audio business.
| 28 May 2015
VW Group-owned supercar brand Lamborghini has confirmed a luxury SUV as a third model to join its product range.
| 14 May 2015
Webasto-Edscha, Webasto's convertible business unit, has worked closely with Audi to put together a package of innovations for the new soft-top of the latest generation TT Roadster.
| 11 May 2015
Audi chairman Rupert Stadler has said that in the next five years, 40-45% of all Audi vehicles sold will be SUVs.
| 11 May 2015
Online taxi service firm Uber has reportedly submitted a US$3bn bid for Nokia's map business HERE, according to media reports.
| 8 May 2015
Audi has launched a 2.0 TFSI petrol engine with 140kW (190hp) with a claimed ground-breaking new combustion method. It will appear in the next generation A4.
| 5 May 2015
April US light vehicle sales rose 4.6% to about 1.45m cars and light trucks. That was a bit shy of analysts’ estimates but still healthy.
| 30 Apr 2015
Audi says it has taken another step in the direction of CO2 neutral fuel with the development of a new 'synthetic' diesel oil for future use in automobiles.
| 29 Apr 2015
Audi says it is to open the first International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Asia with a keynote address.
| 10 Apr 2015
Digital Radio UK said on Friday 450,000 new cars were registered in Q1 2015 with digital radio (DAB) as standard, an increase of 100,000 over Q1 2104 and 130,000 over Q4 2014.
| 2 Apr 2015
Automakers trying to beat their year ago numbers faced a larger than usual challenge in March. Not only was March 2014 a strong sales month, it had one more selling day and, even more important, it had one more sales weekend.
| 1 Apr 2015
Delphi says it has received a contract from Audi for series productions of central driver assistance controller (zFAS).
| 11 May 2015
When you think of Audi what springs to mind? For me, it's still the elegance, performance and advanced technologies typified by the first generation A8 that came to market in the mid-90s.
| 12 Feb 2015
Interesting development in the news at Audi. There's a robot on the assembly line that works with the humans.
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