Memo to self - be a little less facetious. Put 'off on a desert safari' in my Skype status to explain my absence and was greeted on return w...
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The boffins at Jaguar Land Rover revealed this week that they have come up with something akin to an on-board assistant built into your car....
OK, OK, I admit it - just-auto.com this week is looking a bit like Assembly Plant News.com...
Richard Tucker is responsible for the technology development for Shell's commercial and industrial lubricants and fuels. Prior to 2006, when he was appointed to the role, Richard held a number of marketing roles for Shell in the automotive and auto components industry. He talked to Simon Warburton at Shell's recent Energy and Technology Forum near Paris.
There have been some advances made to shock absorbers (dampers) which may be referred to as trends. To improve ride comfort without adding to cost, manufacturers are creating a longer shock absorber movement. Another clear trend in the shocks sector is integrating more electronics. Here, Matthew Beecham talked with executives of ZF about the challenges of developing vehicle suspensions for emerging markets, NVH improved dampers and adoption of electronic suspension technologies.
ZF Friedrichshafen, moving to acquire TRW Automotive Holdings, has been told by lenders that financing is available for a higher all-cash bid which could value the US company at as much as US$13bn, Bloomberg News reported.
Life will become increasingly difficult for automakers in the hotly contested Brazilian market for compact hatchbacks. After all, there are no fewer than 32 models on offer, including five subcompacts, in this locally-made and imported sector which accounts for 53% of annual sales or 1.5m units.
Bosch has introduced a new freight truck concept that it says highlights how OEMs, logistics companies, and truck drivers can benefit from the innovative integration of advanced transmission, steering, and telematics systems.
TRW has reportedly received a preliminary takeover approach from Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
TRW is confirming it has received a preliminary and non-binding proposal to acquire the business, although it insists it is evaluating the possibility "as well as other strategic alternatives."
My first Society of Automotive Analysts (SAA) Outlook Conference yesterday (12 January) afternoon in the renovated Cobo Center in downtown Detroit and a pretty impressive 150 delegates made the sessions lively and entertaining.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
ZF Friedrichshafen AG - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detaile...
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Advanced suspension systems are relatively new electronically-controlled systems that enhance vehicle stability, road handling and ride quality. These systems use a lightweight material; as well as fa...
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TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global All-wheel and 4-wheel Drive Vehicle market to grow at a CAGR of 3.13 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market grow...
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