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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Driving for fun...

I was at the SMMT's annual test day yesterday. At this agreeable event, vehicle manufacturers make cars available for journalists to drive a...

ANALYSIS: Autonomous cars and interior design

As the auto industry moves towards considering vehicles that require less driver input, profound questions are being raised concerning the s...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Dawn returns again...

We heard this week that Toyota and Mazda are interested in working together in the future. Toyota is obviously the bigger player, but Mazda...

RESEARCH ANALYSIS: Review of vehicle roof systems

While the variation of roof systems continues to grow, the push for lighter cars has led to the adoption of carbon fibre and polycarbonate i...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Libertine FPE 19 May 2015

Matthew Beecham

A new technology called Digital Piston Motion Control eliminates the crankshaft of a conventional engine and controls the piston movement using an ECU. To understand more about this novel approach and its potential benefits, Matthew Beecham spoke to Sam Cockerill, CEO of Libertine FPE.


Lear Corp VP on designing wire harnesses 5 May 2015

Matthew Beecham

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one manufacturers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Bill Presley, Vice President Engineering, Wire/Terminals & Connectors, Lear Corp about the forces pushing innovation in the automotive wiring harness industry as well as some alternatives to traditional wiring.

Latest News

DAS could meet EU accident target by 2020: Bosch 26 May 15

Simon Warburton

Bosch says driver assistance systems (DAS) could see European Union (EU) targets to halve traffic accidents met by 2020.


Bosch predicts ICEs will beat EU CO2 targets 26 May 15

Simon Warburton

Bosch is estimating gasoline engines for sub-compact cars will beat strict European Union CO2 emission limits of 95g by some margin, with their diesel counterparts going even further.


Bosch transport strategy: "Goes beyond the Hood" 22 May 15

Simon Warburton

Bosch says it is evaluating in equal measure the impact of transportation needs as much as its technology on board future vehicles.


Automated cars slash human error: Bosch Mobility 22 May 15

Simon Warburton

Bosch says adopting automated driving systems could help avoid most accidents as such technology increasingly occupies the thoughts of consumers and legislators.


Bosch looks to clean energy source for future cars 22 May 15

Simon Warburton

Bosch says electric-based vehicles based on renewable energy sources "make real sense" as debate continues to rage surrounding power generation for future mobility.


FCA orders noise cancellation tech from Harman 22 May 15

Dave Leggett

Harman says it has been awarded a contract from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to equip Fiat Chrysler vehicles with Engine Order Cancellation (EOC) technology, which decreases perceptible cabin noise.

Latest blogs

Michelin highlights DS cooperation 26 May 15

Simon Warburton

Michelin has long cooperated with Citroen's DS range with its adjustable suspension system making it possible to conduct precise trials.


If in doubt, recall? 13 Apr 15

Graeme Roberts

Ping goes the inbox and there's the weekly recall notification list from the US government's road safety regulator, the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (or NHTSA or even 'Nit-sa' for short in the local vernacular).

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