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THE WEEK THAT WAS: The year is flying by...

Dunno 'bout you but 2015 seems to be flying by waaaay too fast - where did yet another week go?...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: Porsche Boxster GTS

Porsche's Europe-wide sales are by 43% so far this year. The addition of the Macan is obviously a big factor but so too is the firm's policy...

Briefing: developments in powertrain batteries

Battery technologies for powertrain applications have become a focus of attention as OEMs seek to improve performance and reduce the costs o...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Chinese scoop up Pirelli

We started the week with a bit of a surprise - famous Italian tyremaker was nabbed by a Chinese chemical company with big plans for its tyre...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with TMD Friction 8 Apr 2015

Matthew Beecham

TMD Friction is a major manufacturer of brake products for the automotive industry, producing one million brake friction products per day. Matthew Beecham talked with TMD Friction’s Director Strategic Planning & Marketing OE, Dirk Brieke about trends in the brake friction market, its copper-free high performance brake pads and CV-Light Plate for commercial vehicles.


Q&A with Convergent Science 7 Apr 2015

Matthew Beecham

The rise of computer processing power together with the introduction of so called ‘supercomputers’ have enabled computational fluid dynamics (CFD) - the prediction of fluid flows using mathematical modelling - to become increasingly relevant and effective in road vehicle development. Matthew Beecham spoke to Rob Kaczmarek, director of marketing at Convergent Science about the role of CFD in vehicle development.

Latest News

Magna sells most of interior business to Antolin 16 Apr 15

Simon Warburton

Magna International says it has inked an agreement to sell substantially all of its interiors operations, excluding seating, to Grupo Antolin for US$525m.


FKG hails "great opportunity" with Iran visit 16 Apr 15

Simon Warburton

Scandinavian supplier association, FKG is flying to Iran tomorrow (16 April) leading a delegation looking to take advantage of what could be a signifiant lifting of economic sanctions.


Denso expands North America R&D to heavy CVs 16 Apr 15

Chris Wright

Denso is expanding its North American research and development capabilities to include heavy duty and commercial vehicles, establishing a cross-functional team of market research, product engineering, and researchers.


JLR automates priority warranty parts returns 16 Apr 15

Graeme Roberts

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has fully automated its global priority warranty parts returns service by awarding a contract to SEKO Logistics.


JCI and SAIC unit ink interiors JV agreement 15 Apr 15

Dave Leggett

Johnson Controls' deal to form a huge new interiors joint venture with a components subsidiary of SAIC is a step closer to reality now the parties have signed a further agreement to form the new entity.


Michelin acquires 40% stake in Allopneus 15 Apr 15

Dave Leggett

Michelin has announced its acquisition of a 40% stake in Allopneus, a French internet tyre retailer on the web, for EUR60m (US$63.6m).

Latest blogs

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).


GM recall: the engineer speaks 14 Nov 14

Graeme Roberts

Finally, a US newspaper has managed to talk to the engineer at the centre of the GM ignition switch recall crisis.

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