Technology/R&D: Latest news and analysis articles
Jaguar has been in the news this week with the first details of the F-TYPE SVR. We should get used to those initials, as they signify what y...
The second part of this month’s briefing reviews just some of the supplier autonomous driving innovations that caught our eye in the consume...
Infiniti had a record year in 2015, selling 215,250 vehicles worldwide. January is looking good too, with the addition of the UK-built Q30 j...
Motorists’ insatiable appetite for cleaner, safer and more comfortable cars is driving demand for sensors. As part of a new research project...
At the 2016 CES, Cat Dow talked with Floris Van Der Klashorst, vice-president of HERE Automotive. HERE's a creator of connected navigation solutions and since December 2015 has been owned by an alliance of the German automakers Audi, BMW and Daimler.
Last summer saw the official launch of Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI), a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co Ltd and Johnson Controls. YFAI has sales revenues of some $8.5 billion, an order backlog of $10 billion and expectations to gain further market share in China and other Asian markets. Its product portfolio includes instrument panels and cockpit systems, door panels, floor consoles and overhead consoles. Matthew Beecham caught up with Han Hendriks, Vice President Advanced Product Development & Sales at YFAI to learn more about the company’s growth prospects.
NSK says it has developed an electrical power steering (EPS) system equipped with Active On-Centering (steering wheel return) control.
A facelift for the Bentley Mulsanne will have its public debut at next month's Geneva show, and there will be an extended wheelbase version too.
Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover is taking part in a research project that, it claims, will help future autonomous vehicles drive naturally like human drivers, rather than like robots.
Bosch says it is testing automated driving in Japan following its evaluation of similar technology in Germany and the US.
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche has told a German newspaper that Google and Apple have made more progress on automotive projects than he had previously assumed
Ford is to standardise automatic start-stop across its entire line of EcoBoost 2017 F-150 pickups.
This is coming to you from a chilly Detroit. I am in town this week for the auto show (NAISA) and to attend some industry conferences.
Let me begin 2016 by wishing everyone reading this a very Happy New Year! If you had a festive break, I hope it was a good one. It seemed to pass rather quickly for me, as ever.
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- Clio R.S. 220 Trophy & future Renaults
- January 2016, management briefing (Part 2)
- THE WEEK - New car, mergers, results, Iran
- Yanfeng Automotive Interiors VP Q&A
- Ford Europe looks to cut staff
- Daimler posts record sales – investors unimpressed
- Geneva premieres list - Bentley Mulsanne facelift
- New Ford plant for Mexico & Prius rival - report
- Volvo nixes range extenders