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GM future vehicles - Cadillac

21 September 2018 | Glenn Brooks

General Motors brands continue to be the focus of's latest future models series. Recent features have covered Baojun, Wuling, GMC, Chevrolet and Buick, with Holden set to round out the series. But first, the emphasis turns to what's ahead for Cadillac.

Paris motor show world debuts list - Peugeot e-Legend concept

20 September 2018 | Glenn Brooks

Peugeot will be returning to the past at the Paris motor show but with a twist: the e-Legend concept looks like a new take on the 504 Coupé but is autonomous, electric and has four-wheel drive.

Interior design and technology – Ford S-Max

18 September 2018 | Matthew Beecham

When Ford launched its seven-seater S-Max a decade ago - calling it a ‘sports activity vehicle’ to differentiate it from the larger Galaxy - competing models were thin on the ground.  Yet the second and current generation S-Max has lots of contenders with a stadium-style seating design. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside the ST-Line to see what makes it stand out from the crowd.

GM future vehicles - electrifying Buick

17 September 2018 | Glenn Brooks

A series which looks what's planned for the many divisions of General Motors out to the late 2020s now turns to Buick, having already covered Baojun, Wuling, GMC and Chevrolet. Soon to come will be analyses of future models for Cadillac and then in the last chapter of this series, Holden.

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Williams revs up the EV market

13 August 2018 | Matthew Beecham

Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group. It specialises in advanced lightweight materials, hybrid power systems and electronics, aerodynamics, vehicle dynamics, and holistic integration capabilities. We caught up with company executives to learn more about its latest projects, advances in hybrid battery systems, electric vehicles and lightweight solutions.

ZF VP on tomorrow’s electronic braking systems

8 August 2018 | Matthew Beecham

The apparently simple issue of braking continues to be a major issue for chassis system designers. Drivers are, of course, concerned that in an emergency their semi- and ultimately fully-automated vehicle should stop as quickly as possible. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews with tier one component suppliers, we spoke to Manfred Meyer, Senior Vice President global braking systems for ZF Active and Passive Safety Technology Division, to learn about tomorrow’s electronic braking systems.

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Hyundai to supply fuel-cell trucks to Swiss market

21 September 2018 | Dave Leggett

Hyundai Motor, in cooperation with H2 Energy, is to provide 1,000 hydrogen fuel-cell electric trucks to the Swiss commercial vehicle market, beginning 2019 through to 2023.

BYD launches three-powertrain Qin Pro sedan

21 September 2018 | Graeme Roberts

BYD launched its latest sedan model, the Qin Pro sedan, in Beijing with the choice of petrol, PHEV (plug-in hybrid) or EV (pure electric) powertrains.

just-auto Plus only Qualcomm designs new precise positioning framework for Chinese automotive industry

21 September 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, in association with a leading precise positioning service provider Qianxun Spatial Intelligence (Qianxun SI) and Quectel Wireless...

just-auto Plus only Hyundai Mobis uses 3D virtual environment for autonomous driving tests

21 September 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Hyundai Mobis is actively introducing innovative technologies like 3D images and deep learning to drastically improve the accuracy of the autonomous driving sensor it is proprietarily developing....

Allison launches nine-speed autobox, expands electrification

20 September 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Allison Transmission said it would offer its medium-duty, fully automatic nine-speed transmission worldwide, adding it had developed an electric hybrid system with purely electric extended range.

just-auto Plus only ZF on the road to make multi-brand platooning possible

20 September 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

ZF technology helps to enable commercial vehicles to see, think and act. This interaction between sensors, control software and actuators is particularly important when it comes to platooning. ZF...

Knorr-Bremse and Continental combine on CV autonomous

19 September 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Knorr-Bremse and Continental will combine resources to develop a complete system for highly automated driving (HAD) in commercial vehicles.

Wabco and Baidu to collaborate on Level 4 autonomous

19 September 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Wabco has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Baidu to collaborate on developing software for Level 4 autonomous driving in hub-to-hub highway applications for commercial vehicles.

Valeo and Wabco ink CV/pedestrian safety MoU

19 September 2018 | Simon Warburton

Valeo and Wabco have signed an MoU to bring active safety technology to the commercial vehicle market to protect pedestrians and cyclists in city traffic as well as enable autonomous driving features.

Meridian leads UK self-driving working group

19 September 2018 | Simon Warburton

Meridian, the gateway to self-driving vehicle development in the UK, has led the first working group to establish a global understanding of common requirements for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV).

just-auto Plus only VW of America announces changes for 2019 model year

19 September 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Volkswagen of America announced changes for the 2019 model year. Enthusiast models—from the iconic Beetle to the sporty GTI and powerful Golf R—receive special models and new options,...

just-auto Plus only JLR India enhances InControl Package features

19 September 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Jaguar Land Rover India has started offering class leading advanced connectivity features called Protect, Remote Premium and Secure Tracker under the InControl Package (inbuilt communication and...

Renault Alliance and Google team on Android system

18 September 2018 | Simon Warburton

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and Google are partnering to embed the Android operating system in vehicles sold by the alliance, providing infotainment and applications across multiple models and brands, scheduled to start in 2021.

New Ferrari CEO Camilleri lays out his plans

18 September 2018 | Glenn Brooks

According to a presentation made earlier on 18 September, Ferrari N.V. is charged with doubling pre-tax profit to between 1.8 and 2.0bn euro EBITDA in 2022. CEO Louis Camilleri has also laid out plans for future models, including an update on the SUV project.

Faurecia outlines technology for Paris show

18 September 2018 | Simon Warburton

Faurecia will showcase its latest and disruptive technologies at the Paris Motor Show in its two areas of focus: Smart Life on Board and Sustainable Mobility.

Ford tests Cellular Vehicle To Everything (C-V2X) technology in China

18 September 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Ford said it had successfully conducted its first tests of Cellular Vehicle To Everything (C-V2X) technology on public roads in China, as part of an ongoing pilot project in Wuxi, Jiangsu.

just-auto Plus only VW Group to drive future deployment of ITS

18 September 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

The Volkswagen Group is presenting its activities in the intelligent transport of people and goods at the 25th ITS World Congress in Copenhagen (17 – 21 September 2018). As a member of ERTICO...

just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz extends connect business services to multi-brand car fleets

18 September 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Since 2017, Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services, as part of Daimler Financial Services, has been offering connectivity services for Mercedes-Benz car fleets under the brand name "connect...

By wire system can eliminate some vehicle testing robots

17 September 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Test system supplier, AB Dynamics has supplied drive by wire technology to Geely's Volvo Cars for vehicle testing. The so called Flex-0 system enables vehicles to be driven directly through the CAN bus without the need for a driver or robot.

just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA and partners field-test city-level LTE-V2X in Wuxi, China

17 September 2018 | just-auto plus Extended News

Groupe PSA began demonstrating its latest vehicle communication technologies in Wuxi, China. As an important part of the world's first city-level Internet of Vehicle LTE-V2X application...

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