The Brazilian government’s new Inovar-Auto regime introduced in 2013 has provided stimuli for the auto industry to invest a proportion of its revenue in research and is leading to more proving grounds and R&D centres.
TRW has unveiled a new steering wheel concept offering features to help drivers during semi-automated and automated situations.
A network of 14 electric vehicle (EV) rapid chargers, forming the so called ‘Milton Keynes CrossLink’ was completed four weeks before the planned launch date, supplier/operator Chargemaster said.
European Commission (EC) scientists have concluded there is “no evidence of a serious risk” for automakers using r1234yf refrigerant, despite Mercedes-Benz having deep misgivings concerning the coolant.
Vehicle sales in China rose by 17.8% year-on-year in February to 1.6m vehicles according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).
Mitsubishi Motors will launch the new version of its Triton pickup truck in a range of emerging markets in fiscal year 2014, with a particular focus on Thailand, a major market for such vehicles.
William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford, and father of current chairman Bill Ford, died on Sunday morning (9 March, 2014) from pneumonia, the automaker announced.
Passenger car sales in India rose 1% in February to 160,718 units from 158,512 units in the same month a year ago, according to figures from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
Tenneco says it is supplying emissions control technologies on the 2014 Ram heavy duty diesel truck series, which includes the 2500 and 3500 diesel pick-ups, as well as the 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cab lorries.
Big Brother could one day be watching you as you drive – that’s the fear of Volkswagen chief Martin Winterkorn who said that carmakers must be beware of the connected vehicle of the future turning into a “data monster”.
Nissan may not be able to achieve its twin targets of 8% global market share and an 8% operating margin under its Nissan Power 88 road map to the end of fiscal 2016, reported the Nikkei Asian Review.
Evonik has posted 2013 net income of EUR2.1bn (US$2.9bn) and group sales of EUR12.9bn in what it describes as “difficult market conditions.”