Federal-Mogul will show its new Envirokool piston at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hanover in September. In the pre-development stage, the piston is designed to withstand higher temperatures by incorporating a sealed-for-life cooling chamber within the piston crown.
In harsh environments, relatively small problems like corrosion in a bearing can stop multi-million dollar vehicles where they stand. SKF and Textron are betting that bearings made with high nitrogen corrosion resistant (HNCR) stainless steel technology can reduce downtime on a military landing craft.
Chinese planners are focusing on NEVs to become a mainstay of its future automotive production and consumption. Although there’s overcapacity throughout China’s automotive supply chain as the economy slows down, a number of new companies are expected to enter the NEV market.
The second generation of Porsche's big sports sedan, now on VW's MSB architecture, is completely redeveloped. It boasts a raft of new technologies including 48-V electric anti-roll control and all new powertrains.
Using Exa's latest simulation software, Jaguar is aiming to achieve full-vehicle verification exclusively through digital simulation by 2020, going straight from a virtual model to the final physical production vehicle.
For forklift trucks, telehandlers, and other logistical vehicles, the trend is moving toward more power in a smaller installation space and Rexroth supports this development with its PR4 series 10 pressure sensors.
Modular Exhaust, a division of GLSV, features custom sizing for three different shapes of mufflers—circular, elongated, and rectangular—as well as custom-shaped non-modular mufflers, which are available upon request.
The Auto/Steel Partnership, a consortium of North American automotive companies and the Steel Market Development Institute's Automotive Applications Council, announced its Hemming of Thin Gauge Advanced High-Strength Steel (AHSS) project achieved a 30% weight savings using thinner gauge AHSS for automotive closure panels.
The 360° Local Situational Awareness System (LSAS) from KTK Kommunikationstechnik and First Sensor consists of four digital HDR-CMOS cameras in specially adapted rugged housings and a software-based video processing unit.
The latest release of ANSYS' Savant and EMIT software gives engineers the power to design and predict the performance of installed antenna and radio frequency (RF) environments quickly and more accurately for a range of products—from wearable and mobile devices to autonomous vehicles.
Texas Instruments’ 2.2-MHz, dual-channel synchronous buck converter offers a unique set of features designed to significantly reduce electromagnetic interference and high-frequency noise in high-voltage dc/dc step-down applications such as automotive infotainment and high-end cluster power-supply systems.