New CHP motor provides 20% efficiency boost over current market best

Single-cylinder motor developed by ARPA-E consortium led by MAHLE Powertrain Downsped motor utilizes automotive industry’s latest pre-chamber ignition technology Helps combat inefficiencies of power generation and distribution   Tests have demonstrated that a residential combined heat and power (CHP) motor developed as an Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) backed venture through the Generators... Read more

New development process helps vehicle manufacturers meet stringent new RDE targets

MAHLE Powertrain’s holistic end-to-end approach accelerates vehicle manufacturers’ development programmes Aids powertrain configuration optimisation Development broken down into five key stages linked via vehicle simulation; increasing simplicity and precision, reducing time and costs Steady state and transient powertrain testing, four-wheel drive chassis dyno testing, and on-road RDE testing   MAHLE Powertrain has introduced a new... Read more

AB Dynamics supplies Alfa Romeo Racing with an aVDS, advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator for Formula One™

  Class-leading dynamic performance and the rFpro driving environment provide race engineers with a powerful tool for race car development and performance optimisation. Bradford-on-Avon, July 11th 2019… Leading automotive test system supplier, AB Dynamics, will supply its advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator (aVDS) to Formula OneTM team Alfa Romeo Racing. The aVDS driver-in-the loop (DiL) simulator... Read more

AB Dynamics acquires simulation software specialist rFpro

  The acquisition means that rFpro now has the resources to accelerate it’s growth and cement its position in the ADAS and autonomous markets.   Leading global supplier of advanced automotive test systems, AB Dynamics (ABDP), has acquired the simulation software specialist rFpro. This strengthens the company’s position in the simulation-based verification market for ADAS... Read more

Delphi Technologies cuts gasoline particulate emissions by up to 50 percent and reduces fuel consumption with industry-first 500+ bar GDi system

  Presented at Vienna Motor Symposium (May 16-17) Advancement of current proven Delphi Technologies system Engine modifications are not required for the majority of applications Second paper presents latest innovations in the use of high-pressure natural gas to reduce CO2 from heavy duty vehicles   VIENNA, Austria, May 15, 2019 – In a paper presented... Read more

DT Spare Parts significantly expands its truck and bus aftermarket range

  Period of intensive expansion covers popular Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Scania models, with more to come throughout the year   DT Spare Parts, the aftermarket specialist brand of Diesel Technic, has extended its range with the introduction of 1220 new products spanning popular manufacturers, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Scania truck and bus models. In line with... Read more