DSD launches suite of drivetrain control solutions: Infinite Control

The offering enables OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to deliver new concepts quicker Enables Tier 2 suppliers to move up the value-chain through expansion of in-house control capability via knowledge transfer The flexible, modular and platform independent software packages can take a concept through to production readiness Infinite Control will be showcased for the first... Read more

Second-generation ALPINA XD3 to arrive in UK from April 2019

·        158 mph and 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds from effortless 700 Nm (516 lb ft) of torque ·        Sublime combination of real-world comfort, performance and driver engagement ·        £57,900 with significantly upgraded standard equipment Nottingham – UK deliveries of ALPINA’s ultimate all-rounder will begin in April 2019. The second-generation XD3 offers an unrivalled combination... Read more

Prodrive Composites Integrates into Overfinch Supply Chain

Creator of bespoke Land Rover vehicles increases capacity and expands into North America thanks to reliable and high-quality carbon fibre component supply from Prodrive Composites Milton Keynes, UK, Nov 16 2018… Prodrive Composites is enabling Overfinch, the creator of bespoke Land Rover vehicles, to significantly increase production capacity by supplying consistent, high-quality carbon fibre components.... Read more

New AI-based technology enables water companies to instantly assess drainage network impact from potential housing growth

strategicGIANT developed in consultation with Anglian Water Growth scenarios and strategies can be developed by growth teams with no specialist modelling skills required Any permutations of housing growth are instantly assessed for flooding volumes and upgrade costs Significant advantage to water companies when adapting to new ‘Infrastructure Charge’ legislation   Warwick, UK, 13th November 2018.... Read more

New Millers Oils lubricant combats Low Speed Pre Ignition (LSPI)

Damaging phenomenon alleviated by latest engine lubricant Brighouse, UK, 12th November, 2018… Millers Oils is one of the first companies to market with an LSPI oil, that solves the increasingly common problem found in downsized gasoline direct injection engines that can cause extensive damage. The new lubricant is available from November and provides workshops with... Read more

Latest Piston Coating Technology, EcoTough® NG, Launched in the Aftermarket

EcoTough NG reduces piston skirt wear by up to 40% and frictional losses by 15%*   Bradford, UK, 5th November 2018… Federal-Mogul Motorparts announces that the latest piston technology from its Nüral® brand, EcoTough® NG, was introduced in September. EcoTough piston coatings, currently in production, reduce friction, wear and noise, and have been designed to... Read more