New 48 volt battery technology boosts mild hybrid performance to help meet demanding new real-world emissions regulations

MAHLE Powertrain reveals new 48V prototype battery at Future Powertrain Conference Performance of mild hybrids set to increase through greater battery capability Attention to battery cooling and cell chemistry boosts recharge and discharge rates, allowing higher energy recovery and transient power   The new 48V battery design launched by MAHLE Powertrain at the Future Powertrain... Read more

Review of 2018 reveals drive to digital vehicle development must remove logistics roadblocks

Greater use of virtual prototyping compresses vehicle manufacturers’ development cycles but creates Start of Production (SOP) challenges Paradigm shift from emergency to ultra-responsive logistics necessary to de-risk SOP if virtual prototyping is to be further embraced. Manchester, UK, 14th February 2019: Vehicle manufacturers will be able to release additional time and cost benefits from evolving... Read more

DRiV Incorporated To Spin From Tenneco Later This Year

New Aftermarket and Ride Performance Company Expected to be a Global Leader Lake Forest, Illinois, February 14, 2019 – DRiV Incorporated is the name of the future publicly traded Aftermarket and Ride Performance company that will launch in the second half of this year, following Tenneco Inc.’s (NYSE: TEN)  separation into two independent companies, Tenneco... Read more

Delphi Technologies’ brake pads excel in high-performance vehicle testing

– Delphi Technologies outperformed the competition in brake pad tests on a VW Touareg – The Delphi Technologies’ pad delivered exceptional stopping power, control and brake fade stability, while braking quietly and wearing less – Delphi Technologies achieved the optimal balance between noise, wear and stopping performance for a high-quality brake pad that technicians can... Read more

Latest generation driving simulator expands Chinese automotive industry ADAS development capability

Pioneering Chinese vehicle development enabled by acquisition of AB Dynamics’ Advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator, a leading third-generation DiL system that has been designed for the future of the automotive industry   Gießen, Germany, 13th February 2019… The Chinese Automotive Technology and Research Centre (CATARC) has significantly expanded its vehicle development capabilities by acquiring a new,... Read more