Globescan

Continental brings the Head-Up Display to CVs

Continental brings the Head-Up Display to CVs

It has already conquered the mid-range cars, but it’s still new in the world of trucks – the head-up display (HUD). Continental is one of the world’s first companies to develop a HUD for commercial vehicles and has installed the technology in its own InnovationTruck. Supplementing conventional instrument clusters, the display provides the driver with greater safety and comfort by[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 Globescan, News

Continental Focuses on Sustainable Mobility

Major challenges for society were the main issues at this year’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of the international technology company Continental. “The concept of mobility is currently being redefined. It is expected to be even safer, even cleaner, and – above all – fully connected. And all at a price that everyone can afford. All of this requires more efficient, more[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

Schaeffler holdings sells 94.4 mn non-voting shares of Schaeffler AG

Schaeffler Verwaltungs GmbH, a subsidiary of INA-Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG, announces that 94.4 million non-voting shares of Schaeffler AG were sold. The placement price with institutional investors was set at EUR 13.10 per non-voting share. Schaeffler Holding will receive proceeds of about EUR 1.24 billion from the sale.   The sale includes all of the non-voting shares in[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 Globescan, News
Hitachi, Honda develop prototype of Portable Alcohol Detection Device for vehicle smart keys

Hitachi, Honda develop prototype of Portable Alcohol Detection Device for vehicle smart keys

Hitachi and Honda announced they have developed a prototype of a portable alcohol detector that can be integrated into a smart key. The prototype is tamper-resistant as it can distinguish human breath from alternative gases. This device is capable of distinctively detecting the saturated water vapour from human breath and accurately measures alcohol levels within three seconds. Hitachi and Honda[Read More…]

by April 2, 2016 Globescan, News, OEM

Pioneering Automated and Autonomous Driving: Continental accepts the challenges

“With the help of intelligently connected technology, automated driving is becoming safe and efficient,” explained the Chairman of the Continental Executive Board, Dr. Elmar Degenhart, at the 2016 auto motor und sport conference in Stuttgart. ” We have been supplying hardware in the form of tires, elastomers, electronics, and mechatronics for 145 years. Thanks to the early expansion of our[Read More…]

by April 2, 2016 Globescan, News
BMW 7 Series Wins 2016 World Luxury Car

BMW 7 Series Wins 2016 World Luxury Car

BMW’s flagship sedan, the BMW 7 Series received the prestigious 2016 World Luxury Car Award at the New York International Auto Show. Launched last fall, the BMW 7 Series once again sets the standard for modern luxury and performance, delivering the highest level of driving refinement in the premium segment. The 2016 BMW 7 Series sets a new benchmark in[Read More…]

by April 2, 2016 Globescan, News, OEM

ContiTech stages sustainable solutions to auto industry

A high-performance belt for the lift drive in rack feeders, an engine mount for which natural rubber from dandelion roots is used, as well as robust and powerful rubber tracks – these are ContiTech’s highlights on show at this year’s Hannover Messe. In addition, an ultra-light flooring for the aviation market will be presented. From April 25 to 29, 2016, the[Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 Globescan, News
Mentor Graphics announces new release of FloEFD computational fluid dynamics

Mentor Graphics announces new release of FloEFD computational fluid dynamics

Mentor Graphics Corporation has announced the latest release of its leading general purpose, front-loading computational fluid dynamics (CFD) FloEFD solution offering greater accuracy and user productivity. Updated features in this new version include improved mesh handling, an enhanced transient solver, a robust EDA interface, and an interface to Abaqus Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software for stress analysis. Engineers and specialists[Read More…]

by December 19, 2015 Allied Industries, Globescan, News, OEM

Leoni is a new supplier of wiring systems to Volvo Cars

Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, now counts the Volvo Car Corporation among its passenger car customers. According to the first order from the Swedish car manufacturer, Leoni will supply wiring harnesses for future Volvo Cars models. ”We are happy that Volvo Car Corporation relies on our global footprint[Read More…]

by December 19, 2015 Globescan, News

Henkel Corp, North America, acquires Magna-Tech Manufacturing

Henkel Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA of Germany, today announced the acquisition of Magna-Tech Manufacturing, headquartered inMuncie, Indiana. Magna-Tech Manufacturing is the North American market leader in vacuum impregnation services, with a focus on process center capabilities. Magna-Tech will function as a subsidiary of Henkel Corporation, operating as part of its Adhesive Technologies business, the[Read More…]

by December 19, 2015 Globescan, News