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100 million Bosch ESP systems

100 million Bosch ESP systems

Bosch has produced 100 million ESP systems since the start of series production in 1995. In the process, the company has made a significant contribution to making driving safer. Especially on slippery roads, but also in instances where vehicles drive into bends too quickly, the electronic stability program helps keep vehicles on course and prevent skidding accidents, which often have[Read More…]

by March 26, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Automechanika Istanbul 2014 to break all records

Automechanika Istanbul 2014 to break all records

Istanbul, the commercial and financial hub of the Turkish republic, is once again in the focus of the automotive industries with Automechanika Istanbul. The event, which is the region’s most comprehensive show for the automotive industry opens its doors from 10th to 13th of April, 2014, at the TUYAP Exhibition Center in Istanbul.   The Automechanika Istanbul fair opens with[Read More…]

Visteon signs agreement to sell shares in Duckyang JV for $ 24.1 mn

Visteon Corporation today announced that the company has reached an agreement to sell its 50 percent ownership stake in a Korean automotive interiors joint venture, Duckyang Industry Co., Ltd in support of its previously announced intentions to divest its interiors business. Based in Ulsan, South Korea, Duckyang manufactures and develops original equipment interior components for vehicles. The sale to certain[Read More…]

by March 19, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Bosch puts autopilot on road to reduce accidents

Bosch puts autopilot on road to reduce accidents

In the coming years, the automobile will undergo major changes with the traffic of the future being electric, automated, and connected, said Volkmar Denner, the chairman of the Bosch board of management. During his presentation at ‘Automotive and Engine Technology,’ the 14th Stuttgart International Symposium, he said, automated driving can drastically reduce the number of accidents, and thus significantly increase[Read More…]

by March 18, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

Continental Focuses on LED Innovations

Headlights featuring LEDs (light-emitting diodes) as the sole luminous source are currently taking our roads by storm. Used so far in the exterior lighting primarily for daytime running lights, tail lights, indicators and the like, LEDs now provide sufficient luminosity to function as low-beam or high-beam lights as well in irradiating the vehicle surroundings. They require, however complex control electronics[Read More…]

by March 14, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
The Bosch SMG 180/120 is a compact powerhouse for use in electrical powertrains. The electric motor weighs only 32 kilos and fits inside a typical school backpack.

Bosch market outlook

Dr. Rolf Bulander: “We are seeing a sea-change in North America” – engines are becoming smaller, and efficiency ever more important  Dr. Rolf Bulander: “Electric cars are about the wow factor, not pure economics” Gasoline direct injection saves fuel yet delivers high torque and agility in every vehicle class Big-block and V8 are not the only engines – American attitudes[Read More…]

Singapore Pavilion at the Automechanika Kuala Lumpur -2013

Automechanika Kuala Lumpur hopes to attract over 6,000 visitors

Automechanika Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s leading regional trade fair for the automotive industry targeting trade visitors from ASEAN is expected to attract more than 6,000 visitors when it is held 19 – 21 March 2015 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The ninth edition of the 7,500 sqm show will be organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and[Read More…]

Volvo Cars honours Halla Visteon Climate Control

Halla Visteon Climate Control Corporation, a full-line automotive supplier of climate systems and components, has been honored by Volvo Cars with a Quality Excellence Award (VQE Award). Representatives of three European plants of Halla Visteon Climate Control received the awards during a recent ceremony in the Volvo hall in Gothenburg, Sweden.   “We are honored to receive the VQE certification[Read More…]

by March 10, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
SMA6xy sensor platform simplifies the release approval process by giving sensors a common housing design whatever the application.

Bosch’s new acceleration sensors speeds up airbag system development

Bosch’s latest generation of acceleration sensors makes developing airbag systems easier. With versions for use in the airbag control unit and versions for peripheral use in the vehicle’s front, sides, and rear, the SMA6xy sensor platform simplifies the release approval process by giving sensors a common housing design whatever the application. All the sensors in the new SMA6xy product family[Read More…]

by March 10, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
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SMI7xy sensor platform is designed specifically for use in active
and passive safety systems and in driver assistance systems.

New generation inertial sensors from Bosch

Bosch has launched a new generation of inertial sensors. The SMI7xy sensor platform is designed specifically for use in active and passive safety systems and in driver assistance systems. These new sensors are robust and take up little room, as they are supplied in a compact BGA housing that measures just 7x7x1.5 mm3. The SMI7xy platform comprises four types of[Read More…]

by March 10, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive