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More energy efficiency is possible: Franz Fehrenbach, Chairman, Bosch Supervisory Board

“The aim of energy efficiency must be pursued here and now with the policy instruments already available,” said Franz Fehrenbach, the Chairman of the Bosch Supervisory Board, during his talk at the Sustainability Conference organized by “Die ZEIT,” the German weekly. The European Union, for instance, is not likely to meet its 2020 target of increasing energy efficiency by 20[Read More…]

by March 3, 2014 Globescan, Web Exclusive

Continental Produces 60 Millionth “MAPPS”

Continental’s plant in Arminiusstrasse, Dortmund has produced the 60 millionth ‘magnetic passive position sensor’ (MAPPS). It is the key element in high-quality systems for gauging the fuel tank level in automobiles. It is scarcely longer than a matchstick, as wide as a two-cent piece, and only half a centimeter thick. The liquid-tight casing renders it completely corrosion-proof – regardless of[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 Globescan, Web Exclusive

Visteon’s OpenAir to be featured on 2015 Asian vehicle line

Visteon Corporation has been awarded the first production program for its OpenAir I1.1 infotainment product by an Asia-based vehicle manufacturer. The vehicle line is expected to launch in the second half of 2015, targeted for Southeast Asia, South Africa, South America, Middle Eastern and East European markets. Visteon’s OpenAir I1.1 entry-level infotainment product provides flexible in-vehicle connectivity and an advanced[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 Globescan, Web Exclusive
Improved efficiency and performance with Bosch technology makes diesel as the first choice for SUVs

Improved efficiency and performance with Bosch technology makes diesel as the first choice for SUVs

Sport utility vehicles (SUVs) are rapidly conquering the streets of the western world – and there are Bosch diesel components in almost all of them. The ten most popular SUVs in Germany all feature Bosch injection technology, which reduces fuel consumption by ensuring efficient combustion. The company’s common-rail injection systems are also found in many compact SUVs. This popular class[Read More…]

by February 18, 2014 Globescan
Dana introduces new Central Tyre Inflation System

Dana introduces new Central Tyre Inflation System

Ohio headquartered auto component major Dana Holding Corporation has launched new technology to support its Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) of Spicer.

by January 31, 2014 Globescan
Bosch Group reports marginal increase in sales

Bosch Group reports marginal increase in sales

Auto component major Bosch Group witnessed 2.7 percent growth in sales in 2013 to 46.4 billion Euros, despite the difficult economic environment (adjusted previous-year figure: Euro 45.2 billion),

by January 31, 2014 Globescan