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BorgWarner’s Eco-Launch Solenoid Valve gets  PACE Innovation Partnership Award

BorgWarner’s Eco-Launch Solenoid Valve gets  PACE Innovation Partnership Award

BorgWarner received Automotive News PACE Innovation Partnership Award for its collaboration with General Motors (GM) on the Eco-Launch solenoid valve. The innovative technology helps deliver improved fuel economy and performance at significantly lower cost than alternative systems. Several patents are pending for the innovation, and GM has already committed to using the technology on an upcoming vehicle. BorgWarner’s innovation also[Read More…]

by April 9, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Continental receives 2014 Automotive News PACE Award for Pedestrian Protection System

Continental receives 2014 Automotive News PACE Award for Pedestrian Protection System

The international automotive supplier Continental received the 2014 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers Contribution to Excellence) award for its ‘Pressure sensor-based Pedestrian Protection System (PPS pSAT). This marks Continental’s third PACE Award win in just two years. Continental’s solution for pedestrian protection was initially developed to help European automakers and other manufacturers selling vehicles in Europe meet the upcoming[Read More…]

by April 9, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Scania flags off SVLL Connect in Mumbai

Scania flags off SVLL Connect in Mumbai

Scania Commercial Vehicles India (SCVI) today flagged off the first buses for SVLL Connect of Scania Metrolink Services in Mumbai. Anders Grundströmer, Managing Director, SCVIand Senior Vice President Scania Group and Deepak Baid, Director, SVLL Connect were part of the celebration. These buses will connect travelers from Mumbai to Surat and other destinations.   The SVLL Connect range introduces a[Read More…]

by April 9, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Federal-Mogul Corporation earns 2014 Automotive News PACE award

Federal-Mogul Corporation earns 2014 Automotive News PACE award

Federal-Mogul Corporation’s powertrain segment was the recipient of a 2014 Automotive News PACE(TM) Award at a ceremony on April 7 in Detroit. The award recognises automotive suppliers for superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance. The company’s lead-free engine bearings were recognised in the product category, which highlights innovations in new products, components or systems that have significant market impact[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
ZF’s 9-Speed Automatic Transmission Wins 2014 PACE Award

ZF’s 9-Speed Automatic Transmission Wins 2014 PACE Award

ZF Friedrichshafen AG was honored as a 2014 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) Award winner in the product category for its 9-speed automatic transmission (9HP) at an awards ceremony in Detroit, Michigan.  With its compact design and increased fuel savings, the 9HP is an industry first. The PACE Awards honor superior innovation, technological advancement and business[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Continental shipped its 100 millionth miniature radio receiver module in March

Continental shipped its 100 millionth miniature radio receiver module in March

The international automotive supplier Continental has shipped its 100 millionth radio receiver module in March. “This anniversary once again confirms the efficiency of our electronics production in Regensburg,” says Thomas Ebenhöch, Location and Plant Manager Regensburg, “because hardly anywhere else are the winds of competition blowing as sharp as in electronics.” The success story of the small postage stamp sized[Read More…]

by April 7, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Bosch gasoline direct injection reduces fuel consumption by up to 15 percent

Bosch gasoline direct injection reduces fuel consumption by up to 15 percent

Bosch, with its common-rail technology, has revolutionised one type of internal-combustion engine by means of direct injection. In the space of a decade, this technology became the undisputed standard for diesel engines. Today, it features in some 80 percent of new diesel vehicles worldwide. A similar transformation is currently taking place in connection with the downsizing trend for the gasoline[Read More…]

by April 7, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Datsun makes its Russian debut on-DO four-door, five-seat family sedan

Datsun makes its Russian debut on-DO four-door, five-seat family sedan

Datsun, one of the oldest names in motoring history, arrives in Russia exactly one hundred years after the first DAT car was created in Japan. Russian customers striving to own their first Japanese brand car got closer to that goal today with the launch of the Datsun brand and the introduction of the Datsun on-DO model. This marks the first[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Mercedes-Benz expands production capacity in Romania

Mercedes-Benz expands production capacity in Romania

An important milestone at Daimler and the Romanian subsidiary Star Transmission was celebrated today attended by numerous guests: the ceremonial ground-breaking for a new assembly plant in Sebes was laid in the presence of Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta and representatives from both companies. Starting in 2016 the new Mercedes-Benz 9G-TRONIC nine-speed automatic transmission will be assembled here. Markus Schäfer,[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Freescale and Broadcom offer 360 degree automotive camera system

Freescale and Broadcom offer 360 degree automotive camera system

J Srikant Freescale Semiconductor, a major electronic solution provider to auto sector, and Broadcom Corporation have partnered to create Freescale’s Qorivva MPC5606E – the industry’s first fully-integrated, packaged microcontroller (MCU) and physical layer transceiver (PHY) solution for use in 360 degree camera systems. “Our collaboration with Broadcom resulted in a single, small-footprint solution that combines the image compression features of[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Short Takes