Post Tagged with: "hybrid"

Green Energy has taken centre stage

Green Energy has taken centre stage

Martin Koers, President, Verband Der Automobilindustrie (VDA) draws attention to the need of taking green energy sources seriously by Auto components manufacturers from a long term perspective. He speaks to ACI correspondent, Deven Lad about similarities between the Indian and German auto industry and the changes that the stakeholders of the respective nations can look forward to. Q. How stable[Read More…]

by January 24, 2020 Interview, Technology & Innovation
ZF EVplus concept vehicle

ZF EVplus concept vehicle

The ZF EVplus concept vehicle addresses range anxiety associated with Electromobility. Story by: Team ACI German company ZF Friedrichshafen AG has addressed the range anxiety associated with electromobility with the ZF EVplus concept vehicle. First displayed at IAA 2019, it is a concept Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV). Through the concept vehicle, the company wants to present a case for[Read More…]

by January 6, 2020 Globescan, Special Report
BorgWarner supplies P2 hybrid solutions to ChangAn

BorgWarner supplies P2 hybrid solutions to ChangAn

BorgWarner has entered into an agreement with ChangAn Automobile of China to supply its triple-clutch P2 drive module and electro-hydraulic control unit for ChangAn’s new-generation hybrid transmission. The components-major expects to achieve mass production of its P2 modules on the new model of Changan in 2020. The integrated P2 drive module and electro-hydraulic control unit is claimed to offer improved[Read More…]

by November 8, 2019 News
GKN ramps up new fuel saving hybrid bus technology

GKN ramps up new fuel saving hybrid bus technology

GKN Land Systems is ramping up production of a new hybrid technology for buses that will enable operators to save fuel, reduce fares and make some routes more viable. Demand for the company’s Gyrodrive electric flywheel hybrid is growing following successful trials in London and the start of UK production. GKN Land Systems CEO Phil Swash said: “Gyrodrive is the[Read More…]

Bernd Mahr Becomes Head of Continental’s Hybrid Electric Vehicle Business Unit

Bernd Mahr Becomes Head of Continental’s Hybrid Electric Vehicle Business Unit

At international automotive supplier Continental, Bernd Mahr (Dr.-Ing) took over as Executive Vice President of the Hybrid Electric Vehicle Business Unit based in Nuremberg, Germany, effective from November 1, 2014. The Business Unit, which is part of the Powertrain Division, develops and produces power electronics and electric motors for hybrid and electric vehicles. Up to now, the unit has been[Read More…]

by November 5, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

Dana Introduces Aluminum Cooling Solutions for EV, Hybrid Vehicles

Dana Holding Corporation has announced the introduction of a new aluminum cooling technology for electric and hybrid vehicles. Specifically, the company is utilizing the efficiency of aluminum in its Long brand of integrated cooling plates that enhance heat transfer of insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) switches.  This newest addition to Dana’s robust thermal-management portfolio provides customers with optimized, compact cooling components[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Awards bring more challenges: Sat Mohan Gupta

Awards bring more challenges: Sat Mohan Gupta

Chennai headquartered Comstar Automotive Technologies Private Limited has won the prestigious Ford Global Supplier Excellence Award in ‘Silver’ category for the supply of starter assemblies. The CEO of the company, Sat Mohan Gupta shares his views with T Murrali on the journey towards this coveted recognition and the way forward. Edited excerpts:   Q: Congratulations on getting the Silver Medallion[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Interview
Airbag housing 30% lighter with LANXESS’ Hybrid Technology

Airbag housing 30% lighter with LANXESS’ Hybrid Technology

  While airbag is one of the most important safety device in a car, it is often not the most considered while buying a car. It is unfortunate that some of India’s most popular and fastest selling cars come without airbags. A recent Global study by the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) revealed that 1/5th of all cars sold in[Read More…]

BMW Group and Samsung SDI expand partnership

BMW Group and Samsung SDI expand partnership

The BMW Group and Samsung SDI plan to expand their supply relationship for battery cells for electro-mobility. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to this effect today in Seoul. Samsung SDI will supply the BMW Group with battery cells for the BMW i3, BMW i8 and additional hybrid models over the coming years. The most important elements[Read More…]

by July 15, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Wireless charging of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles

Wireless charging of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles

One of the next steps on the way to perfect electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles is wireless charging. Daimler and BMW have now agreed on jointly developing and implementing one common technology. Wireless charging of the battery will make the handling of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles even easier. Mercedes-Benz will commence fleet testing of this “unplugged” technology with[Read More…]