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High-Voltage Coolant Heater Improves Battery Efficiency

High-Voltage Coolant Heater Improves Battery Efficiency

The High-Voltage Coolant Heater (HVCH) technology was developed to meet the demand for fast-acting solutions as the thermal management systems of vehicles increasingly become decoupled from the internal combustion engine, permanently in the case of electric vehicles (EVs) and for longer parts of the drive cycle in hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). By offering consistent temperature distribution inside the battery pack[Read More…]

by August 5, 2021 Newscast
Toyota Increases Warranty Period on Electric Hybrids.

Toyota Increases Warranty Period on Electric Hybrids.

On the occasion of ‘World Natural Conservation Day ‘ Toyota India said, increase in warranty period offered on Electric Hybrids from 3 years/1,00,000 kms to 8 years/1,60,000kms. The battery warranty will be applicable for all Toyota’s Self-charging Hybrid Electric Vehicle models, sold with effect from August 1, 2021. In line with its commitment to encourage the adoption of electrified vehicles,[Read More…]

by July 29, 2021 Newscast
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 Mobilised, Upfront
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 International, 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 Newscast
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…]

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…]

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 Upfront
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…]