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The fairytale of a single oil for all cars

The fairytale of a single oil for all cars
  Many, many years ago it was easy: you did not have to worry about the right motor oil because the same oil was suitable for almost all cars. This is totally different today. Oliver Kuhn, Deputy Manager of the LIQUI MOLY oil laboratory, explains why there is no longer a universal motor oil.
17th July 2018

Glasses help alleviate motion sickness

Glasses help alleviate motion sickness
Citroën has released special glasses that help to prevent motion sickness. Though motion sickness was always a problem for some, since the introduction of smartphones and tablets the condition has been affecting more people as more of us look at screens while being chauffeured around. The so called “SEETROËN” glasses are actually developed by Boarding Ring, a French firm.
16th July 2018

Software developers help drive innovation for future vehicles

Software developers help drive innovation for future vehicles
  Luxoft Holding has announced it has partnered with MBition, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, automotive manufacturer, to open a Research and Development Centre in Berlin to spur innovation and deliver software services for future Daimler AG vehicles.
16th July 2018


3D printing: A game changer for the automotive manufacturing industry?

3D printing: A game changer for the automotive manufacturing industry?
3D printing or additive manufacturing is one technology which has revolutionised the automotive industry. Significant advances in the field over the past decade has transformed the design, development, manufacturing and distribution processes in the sector.
10th July 2018

Warning issued about the government’s electric car policy

Warning issued about the government’s electric car policy
A warning has been issued by Unite, the union that represents thousands of car workers, that the government’s ‘Road to Zero’ strategy which proposes that all new cars will be electric by 2040, lacks clarity and could damage the UK’s motor industry.
10th July 2018

IMDS compliance in the automotive supply chain

IMDS compliance in the automotive supply chain
Each year, 25 million tons of material is sourced from old cars. In fact, 80% of the car you drive today will eventually be recycled. The International Material Data System (IMDS) was created to ensure automotive OEMs use materials in the most efficient and recyclable way. But, what responsibility falls on parts manufacturers? Author: Chris Johnson, Managing Director of SMB Bearings.
9th July 2018

CONCAR-EXPO 2018 draws to a close

CONCAR-EXPO 2018 draws to a close
International trade fair for Connected Car, Automated Driving and Mobility Solutions, CONCAR EXPO 2018, took place in Berlin and finished successfully on Thursday 5th July, having attracted some 800 visitors. This year, special visitor magnets were the live demonstrations of autonomous technologies as well as the expert presentations at the CONCAR Congress. 
6th July 2018

Electronic features blend for function and elegance

Electronic features blend for function and elegance
It has been announced that TactoTek and Novem have executed a multi-year agreement to develop solutions integrating IMSE electronics into premium interior trim products. The resulting solutions are single piece, electronically active trim elements for luxury vehicles.
28th June 2018

Voice recognition to replace texting while driving

Voice recognition to replace texting while driving
  With mobile phone use whilst driving at epidemic proportions, dramatic increases in fines and penalty points and even the risk of newly qualified drivers losing their licenses, the launch of Chris, the world’s first digital assistant for drivers is long overdue. 
27th June 2018

Daimler chooses Xilinx to pursue AI applications

Daimler chooses Xilinx to pursue AI applications
In March this year Xilinx CEO Victor Peng revealed a new strategy for the company which embraced accelerating growth in core markets including automotive. Today (June 26) that vision received a significant boost with the announcement that Xilinx and Daimler-Benz are collaborating on an in-car system using Xilinx technology for artificial intelligence (AI) processing in automotive applications.
26th June 2018


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