Tech

Brembo Bullish on Brakes

January 28, 2019 at 4:00 AM

European brake giant Brembo SpA calls North America its largest market today. Dan Sandberg, president and CEO for the region, doesn’t see that changing. 

Hyundai Airbag Targets Secondary Impacts

January 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has developed an airbag system that deploys after a more serious secondary collision if the initial crash isn’t severe enough to trigger deployment.

JLR Tests Directional Alerts for Autonomous Cars

January 24, 2019 at 7:11 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd is developing a system that projects the intended direction of travel onto the road ahead of a self-driving vehicle to alert other road users.

German Auto Industry Ponders Alliance for Autonomous Tech

January 23, 2019 at 9:43 AM

Carmakers and several major suppliers are discussing plans to develop a single system for operating self-driving vehicles, sources tell Manager Magazin.

Toyota Truck Wins Dakar Rally

January 18, 2019 at 12:24 PM

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Gazoo Racing won the Dakar Rally in Peru with a specially equipped Hilux pickup truck.

Hyundai Mobis, KT Test 5G Tech

January 18, 2019 at 11:01 AM

Hyundai Mobis Co. is partnering with KT Corp. to develop and test 5G cellular-based vehicle-to-everything applications in South Korea.

Ford Partners with Silicon Valley Firm on 3D-Printed Parts

January 17, 2019 at 5:19 PM

Ford Motor Co. has begun using 3D-printed parts made by California’s Carbon Inc. on three production vehicles.

ZF, Nvidia Team Up on Level 4 Autonomous Car Computer

January 15, 2019 at 2:04 AM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG says its new ProAI RoboThink central control unit will be the most powerful in-vehicle supercomputer aimed at Level 4 autonomous driving and mobility-as-a-service applications.

ExxonMobil Joins IBM Quantum Computing Group

January 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Oil giant ExxonMobil Corp. has joined IBM Corp.’s Q Network consortium that aims to use quantum computing to develop products and processes.

Semi-Autonomous Cadillac Super Cruise Nabs Tech Award

January 11, 2019 at 4:40 PM

General Motors Co. semi-autonomous Super Cruise system has been named the 2019 Technology of the Year by Autoblog.

Bose Readies New Road Noise Cancellation Tech

January 11, 2019 at 3:14 PM

High-end audio specialist Bose Corp. has developed a noise cancellation system to counter road sounds.

Valeo Touts Transparent Trailer Display

January 10, 2019 at 5:52 PM

Valeo SA’s XtraVue Trailer system is designed to help drivers to see “through” a towed trailer.