Groupe Renault maintains market share in first half of 2019 in sharply declining market

Jul 16, 2019    Features

Groupe Renault counters falling market with volumes down 6.7% in a global market down 7.1% and maintained a market share of 4.4% with 1,938,579 vehicles sold.

Denso invests $1.6 billion to accelerate automotive electrification

Apr 9, 2019    Features

Denso, one of the largest mobility suppliers, announced that it will invest approximately JPY180 billion ($1.6 billion) over the next three years – from FY2018 to late FY2020 – to support its aggressive development and production of electrified automotive products, systems and technologies.

Ricardo to develop advanced hybrid transmission for Geely

Apr 4, 2019    Features

Geely Auto Group, one of China’s leading automakers, has selected Ricardo to assist with the development – right through to production implementation – of a new advanced transmission for range-extended plug-in hybrid vehicles. Key requirements for the transmission are high efficiency and competitive cost for high volume A and B-segment products.

MIT, Stanford and Toyota Research Institute use AI to predict life of batteries

Mar 28, 2019    Features

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University and the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) discovered that combining comprehensive experimental data and artificial intelligence revealed the key for accurately predicting the useful life of lithium-ion batteries before their capacities started to wane.

Kia wins three Red Dot Design Awards for the Ceed, Ceed Sportswagon and ProCeed

Mar 25, 2019    Features

Kia has triumphed again in the Red Dot Awards, securing three prestigious awards for design. Following the launch of the third-generation Kia Ceed, now on-sale across Europe, the three all-new body styles within the range have each received a prestigious Red Dot Award for design.

Volvo sets out its safety stall with exciting new initiatives for all OEMs to share

Mar 20, 2019    Features

Volvo Cars held a global video presentation entitled Volvo Cars Moment on March 20, unveiling several exciting new safety initiatives and talking of ‘open sourcing’ safety-related data, for all OEMs and suppliers to access, reports Simon Duval Smith.

If only everything in life was as reliable as a Volkswagen

Mar 4, 2019    Features

So went the catchline of the 1987 Volkswagen ad featuring Princess Diana lookalike Paula Hamilton throwing away her engagement ring, pearls and fur coat but keeping her Golf as she walked out of her spurned fiancee’s mews house.

BMW - revolutionising logistics through robotics and virtual reality

Jan 24, 2019    Features

In this second of two articles, Simon Duval Smith looks in depth at the specialised robotic applications, the use of virtual reality, and highlights some specific applications of digitalisation in the BMW Group’s finished vehicle delivery system.

Ports in Spain and Portugal - progress with a few growing pains

Jan 23, 2019    Features

In our ongoing series on ports and processors, we look at two facilities in Europe, Port of Barcelona in Spain and Port of Leixões in Portugal which will be vying for import and export business with the newly expanding North African market as well more established markets in Europe and the US

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