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Bosch CEO calls for Openness to Technology

08-07-2024 Passenger Cars News

Following the European elections, the balance of power in Brussels has shifted. This will also have an impact on the regulations for the automotive industry. 

NXP and ZF Announce Cooperation

05-07-2024 Electric Vehicles News

More safety, efficiency, range and performance: NXP and ZF cooperate on SiC-based traction inverters for electric vehicles.

The Last Lotus with a Combustion Engine

25-06-2024 Sports Car News

The Lotus Emira First Edition is now available in Europe. The mid-engine sports car is powered by a four-cylinder turbo from Mercedes-AMG.

New Laser Processes for Battery Recycling

24-06-2024 Battery News

Trumpf has developed efficient laser processes for recycling electric car batteries. This should make it possible to recycle batteries on an industrial scale.

VW Shows New Golf GTI Clubsport

24-06-2024 Compact Car News

Facelift for the most powerful Golf with front-wheel drive: The new VW Golf GTI Clubsport celebrated its premiere at the Nürburgring.

Great Wall Motor Launches the Ora 07 Sedan

20-06-2024 Sedans News

Following the Ora 03, Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motor is bringing its first saloon to Germany. The Ora 07 is offered in two drive train and battery variants.

New Engines from Mazda, Toyota and Subaru

19-06-2024 Drivetrain News

Mazda, Toyota and Subaru have agreed to jointly develop a new generation of engines. This is to be specially tailored to electrified powertrains.

Volvo Launches H2 Trucks on the Market

18-06-2024 Heavy Trucks News

Volvo Trucks is developing trucks with combustion engines that can be powered by hydrogen. The first road tests with H2 trucks are scheduled to begin in 2026.

Peugeot Shows New Hypersquare Steering Wheel

17-06-2024 Interior News

Peugeot is further developing its i-Cockpit: The next generation is to be equipped with a rectangular hypersquare steering wheel.

Uwe Grebe New Head of the Institute of Powertrains and Automotive Technology at TU Wien

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Dieter Grebe is the new professor at the head of the Institute of Powertrains and Automotive Engineering at TU Wien.

Which is the Best Electric Motor?

Electric Engine In a Nutshell

Various electric motor concepts are competing for market share. But which technology is best for which application? An overview of the advantages and disadvantages of different types of electric motors. 

Natural Gas Cars in Crisis

Gas In the Spotlight

According to the ADAC, the natural gas car is at risk of being a total economic loss. No new CNG-powered cars are currently available. But does gas mobility have a chance in heavy goods vehicles?

These Electric Car Models are the Most Popular

The Tesla Model Y is currently the most popular electric car model in Germany. It is followed at a considerable distance by German manufacturers.

Continental Demonstrates Show Car with High-Performance Computer

Continental has implemented the first cross-domain high-performance computer in a vehicle. The show car is capable of advanced functions such as automated parking.

Chassis Trends from Tires to Steer-by-Wire

04-06-2024 Chassis News

What's on the chassis community's mind? At plus 2024, the latest developments in the fields of suspension, steering, brakes and tires/wheels were discussed.

Mercedes-Benz Scraps Electrification Plan

Combustion engines will remain in the range for longer: Mercedes-Benz is not implementing its plan to fully electrify its model range by 2028.

Mercedes-AMG Presents CLE 53 4Matic+ Cabrio

31-05-2024 Convertible News

Open entry into the world of AMG: The CLE 53 4Matic+ Cabriolet is also powered by a twin-charged six-cylinder in-line petrol engine.

The VW New California Comes in Five Variants

The new camper van from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is based on the long-wheelbase version of the Multivan. For the first time, the California has sliding doors on both sides as standard.

Elektrobit Presents Open Source Solution

Elektrobit has presented EB corbos Linux for Safety Applications. The open source operating system solution complies with automotive standards for functional safety.

Understanding the Toyota Production System

Just-in-time, Jidoka, Kaizen: the Japanese quality philosophy is reflected in the Toyota production system. You can read everything you need to know about the holistic production system in our dossier.