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2012-02-08
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As Head of the Interior Division at Continental AG and Member of the Executive Board, Helmut Matschi oversees a range of technology areas for the supplier. Matschi shared his insights on some of the trends impacting vehicle interiors with AEI and other select media this past fall in Frankfurt.
2012-02-08
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The 2013 midsize crossover SUV will offer seven energy-absorbing cushions including a front center airbag.
2012-02-01
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Johnson Controls on Jan. 31 announced that it has formed a development relationship with luxury mattress manufacturer Harrison Spinks to integrate pocketed coil spring mattress technology into an automotive seat concept called ComfortThin.
2012-02-01
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In response to industry and consumer requests, SAE International has developed a new program to provide conformance measures for the mobile air-conditioning (MAC) industry. Overseen by SAE International's Interior Climate Control Standards Committee, the program offers a procedure for certifying compliance with appropriate SAE International technical standards.
2012-01-30
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Joysticks provide more functionality, programmable displays provide more data, and switches work in conjunction with software to help off-highway operators do many tasks with minimal effort.
2012-01-23
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The drive to provide vehicle owners with more information that’s easy to understand is prompting display providers to unveil products that offer more depth of field than conventional units. Taking vastly dissimilar approaches aimed at different applications, Johnson Controls and TRW Automotive recently demonstrated displays designed for instrument clusters and keypad entry.
2012-01-20
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In an industry where saving a few cents on a control module provides huge benefits, there’s always interest in what a module costs. IHS iSuppli recently pulled apart electronic modules on a Ford Edge to determine the manufacturing costs in its first teardown of a full vehicle.
2012-01-17
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Takata Corp. recently entered an agreement for the purchase of the BAE Systems Safety Products Inc. and Schroth Safety Products GmbH businesses from BAE Systems for cash consideration of approximately $32 million.
2012-01-17
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Magna International Inc.’s Magna Seating operating unit has acquired the assets and business of Vogelsitze GmbH in Karlsruhe-Stupferich, Germany, a company that specializes in the development and production of seats for the bus and light train industries.
2012-01-11
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TRW Automotive Holdings’ patented multigraphic rear projection display allows different symbols to appear on a surface in the same physical space at different times.
2012-01-09
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IQ has seating for 3-4 people. HVAC case has blower integrated into center section case with evaporator and heater core, and glove box is removed, two design features that permit forward curvature of dashboard on passenger's side. This permits asymmetrical front seating so right side passengers have larger-car legroom.
2012-01-09
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The interior features two 12.3-in LCD screens, one serving as an instrument cluster and the other as a navigation/infotainment display.
2012-01-09
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Adapted from Alfa Romeo Giulietta platform, the Dart's body and aero package is designed for class-leading Cd. Three four-cylinder engines are offered, a 1.4-L Fiat turbo Multi-Air, and two naturally aspirated Tiger Shark engines, which are versions of the Chrysler “world” engine modified for lower NVH and more torque at low rpm.
2012-01-06
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Federal-Mogul’s ultrathin lighting combines LEDs and a specially designed lamp lens to reduce the profile of vehicle interior lamps by up to 60%, claims the company.
2011-12-28
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The supplier's Pret-a-Porter demonstrator dresses interior touch points in a cocoon of luxurious accents and novel technologies.
2011-12-20
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It has a bigger screen than Apple's IPad, its screen's pixel rating is 1280 x 480 (VGA level) with high color definition, and it comes with a suite of voice-controlled, cloud-based apps. Is it the latest tablet computer? Well, in a sense it is, but this 12.3-in screen tablet is firmly mounted in the center of the dashboard on the 2013 Lexus GS and LX models, which will be on the market in February.
2011-12-20
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In response to past cases of unintented acceleration, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing to standardize the propulsion-system shutdown timing of vehicles with a keyless ignition system.
2011-12-19
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Telematics suppliers in the commercial segment are making strategic moves as analysts predict solid double-digit growth for fleet management technologies. New product rollouts and mergers are occurring as suppliers try to expand their market share.
2011-12-19
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As the connection between consumer products and cars tightens, changes in consumer software will have a greater impact on development projects for automotive markets. The rise of HTML5 is rapidly becoming a common language used in smart phones and other products, so many automotive designers are expected to adopt the new language.
2011-12-19
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As voice recognition becomes a de facto control technique for many tasks, there’s a growing move to handle some of the processing via cloud computing. This shift comes as software providers strive to make voice recognition even easier for automakers to deploy.
2011-12-01
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Poclain Hydraulics offers a joystick dedicated to agricultural applications and designed for use with electronic controllers.
2011-12-01
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BAE Systems and Visteon Corp. have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop in-vehicle electronics technology for the automotive and defense markets. The cooperation combines BAE Systems’ advanced scientific and engineering expertise with Visteon’s range of automotive electronics solutions and system-integration knowledge.
2011-11-21
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Light-emitting diode manufacturers are improving packaging, brightness, and other parameters as they push to displace conventional internal and exterior bulbs. As engineers make improvements so that LEDs can be used in the industry’s high-volume manufacturing environments, their role is expected to grow fairly rapidly.
2011-11-18
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As the first of a new architecture, the thinner, lighter front seat is a tangible result of an engineering process started in 2005.
2011-11-15
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Paul Mascarenas, Ford Vice President of Research and Advanced Engineering, issued the challenge in his opening address for the recent SEMA Show. The remainder of the week, exhibitors showed they are ready for future car developments, including installation of compatible feature content in models already on the road.
2011-11-11
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Both refrigerants are blends, normally not favored by the automotive industry. But both are likely to cost much less than R-1234yf, the current industry choice for a low-global-warming refrigerant. And one, AC-6, is far less flammable.
2011-11-07
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AAR Corp. signed a definitive agreement to purchase Telair International GmbH and Nordisk Aviation Products AS from Teleflex Inc. The acquisition adds to AAR's commercial manufacturing business and enhances its ability to capitalize on commercial aircraft build cycles as a Tier 1 supplier to Airbus and Boeing.
2011-11-01
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RACam combines radar with a camera system and processing capability, with its fusion of data enabling a suite of active safety systems including adaptive cruise control with stop-start and autonomous braking, headlamp control, traffic-sign recognition, and pedestrian detection also with autonomous braking.
2011-11-01
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Allegro MicroSystems’ A8502 and A8514 are multi-output LED drivers for liquid crystal display backlighting.
2011-10-20
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Grote Industries' dome lamp kit was designed for use in U.S. military high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles.
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