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Bosch opens IT campus in Stuttgart-Feuerbach, Germany

Bosch opens IT campus in Stuttgart-Feuerbach, Germany

Bosch Group has opened a center of competence in Stuttgart-Feuerbach, Germany which is dedicated to the coordination of global IT activities at Bosch. Around 2,000 of the operating unit’s 7,500 associates work at the state-of-the-art campus, which is set to further accelerate Bosch’s transformation process into an IoT company. “In the past, the unit’s main

Continental develops Control Element for automated driving

To further advance the development of automated driving, technology company Continental has developed a central input device. The Smart Control input device transparently and intuitively configures the change of role from driver to user of automated driving functions. It informs vehicle occupants if automated driving or manual driving is possible and can also be used

Bosch introduces new 48-volt hybrid battery

Bosch has introduced new 48-volt battery for hybrids. Similar to the Bosch e-axle, this 48-volt battery is standardised for easy integration into new vehicle models. Established manufacturers and start-ups alike can thus eliminate long and expensive development processes. “Bosch is an incubator of electromobility. We help manufacturers reduce their development times and launch their products

Michelin X Guard range to be fitted on Ashok Leyland CVs

Michelin has signed a commercial agreement with Ashok Leyland to supply Michelin X Guard range of radial truck tyres for its Captain 3718 PLUS long and medium distance commercial vehicles. The performance of this tyre range is expected to enable Ashok Leyland to pass benefits of fuel efficiency and optimised payload to their customers. To

BorgWarner Transfer Case for Range Rover Velar

BorgWarner supplies Jaguar Land Rover with its pre-emptive on-demand transfer case. Already delivering outstanding all-wheel drive (AWD) performance for Jaguar’s XE, XF and F-PACE models, the leading technology will soon be featured in the new Range Rover Velar premium SUV. BorgWarner’s AWD solution offers scalable, high torque capacity as well as high torque transfer accuracy.

WABCO Showcases ESCsmart Technology in India

Leading technology supplier, WABCO India Limited along with Tata Motors Limited have launched Electronic Stability Control (ESCsmart) for trucks and buses in Chennai, India. Tata Motors becomes the first OEM to deploy ESCsmart for the Prima range, helping prevent accidents by increasing vehicle stability and safety. Jacques Esculier, WABCO Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, introduced

Srei Equipment Finance and Tata Motors ink MoU

Srei Equipment Finance Limited and Tata Motors have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to finance Tata Motors commercial vehicles with a special focus on construction and mining tippers. The preferred financier agreement (PFA) will allow both Srei and Tata Motors to explore enhanced growth prospects in the heavy-duty tipper truck segment in India. “This

WABCO Completes Buyout of Meritor-WABCO Joint Venture

WABCO Holdings has completed the transaction to purchase Meritor Inc.’s stake in the Meritor WABCO joint venture and takes full ownership of the enterprise. The acquisition demonstrates WABCO’s commitment to consolidate its operations in North America and unify its businesses under one team and brand. With the completion of the transaction, WABCO will now fully

WABCO makes history; sells 5 million single-piston air disc brakes globally

WABCO has made history by selling more than five million single-piston air disc brakes (ADB) worldwide. The company has made this announcement at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. WABCO markets its industry-leading single-piston ADB under the MAXX™ product line, which includes MAXXUS™ for

Dana Expands heavy-duty applications of Spicer D-Series steer axles

Engineered solutions provider Dana Incorporated has added an aluminum hub option on Spicer® D-Series steer axles with a 14,600-pound gross axle weight rating (GAWR). This new product expands the previously released 10,000 to 13,200 pound GAWR range with aluminum hubs, and introduces the industry’s only 14,600-pound GAWR integrated air disc brake steer axle available with