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Michelin launches new tyres for construction sector vehicles in India

Michelin launches new tyres for construction sector vehicles in India

Michelin has launched new MICHELIN 10.00R20 X WORKS HD range radial tyres in India. Made in India, Michelin X WORKS HD D (drive axle) and Michelin X WORKS HD Z (all positions) are designed to provide an optimum productivity solution for commercial vehicles operating in extremely demanding on and offroad usage environments. “Our 125 years

Eurol introduces AdBlue in 5L pack

Dutch lubricant manufacturer Eurol has introduced a high-quality AdBlue in a handy five litre pack with a pouring spout. Eurol AdBlue is also available in 10-liter packaging with pouring spout and in 210 liter bulk packaging. More and more diesel engines in cars, trucks and agricultural vehicles use AdBlue to reduce harmful NOx emissions, claimed

Osram acquires 25.1% stake in LeddarTech

Global lighting manufacturer Osram has acquired a strategic 25.1 percent share in LeddarTech Inc., a Canadian company. LeddarTech develops a proprietary Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) technology integrated into semiconductors and sensor modules for self-driving cars and driver assistance systems. LeddarTech specializes in solid-state LiDAR systems that use infrared light to monitor the area around

BASF offers lower emissions with improved polyether polyols

BASF has improved the process for manufacturing Lupranol (polyether polyol) so that car components which are made of BASF polyurethane systems emit an average of 20 percent less aldehyde. This enables automotive suppliers, that manufacture acoustic parts, seats and steering wheels or back-foam instrument panels and doors, to meet the increasing requirements of car manufacturers

Bosch and Daimler demonstrate automated valet parking

Manual parking is now a thing of the past. At the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage in Stuttgart, Bosch and Daimler have made automated valet parking a reality. With a command from a smartphone, drivers can now automatically park cars in their assigned spots without having to monitor the vehicles’ movements. Automated valet parking is an

Continental acquires minority stake in EasyMile

Continental will acquire a minority share in French autonomous driving company EasyMile SAS, which is developing driverless electric shuttles. Autonomous shuttles (or robo-taxis) are set to play a key role in efficiently addressing the “first mile – last mile challenge”, enabling seamless mobility services for urban and suburban demographics. In addition to Continental’s equity investment

Continental’s CubE to enable driverless mobility in cities

Continental has built a demo vehicle to enable driverless mobility, especially in cities. The vehicle, named CUbE (Continental Urban Mobility Experience) will start its trials at Continental’s Frankfurt location, which contains a typical city infrastructure.  New technologies are used in the vehicle such as the laser sensor. Based on this expertise, these systems will be

Pricol signs MoU with Kerdea Technologies

Auto component manufacturer Pricol Limited has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with US based Kerdea Technologies for Oxygen (O2) Sensor. With Kerdea’s patented technology in oxygen sensor and Pricol’s manufacturing capabilities, this product will be made ready to cater to combustion engine applications in the two wheeler and three wheeler vehicle segments in India,

Continental’s ‘AllCharge’ system wins award

Continental’s ‘AllCharge’ system has won the special award in the Connectivity category  at the “Auto Test Winner” 2017 awards organised by  German car magazine Auto Test. The new charging system will be presented to the general public for the first time at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in September. “We are delighted to receive this