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Continental’ s VoicR application assists drivers and fleets digitally

Continental has developed VoicR application software to enhance communication for drivers and fleets. Using this software, Taxi drivers can exchange information with other traffic participants via smartphone software and are informed about the traffic situation in advance. Logistics companies can send requests to drivers who still have space on their loading platforms and fleet managers

Nissan India launches NissanConnect for enhanced driving experience

Nissan India has launched NissanConnect, an integrated information and communication platform that connects with the customer’s smartphone to provide enhanced driving experience. Nissan Connect transforms the car into a more responsive partner, providing security and convenience. NissanConnect, developed specifically for the Indian market, also enables the customer to be connected to his or her family

Continental develops an innovative wheel and braking concept for EVs

Technology firm Continental has developed  he New Wheel Concept to meet the specific requirements of  electric vehicles. The wheel rim consists of two aluminum (Al) parts, the inner Al carrier star with the Al brake disk and the outer Al rim well with the tire. In contrast to conventional wheel brakes, the New Wheel Concept

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

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

Jaguar Land Rover opens engine plant in China

Jaguar Land Rover has opened its Chinese engine plant as part of its RMB10.9 billion joint venture with Chery Automobile Limited. The state-of-the-art facility will manufacture the all-new Ingenium 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine for future Chery Jaguar Land Rover vehicles. “China continues to be an important market for Jaguar Land Rover. Our sales have increased

Systemantics Promotes ‘Made in India’ Robots Among SMEs

By APA Bureau: The Bengaluru-based robotics firm Systemantics is on a mission to promote widespread adoption of industrial robots. The company develops and manufactures robots indigenously bringing down cost and simplifying user experience, through patented innovations, thereby increasing the return on investment. “We combine all the latest technologies in a way to make the life

Robots Begin To Rule Indian Shopfloors

By ShamPrasad: Automation in Indian vehicle manufacturing sector is very limited, and that too only to the assembly lines of the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The component industry, mostly comprising small and medium enterprises, is poorly equipped with little automation even in high-precision operations. Automotive parts production in India is still a low-technology, labour-intensive affair.

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