Is India Ready For Industry 4.0?

By Rajeev Singh*: Industry 4.0 is the fourth industrial revolution driven by technological developments to create a digital manufacturing enterprise that is not only interconnected, but communicates, analyses, and uses information to drive further intelligent action back in the physical world (physical-to-digital-to-physical). It is transforming businesses, economies, jobs, and even society. It is likely to […]

Conference On ‘Plastics In Automotive Engineering’ To Present Trends, Challenges, Perspective

Plastic retains it’s major role in a future world of automotive construction. This multi-talent offers suitable and effective system solutions for design and manufacturing. On March 29-30, 2017 in Mannheim, the VDI will be holding the international conference “Plastics in Automotive Engineering”. Leading Experts of this field will present trends, challenges and perspectives of the […]

Lear Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Grupo Antolin’s Automotive Seating Business

Lear Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Grupo Antolin’s automotive seating business. Grupo Antolin’s seating business is headquartered in France with sales and operations concentrated in 5 countries in Europe.   Grupo Antolin’s seating business is comprised of just-in-time seat […]

Renesas Electronics Announces Dedicated Motor Control Circuit Technology for Automotive Microcontrollers

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the development of a circuit technology dedicated for motor control that realizes green vehicles satisfying stricter automotive CO2 emissions requirements. The newly developed technology is an Intelligent Motor Timer System (IMTS), a dedicated circuit block that can be integrated into automotive microcontrollers (MCUs) […]

SIAT 2017 Goes Live at ARAI, Pune

Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) went live this morning at a ceremony participated by several dignitaries including Sanjay Mitra, Secretary- Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Govt. of India, Rajan Wadhera, President- ARAI, President & Chief Executive- Truck and Powertrain, Head- Mahindra Research Valley, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, Vikram Kirloskar, Vice President- ARAI, Vice […]

Nexteer Automotive and Continental Announce Joint Venture in Motion Control Systems

Nexteer Automotive (HK:1316) and Continental announced during a press conference at the North American International Auto Show their agreement to form a joint venture focused on the advancement of motion control systems and actuator components for automated driving. This joint venture will combine Nexteer’s advanced steering and driver assistance (ADAS) technologies with Continental’s portfolio of […]

Magna demonstrates lightweighting expertise with ultralight door module

Magna International Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and partners FCA US and Grupo Antolin, announced it has developed a new, ultralight door architecture that achieves the project objective of 42.5 percent mass savings compared to an average current production door. Making the announcement at the 2017 North American International Auto […]

Renesas Electronics Unveils Automotive Radar Solution

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its first RH850-based, 32-bit, automotive radar microcontroller (MCU) series, the RH850/V1R, that will deliver the high performance and features required for enabling future advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving vehicles. The RH850/V1R-M, the first product from the RH850/V1R Series, includes a […]

Daimler Advances Connected Car Technology through Open Source and Automotive Grade Linux

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative open source project developing a Linux-based, open platform for the connected car, today announced that Daimler is joining The Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux. Daimler is the tenth automaker to join AGL and will actively contribute to developing the Unified Code Base (UCB), AGL’s connected car platform. The […]