Automotive Megatrends Plans Three Events In Pune

  Automotive Megatrends, the events division of the UK-based Automotive World, the leading provider of premium automotive industry information, is organising  three events on heavy-duty (HD) truck, fuel economy, and connected car on November 29, November30 and December 1, 2016, respectively, in Pune, India. The conference and technology shows on these days will bring together […]

Allison Transmission Supports EPA, NHTSA Standards

Allison Transmission has announced its support of new standards issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regarding fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for medium and heavy-duty vehicles. “Given the complexity of the medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle manufacturing sector, we embraced the opportunity to […]

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Drivers Accumulate More Than One Million Zero-Emission Miles

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell drivers have again surpassed an iconic threshold, accumulating more than 1,000,000 miles on the roads and highways ofSouthern California while emitting only clean water and replacing approximately 385 tons of CO2 emissions that would have been emitted from vehicles of similar size. Hyundai has delivered nearly 100 Tucson Fuel Cell crossovers […]

Schaeffler states Automatic Clutch Allows Optimization of Fuel Consumption through ‘Sailing’

Schaeffler is providing intelligent, automatic solutions for previously purely mechanical or hydraulic clutch systems. Depending on the development stage, the system known to experts as the “E-Clutch” either operates the clutch only in specific driving situations or completely automates all clutch operations. This allows fuel-saving driving strategies, from “sailing” to electrically supported driving, to be […]

Tenneco Latest Gen Electronic Valve Technology Driving Fuel Efficiency, Performance

Tenneco has unveiled its latest generation of electronically controlled valves at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The valves, which are designed to support low pressure exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) for diesel engines and acoustic tuning for gasoline engines, feature a unique new modular design which offers vehicle manufacturers custom flexibility and adaptability for any engine […]

Agility Fuel Systems and Freightliner Trucks Enter Long-Term Agreement

Agility Fuel Systems will now serve as the sole provider of natural gas fuel systems to Freightliner Trucks. The seven-year agreement will provide custom designed products with the latest features and technological innovations. Based in Santa Ana, California, Agility designs and produces natural gas fuel systems for heavy duty vehicles. The manufacturer offers a variety […]

Ford Delivers Class-Leading Fuel Efficiency, Segment First Technology for Transit Connect Van

Ford has announced the Transit Connect van will offer customers new powertrain options with class-leading fuel efficiency, and segment-first driver-assistance and connectivity technologies from the summer. Ford is introducing a new high-efficiency 1.5-litre TDCi diesel engine with CO2 emissions of 99 g/km and fuel economy of 3.8 l/100 km (74.3 mpg) in the ECOnetic model […]

Ford Explores Innovative Engine Management Approach To Enhance Ecoboost Fuel Efficiency

Ford explores innovative new approach to still further enhance the fuel efficiency of its award‑winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine Fuel efficiency improvements of up to six per cent are achieved after engineers test different cylinder-deactivation technologies on a working prototype Andreas Schamel, Ford, director, Global Powertrain, Research & Advanced Engineering, presents the research at the renowned […]