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Bosch Works With Research Partners To Develop Modular Manufacturing System

Bosch Works With Research Partners To Develop Modular Manufacturing System

A research consortium led by Bosch is developing a novel industrial manufacturing concept. The nine partners on the ReCaM project aim to create a highly versatile manufacturing system. Such systems are needed because production times in modern manufacturing are becoming ever shorter. In addition, demand for customized products is increasing, and the number of variants

Saint-Gobain Inaugurates Cross-Functional Research Centre in Chennai

Saint-Gobain Research India’s (SGRI) today inaugurated its new, state-of-the-art, cross-functional research centre in Chennai. The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa inaugurated the facility in the presence of Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and CEO of the Saint-Gobain Group. In line with Saint-Gobain’s strategic focus on sustainability, in general, and sustainable habitat, in particular, SGRI

Mercedes-Benz Continues China R&D Under New Management

The Mercedes-Benz Research & Development Center in Beijing is under new leadership as of October 1, 2015. Prof. Dr. Hans Georg Engel follows Klaus Mannsperger as the head of Daimler’s Chinese R&D facilities. In his new position, Engel will oversee a growing number of departments and functions with a broad range of research and development

Jaguar Land Rover Reveals pioneering low and zero emissions powertrain research

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed some of the new and innovative low and zero emission powertrain technologies it is researching at this year’s CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle event. Three Concept_e research demonstrators showcase this far-reaching future research, which includes a new unique high performance, modular electric drive module (eDM) developed in-house by Jaguar Land Rover.

Ford Wins 2015 Altair Enlighten Award

Altair together with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) has announced Ford Motor Company as the winner of the 3rd annual Altair Enlighten Award for its use of various lightweight materials to minimize weight of the 2015 Ford F-150. The award was presented on 3 August during the 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS) in

Automotive Lighting Market is to reach $33.7 Billion, Globally, by 2020

According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, “Global Automotive Lighting Market – Technology, Vehicle Type, Applications, Size, Share, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2014-2020”, the global automotive lighting market is expected to reach $33.7 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 6.7% during 2015-2020. Automotive lighting industry is witnessing a

VW signs cooperation agreement SAIC for e-mobility research

• Production of plug-in hybrid and fully electric models planned in China • Expansion of Anting/Shanghai plant • Intensification of cooperation within the German-Chinese joint venture Shanghai Volkswagen (SVW) confirmed in the presence of Prof. Winterkorn, Chen Hong,  the Chairman of SAIC Motor Corporation, and Party Secretary Han Zheng. Today, Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of the

Toyota takes Fuel Cell Research to Nano-Particle Level

Millionth-of-a-millimetre performance scrutiny When it comes to securing the best performance from its hydrogen fuel cell technology, Toyota’s scrutiny is reaching unprecedented levels with a new monitoring system that plots the behaviour of nanometre-sized – one-millionth of millimetre – particles. The focus of its research is the way in which platinum in the fuel cell

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Market is Expected to Reach $60.14 Billion, Global, by 2020 – Allied Market Research

The Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) market would garner $60.14 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 22.8% during 2014 – 2020. The deployment of sensors in vehicles has brought a massive transformation in the automotive industry by providing improved passenger experience and safety. The growing trend for comfort and safety while driving, along

DENSO to relocate Nippon Soken Inc

In an effort to improve its R&D organisation, DENSO Corp. will relocate Nippon Soken, a DENSO group company that conducts automotive product R&D. SOKEN, which is currently located in Nishio City in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, will be relocated to a new facility adjacent to its Research Laboratories in Nisshin City in Aichi Prefecture. The company