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Mobility

As Easy as Riding an E-Bike

Valeo scales electrification efforts with 48-volt bike system
#Valeo #europe #tech

Hybrid

Can a CVT Boost EV Performance?

Bosch says new gearbox can better balance efficiency and peak output
#chassis #europe #tech

Materials & Lightweighting

Dandelions and Tires

It’s starting on bikes, but Continental expects to eventually spread the green technology to cars
#Continental #europe #tires

Batteries

Supplier Touts Quantum Leap in Solid-State Batteries

VW-backed startup overcomes tradeoffs in promising tech
#europe #tech

Electronics

Developers Aim to Diffuse AV Short Circuits

An alternative to full electrical redundancy
#europe #tech #BMW

Maserati Turns 106 and Makes a Movie

Although the 106th anniversary is an odd one, the short video is anything but
#europe #Maserati

Batteries

Chinese Battery Maker Ramps Up Plans

Cobalt-free units due next year, $2.4 billion European plant to open in 2023
#asia #europe #tech

Autonomous Vehicles

Valeo Scales Up Tech Plans

CTO Guillaume Devauchelle on the future of electrification, automation and in-vehicle health systems
#Valeo #europe #tech

Interiors & Electronics

New EV Heating Concept is on the Money

Partners aim to extend driving range by supplementing HVAC system
#europe

Business

Conti Taps Auto Chief as New CEO

Company veteran Nikolai Setzer succeeds the retiring Elmar Degenhart at critical juncture
#people #europe

Sales

Electrification, ADAS Drive Semiconductor Growth

Demand expected to jump more than 75% by 2026
#europe

Business

Volvo to Develop Electric Motors Itself

Shanghai lab will support vehicles built on new EV platform
#Volvo #europe #tech

Batteries

EV/Hybrid Sales Surpass Diesels in Europe

Government incentives drives adoption. But consumers are increasingly more open to the technology.
#europe

Batteries

Next-Gen ZF Tech Steers Further to the Rear

New all-wheel steering system targets electric vehicles
#chassis #europe #tech

Automation/Robotics

Putting Level 3 Automation to the Test

Foretellix and Mobileye team up on verification tools
#europe #tech #Mobileye

Fuel Cells

MAN Fuels Up with Hydrogen

Truckmaker eyes fuel cell and hydrogen ICE applications
#europe #tech #sustainability

Fuel Cells

Pierburg Teams with BMW on Fuel Cell Blower

Integrated system aims to boost efficiency and reduce costs
#BMW #europe #tech

Hybrid

McLaren Teases Upcoming Supercar

High-performance hybrid to feature twin-turbo V-6
#europe #McLaren

Connectivity

Mercedes Targets Profitable Future with EVs

Plans include cutting costs by 20% and achieving a double-digit operating margin.
#europe #tech #sustainability

Interiors & Electronics

Audi Gets Smarter with Integrated Controller

Audi’s new Integrated Vehicle Dynamics controller manages powertrain and chassis functions. The IVD is faster, more powerful, and promises to enhance next-generation technologies.
#chassis #Audi #europe