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Autonomous Vehicles

ZF Adds Second Lidar Partner

Autonomous vehicle sensor tech heads toward production

Batteries

Maserati Revs Up Ferrari-Powered Performance Models

Internally developed V-6 waiting in the wings

Sales

ZF Forms Electrified Driveline Business

New unit combines former powertrain and e-mobility divisions

Lidar Supplier Luminar Adds Auto Veterans as Production Nears

Team will support 2022 launch with Volvo Cars

Navistar, TuSimple Aim to Launch Self-Driving Trucks in 2024

Partnership includes equity investment

Business

ZF Completes Wabco Acquisition

$7 billion deal is all about self-driving big rigs

Production

Electronic Stability Control Turns 25

Bosch has produced some 250 million units since introducing the anti-skid technology in 1995

Production

ZF Partners with Detroit Sewn on Face Masks

Essential protection for essential workers

Mobility

BMW, Marelli Expand Blockchain Parts Management

Deploying blockchain throughout the automotive supply chain process promises to improve parts and transaction tracking, transparency and adherence to standards.

Business

TuSimple, ZF Partner on Autonomous Big Rigs

Supplier giant delivers automotive knowhow to help commercialize self-driving tech

Electronics

ZF Launches Front Electric Parking Brake

Performance, design and weight benefits coming to smaller vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles

Hella Readies Next-Gen ADAS Radar

Production of the 77-GHz system starts this spring in Germany 

Electronics

Addressing Autonomy: ZF Exec Explains the Tech

There is a lot of noise about autonomous driving. Here’s some straight information from a ZF exec about what’s going on.

Autonomous Vehicles

Study Highlights Differing Global Consumer Views on Autonomy

Most respondents are concerned about safety and don’t envision owning a self-driving car until at least 2025.

Autonomous Vehicles

Caddy Super Cruise Adds Automated Lane Change Capability

Upgraded system will bow this year on three 2021 models 

Autonomous Vehicles

ZF Makes a Case for Affordable Autonomy

Production applications for Level 2+ highway systems to start this year in Asia

Business

ZF Teams with Chinese Partner on Electric Motors

ZF Friedrichshafen AG and China’s Wolong Electric Group Co. are forming a joint venture to produce electric motors and related components for electrified vehicles.

Autoliv Readies Front Row Divider Airbag

Autoliv Inc. has developed a new airbag that deploys between the driver and front-seat passenger to prevent them from colliding during a side-impact crash.

Autonomous Vehicles

ZF Pursues Modular Steps for Autonomy

Passenger vehicles are just beginning to offer limited Level 2 self-driving capabilities, but the commercial vehicle sector is only a few years from introducing far more sophisticated Level 4 systems.

Infrastructure

Carmakers to Test Blockchain Payment Tech

Next month BMW, Ford, General Motors, Honda and Renault will begin testing a blockchain-based identification system for automatic payments for parking and road tolls.

Cax

Lightening Up Through Topology Optimization

Products can be lighter and better through the application of topology optimization. However, they might look somewhat different. . .

Business

Chassix Changes Name to Aludyne

Michigan-based Chassix Inc., a supplier of aluminum and cast iron casting machined components for vehicles, has changed its name to Aludyne.