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Toyota adds to its safety model for pre-collision analysis Japanese automobile major Toyota has added a new muscle model, capable of profiling changes in posture pre-collision of vehicle occupants, to its Total Human Model for Safety (Thums) Version 5 software application for virtual crash simulations. Technology > Testing > News
M&M bid to acquire Pininfarina fails to secure creditor approval By ABR Staff Writer
India-based automobile manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra’s (M&M) initiatives to acquire Italian car design company and coachbuilder Pininfarina has not materialized due to opposition from the latter’s creditor banks in Italy.
Green Technology > Green Vehicles > News FCA urgently recalls 65 vehicles, another 7,690 in pipeline By ABR Staff Writer
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a callback for 65 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango in the US and enlists another 7,690 vehicles following detection of defect in heat-treated suspension components.
Green Technology > Green Vehicles > News JAC set to launch SUV S3 in Chile By ABR Staff Writer
Chinese automotive firm JAC Motors has geared up to take the wraps off its mini SUV S3, powered by 1.5L VVT engine generating top speed of 175km/h, in Chile in the middle of next month.
Green Technology > Green Vehicles > News
Toyota adds to its safety model for pre-collision analysis By ABR Staff Writer
Japanese automobile major Toyota has added a new muscle model, capable of profiling changes in posture pre-collision of vehicle occupants, to its Total Human Model for Safety (Thums) Version 5 software application for virtual crash simulations.
Technology > Testing > News Luftstrom research project to make electric vehicles charging efficient By ABR Staff Writer
Altogether 12 organizations from the automotive segment in Germany have joined hands for Luftstrom research project spanning over a period of next three years to cut down losses during charging and making the process almost noiseless for electric vehicles.
Electrical Products > Batteries > News Easy-to-use Uconnect systems offer customizable features for vehicles By ABR Staff Writer
FCA US vehicles allow customers to stay connected to the information they want and need while remaining focused on the road.
Green Technology > Green Vehicles > News

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Design And Production

SuperTruck Study receives an award from US Department of Energy
By ABR Staff Writer
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has received the ‘Distinguished Achievement Award’ of the US Department of Energy.
Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > News
Daimler Trucks buys stake in Zonar Systems for connectivity solutions
By ABR Staff Writer
German automotive major Daimler Trucks has picked up share in US logistics, telematics and connectivity solutions firm Zonar Systems for designing fully-connected vehicles and providing value-adding data for truck drivers and operators.
Design & Production > Automobile Manufacturing > News

Auto Components

Axalta demonstrates Voltatex insulation coatings
By ABR Staff Writer
Axalta Coating Systems, a global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, introduces its Voltatex family of insulation coatings at the Coil Winding, Insulations & Electrical Manufacturing Exhibition (CWIEME) in Shanghai.
Auto Components > Paints & Materials > News
Gestamp bids for advanced high strength steels
By ABR Staff Writer
Spanish automotive supplier Gestamp is looking to develop advanced high strength steels, with improved stiffness and reduced weight, fit for chassis manufacturing.
Auto Components > Paints & Materials > News

Technology

Toyota adds to its safety model for pre-collision analysis
By ABR Staff Writer
Japanese automobile major Toyota has added a new muscle model, capable of profiling changes in posture pre-collision of vehicle occupants, to its Total Human Model for Safety (Thums) Version 5 software application for virtual crash simulations.
Technology > Testing > News
Lexus designs Hoverboard with magnetic levitation
By ABR Staff Writer
Lexus, the luxury arm of Japanese automobile major Toyota, has teamed up with experts across the world for designing state-of-the-art Hoverboards, riding high on super conductive technology.
Technology > Automobile Technology > News

Leasing & Insurance

Ford brings car-sharing experiment to London
By ABR Staff Writer
Ford Motor Company will begin making its London-based GoDrive car-sharing service available to the public, offering flexible, practical and affordable access to a fleet of cars for one-way journeys with easy parking throughout the city.
Leasing & Insurance > News
Ryder System adds 1000 automatic transmission trucks to North American rental fleet
By ABR Staff Writer
Commercial fleet management company Ryder System will be deploying more than 1,000 new automatic transmission trucks to expand its North American rental fleet.
Leasing & Insurance > News

Supply Chain

Burson Group to acquire Metcash Automotive
By ABR Staff Writer
Australia-based automotive aftermarket parts distributors Burson Group has inked an agreement to acquire Metcash Automotive Holdings from Metcash Trading in a deal valued at $275m.
Supply Chain > Automobile Distribution > News
China Yuchai to supply over 600 Bus Engines To Shenzhen Western Bus
China Yuchai International ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), announced today that its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company ("GYMCL"), has won a competitive bid to supply over 600 National IV compliant diesel engines to Shenzhen Western Bus. ("Western Bus").
Supply Chain > Fleet Management > News

Green Technology

M&M bid to acquire Pininfarina fails to secure creditor approval
By ABR Staff Writer
India-based automobile manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra’s (M&M) initiatives to acquire Italian car design company and coachbuilder Pininfarina has not materialized due to opposition from the latter’s creditor banks in Italy.
Green Technology > Green Vehicles > News
FCA urgently recalls 65 vehicles, another 7,690 in pipeline
By ABR Staff Writer
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a callback for 65 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango in the US and enlists another 7,690 vehicles following detection of defect in heat-treated suspension components.
Green Technology > Green Vehicles > News

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