TRW'S innovative roof airbag technology

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has recently started production of its roof airbag technology on the Citroen C4 Cactus. The new 'bag in roof' replaces passenger airbags typically mounted in the instrument panel and ca...

Ducati announces Multistrada D-Air System

Ducati has introduced the first production motorcycle wirelessly integrated with airbag riding jackets. The Multistrada D-Air model features a fully integrated system of sensors which are connected to Dainese design...

Now seat belts get more advanced with TRW system

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp has announced that its second generation Active Control Retractor system (ACR2) has started production on the 2014 Cadillac CTS. This is the first launch of this advanced seat belt techn...

Bosch brings the internet into the car

Around 20 years ago, the internet revolutionised the world when it allowed humans to communicate and learn at a level never imagined before. Now the same internet will revolutionise the car. Bosch is leading this mi...

Zytek e-drive in Yamaha MOTIV.e

Yamaha’s new MOTIV.e city car concept, shown at the Tokyo motor show, is powered by an advanced electric drive from Zytek that employs a range of new design approaches to minimise the cost, weight and size of the po...

Toyota dreaming of powering a house with a car!

This winter – one of the worst on record – has left many people in the United States in the dark, literally, with millions experiencing power outages during the last few months. But what if a car, or parts of it, c...

NGK Spark Plugs launches a new spark plug MR7C-9N

NGK Spark Plugs, the global leader and spark plug expert has launched MR7C-9N, the latest in its range of spark plugs at the Auto Expo Components Show 2014. The new NGK-MR7C-9N uses a special metal alloy to enhance ...

Polar vortex no match for Toyota fuel cell

Record low temperatures have stranded many East Coast drivers in the United States, but not those driving a Toyota fuel cell hybrid vehicle. Connecticut-based Proton Onsite, which operates a fleet of ten Toyota FCH...

Tata Motors ‘REVOTRON’ petrol engines

Tata Motors launched the REVOTRON Series, the next-generation petrol engine family that will power its future models in the passenger vehicle market. The company unveiled the first petrol engine from its REVOTRON se...

Fuel-cell technology has a long way to go

Fuel-cell vehicles could be an attractive alternative to battery-powered cars in realising zero-emission vehicles. Fuel cells have long been considered a promising technology for circumventing the problem of limited...