Audi experimenting with chairless chairs in production plant

It’s getting easier to work in shop floors at Audi production plants. The German luxury car maker has built three prototypes in use on assembly lines in Neckarsulm. These chairless chairs ease many assembly activiti...

Ricardo next-gen electric vehicle motor

Ricardo plc, a global multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy, has designed and built in prototype form a new electric vehicle (EV) motor. This is part of a collaborat...

Bosch reaches 5 billion production milestone for MEMS sensors

Bosch recently produced the five-billionth MEMS sensor at its plant in Reutlingen, Germany. MEMS sensors have been used in automobiles for 20 years, and in consumer electronics for 10 years. MEMS is an acronym for m...

Laser headlights for the new Audi R8

While the new Audi R8 will set new standards among high-performance sports cars, its lighting technology too would demonstrate a high. As an option, the latest car development by Audi can be equipped with a laser sp...

Human-robot cooperation in Audi plant in Germany

Generally at an automobile plant you often get to see robots working their full potential away from any human interference or proximity. No, they are not discriminated, it’s just the way robots work. But now at Audi...

Top scores for Bosch wiper blades

Bosch has in a press release stated that its Aerotwin Multi-Clip flat wiper blade has achieved a total evaluation of 2.0 (on a scale from 1 to 6 with 1 being the best possible result), winning this year’s ADAC wiper...

Bosch bets big on powertrain electrification

Powertrain electrification is picking up pace. The currently low oil price will not change that fact. This was the message underlined by Dr. Volkmar Denner, chairman of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH, ...

Toyota to tests SiC Power Semiconductor Technology

Using a Toyota Camry hybrid prototype and a fuel cell bus, Toyota Motor Corporation will bring a brand new technology to the streets of Japan for testing in 2015. The tests will evaluate the performance of silicon c...

Jaguar Land Rover develops Bike Sense

On January 21, 2015 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced the development of a new range of technologies which will use colours, sounds and touch inside the vehicle to alert drivers of bicycles and motorbikes near the v...

Over 215 research papers to be presented at Pune auto tech meet

Over 215 research papers are expected to be presented at the 14th Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) to be held at the ARAI campus in Pune in the state of Maharashtra from January 21 to 24, 201...