Thatcham Research, the independent automotive research centre, has recognised the cars at the vanguard in safety, helping drivers to identify the life and money-saving tech they should demand as standard when buying a new car.
The next generation of Nokian Hakkapeliitta studded winter tyres will come to market in time for winter 2017-18. Nokian writes that these new flagship products, the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 car tyre and Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV ranges, feature new stud technology.
Step by step the vehicle is becoming part of the Internet of Everything, interfacing with an ever expanding spectrum of vehicle manufacturer and commercial services while continuously increasing owner value with every passing year.
Visteon Corporation – a technology leader in the fast-growing automotive cockpit electronics and infotainment segment – will showcase its latest innovations for the connected car at CES® 2017 Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas. This will be Visteon’s 18th year at CES.
September 1, 2017 is looming large on the horizon. From this date, exhaust-gas measurements during the type approval of new cars will also be taken under real driving conditions. Since, for nitrogen-oxide emissions from diesel engines in particular, significant differences have emerged between laboratory values and real driving emissions (RDE), exhaust-gas tests on diesel vehicles are increasingly being run under real driving conditions.
In addition to their own home and day-to-day place of work, for more and more people the car is becoming another living space, in which they attach importance to high-quality interiors. To fulfill this requirement, for the first time the international technology company Continental is equipping the tenth-generation Mercedes Benz E-Class with two widescreen, high-resolution displays that appear to be a single unit.