Daido Steel Co., Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. became the world’s first companies to achieve practical application of a hot deformed neodymium magnet containing no heavy rare earth*1 and yet with high heat resistance properties and high magnetic performance required for the use in the driving motor of a hybrid vehicle. This heavy rare earth-free hot deformed neodymium magnet will be applied first to the all-new Honda FREED, scheduled to go on sale this fall.
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  • 13.07.2016
High-tech innovation company, Aeristech, has secured backing from two separate major Tier One suppliers to further develop its 48v eSupercharger. The commitment has been made following durability and performance testing at the company’s recently uprated test facility in the UK.
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  • 17.06.2016
At the recent European Automotive Coating Conference held in Bonn, Germany, Sven Radek, Group Leader for Process and Application for Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) examined the challenges and opportunities that lightweight automotive design brings to coatings systems used by car manufacturers (OEMs).
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  • 07.06.2016
Almost one-third lower fuel consumption. Volvo Trucks’ new concept vehicle shows how it is possible to drastically boost productivity in long-haul operations. Among the secrets behind these fuel savings are aerodynamic design and lower kerb weight.
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  • 06.06.2016
Trelleborg Wheel Systems, showcases two intelligent, new solutions for the materials handling market at CeMAT 2016 – the world’s leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply-chain management – being held in Hanover between May 31 and June 3 2016.
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  • 02.06.2016
ZF TRW, the active and passive safety division of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, has today announced that it will start production of its innovative heated steering wheel technology (Conductor Insert Heating System, or CIHS) with a major European vehicle manufacturer in 2017. The design can be combined with ‘Hands On Detection’ (HOD) to enhance safety and comfort, and support the development of automated driving.
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  • 30.05.2016

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