DETROIT – Within two years, nine of the 10 fullsize pickup models sold in the U.S. will feature electric power steering from Nexteer Automotive, the supplier’s president says. The proliferation began with the ’11 Ford F-150 and spread organically, Robert J. Remenar tells Ward’s in a recent interview. Nexteer’s technology affords 12-volt operation, contrary to previous notions EPS in larger vehicles demanded 42-volt electrical systems. So once a 12-volt system was observed in light-duty ...

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