Chassis http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53393/more en Self-Driving Tech Soaring But Conti Still Likes Brake Business http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/self-driving-tech-soaring-conti-still-likes-brake-business <div class="node-body article-body">People are confusing automated driving with driverless driving, Continental officials say. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/self-driving-tech-soaring-conti-still-likes-brake-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/self-driving-tech-soaring-conti-still-likes-brake-business#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Continental Autonomous Vehicles Brakes Tue, 02 Dec 2014 11:31:00 +0000 1165611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Industry moving rapidly toward automated driving, where car takes control for brief periods.</strong></p> 4-Wheel Steering Market on Rebound http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/4-wheel-steering-market-rebound <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s ZF provides rear-steering as standard equipment on four Porsche models, and four other customers will use the supplier’s technology within the next two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/4-wheel-steering-market-rebound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/4-wheel-steering-market-rebound#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional Austria U.S. Germany Delphi Ford General Motors Porsche ZF Automatic Chassis Continuously Variable (CVT) Dual Clutch (DCT) Electronics Future Products Product Development Safety 4-wheel steering Active Kinematics Control AKC Audi Prologue Austria Batavia Continuously variable transmission CVT Delphi General Motors Lebring Mark Rotary Quadrasteer Steward Snead TechAcademy Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:06:00 +0000 1166981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>ZF supplies rear-steering system for Porsche 911 Turbo S.</strong></p> Tom Murphy ZF TechAcademy in South Carolina http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-techacademy-south-carolina <div class="node-body gallery-body">ZF hosted journalists for a 1-day TechAcademy at a former runway in Greenville, SC, to demonstrate its capabilities in chassis and driveline technologies. Eight-speed, 9-speed and dual-clutch transmissions were among the systems evaluated, as well as rear-wheel steering. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-techacademy-south-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-techacademy-south-carolina#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany BMW Porsche ZF Automatic Chassis Dual Clutch (DCT) Electronics Future Products Product Development Safety Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:05:00 +0000 1167051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jaguar F-Type roadster has ZF torque converter and 8-speed automatic.</strong></p> Mercedes Recalls C-Class Cars With Possible Steering Defect http://wardsauto.com/mercedes-recalls-c-class-cars-possible-steering-defect <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The German automaker is recalling 10,509 C-Class compacts from the '15 model year because some of the cars could lose steering function at low speed. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/mercedes-recalls-c-class-cars-possible-steering-defect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chassis Safety Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:50:00 +0000 1156421 at http://wardsauto.com ’15 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/15-mercedes-benz-sprinter-van <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mercedes-Benz rolls out the '15 Sprinter cargo van with new technologies such as part-time 4-wheel drive and a more sophisticated electronic stability control system to mitigate the effect of heavy winds and prevent rollovers during extreme maneuvers. A model also is available with a 7-ft. roof.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/15-mercedes-benz-sprinter-van" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/15-mercedes-benz-sprinter-van#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Diesel Resource Center Test Drives North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany Daimler Freightliner Mercedes Antilock Braking System (ABS) Diesel Product Development Safety Tariffs Vehicle Interiors Test Drives Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:09:00 +0000 1149891 at http://wardsauto.com TRW Launches New-Gen Electric Power-Steering Systems http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-launches-new-gen-electric-power-steering-systems-0 <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The technology is based on a modular and scalable architecture which allows for greater freedom of packaging and design for a broad range of applications and helps lower lifecycle costs, the supplier says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-launches-new-gen-electric-power-steering-systems-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-launches-new-gen-electric-power-steering-systems-0#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. TRW Chassis Global Sources Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:07:00 +0000 1144841 at http://wardsauto.com Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/technology-roundup-7 <div class="node-body article-body">Singapore researchers’ electric motor pulls double duty; Volvo wrings 450 hp out of 2.0L, 4-cyl. engine; Mazda’s smart headlights shine at Tokyo tech show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/technology-roundup-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/technology-roundup-7#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Japan New Zealand Singapore Germany Sweden Chrysler Ford General Motors Mazda Mitsubishi Volvo Car Batteries Chassis Electric Vehicles Headlamps Hybrid Vehicles Manufacturing Technology Plastic Product Development Solar Turbocharger GKN United States Advanced Battery Consortium Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:37:00 +0000 1133721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Zealander fills PHEV&rsquo;s fuel tank once since July.</strong></p> NHTSA Begins Investigating Steering Complaints From Ford Owners http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-begins-investigating-steering-complaints-ford-owners <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Government safety regulators say they have received 508 complaints about loss of steering power in certain Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid, Lincoln MKZ and MKZ Hybrid, and Mercury Milan midsize sedans from the '10-'12 model years.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nhtsa-begins-investigating-steering-complaints-ford-owners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chassis National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:50:00 +0000 1131241 at http://wardsauto.com Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup <div class="node-body article-body">Delphi plugs into Antaya’s connector technology; Kentucky lands new Faurecia, Aleris investments; Guardian Industries sheds two subsidiaries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/supplier-roundup#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China India U.S. Luxembourg Auto Makers Delphi Faurecia Magna Tenneco Aluminum Capacity Utilization Chassis Electronics Emissions Finance Global Sources Globalization Production Seats Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:19:00 +0000 1124791 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Seating expands Magna&rsquo;s product portfolio in India.</strong></p> ZF’s TRW Acquisition Symbolizes Evolving Auto Industry http://wardsauto.com/north-america/zf-s-trw-acquisition-symbolizes-evolving-auto-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The two companies argue global megatrends related to fuel economy, safety and autonomous driving are transforming vehicles and the auto industry, making their businesses more complementary than they may appear. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/zf-s-trw-acquisition-symbolizes-evolving-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/zf-s-trw-acquisition-symbolizes-evolving-auto-industry#comments Premium Limited Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. TRW ZF Automatic Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Fuel Economy Future Products Globalization Product Development Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:58:00 +0000 1121671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>The new company will offer all relevant technologies for a fully autonomous chassis under one roof, says ZF CEO Sommer.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>