Bosch http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53691/more en Come Play, Ponder, Create at Platform 12 http://wardsauto.com/industry/come-play-ponder-create-platform-12 <div class="node-body article-body">Time is of the essence on the top floor of the main building at Bosch’s new research center in Renningen, Germany, where the freedom to contemplate in an unconventional space is purposely designed to yield the next great invention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/come-play-ponder-create-platform-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/come-play-ponder-create-platform-12#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Industry North America - Regional HMI Materials Germany Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Design Future Products Information & Entertainment Materials Product Development Fri, 23 Oct 2015 09:31:00 +0000 1377711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bosch&rsquo;s Birgit Thoben explains how Platform 12 visitors use materials found inside &ldquo;flight data recorder&rdquo; drawers.</strong></p> Tom Murphy Creating Fun at Bosch’s Platform 12 http://wardsauto.com/industry/creating-fun-bosch-s-platform-12 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Platform 12 at Bosch's new research campus in Germany is a large, open room surrounded entirely by glass on three walls, and the space is peppered with work stations. As ideas flourish here, the goal is to bring advanced innovations to production. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/creating-fun-bosch-s-platform-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/creating-fun-bosch-s-platform-12#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Industry North America - Regional Materials Safety Technology Germany Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Design Electronics Future Products Materials Product Development Fri, 23 Oct 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1377741 at http://wardsauto.com Bosch Wants ‘Millions of Ideas’ http://wardsauto.com/industry/bosch-wants-millions-ideas <div class="node-body article-body">The company wants its new 14-building research campus in Germany to function like a university, specifically Stanford. Each building is designed to foster interaction and exchange of ideas between students and engineers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/bosch-wants-millions-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/bosch-wants-millions-ideas#comments Public Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Autonomous Vehicles HMI Safety Technology Germany Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Autonomous Vehicles Batteries Collision Avoidance Electric Vehicles Future Products Information & Entertainment Product Development Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:21:00 +0000 1372001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Old furniture juxtaposed with state-of-art electronics in &ldquo;Platform 12,&rdquo; one of many places designed to inspire.</strong></p> Maruti Suzuki Scores Hit With Clean-Sheet Diesel http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers with Suzuki and its Indian joint venture were tasked with developing a low-maintenance engine with high fuel efficiency, compliant with current and future emissions standards and able to fit in Suzuki’s full range of small cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Diesel India Manufacturing Technology Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Fiat Maruti Suzuki Volkswagen Diesel Globalization Manufacturing Technology Product Development Purchashing Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:07:00 +0000 1351351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fiat, Volkswagen in Celerio diesel&rsquo;s rearview mirror.</strong></p> Google Not Going It Alone With Autonomous Car http://wardsauto.com/industry/google-not-going-it-alone-autonomous-car <div class="field-byline"> Joseph R. Szcezsny </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chris Urmson, who heads Google’s self-driving car project, acknowledges established suppliers have played an important part in the effort.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/google-not-going-it-alone-autonomous-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/google-not-going-it-alone-autonomous-car#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Autonomous Vehicles Israel U.S. Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Continental Lexus Autonomous Vehicles Future Products OE-Supplier Relations Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:15:00 +0000 1332891 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Google car DNA has traces of conventional cars&rsquo; technology.</strong></p> Mcity Sets Stage for Self-Driving at Willow Run? http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run <div class="node-body article-body">Ann Arbor’s Mcity test track includes four traffic lights, an underpass, metal bridge deck, gravel roadways and parking spaces that are angled, perpendicular and parallel. Efforts are under way to open a similar but larger facility nearby in Ypsilanti.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry North America - Regional Autonomous Vehicles U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Autoliv Bosch Delphi Denso Faurecia Ford General Motors Honda Nissan Toyota TRW ZF Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Pedestrian Protection Product Development Radar Safety Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:22:00 +0000 1316621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mercedes GL test vehicle cruises past makeshift storefronts at Mcity in Ann Arbor.</strong></p> Tom Murphy Mcity Autonomous Vehicle Test Track http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track <div class="node-body gallery-body">Located on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mcity is a $10 million 32-acre (13-ha) test track with roundabouts, bike lanes, a tree canopy and 4-way intersections to simulate small-town traffic situations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry North America - Regional Autonomous Vehicles U.S. Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Autoliv Bosch Chevrolet Delphi Denso Ford Honda Nissan Toyota TRW ZF Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Collision Avoidance Product Development Safety Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:21:00 +0000 1316641 at http://wardsauto.com Tiny Sensors Drive Big Growth at Bosch http://wardsauto.com/industry/tiny-sensors-drive-big-growth-bosch <div class="node-body article-body">Every automotive MEMS sensor produced by Bosch in Reutlingen fetches between €6.43 and €9.19. The sizable manufacturing investments, it seems, pay for themselves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/tiny-sensors-drive-big-growth-bosch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/tiny-sensors-drive-big-growth-bosch#comments Premium Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Industry HMI Manufacturing Technology Europe Germany Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Component Electronic Control Units (ECU) Information & Entertainment Manufacturing Technology Product Development electronics plant investment laptops MEMS Renningen Reutlingen sensor smartphones test cell wafer fabrication Yole Developpement Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:02:00 +0000 1288051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>About the size of a match head, MEMS chips can act as accelerometers, microphones, gyroscopes, magnetometers and barometric pressure sensors.</strong></p> Bosch Electronics Plant, Reutlingen http://wardsauto.com/industry/bosch-electronics-plant-reutlingen <div class="node-body gallery-body">Bosch's complex near Stuttgart has manufactured 5 billion highly intelligent MEMS sensors since 1995, and every single chip on every wafer undergoes rigorous and redundant quality checks. The defect rate is fewer than five for every 1 million produced.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/bosch-electronics-plant-reutlingen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/bosch-electronics-plant-reutlingen#comments Premium Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines HMI Manufacturing Technology Germany Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Component Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Engines Hybrid Vehicles Information & Entertainment Manufacturing Technology Product Development Transmissions Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:01:00 +0000 1288171 at http://wardsauto.com Ram Ecodiesel Barely Louder Than German Luxury Cars http://wardsauto.com/industry/ram-ecodiesel-barely-louder-german-luxury-cars <div class="field-deck"> Story Behind 2015 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One key contributor to its unusual quietness is its rigid compacted graphite iron (CGI) block and bedplate. CGI typically reduces combustion noise 0.5 to 1.5 dBA vs. conventional gray iron.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/ram-ecodiesel-barely-louder-german-luxury-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/ram-ecodiesel-barely-louder-german-luxury-cars#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Engines North America 2015 Industry Engines Behind 10 Best Diesel U.S. Technology Dealer Miscellaneous Bosch Ram Diesel Turbocharger Story Behind 2015 10 Best Engines Fri, 22 May 2015 09:11:00 +0000 1274881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong><span style="font-family: 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', sans-serif; font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Specs reflect engine status during testing last fall. Ram&rsquo;s most-efficient 2WD Ecodiesel model now rated at 21/29 mpg (11.2-8.1 L/100 km).</span></strong></p>