Bosch http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53691/more en Mcity Sets Stage for Self-Driving at Willow Run? http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/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/auto-makers/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-sets-stage-self-driving-willow-run#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. 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/auto-makers/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/auto-makers/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/mcity-autonomous-vehicle-test-track#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. 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/suppliers/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/suppliers/tiny-sensors-drive-big-growth-bosch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/tiny-sensors-drive-big-growth-bosch#comments Premium Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Europe Germany 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/plants-production/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/plants-production/bosch-electronics-plant-reutlingen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bosch-electronics-plant-reutlingen#comments Premium Plants & Production Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Germany 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/auto-makers/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/auto-makers/ram-ecodiesel-barely-louder-german-luxury-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/ram-ecodiesel-barely-louder-german-luxury-cars#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Engines North America U.S. Bosch Ram Diesel Story Behind 2015 10 Best Engines Turbocharger 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> After Price-Fixing Plea, Bosch Emphasizes Core Technologies http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/after-price-fixing-plea-bosch-emphasizes-core-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">Bosch’s top automotive executive says tough lessons were learned in the recent price-fixing scandal, and the company now needs to press on with next-generation vehicle technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/after-price-fixing-plea-bosch-emphasizes-core-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/after-price-fixing-plea-bosch-emphasizes-core-technologies#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany Bosch Chrysler Ford General Motors TRW ZF Batteries Diesel Electric Vehicles Electronics Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Purchashing Bosch’s Automotive Technology Department of Justice internal combustion engine Mobility Solutions price fixing Rolf Bulander Thu, 21 May 2015 16:53:00 +0000 1284601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bosch Board Member Rolf Bulander&nbsp;speaks at press briefing this week in Germany.</strong></p> Tom Murphy BMW Crowned World’s Most Reputable Company http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/bmw-crowned-world-s-most-reputable-company <div class="node-body article-body">BMW ranked third in last year’s survey and Daimler was eighth. Nissan and Suzuki were on the 2014 list but didn’t make the cut this year. GM squeezed in at 96th after missing the list last year while embroiled in the ignition-switch recall crisis. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/bmw-crowned-world-s-most-reputable-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/bmw-crowned-world-s-most-reputable-company#comments Public World Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Suppliers World BMW Bosch Daimler Ford General Motors Honda Toyota Volkswagen Sales & Marketing Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:46:00 +0000 1266071 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BMW, maker of Ward&rsquo;s 10 Best Interiors winner i3, highly regarded globally.</strong></p> SAE Panel: ICE, With Increasing Efficiency, Here to Stay http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-panel-ice-increasing-efficiency-here-stay <div class="field-deck"> 2015 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Technologies such as direct injection and variable valve timing have made the internal combustion engine very efficient, panelists concur. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-panel-ice-increasing-efficiency-here-stay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-panel-ice-increasing-efficiency-here-stay#comments Public World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology World BorgWarner Bosch Chrysler Ford Schaeffler 2015 SAE World Congress Engines Transmissions Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:22:00 +0000 1263981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Schaeffler&rsquo;s Hemphill worries about expensive engine tech.</strong></p> Automated Manual Transmission in High Gear in India http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/automated-manual-transmission-high-gear-india <div class="node-body article-body">Magneti Marelli executive Saju Mookken says it took him three years to persuade Maruti Suzuki to offer AMT, and now he is unable to meet the demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/automated-manual-transmission-high-gear-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/automated-manual-transmission-high-gear-india#comments Premium Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India Bosch Fiat Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Nissan Tata Automated Manual Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:19:00 +0000 1228241 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>AMT-equipped &rsquo;15 Celerio India&rsquo;s top-selling all-new car.</strong></p> Bosch Priority: Keep Technology Focused on Consumer http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/bosch-priority-keep-technology-focused-consumer <div class="node-body article-body">Fully automated driving can be expected in the decade after 2020. But Bosch already offers driver-assistance functions which represent important first steps, Bosch Americas chief Werner Struth says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/bosch-priority-keep-technology-focused-consumer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/bosch-priority-keep-technology-focused-consumer#comments Public Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America South America Europe - Regional North America - Regional South America - Regional Bosch Autonomous Vehicles Global Sources Information & Entertainment Internet Safety Tue, 03 Feb 2015 11:41:00 +0000 1213141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bosch Americas chief Struth</strong></p>