Hella http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53702/more en Hella Giving Vehicles Sense of Touch http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hella-giving-vehicles-sense-touch <div class="node-body article-body">Hella unveils its Intelligent Damage Detection System, which uses piezo-based sensors to detect whenever a body panel sustains a scratch, dent or worse. Think of the implications for rental fleets, car-sharing companies and personal vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hella-giving-vehicles-sense-touch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/hella-giving-vehicles-sense-touch#comments Public Gated Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany BMW Hella Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Chassis Future Products Navigation Systems Product Development Safety body sensors car rental CMOS camera damage fleet GPS insurance companies Intelligent Damage Detection System Marc Rosenmayr OnStar Park Distance Control ultrasonic sensors Mon, 02 Feb 2015 12:29:00 +0000 1211521 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Kristian D&ouml;scher, Hella&rsquo;s head of marketing-original equipment, with Intelligent Damage Detection sensor.&nbsp;</p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-5 <div class="node-body article-body">TRW seatbelt retractor enforces laws of physics; Hyundai, Honda, Volvo dial in on Android Auto; Hella headlamp targets LED light.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-5#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada U.S. BorgWarner Ford Hella Honda Hyundai TRW Volkswagen Volvo Car Airbags Diesel Headlamps Hybrid Vehicles Information & Entertainment Li-ion Product Development Seatbelts Android Mahle Behr Open Automotive Alliance Samsung SDI Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:14:00 +0000 1052911 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford Transit airbag measures 15 ft. by 3 ft.</strong></p> Hella Expects More Automakers to Offer Its High-Beam System http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/hella-expects-more-automakers-offer-its-high-beam-system <div class="node-body article-body">Light is the tunnel for German supplier’s LED Matrix Beam headlamps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/hella-expects-more-automakers-offer-its-high-beam-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/hella-expects-more-automakers-offer-its-high-beam-system#comments Public World Suppliers Vehicles & Technology World Hella Headlamps Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:03:00 +0000 1041801 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>System&rsquo;s LED units offer millions of options.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-1 <div class="node-body article-body">EV battery as structural component?; Nissan has different take on new-car smell; Harman basing worldwide R&D in China.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/technology-roundup-1#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Hella Nissan Volvo Car Advertising Charging Department of Energy (DOE) Dual Clutch (DCT) Globalization Information & Entertainment Li-ion Product Development Safety Seats Air Aroma AllCell Cartasite Harman Kinetics Drive Solutions New York auto show Stanford University UQM Technologies Vahle Fri, 25 Apr 2014 11:44:00 +0000 1003251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo child seat inflates, deflates in less than 40 seconds.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-105 <div class="node-body article-body">Consortium to forge closer ties between OEMs, suppliers; LEDs at heart of Hella headlamp system in Audi A8; JLR calls on Bosch to devise smartphone-vehicle interface; juicy offer from Nissan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-105" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-105#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional Mexico U.S. Audi Bosch Faurecia Ford Hella Jaguar Jeep Land Rover Magna Nissan Volkswagen Body Capacity Utilization Charging Exterior Globalization Headlamps Incentives Information & Entertainment OE-Supplier Relations SAE International Seats Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO) Vehicle Assembly Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium Flextronics Haartz Key Safety Systems Macedonia Recaro Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:50:00 +0000 998421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Recyclable Magna liftgate has paintable outer panel.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-93 <div class="node-body article-body">Hella’s prospects in Mexico brighten; Mustang convertible’s composite material belies ‟ragtop” tag; Aluminum producers grow new business in U.S., Sweden.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-93" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-93#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China Mexico U.S. BorgWarner Continental Ford Hella Jeep Magna TRW Volkswagen Volvo Car Aluminum Automatic Braking Body Cameras Capacity Utilization Component Electronic Control Units (ECU) Engine Gasoline Globalization Headlamps Lane-Departure Warning Li-ion Pedestrian Protection Product Development Taillamps Constellium El Salto Guanajuato Haartzall HHI Battery ProfilGruppen Silao Taizhou Fuju UACJ Xalt Energy Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:29:00 +0000 937431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>TRW camera enhances safety of &rsquo;14 Jeep Cherokee.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/technology-roundup-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Glass manufacturer takes a closer look at windshield quality; new resin fortifies carbon-fiber composites; remote-control gadget designed to thwart car bombers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/technology-roundup-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/technology-roundup-2#comments Premium Auto Makers Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Japan United Kingdom Audi Citroen Hella Lexus Mitsubishi Nissan Peugeot Toyota Autonomous Vehicles Carbon Fiber Charging Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Engines Headlamps e2v Freudenberg Sealing Technologies Mitsubishi Electric TI Automotive Toray Transportation Lighting Alliance Wuhan Yachua Thu, 07 Nov 2013 20:02:00 +0000 886901 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Toyota turns self-driving Lexus loose on streets of Tokyo.</strong></p> Technology Roundup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-roundup-19 <div class="node-body article-body">Nickel-Zinc batteries for mild hybrids put to test; all-thermoplastic tailgate advances lightweighing; driveshaft seal shunts static away from EV transmissions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-roundup-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/technology-roundup-19#comments Premium Auto Makers Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Belgium Germany Chrysler Ford General Motors Hella Volvo Car Batteries Charging Electric Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Thermoplastic Asahi Kahei Bombardier Freudenberg-NOK nickel-zinc PowerGenix Sabic U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium Van Hool Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:04:00 +0000 873001 at http://wardsauto.com <p> Volvo says cordless technology delivers full charge in 2&frac12; hours.</p> Interior Lighting Takes Lead Role http://wardsauto.com/north-america/interior-lighting-takes-lead-role <div class="field-deck"> 2013 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Experts agree lighting must be integrated into the design process earlier, so it complements the styling pillars of a particular vehicle program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/interior-lighting-takes-lead-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/interior-lighting-takes-lead-role#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Ford Hella 2013 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Cockpit Interior Center for Creative Studies Ford Mustang Hella light-emitting diodes Mark West Michael Godwin Osram Robert Gelardi Steve Lietaert Wed, 22 May 2013 18:35:00 +0000 777761 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Ford&rsquo;s Robert Gelardi wants lighting further upstream in design process.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-55 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-55" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-55#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Bulgaria France Romania Audi Behr Continental General Motors Hella SAIC TRW Wuling Aluminum Capacity Utilization Employment Global Sources Globalization Labor & Human Resources Manufacturing Technology OE-Supplier Relations Restructuring Suspension United Auto Workers (UAW) Vehicle Interiors Alcoa Chassix China Automotive Systems Eberspaecher Flex-N-Gate GKN Driveline NSK PPG Yanfeng Thu, 02 May 2013 17:54:00 +0000 766261 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>TRW supplies leather-wrapped steering wheels from Romania to Audi.</strong></p>