2004 http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/69911/more en Continental: Accidents Not Inevitable http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/continental-accidents-not-inevitable <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The path to integrated active/passive safety systems appears to be shortening, as Continental says it has two customers for its Active Passive Integration Approach.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/continental-accidents-not-inevitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/continental-accidents-not-inevitable#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. BMW Suppliers Volkswagen Chassis Convergence Product Development Safety BMW Safety U.S Vehicle Volkswagen Thu, 04 Nov 2004 17:00:00 +0000 24665 at http://wardsauto.com GM: Diesel Cleanup Could Zap Efficiency Advantage http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-diesel-cleanup-could-zap-efficiency-advantage <div class="field-byline"> John D. Stoll </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Europe’s rush to diesel is unlikely to be mirrored in the U.S., as auto makers may have to compromise diesel’s fuel-efficiency in meeting stringent emissions standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-diesel-cleanup-could-zap-efficiency-advantage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-diesel-cleanup-could-zap-efficiency-advantage#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Europe Auto Makers General Motors Politics Convergence Diesel Emissions Engines Diesel Emissions Engines Gasoline gm U.S Mon, 01 Nov 2004 17:00:00 +0000 20603 at http://wardsauto.com Driver Distraction Studies Need ‘Teeth’ http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/driver-distraction-studies-need-teeth <div class="field-byline"> John D. Stoll </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Much of the findings concerning driver distraction remain stuck in the research lab awaiting simplification, maturation and successful implementation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/driver-distraction-studies-need-teeth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/driver-distraction-studies-need-teeth#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Politics Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America U.S. Denso Ford Politics Convergence Interior National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Ford NHTSA Mon, 01 Nov 2004 17:00:00 +0000 14738 at http://wardsauto.com Mitsubishi-Hitachi JV Making Mark in Auto Semiconductor Sector http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mitsubishi-hitachi-jv-making-mark-auto-semiconductor-sector <div class="field-byline"> David E. Zoia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eighteen-month-old Renesas already is a force in the automotive semiconductor market, where it is No.1 in the world in micro control unit sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mitsubishi-hitachi-jv-making-mark-auto-semiconductor-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mitsubishi-hitachi-jv-making-mark-auto-semiconductor-sector#comments Public News & Analysis Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America North America Japan Suppliers Convergence Automotive Japan Mon, 01 Nov 2004 17:00:00 +0000 10501 at http://wardsauto.com GM Exec: Value Driving Factor in Future Electronics http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-exec-value-driving-factor-future-electronics <div class="field-byline"> David E. Zoia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GM Europe President Carl-Peter Forster says auto makers need to be sure future electronics add customer value and provide features buyers are willing to pay for.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-exec-value-driving-factor-future-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-exec-value-driving-factor-future-electronics#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America North America Europe Auto Makers BMW General Motors Opel/Vauxhall Chassis Convergence Electronics BMW gm Opel Wed, 20 Oct 2004 16:00:00 +0000 2433 at http://wardsauto.com Maps: Coming to A Windshield Near You http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/maps-coming-windshield-near-you <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Navigation maps currently are displayed on the instrument panel but in the future will be projected on to the windshield in front of the driver.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/maps-coming-windshield-near-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/maps-coming-windshield-near-you#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Denso International Suppliers Convergence Navigation Systems Product Development International Tue, 19 Oct 2004 16:00:00 +0000 37654 at http://wardsauto.com GM to Join Autosar http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-join-autosar <div class="field-byline"> Tom Murphy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">General Motors had been conspicuous by its absence but announces at Convergence it now will join the Autosar consortium for a standard electrical architecture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-join-autosar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/gm-join-autosar#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Ford General Motors Autosar Chassis Convergence Ford gm Vehicle Tue, 19 Oct 2004 16:00:00 +0000 27715 at http://wardsauto.com Integrated Circuit Reduces Power Management Complexity http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/integrated-circuit-reduces-power-management-complexity <div class="field-byline"> Alisa Priddle </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AMI Semiconductor touts power management of its improved chip.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/integrated-circuit-reduces-power-management-complexity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/integrated-circuit-reduces-power-management-complexity#comments Public News & Analysis Suppliers North America North America Suppliers Convergence Automotive Tue, 19 Oct 2004 16:00:00 +0000 23920 at http://wardsauto.com 42-Volt Debate Rolls On http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/42-volt-debate-rolls <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Kelly </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Auto makers and suppliers will continue to live in a 14-volt world, but they will have to keep their eye on the advent of 42-volt systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/42-volt-debate-rolls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/42-volt-debate-rolls#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America North America Auto Makers Management & Strategy Convergence Tue, 19 Oct 2004 16:00:00 +0000 21381 at http://wardsauto.com ‘Workload Manager’ May Make Telematics Safer http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/workload-manager-may-make-telematics-safer <div class="field-byline"> Drew Winter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many driver distraction issues may be address – and possible legislation averted – by installing devices in vehicles that automatically monitor and limit telematics use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/workload-manager-may-make-telematics-safer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/workload-manager-may-make-telematics-safer#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Volvo Car Convergence Interior Product Development Volvo Tue, 19 Oct 2004 16:00:00 +0000 17562 at http://wardsauto.com