Driving the Nation reports on the leading global automotive suppliers and Global Automotive Components. The term “megasupplier” applies to the top 20 auto suppliers.

Continental brakes save lives and emissions

By |2019-04-18T12:36:10-07:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Continental AG, Safety, Technology|Tags: , , |

* Regenerative energy savings due to improved utilization of achievable recuperation potential * Tests of the CO2 savings potential of the MK C1 electrohydraulic brake system in a plug-in hybrid * TÜV confirms in a certified test: MK C1 reduces the amount of CO2 emitted in the WLTP by around 8 g/mi on average compared [...]

Tires Made From Soybeans and Dandelions CES2019

By |2019-01-07T17:45:07-08:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Continental AG, Tires|Tags: , , |

Continental AG received the CES 2019 Innovation Award for its intelligent door system in the Vehicle Intelligence and Self-Driving Technology category. Continental has been at the forefront of technology for ADAS, connected car, but most importantly, tires. Run-Flat Tires When run-flat tires first came out a few years ago, many people thought that they were [...]

Bosch ~ Private, Profitable, and electrified

By |2018-05-31T14:05:15-07:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Bosch, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Fuel cells, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Plugin-electric vehicles, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

"We are in an era of transformation. I would argue that transformation is impacting the auto industry more than any other (industry). The automotive industry is currently the epicenter of innovation. Autonomous vehicles, electrified mobility, and ubiquitous connectivity are expected to transform the entire concept of transportation." Mike Mansuetti, president of Robert Bosch LLC There [...]

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