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

Bosch ~ Private, Profitable, and electrified

By | 2018-05-31T14:05:15+00:00 May 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 [...]

Micro-Manage air quality with Bosch’s Climo

By | 2018-02-07T10:28:12+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Categories: Bosch, Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Emissions, Environment|Tags: , |

Air quality and urban mobility are two of the most prominent challenges facing smart cities today. Bosch engineers from India have a solution for monitoring neighborhood pollution levels. The device is called Climo. Climo is a miniaturized air quality system developed as a climate monitoring system to measure air quality in small areas. Climo tracks [...]

Continental Automotive technology concepts

By | 2017-10-02T18:40:00+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology|Tags: , |

Continental has so many new technologies coming out, some production, some concepts. Here are some clever ideas that haven't gotten the attention they deserve. Continental Automotive Camera Cleaning Systems At least once a week I clean my windshield. I do that so that I can see out of the windshield better. It's something most of [...]

Cruising Chauffeur for emergency situations

By | 2017-09-13T01:20:31+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology|Tags: , , |

"We are working on the entire chain for autonomous driving," Dr. Oliver Fochler said as he drove the test vehicle around the track in Hannover, Germany. He talked about the software, sensors, actuators, what will the cars of tomorrow look like, what will autonomous cars need. We are going around the track, time after time, [...]