Despite not being adopted as a mainstream solution across the automotive industry, certain car brands installed automated manual transmission (ASG or AMT) systems in significant numbers. The most prominent example is Smart. Here, clutch specialist ZF Aftermarket – which has spare parts under its Sachs brand for many vehicles with ASG in its program – provides tips for successful clutch replacement.
Power management company Eaton today announced that its fuel and emissions technologies are on three of the 10 engines chosen by WardsAuto for its 26th annual “10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems” competition. The winners were honored today during a ceremony held at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan.
When it comes to cars that drive themselves, most people are still hesitant. There are similar reservations with respect to onboard sensors gathering data on a driver’s current state of health. As part of the SECREDAS project, a research consortium including the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE is investigating the safety, security and privacy of these systems. The aim is to boost confidence in such technology.