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Teaching tomorrow’s automobiles to hear

Modern cars already feature a range of sophisticated systems such as remote-controlled parking, automatic lane-departure warning and drowsiness recognition. In the future, self-driving cars will also have auditory capabilities. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT in Oldenburg, Germany, have now developed a prototype system capable of recognizing external noises such as sirens.

TDK News

Automotive LED Lighting from TDK

As the electrification of automobiles advances, power consumption control is becoming an increasingly important factor. LED Lighting Technology design reduces power consumption, increases lifecycle, offers design freedom and overall control. It is now used in Automotive functions including headlights and interior lighting.

ZF News

Automated clutch systems from ZF Aftermarket

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.


Eaton technologies help improve performance and efficiency for three Wards 10 Best Engines and Propulsion Systems winners

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.

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