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  • Yokohama Rubber Unveils New Look for Chelsea FC 2016-17 Season Football Kit

    Yokohama Rubber has unveiled a new advertisement that depicts players from the famous Chelsea Football Club of the Barclays Premier League wearing the new Yokohama branded kit for the 2016–17 season. Yokohama Rubber has been one of the sponsors of the renowned football club from the 2015 season. With the tagline, “Aim High – Strive for success”, the new advertisement highlights the goal of all Yokohama Rubber Group companies and will be used on a global basis for all Yokohama Rubber-related Chelsea merchandise and promotions ranging from digital marketing campaigns to in store tools.

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  • Turbodiesel Engines Aided by Mild Hybrid Tech are Solution to Dirty Diesels

    Ars Technica claims that out of the bothersome combination of emissions-cheating diesels, higher government fuel economy demands, and climate change fears, an alternative technology known as mild hybrids may tick all the boxes for...

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  • Faurecia Gets Second Nomination as Strategic Partner of Volkswagen

    It seems like the odds are in favor with Faurecia. For the second time around, the automotive parts manufacturer has been nominated as strategic partner within the “Future Automotive Supply Tracks” initiative (FAST) of the...

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  • GKN Presents Electric AWD Tech on Global Vehicle Platform

    Motorists have to brace themselves as a series of new C-Segment vehicles will provide them the option of adding plug-in electric all-wheel drive (AWD) utilizing GKN Driveline's newest electric axle drive (eAxle) technology. The technology is an...

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  • Bridgestone, Michelin Win Innovation Awards at Reifen 2016

    Bridgestone and Michelin emerged as the winners of the Reifen 2016 Innovation Awards. The winners were announced as part of the opening day celebrations of the renowned tire trade show which is being held in the current format for the last time. From the next edition of the show in 2018, Reifen will be partnering with Automechanika to hold the show in Franfkurt alongside Automechanika Frankfurt to cover all aspects of the automotive industry including the tire industry.

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  • Lotus Elise Chosen for Champion Award by Autocar Readers

    The Lotus Elise was chosen as the Readers’ Champion by tens of thousands of readers of the popular Autocar magazine in an online contest. The model beat off tough competition from 50 of the best cars ever built to emerge as the winner of the award. Readers ultimately chose the Elise from a final shortlist of 10 models in the two-week competition.

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Apollo Vredestein Relocates Headquarters to Amsterdam

Apollo Vredestein Relocates Headquarters to Amsterdam Leading tire manufacturer, Apollo-Vredstein, has relocated its European headquarters from Enschede to Amsterdam. The company had begun its relocation process to rented premises in Amsterdam back in September. The tire maker’s regional management executives and senior management officials as well as all Europe based staff members who are engaged in quality control and manufacturing moved to Amsterdam. About 50 staff members have now been rehoused in the new premises including the CEO of Apollo Vredstein, the company’s president for Europe and America, Mathias Heimann and those belonging to marketing, financial, sales, and human resources departments. The company will maintain its production facilities in Enschede, which has about 1400 employees.

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ST Partners with Weifu to Optimize Automotive Engine Control

ST Partners with Weifu to Optimize Automotive Engine Control Just recently, STMicroelectronics has taken part in Weifu High Technology Group’s Researching and Testing Institute of Engineering and Technology. The collaborative efforts between the two companies will focus on the development and...

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Rise of the Super-Truck

Rise of the Super-Truck

Sleek lines, extreme performance, and environmentally responsible hybrid fuel systems are usually considered the domain of supercars or luxury vehicles. American manufacturer, the Nikola Motor Company is attempting to challenge that notion with its flagship ultra-heavy duty truck, the Nikola One. The versatility of this 2000-horsepower truck comes from its aggregation of cleaner, hybrid technologies, and superlative design principles. Powered by a 320 kWh battery that is, in turn, is powered by a clean-burning compressed natural gas power plant, the Nikola One runs at half the cost of a comparable diesel truck. Regenerative braking, expanded cabin space, and a proposed network of compressed natural gas stations are a step in making super-trucks more efficient and sustainable. As the natural-gas-powered turbines charge the battery, the truck is charged automatically without necessitating a stop, giving it a revolutionary range of more than 1,900 kilometers on a single filling of 150 liters.

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UAEs Adoption of Modern Concepts and Standardization in Automotive Sector

UAEs Adoption of Modern Concepts and Standardization in Automotive Sector

The most exciting event this month in our region was the 2016 edition of Automechanika Dubai. Positioned as the largest international automotive aftermarket trade show in the MENA region, the show this year lsparked renewed interest in the Iranian and African automotive markets which promise plenty of potential to big and small players in the sector. The participation of a Japanese pavilion in the show for the first time highlighted the fact that the show is one of the most important automotive events on the global scene, as many leading auto manufacturers like Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Panasonic and Denso are from Japan.

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Adaptive Cabin Lighting for On-Road Safety

Adaptive Cabin Lighting for On-Road Safety

Ambient lighting has been one of the mainstays of interior modders, with mainstream manufacturers preferring to stay with standard single-tone tungsten lights. However, the relatively lower cost of LEDs has encouraged OEM suppliers and automakers to consider the significant corpus of research that points towards the use of ambient cabin lighting as a key factor in ensuring the safety of drivers around the world. Research and testing by the University of Michigan and independent research by a team from BMW and the Ilmenau University of Technology in Germany have identified that the correct type of ambient lighting can help to improve driver focus and overall on-road safety. While ambient LED arrays are making their way to cars such as the 2016 Ford Fusion, the future of cabin lighting seems to be in adaptive lighting that can change based on events or triggers, offering a wide range of safety and aesthetic benefits.

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Saving the World’s Money by Saving Energy

Saving the World’s Money by Saving Energy

The consciousness about climate change and the environmental impact of the automotive industry have been the subject of debate and decision at an international level. Global carbon dioxide emissions showed a sustained growth of 4 percent in...

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Vehicular Emission Management in the UAE

Vehicular Emission Management in the UAE

Vehicular emission is a topic of significant debate in the UAE but is also the focus of the government with a view to lowering the nation’s rank and reputation as one of the largest consumer of natural resources in the world. Following the 2008 WWF Living Planet report that identified and ranked the UAE as the world’s largest consumer of natural resources, the country has made rapid, yet significant advances in lowering its ecological footprint—standing third in the ecological footprint category in 2014. A big part of this success story and the ongoing journey towards greater environmental responsibility are government projects through the Emirates Authority For Standardization and Metrology (ESMA). The organization’s roadmap identifies lower fuel consumption, green engines, and improved fuel quality as some of the factors that will help the UAE become a green motoring country. New rules under this roadmap require new cars purchased in the UAE to conform to a five-star emission scale that is used to reward greener cars with preferential parking, lower purchasing costs, and other subsidies.

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Tire Labeling Norms Across the World

Tire Labeling Norms Across the World

Around the world, the practice of tire labeling varies based on the legislative regulations that govern the manufacture, import, and use of tires. The UAE sets the benchmark for tire labeling and rating in the MENA region with a stringent system of control that requires imported tires to label a tire with ratings based on rolling resistance and wet grip ratings. The labeling system is backed up by the introduction of a law that will require every tire sold in the UAE to be tagged with a RFID sticker that is designed to protect consumers from imitations or spurious tires. US tire labeling norms measure several common parameters such as temperature rating, traction, and treadwear while European tires are labeled based on their rolling resistance, wet grip and noise levels—an indication of the varying guidelines tailored to the requirements of each region. The UAE has set a unique benchmark by tying RFID tagging to the sale, storage, and disposal of tires—a landmark that is expected to set the tone for the world.

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