BorgWarner’s twin scroll turbochargers featuring enhanced high temperature performance thanks to the use of sophisticated steel alloys, are being delivered to the BMW Group for its new 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder gasoline engine. Used across a wide range of BMW passenger cars, the engine has two performance options – medium and high – and delivers 250 to 280 kW of power and 500 to 550 Nm of torque.
Sinter Road & Track (SRT) premium brake pads by TRW are superior to conventional brake pads in several aspects. Even under the most challenging conditions, they ensure safe and precise braking. Compared to conventional sintered metal pads, they also exhibit considerably longer durability and more precise sensitivity under high loads.
Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry's leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking UF3SC silicon carbide (SiC) FETs from UnitedSiC.
High-voltage wiring systems for electric vehicles can be manufactured considerably more cost effectively. That calls for an overall perspective across system and value creation limits as well as a serious effort to standardise. Udo Hornfeck, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Leoni’s Wiring Systems Division, the provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector, urges the automotive industry to collaborate more closely.
At an exclusive event at the TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, California, Volvo Trucks offered a first look at its North American Class 8 battery-electric project trucks. In Europe, Volvo Trucks recently started sales of electric trucks for urban transports and demonstrated electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional distribution. By utilizing existing electromobility technology within the Volvo Group, Volvo Trucks in North America has been able to integrate those technologies into the existing North American VNR model.
At the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU, researchers are developing advanced technology for manufacturing fuel cell engines with the aim of facilitating their fast and cost-effective serial production.
Just launched and already a champion: the F28 engine from FPT Industrial, unveiled last November, has received its first accolade, “Diesel of the Year®”. This prestigious award is given on an annual basis by Diesel magazine and recognizes the best innovation in the development and manufacturing of diesel engines in all industrial and automotive applications.