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Auto Components

Delphi's electronically scanning radar crosses one million sales milestone

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 01, 2014

Delphi Automotive recently sold its one millionth electronically scanning radar (ESR) globally — a key milestone as carmakers meet growing customer demand for new...

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Auto Components

Denso acquires 34 percent stake in Chinese aftermarket compressor manufacturer

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 01, 2014

Denso Corporation has acquired 34 percent stake of Hefei Dyne Auto Air Conditioner Co, a compressor manufacturer in China, to help grow its automotive aftermarket...

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Commercial Vehicles

Daimler rolls out its three-millionth CV in North America

Commercial Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 01, 2014

The wholly-owned Daimler commercial vehicles subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is celebrating the production of its three-millionth vehicle in...

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Technology

Audi to take to new 48-volt tech

Technology by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 01, 2014

Audi is to upgrade part of its vehicle electrical system from twelve to 48 volts.

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Passenger Vehicles

Toyota FCV programme gets a boost with hydrogen fuel tank deal

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 01, 2014

Toyota has reached an important production staging post in its programme to launch its first fuel cell vehicle (FCV), gaining government-approved status to build...

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Auto Components

Johnson Controls invests in future tech for lightweight construction project

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 01, 2014

Johnson Controls, the global multi-industrial company, is investing in an automotive research project that combines two approaches to lightweight construction for...

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Passenger Vehicles

Shanghai GM’s new Cruze first model to adopt new global compact midsize platform

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 26, 2014

Shanghai GM has launched the new Chevrolet Cruze, its new-generation midsize sedan.

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Technology

Cobra head-shaped turbo exhaust helps Ford engine breathe better

Technology by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 26, 2014

While some might hold their breath seeing the fearsome shape of a king cobra, Ford engineers discovered that designing the turbo exhaust outlet, or downpipe, of...

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Industry

Volvo Cars drives towards crash-free future with AstaZero Proving Ground

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 22, 2014

Volvo Cars has opened its AstaZero facility, located in close proximity to the Volvo Cars headquarters in western Sweden.

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Industry

Toyota uses Tata Power Solar panels to power UK engine production

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Aug 22, 2014

August 21 was a green-letter day for Toyota. Its UK manufacturing operations switched on almost 13,000 solar panels to power the Deeside factory in North Wales.