Self-supercharging engine in development

Technology by Mark Tisshaw, Autocar UK Mar 19, 2014

A new British-designed and engineered one-cylinder engine has the ability to “self supercharge” without any external forced induction, improving performance and...


Bosch celebrates 100 years of starter motors

Technology by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 18, 2014

A century ago, in March 1914, Bosch presented its first electric starter motor for automobiles, marking a giant leap forward in automotive electrification and...


Infosys wins app development services deal from Volvo Cars

Industry by Jaishankar Jayaramiah Mar 18, 2014

Infosys, India’s second largest software services firm, has bagged a multi-year contract to provide application development services to Volvo Car Corporation.


Volvo Cars tests smart sensors that keep a check on driver attention

Technology by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 18, 2014

Through systems that can recognise and distinguish whether a driver is tired or inattentive, the car of the future can become even safer.


Ford Fund announces $1 million William Clay Ford automotive design scholarship

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 18, 2014

Ford Motor Company Fund has announced that it will award $1 million (Rs 6.13 crore) in automotive design scholarships during the next 20 years to commemorate the...


Renault, Nissan gun for €4.3 billion savings with operational synergies

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 18, 2014

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced it will begin implementing convergence initiatives in four key operational areas starting April 1, with the goal of...


Honda plans product blitz at Osaka and Tokyo motorcycle shows

Two-Wheelers by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 14, 2014

Honda is to exhibit a large variety of motorcycle models at the 30th Osaka Motorcycle Show 2014 (March 21-23) and the Tokyo Motorcycle Show (March 28-March 30).


VW targets 10 million new car sales in 2014

Industry by Matt Burt, Autocar UK Mar 14, 2014

The Volkswagen Group expects to exceed 10 million new car sales this year, four years earlier than the car making giant originally expected.

Passenger Vehicles

Datsun reveals sketch of first car for Russia

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 13, 2014

Datsun has revealed the sketch of its first-ever car for Russia.


TRW's new steering wheel concept supports automated driving

Technology by Autocar Pro News Desk Mar 13, 2014

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp has, earlier this month, unveiled a new steering wheel concept which has been shown on the Rinspeed XchangE showcar.