Auto Components

Industry benchmark lightweight seatbelt retractor pretensioner goes on 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Feb 16, 2018

ZF's SPR8 is the industry’s lightest weight belt retractor pretensioner family and debuts on the 2018 Jeep Wrangler; Offers multiple load limiting options to help...


Carlos Ghosn continues as Renault boss until 2022

Industry by Autocar UK Feb 16, 2018

Ghosn will be at the helm of Renault for another four years; part of his duties will be to better integrate the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance.


New sensor tech for Li-ion batteries finds they can be charged 5 times faster!

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Feb 16, 2018

The new technology works in-situ during a battery’s normal operation without impeding its performance and it has been tested on standard commercially available...


Denso strengthens connectivity business, takes stake in Creationline

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Feb 16, 2018

Investment upgrades Denso’s system to develop cloud solutions and open source software, promotes agile product development


Cummins acquires Johnson Matthey’s automotive battery systems business

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Feb 16, 2018

The acquisition is a subsidiary of Johnson Matthey that specialises in high-voltage automotive grade battery systems for electric and hybrid vehicles.


Graphene batteries: The next frontier for EVs?

Industry by Ujal Nair Feb 16, 2018

The performance of a traditional lithium-ion battery is largely improved if it is combined with graphene as an anode in the battery.