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Steer-by-wire pressure sensor for electrohydraulic steering systems

firstsensor0317First Sensor Has received the nomination for a US Tier 1 supplier to produce high-pressure sensors to support electrohydraulic steering systems. Electrohydraulic steering systems are a precursor of autonomous driving. In these so-called steer-by-wire systems, the steering command is transmitted purely electrically without a mechanical connection between the steering wheel and wheels.

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Hot-rolled steel for demanding chassis applications

tatasteel0416Following the successful testing of XPF family last year has Tata Steel now brought its new hot-rolled steel XPF800 on the market. The steel has a unique combination of strength and formability for demanding chassis applications. Manufacturers obtain more room for maneuver and weight savings in the development of components that continue to provide the necessary stiffness and fatigue resistance in the chassis.

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Suspension with rolling piston-fiber reinforced plastic

Contitech0116Bauma Hall B2, Booth 301 / 402

Commercial vehicle manufacturers and suppliers are fighting for every gram of weight and thus to each saved liter diesel and each not ejected grams CO2, All vehicle component and components have to make our contribution. With the development of the plastic piston with fully usable interior volume Contitech offers potential for weight reduction through the use of Air springs with roll-off of fiberglass reinforced plastic. The construction of the air springs also offers a best possible damping and ride comfort.

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Resins and adhesives for automotive lightweight construction applications

Henkel0116In addition to application-compatible adhesives, fast curing, reliable resins for short production cycles, manufacturers are in the automotive industry are constantly looking for cost-effective method for mass production of parts with quantities of more than 10.000 per year. They need reliable partners with own testing capacity. For this reason, handle with its new composite Laboratory in Heidelberg recently commissioned a test center for customer trials on HP-RTM-systems in operation.

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Highly integrated longitudinal and lateral control system for automated driving

schaeffler0116Cars increase the mobility of its users. In narrow city centers but they are reaching the limits of their own maneuverability. About Frequent Parker as delivery services and visiting nurses goes much working with parking and a parking space. Novel suspensions with individually steerable wheels and electric drives can increase especially in urban traffic flowing agility and the efficiency. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) funded project "Omnisteer" to explore until 2018 with a budget of 3,4 million euros, matching concepts and prototypes.

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Automated Driving and safety functions in the concept car

trw0116TRW ZF presents an innovative wheel design for the automated driving in the new concept vehicle "Etos" Rinspeed, which is being unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Also included therein are advanced occupant protection systems, such as a roof airbag and seat belts. The Etos is equipped with a retractable steering wheel.

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