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"New Car Features"
Safety, fuel economy and infotainment make inroads in broad market segments. Appears in September 2015 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Fuel Economy Matters"
Carmakers continue to improve fuel economy for internal combustion engines. Appears in October 2014 newsletter. $65.00
 
"2014 Features Update"
A look at which fuel-saving, safety and connectivity features are making their way to the streets. Appears in September 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Denso Corp., The Company Profile"
The world's second-largest parts maker expects to grow sales 8.6% in fiscal year 2014. Appears in September 2013 newsletter. $65.00
 
"More Motors, Especially Brushless"
The average vehicle has 25 motors, and that number is growing as carmakers work to improve fuel efficiency and as once-luxury features trickle down. The market for brushless motors in automotive is growing by nearly 24% per year. Appears in April 2012 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Model Year 2012-13 Feature Trends"
Safety, fuel-saving and connectivity features continue to work their way from luxury vehicles to mainstream, high-volume models. Appears in September 2011 newsletter. $65.00
 
"GM's EE Boss, Micky Bly"
Micky Bly talks about his new responsibilities as GM's director of global electrical systems, hybrids, EVs and batteries. He also talks about what he needs from suppliers going forward. Appears in June 2010 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Features and Functions in 2010"
Fuel efficiency is a top priority for all carmakers, but advanced safety and driver assistance features continue to trickle down from luxury models to affordable vehicles. Appears in November 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Delphi, The Company Profile, Part Two"
In Part Two, we conclude a mini-profile of the Electronics and Safety division and take an in-depth look at the Powertrain, Electrical/Electronic Architecture, and Thermal Systems divisions. See the October 2009 issue for Part One. Appears in November 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Nano's Extremely Cost-Optimized Electronics"
E/E engineers who designed Tata Motors' $2,500 Nano speak about how they kept electrical and electronics costs on budget. Tata is looking for chassis and infotainment system suppliers. Appears in June 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"New U.S. 35.5 MPG Rule Puts Electrification Front and Center"
Find out what impact new CAFE standards will have on the automotive electronics industry. Appears in June 2009 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Detroit Startup ElectroJet Could Soon Take Off"
A small Michigan company with electronic fuel injection technology, ElectroJet is on the verge of booking big orders with Chinese and Indian motorcycle manufacturers. Appears in December 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"CO2 Reduction from Electrical System Improvements"
A paper from Infineon lists the CO2 reduction and fuel efficiency improvement from electrical system upgrades such as adding pulse width modulation, replacing bulbs with LEDs and using electric power steering. (table only) Appears in December 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"New MY 2009 Features"
Despite the heavy focus on fuel economy, new features geared toward safety, comfort and convenience are still making their way to the market. Appears in October 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Turbochargers—More Electric Actuation"
While turbochargers are nothing new, the demand for better fuel economy is bringing more players into the market. Additional electronics in turbos enable more precise control. Appears in September 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Top Ten Automotive Electronics Industry Trends"
Paul Hansen gives his list of the leading trends and explains how they will affect the automotive electronics industry in the years to come. Appears in September 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Continental, The Company Profile, Part Two"
Part two focuses on new products with significant sales potential in each of Continental's three automotive divisions: Powertrain, Chassis and Safety, and Interior. Part one appears in the March 2008 Hansen Report. Appears in April 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Continental AG, The Company Profile (Part One)"
In part one of a two-part profile we look at what the new Continental will look like after fully integrating Siemens VDO. Appears in March 2008 newsletter. $65.00
 
"2008 Feature Highlights"
Consumers value safety features more than fuel economy, according to recent surveys. More radar- and camera-based driver assistance systems will be on the road in 2008. Appears in October 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"High Copper Prices Give Rise to Aluminum Wiring"
The high price of copper, together with the need to reduce vehicle weight, is prompting some carmakers to replace copper wiring with aluminum wherever possible. Battery cables are first. Appears in September 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Thermoelectric Devices Promise Energy Savings"
First used in heated and cooled seats, thermoelectric technology could be used to convert wasted exhaust heat to electrical energy. Appears in September 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Combustion Pressure Sensors Find Production"
With tighter emission controls legislated, some carmakers are looking to in-cylinder pressure sensors for diesel engines. Beru is shipping its intelligent pressure sensor glow plugs to two carmakers in Europe. Appears in May 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"GM's Helfrich on Powertrain Controls"
General Motors' director of worldwide powertrain software engineering explained what's next in engine controls, notably homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI). Appears in April 2007 newsletter. $65.00
 
"MY 2006 Vehicle Features Roundup"
A look at the new electronics features making their way to mainstream vehicles and the effect of U.S. mandates. Appears in September 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"HEV Market Forecast"
CSM Worldwide forecasts HEV production through 2009. Appears in March 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Pew Center Studies Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions"
Graph shows the Pew Center's comparison of fuel economy and emissions standards for the EU, Japan, China, Australia, Canada, U.S. and California. The U.S. lags far behind. Appears in February 2005 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Fuel Economy Becoming Important to Consumers, Again"
Rising gasoline prices in the U.S. have finally made new car buyers consider fuel economy when selecting a vehicle. Appears in November 2004 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Interest in Fuel-Cell Vehicles is Growing"
Suppliers are needed for fuel-cell electronics. GM is counting on fuel cells to replace IC engines in the future. Appears in December 2002 newsletter. $65.00
 
"U.S. Fuel Efficiency Gains Unlikely in the Near Term"
Detroit carmakers fight hard against environmental legislation. Appears in July 2002 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Bosch GmbH, The Company Profile (6/01)"
Bosch Automotive Equipment Sector has been focused on products that enhance safety, reduce emissions and improve fuel economy. Diesel product sales will see substantial growth. Appears in June 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Alternative Power Concepts Promise Fuel Savings"
Graph compares the simulated mpg achieved by a 3-cylinder diesel engine vehicle, fitted with various powertrain alternatives. (short graphic) Appears in June 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Bosch GmbH, The Company Profile (6/01)"
Bosch Automotive Equipment Sector has been focused on products that enhance safety, reduce emissions and improve fuel economy. Diesel product sales will see substantial growth. Appears in June 2001 newsletter. $65.00
 
"Ford and GM: Better MPG with Powertrain Controls"
Powertrain control technologies like cylinder deactivation, electronic throttle control and variable valve timing will contribute to improvements in fuel economy in the next five years. Appears in September 2000 newsletter. $65.00
 

 

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