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  • Powertrain suppliers get electric

    April 12th 2019

    Michael Nash provides an overview of the latest supplier investments for the production of electrified vehicle components

  • New piston developments

    March 21st 2019

    MAHLE says it is developing a new generation of piston coatings that are intended to guide and reduce the heat entering the pistons…

  • Variable valve timing system

    March 18th 2019

    Variable valve timing that is adapted to the different engine operating conditions can be achieved with its Shifting Roller system, claims Mahle…

  • Shift of power

    March 4th 2019

    Emobility may be flourishing but the internal combustion engine still has a long way to run. Gareth Price speaks to leading powertrain component suppliers endeavouring to make a smooth transition

  • Eaton and Cummins venture forth

    March 4th 2019

    To face an ever-widening array challenges, automotive manufacturing has seen numerous instances of partnerships, alliances, mergers and acquisitions entered into as a means to stay healthy

  • Testing times

    December 3rd 2018

    With the automotive industry in Europe implementing WLTP, new controls that replace NEDC rules on vehicle emission limits, AMS spoke to powertrain component specialists Cosworth to guage the impact of the incoming test regime

  • To gauge the new age

    November 11th 2018

    Mike Farish visits a new facility operated by Mahle designed to help OEMs transition to the updated compulsory emissions testing regime, WLTP

  • Two-stage, VCR connecting rod

    July 1st 2018

    The FEV Group and Hilite International are partnering to develop and manufacture a two-stage, variable compression ratio (VCR) connecting rod…

  • Pehrson spec suits Polestar

    February 6th 2018

    Volvo’s performance road car brand Polestar has appointed Hans Pehrson as its new head of research and development and electric propulsion strategy…

  • Managing complexity

    August 18th 2017

    AMS spoke to Leah Bruce, Ford’s manufacturing business manager, diesel specialist, to find out more about the OEM’s plans for diesel engine production…