Automotive

 

Testing times for the EV Industry

With climate change a perennial cause of concern, the greater use of electric vehicles, in combination with renewable sources of energy, is seen as one of the major routes towards a greener world. This puts manufacturers of EVs in the

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Electric Vehicles – In pursuit of efficiency

With everyone thinking more about reducing global warming and carbon footprints, many governments, businesses and consumers are concerned to do their bit to reduce energy consumption. Initiatives such as the European energy efficiency directive to encourage better generation and use of

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Chasing efficiencies in tire production

At the Michelin tire manufacturing plant in Homburg/Saar, up to 3000 new tires come off the production line every day along with around 1800 retreads. Tire production is a technically complex process and required multiple electromechanical parameters to be recorded

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Automotive Manufacturing – Measuring for efficiency 

Two key criteria for successful development and mainstream adoption of (hybrid) electric vehicles are – reliability and driving range. The lower the loss in electric systems, the longer their lifetime and the more efficient the drivetrain, the longer the driving

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